Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention May Begin With Social Media

The National Institutes of Health has granted more than $11 million in awards to researchers exploring the use of social media to advance the understanding, prevention, and treatment of substance use and addiction.

We hope to learn more about how changing technologies affect interpersonal communications and factual knowledge about tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs, including the nonmedical use of prescription drugs,” said Dr. Nora D. Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Read more at:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *