|NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
||National Institute on Drug Abuse|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 4, 1997
Mona W. Brown|
1-888-TTY-NIDA (1-888-889-6432) (For Hearing Impaired)
NIDA Infofax provides about 40 fact sheets on a range of topics related to illicit drug abuse. The fact sheets are based on recent research findings and are updated regularly. They are available by dialing 1-888-NIH-NIDA (1-888-644-6432) and, for the hearing impaired, 1-888-TTY-NIDA (1-888-889-6432). Callers to 1-888-NIH-NIDA can listen to audio messages about drug abuse and addiction and also can instruct the system to send them fact sheets via fax or mail. The fact sheets and audio portion of NIDA Infofax are available in English and Spanish.
NIDA supports more than 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug
abuse and addiction and carries out a large variety of programs to disseminate research
information. Information on NIDA's activities and research also can be accessed on the NIDA
Home Page at http://www.nida.nih.gov.