NIDA Points of Interest
Advancing the science on drug use and addiction
Nora D. Volkow, M.D., became Director of NIDA in May 2003.
Grants & Funding
Research grants, contracts, and supplements related to drug use and addiction.
NIDAMED: Clinical Resources
Substance use screening tools, guidelines, and other resources.
Research & Training
Programs to support research training from high school through tenure.
NIDA Research Programs & Activities
Learn about NIDA-supported research and cross-agency research activities on drug use and addiction.
Why are Drugs so Hard to Quit?
New NIDA animation tackles a common question and explains the science behind drug use and addiction to help light the path towards recovery.