Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for Trauma, Stress and Substance Use and Abuse among U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families

Notice Number: NOT-DA-09-004

Key Dates
Release Date:  January 7, 2009

Issued by
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), (

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), with support from other federal agencies, intends to publish a Request for Applications (RFA) to solicit applications for research on substance abuse and associated problems among U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families.  This RFA is specific to those who are or have served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq) (OEF/OIF) and will focus on the epidemiology/etiology, screening and identification, prevention and treatment of substance use and abuse (including alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) and associated problems (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), sleep disturbances, relationship issues such as interpersonal violence) among  U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families.  Research questions related to all phases of the deployment cycle, (i.e., pre-deployment, deployment, re-integration, and separation) and all branches of the military (e.g., Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, U.S. Military Reserves, National Guard) and veterans are of interest.  This notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects.  The RFA is expected to be published in the spring of 2009 with an expected receipt date in August of 2009.


Eve E. Reider, Ph.D.
Deputy Branch Chief
Prevention Research Branch
National Institute on Drug Abuse
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Bethesda, MD  20892-9589
Telephone:  (301) 402-1719
Fax:  (301) 480-2542

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