Network Development

Develop a network of universities that are engaged in the design and implementation of academic curricula and programs in addiction prevention and treatment studies.


Advance applied research in addiction prevention and treatment.


Engage students and addiction professionals in academic programs of addiction studies and continuing education, promoting career opportunities in prevention and treatment

University-Community Outreach

Enhance partnerships among university programs in addiction studies, addiction professionals, and the addiction science research and practice communities.


  1. Provide advocacy within universities for the development of academic programs in addiction studies.
  2. Advocate for policy change to support the development of academic programs in addiction studies, and to enhance addiction prevention and treatment services.
  3. Develop and advocate for guidelines and standards for academic programs in addiction studies.