National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, Md. 20892-9561
Dorie Hightower, press contact, (301) 496-1545
Main press office: (301) 443-6245

NIDA is a division of the U.S. National Institutes of Health that collects medical information about drug abuse and the effects of specific drugs. Its main website,, features a variety of materials that includes press releases, newsletters and a variety of research reports. The organization operates a listserv for reporters who cover drug-related topics and can provide experts in the areas it studies.

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