Alcohol and Health Information
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Who We Are
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world. NIAAA leads the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by:
- Conducting and supporting alcohol-related research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, prevention, and treatment.
- Coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and federal programs on alcohol-related issues.
- Collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work.
- Translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public.
To order NIAAA publications, call 888-MY-NIAAA (888-69-64222) or view the online order form. Publication types include Brochures & Fact Sheets, Presentations & Videocasts, Classroom Resources, Journals & Reports, and Clinical Guides & Manuals.