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Resources for the Media

The research scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) can offer the media a wide range of expert opinions on timely health-related issues, including:

  • alcoholism
  • illicit and prescription drug abuse
  • gambling addictions
  • smoking
  • infant/child development
  • intimate partner violence
  • risky health behaviors
  • addiction treatment methods
  • neuroscience of addiction
  • trends in drug use

To speak with one of our experts, contact Cathy Wilde, communications director, at 716-887-3365 or cwilde@ria.buffalo.edu.

RIA at a Glance

Latest News

9/30/14

If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of future violence?

9/4/14

Jed E. Rose, PhD, renowned smoking researcher and co-inventor of the nicotine patch, will visit the University at Buffalo on Sept. 11 to discuss new methods for smoking cessation.

8/28/14

Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.