Scientific Discovery

Our goal is to advance human health through discovery mechanisms underlying substance use, aggression, and suicidality, as well as response to treatment.

Treatment & Research

Motivational Alcohol Treatment to Enhance Roadway Safety (MATTERS)

The MATTERS program provides treatment to adults who have experienced alcohol-related driving offenses (e.g. DWI or DUI)

CAMBIO: Substance Abuse Treatment Program for Teens:

The CAMBIO program provides treatment to teens who have problems with marijuana, alcohol, and other drugs.

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Health Education

The NRLC routinely conducts education and training programs pertinent to the mental health topics that we have expertise in.

  • Aggressive & destructive behaviors in youth (conduct disorder)
  • Problems with attention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity (ADHD)
  • Suicide among adolescents
  • And more
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We use a range of cutting edge procedures, software, and hardware to accomplish our goals of understanding of the behavioral, biological, and physiological processes that lead to maladaptive behaviors such as impulsivity, fighting, alcohol and drug abuse, and suicide.

Latest News & Events

10th annual IIMS/CTSA Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day, San Antonio, TX

Posted: May 3, 2019

UDS Symposium, 2019 San Antonio

U in the Driver Seat Annual Symposium - Be the Change in Traffic Safety

Posted: April 30, 2019

Long School of Medicine Research Day 2019

The NRLC was recognized for research excellence at the annual Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine Research Day
Dr. Alexander Wasserman received 2nd place in the Postdoctoral category, while Dr. Charles Mathias was recognized with the 2nd place award for the faculty category.

Posted: April 2, 2019

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