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Researching Hot Topics: Addiction


Suggested Keywords

  • Addiction OR substance misuse OR substance use disorder AND:
  • Genetics OR predisposition OR epigenetics
  • Treatment OR medication OR pharmacotherapy
  • Therapy OR counseling
  • Harm reduction
  • Prevention OR education
  • Relapse
  • Recovery


More videos can be found in the following library databases:

Books & eBooks

Books contain historical, comprehensive, and detailed information. 

Search for books and more using Primo, the library's one search tool:


Or go directly to Primo Search for more options.


Articles are good sources of current studies, reports, data, & statistics

Research databases contain articles from magazines, scholarly/academic journals, and trade journals.

To find articles about addiction, start here:

If you are looking for local newspaper articles, try using ProQuest News & Newspapers. Be sure to include Hawaii as one of your search terms.

  • ProQuest US West Newsstream Full-text articles includes the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Honolulu Advertiser, and Honolulu Star-Bulletin


Websites are easy to find and access. Find professional organizations and reputable news sources