About the Center

The Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR) began in 1990. CDAR conducts research into the biological, psychological, sociopolitical, and clinical aspects of substance use disorder and related behavior. The Center conducts federally funded and state-funded research on substance use disorder and related problems areas such as intimate violence, criminal justice settings and characteristics of rural substance use. 

Our multidisciplinary center also provides consultation services to public agencies and state and local government. The Center has a history of providing training on evidence-based treatment, intervention and prevention approaches, as well as providing service to the community.

Participate in Current Research Studies

You may be eligible to participate in current research studies.

Current Research Studies

Behavioral Health Outcome Studies

Explore the research projects centered on behavioral health conducted by the center.

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Faculty and Center Associates

Meet the Faculty and Associates involved with the research conducted in the center.

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Continuing Education

The University of Kentucky Center on Drug and Alcohol Research has designed an educational activity to provide useful and the most up-to-date information about best practices for office-based opioid addiction treatment.  

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