NIDA's home page on the World Wide Web provides free, accurate information about NIDA, drug abuse research, and drugs of abuse. The site is a resource for drug abuse researchers, drug abuse prevention and treatment practitioners, public policymakers, and the public-anyone with an interest in the drug abuse field. Go to www.drugabuse.gov to find:
- The full text of dozens of NIDA periodicals and publications,
including current and past issues of NIDA NOTES.
- The Research Report series on topics such as nicotine, methamphetamine, heroin, inhalants, anabolic steroids, and cocaine, which summarizes significant research findings.
- Research Monographs, in which NIDA researchers focus in depth on specific areas of drug abuse research. Recent topics have included drug abuse prevention through family interventions, treatment for drug-dependent individuals with coexisting mental disorders, and laboratory behavioral studies of vulnerability to drug abuse.
- English and Spanish versions of NIDA Infofax On Line fact sheets-easy-to-understand summaries on specific drugs, drug abuse and AIDS, prevention and treatment, and more.
- Teaching support materials in a variety of media for scientists, teachers, health practitioners, and students.
- Full information on NIDA research funding and training opportunities, including deadlines and contacts.
- Results from NIDA-funded surveys and studies, such as the annual Monitoring the Future study of drug use among high school students.
- Dates, descriptions, and registration information for upcoming NIDA scientific meetings and summaries of past meetings.
- Information about NIDA's organization, mission, and staff.