“All Scientific Hands on Deck” at NIDA and NIH

July 20, 2017 | Addiction Policy Forum
A special report were written by Nora Volkow (Director, NIDA) and Francis Collins (Director, NIH) focuses on the role that the scientific community can play in helping curb the growing opioid epidemic. While the economic and personal costs of opioid use disorder is staggering, Volkow and Collins remain hopeful that better scientific understandings can improve treatment and help those suffering recover from this disease. Both NIDA and the NIH remain strongly committed to ending the crisis, calling their approach "all scientific hands on deck."

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