RIA scientists are engaged in dozens of short- and long-term research projects on addiction-related topics, including alcohol and illicit drug use and abuse, prescription drug abuse, smoking, gambling, addiction treatment and infant/child development.
RIA is a recognized leader, both nationally and internationally, in the study of substance abuse and addiction. Our researchers work in a culture of scientific and organizational support that nurtures creativity, multidisciplinary thinking and research success.
Researchers employ a wide range of standard and cutting-edge methodologies, including surveys, laboratory experiments, ecological momentary assessments, clinical outcome studies, Web-based assessments, neuroimaging and sophisticated statistical techniques.
RIA historically acquires a mix of support from New York State, federal, foundation and corporation sources for conducting research.
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Justice
Industrial and Systems Engineering, NIAAA
School of Public Health and Health Professions, NIDA
Stonybrook University, SUNY REACH