NIAAA


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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

 
an institute of the national institutes of health that conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.

NIAAA

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism. An agency of the National Institutes of Health (US) which provides leadership in the US effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by:
• Conducting and supporting research in genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment;
• Collaborating with other research institutes and Federal programs on alcohol-related issues;
• Collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organsations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work;
• Translating and disseminating research findings to healthcare providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public.

NIAAA

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
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No one from NIAAA or NIDA would speak to Addiction Professional on the record for this article.
In 1992 the NIAAA surveyed more than 42,000 randomly selected Americans in the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiologic Survey.
29] In announcing the 1977 warning about pregnancy and alcohol issued by the NIAAA, ABC news anchor Barbara Walters stated: "The more alcohol consumed, the greater the risk.
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President, Wells College; Chair, NIAAA College Presidents Working Group to Address Harmful and Underage Drinking
In 2010, NIAAA marked a significant milestone, celebrating 40 years of research on alcohol abuse I and alcoholism.
During four meetings held last year, and another meeting with the NIAAA council that took place Feb.
For example, NIAAA took the lead in supporting research to explore alcohol's effects on fetal development in the 1970s, when many scientists and physicians doubted the existence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
The NIAAA publishes a medical management manual, available for $6 at www.
Attend national and state professional conferences, take NIAAA (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) Leadership Training Courses, read professional journals or take graduate courses.
And reinforcing parents' messages (and supplying those messages in the absence of parents doing so) is what schools, legislatures, editors, and each of us should be doing through enforcement of the minimum legal drinking age of 21 and a variety of other strategies such as those discussed in the NIAAA reports online.
So the NIAAA used a different standard of success: It emphasized that the subjects entered treatment drinking, on average, 25 days per month and 15 drinks per occasion; after treatment they drank, on average, five to six days a month and three drinks per occasion.