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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:

  • alcohol use disorders
  • illicit and prescription drug abuse
  • addiction treatment methods
  • neuroscience of addiction
  • trends in drug use
  • college sexual assault
  • smoking
  • infant/child development
  • intimate partner violence
  • risky health behaviors
  • caffeine
  • gambling

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

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Latest News

10/18/17

Having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study from the UB Research Institute on Addictions.

10/5/17

The University at Buffalo has received a $1.92 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand the behavioral health workforce in underserved communities and combat the opioid epidemic in Western New York.

9/26/17

The Research Institute on Addictions and faculty from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will lead a UB effort to combat the opioid crisis in New York State.