What We Do

Transdisciplinary Science

IAS cultivates new addiction science collaborations that cross disciplines and produce innovative, high-impact, and adaptable scientific evidence that can be readily disseminated to practitioners, policy makers, and the general public.

Training and Education

We are proud to develop novel addiction science training and education programs for members of the USC community, the residents of Southern California, and the general public.

Dissemination and Community Service

The Institute for Addiction Science engages with, learns from, and serves the community by disseminating evidence-based knowledge to increase awareness, correct misperceptions, counteract stigma, and inform policy.


Vision and Mission

Our vision is to unify and strengthen the field of addiction science and improve the lives of those touched by addiction.

Our mission is to promote well-being through knowledge, intervention and policy by engaging in creative, transdisciplinary science and training.

Watch the Livestream recording of the Unite for Change Forum: Mental Health and Addiction that took place at the University of Southern California on January 13th, 2020. 

There are no upcoming events at this time.