About Addiction

About Addiction

The Addictions Division in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Health System exists to treat patients suffering from substance use disorders, alcoholism, nicotine addiction, and other areas of addiction; discover effective new treatments for addictions and understand the addicted brain.  

The division is equipped for research in all areas of addiction, with leading reserachers in the areas of smoking cessation, alcoholism, substance abuse and adolescent addictions.