The Institute for Recovery Advocacy commissions national surveys each year to get a pulse on public perceptions. We also collaborate with the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's Butler Center for Research to provide additional data. Here are links to some of our most recent surveys and research updates.
Patients report doctors are missing a key question that could help prevent opioid addiction and save lives.
While historical research has focused mostly on illicit opioid use (such as heroin), more recent studies are uncovering overwhelming evidence of a widespread epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and dependence.
Survey finds risky use, with limited knowledge of the danger or where to get help.
National survey shows chronic pain is creating an epidemic of addiction.
Survey reveals that New York college students fail to grasp dangers of marijuana.
Children of marijuana users much more likely to start using marijuana at a young age.
Survey says parents underestimate risks of kids' substance use.
See additional updates from our partners at the Butler Center for Research.