Discover the Research Institute on Addictions

The Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) is a long-standing national leader in the study of substance use and misuse, addiction and treatment. For more than 40 years, we have conducted groundbreaking research on significant addiction issues.

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RIA scientists work in collaborative research teams that foster interdisciplinary methods of exploring addiction issues.
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We share knowledge with other researchers, treatment providers, policy makers and the general public to aid understanding of addiction-related issues through regular news releases, seminars, conferences and our Expert Summary series.
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RIA offers opportunities for researchers and other professionals to develop their skills and knowledge through our postdoctoral research training program, seminars and conferences.
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RIA’s Addiction Treatment Services (ATS) is the only addictions treatment program in New York State designed specifically for clinical research.
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RIA's Addiction Treatment Services (ATS) is the only alcoholism and substance abuse treatment program in New York State designed specifically for clinical research and certified by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.