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National Institutes of Health to Announce Results of 2004 Monitoring the Future Survey


For Release December 20, 2004

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will convene a press conference, Tuesday, December 21, to announce the results of the 2004 Monitoring the Future Survey. The Monitoring the Future Survey, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, tracks illicit drug use and attitudes of 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students. It is one of three major surveys through which the Department of Health and Human Services monitors the nation's substance abuse patterns. Information from these surveys helps identify potential drug problem areas, assesses whether federal drug prevention efforts are effective, and ensures that resources are targeted to areas of greatest need.

WHAT:Release of the 2004 Monitoring the Future Survey
WHEN:Tuesday, December 21, 2004
11:30 a.m
WHERE:First Amendment Room
National Press Club
529-14th Street, N.W.
13th Floor
Washington, DC
WHO:Featured speakers:

Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health

John P. Walters
Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Charles G. Curie, M.A., A.C.S.W.
Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Lloyd D. Johnston, Ph.D.
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

Media are invited to attend. For more information or to arrange an interview, call the NIDA Press Office at 301-443-6245.


The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a component of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIDA supports more than 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The Institute carries out a large variety of programs to ensure the rapid dissemination of research information and its implementation in policy and practice. Fact sheets on the health effects of drugs of abuse and further information on NIDA research can be found on the NIDA web site at http://www.drugabuse.gov.




For more information about any item in this Release:

  • NIDA Contact:
    Michelle Person
    Blair Gately
    301-443-6245

    Contacto en Español:
    Sara Rosario Wilson
    301-594-6145


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