The Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse is a coalition of individuals, scientific and professional societies, patient groups and other organizations committed to the elimination of drug abuse and addiction through education, advocacy, and the promotion of broad public and private support for the research agenda of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. As part of National Institutes of Health, NIDA funds 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse.
The Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse advocates for a level of resources for NIDA that reflects the tremendous personal, social and economic burden of drug abuse and addiction.
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Military Personnel, Veterans and Their Families: How Substance Abuse Research is Effecting Positive Change