National Institute on Drug AbuseSupporting scientific research on drug use and addictionSee research on substance use Image Featured NIDA Diversity Scholars Network accepting applications through January 12 Early career investigators, apply to the mentoring and grantsmanship professional development program Image News Release Overdose deaths increased in pregnant and postpartum women from early 2018 to late 2021 Among those aged 35 to 44, overdose mortality more than tripled during this period, NIH study reports Image News Release Researchers identify brain network that is uniquely activated through injection vs. oral drug use NIH study suggests the brain’s “salience network” is important for understanding SUD, possible therapeutic target Image News Release Telehealth supports retention in treatment for opioid use disorder Federally funded study provides evidence supporting expanded use of telehealth services for opioid use disorder NIDA Points of Interest Image About NIDA Advancing the science on drug use and addiction Image Director's Page Nora D. Volkow, M.D., became Director of NIDA in May 2003. Image Grants & Funding Research grants, contracts, and supplements related to drug use and addiction. Image NIDAMED: Clinical Resources Substance use screening tools, guidelines, and other resources. Image Research & Training Programs to support research training from high school through tenure. Image NIDA Research Programs & Activities Learn about NIDA-supported research and cross-agency research activities on drug use and addiction. Saving Lives with Peer Support Image Video Peer support specialist Chetwyn "Arrow" Archer helps others connect with lifesaving care and tools, including naloxone. Explore Topics in Substance Use and Addiction Science Prevention Treatment Harm Reduction Stigma and Discrimination Parents and Educators HIV Opioids Fentanyl Psychedelic and Dissociative Drugs Xylazine Cannabis (Marijuana) Kratom Explore All Research Topics Image Explore All Research Topics Featured Initiatives HEAL Initiative® HIV Research Program (HRP) Clinical Trials Network ABCD Study® - Adolescent Brain Racial Equity Initiative International Program Upcoming Meetings/Events Meeting/Event NIDA HIV Seminar Series - Integrating Addiction and HIV Prevention and Treatment for Everyone and Bringing it to Where They Live Wednesday, January 24, 2024 1:00pm to 2:00pm | Virtual Meeting/Event Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (IRINAH) Program Thursday, January 25, 2024 1:00pm to 2:30pm | Virtual Image Looking for Treatment? Use the SAMHSA Treatment Locator or call 1-800-662-HELP (4357). Image Participate in a Clinical Trial Learn more about clinical research and how to participate in a NIDA-funded or NIDA-conducted clinical trial.