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The following links are provided to visitors to this site as other resources they might find useful. We attempt to update this page as often as possible to verify the accuracy of the links; we can not, however, verify the availability or accuracy of the content of these sites, nor do we endorse these sites. The descriptions for these links are pulled from the “about” pages of the sites.

Clearinghouses

Child Welfare Information Gateway

A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, we provide access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice, including resources that can be shared with families.

NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

The NIAAA site offers a clearinghouse of information from its main page as well as information pertinent to youth and families. For information regarding the latter, visit http://www.thecoolspot.gov/ or http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/.

NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse

The NIDA site offers a clearinghouse of materials geared to parents and teachers at http://www.nida.nih.gov/parent-teacher.html. In addition, there are colorful, age-appropriate materials for youth available at http://www.nida.nih.gov/students.html. Each of these pages also contains a link to NIDA InfoFacts with specific information about drugs, health effects, prevention, treatment and other helpful pages.

SEARCH - The National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics

SEARCH is a nonprofit membership organization created by and for the states, dedicated to improving the criminal justice system.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

A dynamic information resource, NCJRS responds to queries from law enforcement and corrections officials, lawmakers, judges and court personnel, and researchers.

About Us
RIA in the evening

UB’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) is a long-standing national leader in the study of alcohol and substance abuse. For more than 40 years, RIA has conducted groundbreaking research on significant addiction issues, including:

Part of UB’s Downtown Campus, RIA is a key contributor to UB’s reputation for research excellence and a proud member of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. 

Contact Us

Research Institute on Addictions
1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Telephone: 716-887-2566
Fax: 716-887-2252
webmaster@ria.buffalo.edu