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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • By: Kelly Boyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), established in 1974, is the federal agency charged with conducting research to understand the causes of drug abuse and addictions, and to use this research to develop preventative measures and effective treatments. Research ranges ...

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