NIH and VA Announce $7 Million Partnership for Substance Abuse Research among Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families – 2
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. There is a growing awareness that returning military personnel need help confronting a variety of war related problems including traumatic brain injury, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, and substance abuse. Dr. Eve Reider at the National Institute on Drug Abuse explains that the NIH and Department of Veterans Affairs are partnering to help.
Reider: We want to do everything in our power as they say to bring the power of science to bear on these problems, so that we can both prevent and treat as many problems as possible for all of these people.
Narrator: Each agency will fund grants relevant to its mission. For details visit www.drugabuse.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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