ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS WEBLIOGRAPHY
Alcohol and Other Drug Webliography
Hon. Peggy Fulton Hora (Ret.)
12 Life in Recovery
A new 12-step magazine
AA World Services
Home page of AA General Services Office
Addiction Science Research and Education Center
Latest research findings written by scientists for the lay public
Addiction Technology transfer Centers (ATTC)
13 regional centers providing current treatment information
Addiction Treatment Forum
Current and past issues of AT Forum newsletters, special research reports, FAQs, regularly updated news and notices of upcoming events regarding opioid tratment
Al-Anon and Alateen
Alcoholics recovery program
Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)
Portal to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research.
Alcohol and Drug Services
Private, non-profit agency providing substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment services to residents of Guilford County N.C. and surrounding areas.
Provides on-line medical information about alcoholism
Alcohol Policy Information System
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Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS is intended to encourage and facilitate research on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies
Alcohol Policies Project, Center for Science in the Public Interest
Home page of Center for Science in Public Interest, which promotes health through education of the public regarding nutrition and alcohol
Alcohol-Related Injury and Violence Literature Database
Contains references to publications about alcoholism
Alcohol Studies Database
Provides access to the Alcohol Studies Database. The database contains over 70,000 citations for journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers, and audio-visual materials.
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
Information on the field of Addiction Psychiatry
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders which affect an estimated 7 to 12 million children and adolescents at any given time in the United States.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Basic Family Health information
American Academy of Pediatrics
Child health information covering everything from immunization and obesity to breastfeeding and injury prevention.
American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
Methadone and other medications advocacy group
American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
Clearinghouse on impaired-lawyer issues THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE 3
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Substance Abuse
Standing committee that adopts policies on substance abuse for the ABA
American Civil Liberties Union Drug Policy Litigation Project
Provides legal support for drug reform efforts
American Council for Drug Education
Substance abuse prevention and education agency
American Council on Alcoholism
A public education group about alcoholism
American Foundation for Addiction Research (AFAR)
AFAR is dedicated to fostering scientific research, understanding, and disseminating the knowledge of the causes and nature of addictive disorders
American Medical Association (AMA)
uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
American Psychological Association (APA)
scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Increase access to and improve the quality of addictions treatment.
American University Justice Programs, Drug Court Clearinghouse (DCC)
The DCC maintains a comprehensive clearinghouse of operational and evaluative materials on adult, juvenile, family, and tribal drug courts and provides on-site technical assistance to drug court programs.
“A recovery resource like no other”
Anonymously Yours Bookstore
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Recovery bookstore and gift shop
Arizona Prevention Resource Center (APRC)
APRC provides technical assistance, training and resources to prevention efforts throughout Arizona.
Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program
Program tracks trends in the prevalence and types of drug use among booked arrestees in urban areas
Australian Drug Courts
Home page of the Australian Institute of Criminology
BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
Peer education on ATOD
Basis on Line
A forum for the free exchange of information related to addiction, and public access to the latest scientific developments and resources in the field.
Be Responsible About Drinking
This is a Web site organized by the parents of Brad McCue, who died of alcohol poisoning on his 21st birthday. Brad knew the „record” number of shots drank on a 21st birthday was 23, so he drank 24 in 90 minutes. When he died a few hours later, his blood alcohol level was .44.
Bikers Against Drunk Driving
to reduce the incidence of drunk driving and its consequences through promotion and awareness.
Bill Nye the Science Guy (Episode 34–The Brain)
Fun Web site for scientific issues
Blueprints for Violence Prevention: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
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Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs
A United Kingdom project that provides a challenging vision as to how scientific and technological advancement may impact on our understanding of addiction and drug use over the next 20 years.
All you ever wanted to know about the brain
Buprenorphine is an opioid treatment medication approved by the FDA.
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Part of the U.S. government, BJA provides leadership and assistance in support of local criminal justice strategies to achieve safe communities.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Part of the U.S. government, the Department of Justice (DOJ) provides criminal justice statistics.
California Association of Collaborative Courts (CACC)
Home page of CACC, a voluntary state organization for drug court professionals
California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Leading California’s strategy to reduce alcohol and other drug problems by developing, administering, and supporting prevention and treatment programs.
California Drug Court Project
Home page of the California Drug Court Project, located in the Administrative Office of the Courts
California Narcotics Officers’ Association/California Department of Justice
Information on illegal drugs from narcotics officers
California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
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California Women’s Commission on Addictions (CWCA)
The CWCA is a statewide, grassroots organization dedicated to recovery.
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Home page of addiction treatment center
Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD)
CLAAD’s purpose is to coordinate a comprehensive national effort to prevent the diversion, misuse, and abuse of prescription medications while ensuring adequate medical care for patients in need.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Home page of Substance Abuse Prevention, a division of Substance Abuse, part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland (CESAR)
The Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), at the University of Maryland at College Park, is dedicated to addressing the problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families, and communities.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT is a division of SAMHSA
Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse (CTRADA)
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research on adolescent drug abuse, from treatment development to mechanisms, evaluation, and dissemination.
Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University monitors the marketing practices of the alcohol industry to focus attention and action on industry practices that jeopardize the health and safety of America‘s youth.
Centre on Addiction and Mental Health (Canada)
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s leading addiction and mental health teaching hospital.
Center on Evidence-based Interventions for Crime and Addiction (CEICA)
The Center is based a Treatment Research Institute and is dedicated to using the best scientific and clinical evidence to improve treatment outcomes for substance abusing offenders
Web site for teens to determine consequences of their drug use
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
CWLA is an association of more than 900 public and private nonprofit agencies that assist more than 3.5 million abused and neglected children and their families each year with a range of services.
Children of Alcoholics Foundation (COAF)
National non-profit organization that provides a range of educational materials and services on parental substance abuse
The Children’s Place
Programs for children living in alcoholic/addict homes
Civic Research Institute
Civic Research Institute is an independent publisher of reference and practice materials for professionals in criminal justice, health, social services, behavioral health, taxation, and law.
Self-help, 12-step organization to develop healthy relationsTHE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE 8
College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
http://www.cpdd.vcu.edu/ CPDD is a professional organization of scientists whose research is directed toward a better understanding of drug abuse and addiction. CPDD serves as an interface among governmental, industrial, and academic communities maintaining liaisons with regulatory and research agencies and educational, treatment, and prevention facilities in the drug abuse field.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
CADCA is a membership organization of more than 5,000 anti-drug coalitions.
Community Tool Box
How to do the different tasks necessary for community health and development
Congress of State Drug Court Associations
http://www.nadcp.org/advocacy/congress.html Recognizing that federal funding for drug courts will ultimately disappear, the Congress of State Drug Courts of the NADCP was launched in 1997 as a vehicle to empower, support and nurture leadership at the state and local levels. Comprised of two representatives from each state association, including one criminal justice professional and one treatment professional, the congress advocates for state and federal resources and funding and helps NADCP establish national policy.
Alcohol education for middle school children
Cornell University Medical College
Neuroscience Web page of Cornell Medical College
Crystal Methamphetamine Anonymous
12-step for meth addicts
CSAP’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Provides resources and information on FAS to expand the knowledge base and promote best practices
CSAT Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs)
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Treatment Improvement Exchange TAP information
CSAT Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs)
Treatment Improvement Exchange TIP information
Dads and Mad Moms Against Drug Dealers
DAMMADD will pay citizens a cash reward for any tip that leads to the arrest and successful conviction of a drug dealer.
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
Information on the brain relating to various conditions
Davidson County (TN) Drug Court
The website of one of the most developed drug courts in the US
Debtors Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from compulsive debting
Driving Under the Influence
“Everything you need to know bout DUI/DWI, Drunk Driving and Drugs
Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Studies (DATOS)
http://www.datos.org/ DATOS was initiated in 1990 to evaluate drug abuse treatment outcomes and emerging treatment issues in the United States. Important issues include shifting public concern and expectations for treatment, changes in funding and organizing treatment programs, and significant advances in research on the neurobiological bases of addiction.
Drug Court Works
Authorized vendor for National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) and National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) gear.
Drug Court Program Office (DCPO)
Home page for the Drug Court Program Office, a division of the DOJ
Drug Court Technology
an online forum offering tools and information for drug court practitioners who are creating computer applications for their courts.
Drug Early Warning System (DEWS)
Provides “county snapshots” of substance abuse trends for Maryland
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
http://www.usdoj.gov/dea and http://www.justthinktwice.com/
The (DEA) enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and brings to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.
Drug-Free Communities Support Program
An anti-drug program Web site for community coalitions
Drug Policy Alliance
A harm reduction organization
Drug Policy Research Center, RAND
Drug policy think tank and trends. They produce well-researched reports
Drugscope DrugData Database
DrugScope is the UK’s leading independent centre of expertise on drugs
Non-profit research institution that promotes alternative approaches to the nation’s drug problem
DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive resource featuring information on various medications, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and those currently available or previously distributed worldwideTHE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE 11
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous
A 12-step program for people with co-occurring mental health disorders
Dual Recovery Anonymous
An independent, 12-step, self-help organization for people with a dual diagnosis
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
An international association to expand access to treatment for people supported by Employee Assistance Professionals
Research to encourage employers, policymakers, and concerned citizens to support treatment for alcoholism
European Gateway on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictions
Elisad – European Association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and other Drugs
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Addiction
Offers policy-makers the scientific evidence base they need for drawing up drug laws and strategies and helps professionals and researchers pinpoint best practice and new areas for analysis.
Faces and Voices of Recovery
Encourages people in recovery to become advocates
Femina Women’s Resources
http://www.femina.com (use search engine “addiction”)
A search engine that deals with women
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects Legal Issues University of Washington School of Law
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and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE). Our main goals are to conduct research
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Database
SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Search site
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Center for Excellence
The FASD Center is a Federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD. This Web site provides information and resources about FASD. We also provide materials you can use to raise awareness about FASD.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Interagency Coordinating Committee NIAAA
Assistance with problem gambling
Self-help, 12-step group for compulsive gamblers
Gateway Recovery Center (GRC)
A Montana treatment program with an excellent Web site
Information on the drug GHB, also known as liquid ecstasy, cherry meth, etc.
Girls Study Group
Study of female juvenile offenders
Guide to Evidence-Based Practices on the Web
The Web Guide provides a list of Web sites that contain information about specific evidence-based practices (EBPs) or provide comprehensive reviews of research findings.
Hawaii Meth Project
A prevention program aimed at significantly reducing first-time meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE 13
Publisher of books on recovery
Healing the Addicted Brain
A website based on the book by the same title with a good primer on addiction and pharmacotherapy. It has useful forms.
Healthy Nations Initiative
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
U.S. Department of Education Web site for drug and alcohol prevention
Indian Health Services
Public Health Service for American Indians’ alcoholism
Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)
Indiana clearinghouse for prevention, technical assistance, and information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
Institute on Behavioral Research
To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of programs for reducing drug abuse and related
International Association of Drug Court Professionals
IADTC seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism throughout the world by promoting, and advocating for, the establishment of drug courts.
International Institute for Restorative Practices
A restorative justice Web site
Johnson Institute Foundation
Improving the public’s understanding of addiction as a treatable illness
Join Together On-Line
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Information Web site on reducing substance abuse and gun violence
Judges Leadership Initiative
Judges’ mental health/criminal justice leadership initiative was endorsed by the Conference of Chief Justices (1-18-06) to give support to mental health courts and other responses to this population
KCI The Anti-Meth Site
This website provides information about the methamphetamine crisis.
Latino Behavioral Health Institute
LBHI’s mission is to enhance skills of persons interested or involved in providing behavioral health services to the Latino community.
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) contains 7 million documents related to advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products.
Legal Action Center (LAC)
LAC fights discrimination against people with histories of addiction, AIDS, and criminal records and advocates for sound public policies in these areas.
A secular, 12-step recovery program
AA on line, with chat rooms
Manisses Communication Group, Inc.
Mission to provide essential information to decision makers and service providers in mental health and addiction
Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems
Reduction of alcohol problems through environmental prevention
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Emory University MedWeb
MedWeb is a catalog of biomedical and health-related Web sites maintained by Emory University.
Meth Action Clearinghouse
This website has results of research and surveys, updates on federal legislation and advocacy, new releases, and other resources.
Information on methamphetamine
Meth Information and Resource Center
FAQs for teens, young adults, parents and the community
Methamphetamine Lab Locator
Find out where labs have been busted on an interactive map.
Methamphetamine Treatment Project (MTP)
MTP is a multi-site initiative to study the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.
Metropolitan Atlanta Council on Alcohol and Drugs (MACAD)
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a substance abuse prevention and education agency.
Miami Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Community
Miami and Dade counties community strategy site related to social issues
Miami Drug Court
Home page of the country’s first drug court
Monitoring the Future Study, University of Michigan
Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
A non-profit organization that focuses on the effects of drunk driving and underage drinking and supports those who are victims of those crimesTHE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE 16
Mothers Against Methamphetamine
A faith-based program for meth addicted pregnant and parenting women
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Self-help, 12-step site for addicts
National Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (NATTC)
NATTC is a nationwide, multi-disciplinary resource that draws upon the knowledge, experience, and latest work of recognized experts in the field of addictions.
National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Advocates for the rights of pregnant women and their children; protects pregnant women from being punished for their pregnancies
National African American Drug Policy Coalition
A coalition of pre-eminent African American professional organizations united to promote drug policies and laws that embrace the public health nature of drug abuse and provide a more effective and humane approach to address the chronic societal problem of drug abuse.
National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws
Legislative clearinghouse for model laws, trends in drug and alcohol abuse policies, and studies, reports, and programs
National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse
Addressing AOD issues among Asian-Pacific Americans
National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
100,000, bibliographic abstracts and full text articles and reports which focus on drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, as well as mental health, social marketing and health communication issues.
National Association for Native American Children of Alcoholics
Services for the Native American community
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
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National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
NAADAC‘s mission is to lead, unify, and empower addiction-focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, and knowledge, as well as standards of practice, ethics, professional development, and research.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
NADCP is a voluntary membership organization that promotes and advocates drug courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
NASADAD‘s purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state.
National Black Alcoholism & Addictions Council
Prevention and treatment of black alcoholism and alcohol abuse
National Center for State Courts (NCSC)
The NCSC is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of justice.
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)
Informs Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives.
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
NCSACW’s goals are to develop and implement a comprehensive program of information gathering and dissemination, to provide technical assistance, and to develop knowledge that promotes effective practice, organizational, and system changes at the local, state, and national levels
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
NCADI is the world‘s largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, Culture and Prevention: Putting Down Roots
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Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate materials and resources to prevent or reduce substance abuse.
National Commission Against Drunk Driving
National, independent and unifying force among public and private sectors in order to advance effective solutions to the drunk driving problem.
National Conference of State Legislatures
Collects data on substance abuse parity laws
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
Trade association of mental health and substance abuse providers
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
NCADD advocates prevention, intervention, and treatment through offices in New York and Washington and a nationwide network of affiliates.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
NCJRS is a federally sponsored information clearinghouse for people around the country and the world involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice and drug control.
National Drug Court Institute (NDCI)
Promoting education, research, and scholarships for drug courts and other court-based intervention programs
National Drug Strategy Network (NDSN)
News stories, journal articles, research, legislation and regulations in support of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
National Evaluation Data and Technical Assistance Center
To increase scientifically-based analyses that answer vital questions in the substance abuse treatment field
National Families in Action
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National GAINS Center
A national center for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders who come in contact with the criminal justice system.
National Health Information Center (NHIC)
NHIC puts health professionals and consumers who have health questions in touch with those organizations that are best able to provide answers.
National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN)
dedicated to improving the health of Hispanics by 1) increasing the amount and quality of interdisciplinary translational research on drug abuse; and 2) fostering the development of Hispanic scientists in drug abuse research.
National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
SAMHSA‘s National Household Survey on Drug Abuse is the primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the U.S.
National Inhalants Prevention Coalition (NIPC)
NIPC is a public/private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under- publicized problem of inhalant use.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government’s principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA‘s mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
NIDA Club Drugs
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Information on drugs used by young adults at all-night dance parties
Resources regarding marijuana use, its effects, and treatment
Information on steroids and their effects and largest non-profit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ is the research and development agency of the DOJ and is the only federal agency solely dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH sponsors research to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
National Library of Medicine (Medline)
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information.
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
NMHA fights the stigma surrounding substance abuse and mental health. It is the country’s oldest
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
Information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
A searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.
National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
A forum for rural AOD professionals to exchange information
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
A multi-lingual prevention Web site
Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment
A partnership between The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s Paths to Recovery program, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment‘s Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention (STAR) program, and a number of independent addiction treatment organizations.
New Leaf Treatment Center
Website of the New Leaf Treatment Center in Lafayette California. Private drug treatment, run by Dr. S. Alex Stalcup M.D., as well as providing training and expert witness testimony.
New South Wales, Australia, Drug Court
Home page for one of Australia’s drug courts
Neuroscience for Kids
Neuroscience for Kids is for all students and teachers who would like to learn more about the nervous system.
Neurosciences on the Internet
A searchable and browsable index of neuroscience resources available on the Internet
Office of Justice Programs Drug Court Clearinghouse
Planning, implementing, managing and evaluating drug court programs
Office of Juvenlile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Facts and figures on juvenile delinquency, publications, and self-help email.
Office of Perinatal Substance Abuse, State of California (OPSA)
OPSA oversees a statewide network of approximately 288 publicly funded perinatal alcohol and drug treatment programs that annually serve more than 37,600 pregnant and parenting women accompanied by approximately 56,400 children.
Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools (OSDFS)
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OSDFS supports efforts to create safe schools, respond to crises, prevent drug and alcohol abuse, ensure the health and well being of students, and teach students good citizenship and character.
The Other Bar
The Other Bar is a network of volunteer lawyers and judges who deal with alcoholism and chemical dependency on a personal and absolutely confidential basis by providing on-going assistance and support.
Self-help, 12-step site for compulsive overeaters
Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC)
PSATTC at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), assists service systems and institutions in developing capacities for addressing substance use disorders within the populations they serve.
Pain and Chemical Dependency
Site for a series of conferences on pain and chemical dependency
Partners for Substance Abuse Prevention
A virtual meeting place for those involved in substance abuse prevention
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a non-profit coalition of professionals from the communications industry whose mission is to help teens reject substance abuse.
Partnership for Prevention
Provides employers with evidence-based information on employee health and productivity and how to address AOD use
Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy
Provides a non-partisan platform for expressing and disseminating informed, evidence-based professional opinion on policies and practices relating to substance abuse.
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Project Cork Database
The CORK database includes over 51,000 items on substance abuse, indexed by over 400 terms.
Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database
An electronic index to the worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.
Quitnet (Stop Smoking)
Information on how to quit smoking
“Alternative” self-help group based on “Rational Emotive Therapy”
National legal and advocacy organization for families struggling with the intersecting issues of economic marginality, substance abuse, access to family-based treatment, and the criminal justice system.
An online chat room for recovering people or those whom they affect
Providing AA and 12-step group members with resources, links, feature articles, automated daily readings, medallions, and gift items
Research Institute on Addiction (RIA)
RIA is a research center of the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, and a national leader in the study of alcohol and substance abuse issues.
Robert Woods Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
RWJF was established as a national philanthropy in 1972 and today is the largest U.S. foundation devoted to improving the health and health care of all Americans.
S-Anon International Family Groups
Self-help, 12-step group for people affected by someone’s sex-addicted behavior
San Francisco Medical Society
The San Francisco Medical Society is a non-profit organization comprising more than 1,500 physician members and 15 staff members that advocate the interests of San Francisco physicians and their patients in the interest of public health.
Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral, and Treatment
A comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders
Search Institute: Pracrtical Research Benefiting Children and Youth
Practical strategies for identifying and building developmental assets in the community for children and teens
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
“Alternative” self-help group based on “secular humanism”
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Self-help, 12-step program for sex addicts
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Self-help, 12-step program for sex/love addicts
Self-help, 12-step program for sexaholics
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
Self-help, 12-step program for sexual compulsives
A national program working to identify and disseminate evidence-based approaches to improving smoking cessation rates during pregnancy
The Smokers Quitline
Information on how to quit smoking
Smoking and Health Database
The CDC Office of Smoking and Health is responsible for leading and coordinating strategic efforts aimed at preventing tobacco use among youth, promoting smoking cessation among youth and adults, protecting nonsmokers from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and eliminating tobacco-related health disparities.
Sober City Online Recover
A virtual online community to support people suffering from alcoholism and addiction
Recovery page for lesbians
A national directory of sober housing
Sober Living/Sober Clubs
A network of sober living and sober clubbing sites.
Society for Neuroscience Education Program
World‘s largest organization of scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system
Society for Neuroscience Brain Briefings
Information on neuroscience for the lay audience
Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
The Society for Prevention Research seeks to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research.
Stop Impaired Driving (NHTSA
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website on impaired driving
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
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To provide students with the best prevention and intervention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, drunk driving, drug abuse, and other destructive decisions
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive
Access to substance abuse and mental health research data
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA is the federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.
SAMHSA Drug Abuse Statistics
Provides the latest national data on alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse
SAMHSA FAS Prevention
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome prevention materials
SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
A searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.
SAMHSA Prevention On-Line
SAMHSA information clearinghouses links
SAMHSA Prevention Pathways
Information on prevention programs, program implementation, evaluation technical assistance, on-line courses, and a wealth of other prevention resources
SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Locater
Find the right drug abuse treatment program or alcohol abuse treatment program.
Substance Abuse Forum
A question and answer room “staffed” by addiction doctors
Substance Abuse and Information Database (SAID)
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Interactive database providing a one-stop source of information with summaries and full text of materials relating to workplace substance abuse issues.
Toronto Drug Treatment Court
Toronto’s home page for drug court
Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC)
TASC is a not-for-profit Illinois agency that specializes in social service delivery and technology.
Treatment Improvement Exchange
Funded by CSAT and SAMHSA to provide access to Treatment Improvement Protocols and Technical Assistance Protocols
Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
UNODC works to educate the world about the dangers of drug abuse.
University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Program (ISAP)
ISAP coordinates substance abuse research and treatment under the authority of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital (NPI&H).
Web of Addictions
The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions.
Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction
The Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction has brought together core faculty in cellular, molecular, and systems neurosciences to explore and identify the neural circuits, molecular targets, and biochemical actions that help drugs of abuse take command of the brain.
The Medicine Wheel and 12 Step program was developed to provide a culturally appropriate 12 Step recovery support program for Native American people in prison.
White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation‘s drug control program.
Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources
Develops, produces, and disseminates educational materials, offers prevention services, and provides information throughout Wisconsin
Wisconsin/Michigan State Brain Collections
Links to other Neuroscience Resource Web sites
Women for Sobriety, Inc.
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions
Women, Girls and Substance Abuse
Female specific pages on ONDCP website
Women in Recovery
Home page of a residential recovery home for women
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