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New York State Government

New York State

New York State's Official web site.

City of Buffalo

RIA's home city of Buffalo, New York is located just across the Peace Bridge from Canada and 15 minutes from Niagara Falls. RIA is located on the 100 acre Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in the heart of downtown. The city has a thriving theatre and entertainment schedule, some of the best summer street festivals, architecture by Wright, Sullivan, Green and Richardson, as well as an Olmsted Park System.

Department of Health (DOH)

Divided into the following categories: directory services; how to get New York State vital records information; information for consumers; information for physicians and other health care providers; health care data for researchers; and a public health forum.

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

The Department of Motor Vehicles administers drivers’ licenses and registration, traffic safety and statistical information, and DWI-related issues.

Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services is a multi-function criminal justice support agency. DCJS is among the nation’s leaders in developing criminal justice technologies, communication and information systems.

Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC)

The GTSC coordinates traffic safety issues in the state and consists of 13 agencies with traffic safety concerns. The Committee’s mission is to promote and support the state’s highway safety program to provide for the safe transportation of people and goods on New York’s roadways.

Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

The New York State alcohol and substance abuse service delivery system consists of a variety of programs to meet the needs of all New Yorkers. Within this continuum of care a wide range of programs are offered, and standards and regulations are developed to ensure that quality care is provided to addicted persons and their families.

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

The University at Buffalo, with twelve professional schools and three arts and sciences faculties, has the academic contours of an eastern private university built on the scale of a mid-sized public institution. As the largest public university in New York and New England, with the largest faculty offering the largest number of degree programs, with the most extensive international programs and graduating the largest number of degree candidates each year, the University at Buffalo is New York’s major university.

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