NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in br … NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. Its two main components include the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines and ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention, treatment and policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.<br />
NIDA is the largest supporter of the worlds research on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA-funded scientific research addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, including tracking emerging drug use trends, understanding how drugs work in the brain and body, developing and testing new drug treatment and prevention approaches, and disseminating findings to the general public and special populations.<br />
NIDA funds meritorious and innovative scientific research on all aspects of drug abuse and addiction.
NIDA and other agencies monitor what drugs are being abused by tracking trends in drug abuse through many different surveys and data collection systems.
NIDA's Publication Series:
* Research Reports
* InfoFacts (fact sheets)
* NIDA Notes (newsletter)
* Addiction Science & Clinical Practice (journal for researchers & health care providers)
* Mind Over Matter: Drug info for grades 5-9
* Topics in Brief Drug info for grades 5-9
* Topics in Brief
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