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NIDA keeps you informed about the latest research findings on drug abuse and addiction through our news releases, e-newsletters, meetings and events, and more. Learn more about our publication education projects to raise awareness of drug abuse and its health consequences. Also, subscribe to our RSS feed to stay up to date on our latest news releases, or contact our press office to arrange an interview.

Featured Public Education Project

HBO addiction - image of a group of peopleProduced by HBO in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the Addiction Project combines film and leading scientific research to shed light on the current state of addiction in America.

Dr. Nora Volkow on CBS 60 Minutes

Morely Safer interviewing Nora Volkow on 60 Minutes

60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer interviews NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow about the revolution in science that has changed the way we view addiction, as well as Dr. Volkow’s own role in addiction research. Watch Video

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