General Information Links

AddictionResourcesInc — http://www.addictionresourcesinc.com

  • AddictionResourcesInc provides a community for those recovering from addiction and to help patients find the highest quality care for a successful recovery.

American Society of Addiction (ASAM) — http://www.asam.org

  • ASAM focuses on addiction, screening and assessment, marijuana, treatment and recovery.

Drug Free America Foundation — https://dfaf.org

  • The Drug Free America Foundation “promotes sound drug policy, advances communication and cooperation among those working to stop illegal drug use, supplies students with fact based information on drugs, and supports the workplace with comprehensive drug free workplace programs.”

Institute for Behavioral and Health, Inc. — http://www.ibhinc.org

  • Find original drug research, drug policy, drug prevention, drugged driving, drug treatment, and prescription drug abuse.

Office of National Drug Control Policy — http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

  • Find information about drug policies, illicit drug use, manufacturing and trafficking, drug related crime and violence, and drug related health consequences.

Streetdrugs — http://www.streetdrugs.org

  • “The Publishers Group West, LLC is a leader in new and updated drug education providing drug and alcohol training books, brochures, CDs, DVDs, Phone APPs and eBooks for Apple, Android and other devices throughout the United States and the world. Many of their products are available in the Spanish language.”

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) — http://www.justice.gov/dea/druginfo/factsheets.shtml

  • “Using DEA drug fact sheets learn about illegal and legal drugs and their effects on the body and brain.”

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) — http://www.justthinktwice.com/

 

Youth Links

Prevent Teen Drug Use — http://www.preventteendruguse.org

  • “The Institute for Behavioral and Health (IBH) identifies, develops, evaluates and promotes new ideas to prevent drug abuse.”
  • Learn about substance abuse, marijuana, drug use and academic achievement, parental influence, and rates of youth drug use.

Dr. Christian Thurstone — http://www.drthurstone.com

  • “Dr. Thurstone, certified in general, child, and adolescent and addictions psychiatry, offers information about child mental health — particularly as it relates to substance use, abuse and addiction.”

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids — http://www.drugfree.org

  • “The Partnership translates the science of teen drug use and addiction for families, providing parents with direct support to prevent and cope with teen drug and alcohol abuse.”

Parenting Links

Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA) — http://www.cadca.org

  • CADCA supports safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

National Family Partnership (NFP) — http://www.nfp.org

  • NFP sponsors “the National Red Ribbon Campaign, the oldest drug prevention program, Lock Your Meds Campaign, a youth prescription drug abuse program, and the Safe Homes/Safe Parties program for parents looking for opportunities to entertain youth in their homes without drugs, alcohol and cigarettes.”

Parents Opposed to Pot — http://www.poppot.org

  • Educating and mobilizing to prevent children and teens from using marijuana.

Drugged Driving Links

Stop Drugged Driving — http://www.stopdruggeddriving.org.

  • “The Institute for Behavioral and Health (IBH) identifies, develops, evaluates and promotes new ideas to prevent drug abuse.”
  • Understand the impact of drugged driving, its prevalence, and drugged driving laws and their enforcement.

Drug Free Workplace Links

Drug Free Business -- http://www.drugfreebusiness.org

  • Follow drug free workplace issues, employee assistance programs and drug testing.

Research Links

CASAColumbia (CASA) — http://www.casacolumbia.org.

  • “CASA informs Americans of the economic and social costs of addiction and risky substance use and its impact on their lives; it assesses what works in prevention, treatment and disease management.”

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) — http://www.cesar.umd.edu

  • “CESAR addresses the problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families, and communities. They conduct research and disseminate statistical and other information.”

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) — http://www.drugabuse.gov

  • “NIDA leads the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.”
  • Some of NIDA’s supported research addresses drug facts, addiction, drugged driving, drug treatment, and criminal justice.

Survey and Statistic Links

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — http://www.samhsa.gov

  • “SAMHSA Strategic Initiatives help provide treatment and services for people with mental and substance use disorders, support the families of people with mental and substance use disorders and build strong and supportive communities.”
  • Provides data from:
    • The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) – Drug related emergency departments and drug related deaths investigated by medical examiners and coroners.
    • The Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) – National Admissions to Substance Treatment Services.
    • The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and Facilities (N-SSATS).

Monitoring the Future — http://www.monitoringthefuture.org

  • Monitoring the Future provides an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students and youth.

Prescription Drug Links

Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) — http://claad.org

  • This delivers a wide-ranging analysis of prescription drug abuse.