Eleven research institutions in 11 states will receive more than $6 million in federal funding from fiscal year 2010 to support research on substance abuse
and associated problems among U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes
of Health, is collaborating with the Department of Veterans Affairs, to award
grants that will examine substance abuse related to deployment and combat related
trauma. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and the
National Cancer Institute (NCI) are also NIH partners in this endeavor. NIH is
awarding more than $4 million in grant funding; the VA, around $2 million.
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