Substance Use Disorders

Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Prevention, More

Above the Influence
Seeks to helps help youth be aware of the influences around them, and that they carefully consider the risks when confronted with tough decisions regarding drug and alcohol use. Add To Favorites

Action on Smoking and Health
Provides a resource for people concerned about smoking and nonsmokers' rights, smoking statistics, quitting smoking, smoking risks, and other smoking information. Add To Favorites

Addiction Medicine Forum
This Web site (part of medhelp.org) features online answers to questions by a professional expert on addiction recovery. Add To Favorites

Addiction Recovery Guide
The Addiction Recovery Guide assists individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism by finding help that best suits their needs. From evaluation to residential treatment centers, they have selected a range of outstanding programs. The most widely recommended treatment approach is total abstinence and the 12-step program. Add To Favorites

Addiction Treatment Forum
Reports on substance abuse and addiction therapies, research, news, and events of interest to both healthcare professionals and patients, with an important focus on methadone maintenance for opioid-addiction treatment. Add To Favorites

Adult Children of Alcoholics
a recovery program for adults whose lives were affected as A result of being raised in an alcoholic or other dysfunctional family. It is based on the success of Alcoholics Anonymous and employs its version of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. Add To Favorites

Al-Anon/Alateen
For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else’s drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship. Add To Favorites

Alcohol Screening Test
AlcoholScreening.org is a free service of Join Together, a project of the Boston University School of Public Health. AlcoholScreening.org helps individuals assess their own alcohol consumption patterns to determine if their drinking is likely to be harming their health or increasing their risk for future harm. Through education and referral, the site urges those whose drinking is harmful or hazardous to take positive action, and informs all adults who consume alcohol about guidelines and caveats for lower-risk drinking. Add To Favorites

Alcoholics Anonymous
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 alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. "There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety." Add To Favorites

Alcoholics Victorious
Founded in 1948, Alcoholics Victorious support groups offer a safe environment where recovering people who recognize Jesus Christ as their "Higher Power" gather together and share their experience, strength and hope. Add To Favorites

Alliance for Consumer Education
Welcome to the ACE page on Inhalant Abuse prevention. Inhalant Abuse is a serious problem for particularly our nation's youth and we believe that it education and awareness are the key tools for combating this problem. This site is dedicated to arming parents with the necessary knowledge to keep their children from falling victim to inhalant abuse. Add To Favorites

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry was created to promote accessibility to the highest quality treatment for all who need it; promote excellence in clinical practice in addiction psychiatry; educate the public to influence public policy regarding addictive illness; provide continuing education for addiction professionals; disseminate new information in the field of addiction psychiatry and encourage research on the etiology, prevention, identification, and treatment of the addictions. Add To Favorites

American Cancer Society’s Tobacco and Cancer Section
Information about the harmful effects of tobacco, quitting tips, smoking legislation, and risks for children and teens. Add To Favorites

American Lung Association
Seeks to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through education programs, smoking control and prevention, and environmental advocacy. Add To Favorites

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
A national lobbying organization dedicated to nonsmokers' rights that takes on the tobacco industry at all levels of government to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke and youth from tobacco addiction. Add To Favorites

Association for Medical Research and Education in Substance Abuse
A multidisciplinary organization of health care professionals dedicated to improving education in the care of individuals with substance abuse problems. Add To Favorites

Association for Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence
An organization of providers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based tobacco treatment for the tobacco user. Add To Favorites

Be Responsible About Drinking
B.R.A.D. (Be Responsible About Drinking, Inc) was founded by the family and friends of Bradley McCue, a Michigan State University Junior who died of alcohol poisoning after celebrating his 21st birthday. It is their hope that the educational information distributed by the organization will prevent other families from suffering the loss that they have sustained. Add To Favorites

Because I Love You Support Group
A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age, and promotes structure, consequences and consistency in raising kids. Add To Favorites

Calix Society
An association of Catholic alcoholics who are maintaining their sobriety through affiliation with and participation in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Add To Favorites

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
Seeks to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke. Add To Favorites

Carter Center Mental Health Program
Seeks to reduce the stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses; achieve equity for mental health care comparable to other health care; advance promotion, prevention, and early intervention services for children and their families; and increase public awareness worldwide about mental health and mental illness and to stimulate local actions to address those issues. Add To Favorites

Celebrate Recovery
A ministry that applies spiritual principles to free individuals from addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behaviors. Add To Favorites

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies - Brown University
Promotes the identification. prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in society through research, education, training, and policy advocacy. Add To Favorites

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) Office on Smoking Health (OSH) – Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS)
OSH is responsible for leading and coordinating strategic efforts aimed at preventing tobacco use among youth, promoting smoking cessation among youth and adults, protecting non smokers from environmental tobacco smoke, and eliminating tobacco-related health disparities. Add To Favorites

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
The sole Federal organization with responsibility for improving accessibility and quality of substance abuse prevention services. The Center provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs, and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use, underage alcohol and tobacco use, and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances. Add To Favorites

Center for the Application of Prevention Technology (CAPT)
Supports the application of evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs and strategies. Add To Favorites

Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth
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. Add To Favorites

Chemically Dependent Anonymous
Deals entirely with the disease of addiction. “We of CDA do not make distinctions in the recovery process based on any particular substance, believing that the addictive-compulsive usage of chemicals is the core of our disease and the use of any mood-changing chemical will result in relapse. CDA is not affiliated with any political, religious, or commercial organizations or institutions. The primary purpose of CDA as a whole is to remain clean and to help others like us gain recovery. By sharing our Experience, Strength, and Hope with each other, we solve our common problem and help others to recover from chemical dependence which has made our lives unmanageable. CDA remains grateful to the co-founders and fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous for the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions which are the basis of our program.” Add To Favorites

Children of Alcoholics Foundation
A national nonprofit organization that provides a range of educational materials and services to help professionals, children and adults break the intergenerational cycle of parental substance abuse. Add To Favorites

Club Drugs
Contains info, statistics, recent trends, articles and links to useful sites about club drugs. Add To Favorites

Co-Anon Family Groups
A fellowship of men and women who are husbands, wives, parents, relatives, or close friends of someone who is chemically dependent. If you are seeking a solution to the problems that come from living with a practicing or recovering cocaine addict, Co-Anon can help you. Add To Favorites

Cocaine Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. Add To Favorites

College Parents of America
CPA is the only national membership association dedicated to helping parents prepare for and put their children through college more easily, economically and safely. CPA is a resource, advisor and advocate for the more than 32 million households with parents of current and future college students throughout the United States. Add To Favorites

Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America
Seeks to build and strengthen the capacity of community coalitions to create safe, healthy and drug-free communities. The organization supports its members with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies and marketing programs, conferences and special events. Add To Favorites

Community Intervention
Community Intervention works with professionals—from teachers to counselors to social workers—in all 50 states to be more effective with children, ages 5-18. Community Intervention has conducted more than 1,000 seminars and publishes a catalog, Tools to Help Youth, which contains hundreds of books, games, posters, videos, and other resources related to the well-being of children. Add To Favorites

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous-HOW
Fellowship of men and women who meet to share their experience, strength, and hope with one another in order that they may solve their common problem and help those who still suffer to recover from compulsive eating. Meetings offer a disciplined and structured approach to the compulsive eater who accepts the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions as a program of recovery. Primary purpose is to stop eating compulsively. Program welcomes in fellowship and friendly understanding all those who share this common problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees for membership. Program is self-supporting through member contributions. Add To Favorites

Cool Spot
Created for kids 11-13 years old by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to give young teens a clearer picture about alcohol use among their peers. Add To Favorites

Council on Prevention and Education: Substances, Inc. (COPES)
Provides consultation, education and training services on substance abuse prevention. Clients include schools, churches, civic organizations, neighborhood associations, coalitions, recreation centers, and city and county governments. Add To Favorites

Courage to Speak Foundation
The Courage to Speak Foundation, Inc. - based in Norwalk, Connecticut - is dedicated to fulfilling its mission of "saving lives by inspiring youth to be drug free." The organization was founded in 1997, shortly after Ginger and Larry Katz lost their son, Ian, to a heroin overdose. Since then, The Courage to Speak Foundation, Inc. has been dedicated to fulfilling a promise Ginger made to Ian: she promised to do everything in her power to prevent this tragedy from happening to another family. Add To Favorites

Covenant House
Covenant House is the largest privately-funded childcare agency in the United States providing shelter and service to homeless and runaway youth. In addition to food, shelter, clothing and crisis care, Covenant House provides a variety of services to homeless youth including health care, education, vocational preparation, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, recreation, mother/child programs, transitional living programs, street outreach and aftercare. Add To Favorites

Crystal Meth Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women for whom all drugs, specifically Crystal Meth, have become a problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stay clean and lead a sober life. Add To Favorites

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
A national non-profit organization that gives kids the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence. Add To Favorites

Dr. Howard C. Samuels
Founder of The Hills Treatment Center offers treatment programs and resources related to alcohol and substance abuse. Add To Favorites

Drug Enforcement Administration
Endeavors to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring 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. Add To Favorites

Drug Policy Alliance
The Drug Policy Alliance envisions a just society in which the use and regulation of drugs are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights, and in which the fears, prejudices and punitive prohibitions of today are no more. Add To Favorites

Drug Rehab Guide
A collaborative effort by addiction professionals to provide a one-stop resource for the most common questions and concerns about finding, entering and leaving a drug rehabilitation center. Add To Favorites

Drug Strategies
Drug Strategies promotes more effective approaches to the nation's drug problems and supports private and public efforts to reduce the demand for drugs through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement and community initiatives. Add To Favorites

Drugs.com - Pill Identification Wizard
Provides a search tool to identify pills by either name, imprint, shape or color. Add To Favorites

Dual Diagnosis Website
Provides information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance andor education in this field. Add To Favorites

Dual Recovery Anonymous
A fellowship of men amd women who meet to support each other in their common recovery from two no-fault illnesses: an emotional or psychiatric illness and chemical dependency. Add To Favorites

Dual Recovery Anonymous
A 12 Step self-help program that is based on the principals of the Twelve Steps and the experiences of men and women in recovery with a dual diagnosis. The DRA program helps people recover from both their chemical dependencies and their emotional or psychiatric illnesses by focusing on relapse prevention and actively improving the quality of their lives. Add To Favorites

Eating Disorders Anonymous
Fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover from their eating disorders. People can and do fully recover from having an eating disorder. “In EDA, we help one another identify and claim milestones of recovery. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from an eating disorder. There are no dues or fees for EDA membership. We are self-supporting through our own contributions. EDA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution. EDA does not wish to engage in any controversy. We neither endorse nor oppose any causes. Our primary purpose is to recover from our eating disorders and to carry this message of recovery to others with eating disorders. In EDA, we try to focus on the solution, not the problem. Solutions have to do with recognizing life choices and making them responsibly. Diets and weight management techniques do not solve our thinking problems. EDA endorses sound nutrition and discourages any form of rigidity around food.” Add To Favorites

E-Cigs
Offers information on electronic cigarettes that vaporizes nicotine and has been touted by manufacturers as a safer alternative to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Add To Favorites

Faces and Voices of Recovery
A national campaign of individuals and organizations joining together to advocate for public action to deliver the power, possibility and proof of recovery. Faces & Voices of Recovery supports local recovery advocacy by increasing access to research, policy, organizing and technical support; facilitating relationships among local and regional groups; improving access to policymakers and the media; and providing a national rallying point for recovery advocates. Add To Favorites

Families Anonymous
A group of concerned relatives and friends whose lives have been adversely affected by a loved one's addiction to alcohol or drugs. Add To Favorites

Family Empowerment Network
Provides new information on women, alcohol and pregnancy. We can answer your questions, provide current information and resources, and share referral sources about important issues related to women, alcohol, and pregnancy, including fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Add To Favorites

Fetal Alcohol Disorders Society
Provides research, information, support and communications related to Fetal Alcohol Disorders Add To Favorites

Food Addicts Anonymous
Fellowship of men and women who are willing to recover from the disease of food addiction. “Sharing our experience, strength, and hope with others allows us to recover from this disease, one day at a time. The FAA program is based on the belief that food addiction is a bio-chemical disease. By following a food plan devoid of all addictive substances, we can recover. These substances include sugar, flour, and wheat in all their forms. They also include fats and any other high-carbohydrate, refined, processed foods that cause us problems individually. Our primary purpose is to stay abstinent and to help other food addicts achieve abstinence. Food Addicts Anonymous is self-supporting through our own contributions. We are not affiliated with any diet or weight loss programs, treatment facilities, or religious organizations. We neither endorse nor oppose any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay abstinent and to help other food addicts achieve abstinence.” Add To Favorites

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
Offers a 12 Steps-based program that helps men and women recover from the disease of food addiction, including overeating, under-eating and bulimia, through shared experience and mutual support. There are no dues, fees, or meeting weigh-ins. Add To Favorites

GAINS Center
The GAINS Center's primary focus is on expanding access to community based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system. The Center emphasizes the provision of consultation and technical assistance to help communities achieve integrated systems of mental health and substance abuse services for individuals in contact with the justice system. Add To Favorites

GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing)
Provides sources of help, compassion and understanding for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse, misuse or addiction. Add To Favorites

Hazelden
Helps more people sustain lifelong recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs and accomplishes this through a commitment to treatment, publishing, education, research, public advocacy and shared learning with other organizations. Add To Favorites

IC & RC
The International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) sets the international standards of practice in addiction counseling, prevention and clinical supervision through testing and credentialing of addiction professionals. Add To Favorites

International Coalition for Drug Awareness
A group of physicians, researchers, journalists and concerned citizens dedicated to educating others about the dangers posed by many Rx medicines. Add To Favorites

International Network of Women Against Tobacco
A global network of tobacco control specialists dedicated to achieve improved health and greater equality among women and girls in the world by eliminating tobacco use and exposure. Add To Favorites

International Nurses Society on Addictions
A professional specialty organization founded in 1975 for nurses committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnosis, and process addictions such as gambling. Add To Favorites

Intervention 911
A lifesaving conduit between the addiction epidemic and a long-term solution. By effectively empowering addicts and their families with the necessary tools, Intervention 911 is able to not only help each individual involved get the help they need, but also provide them with a blueprint for lifelong sobriety, success and health. Add To Favorites

Just Think Twice
Provides information and resources relating to drug abuse and prevention, in particular the effects and costs of abusing methamphetamine. Add To Favorites

K12 Academics: Substance Abuse
Offers information for teachers, students and parents regarding the causes, history and prevention of substance abuse. Add To Favorites

Kenneth Minkoff, M.D. (Dual Diagnosis Expert)
Recognized as one of the nation's leading experts on integrated treatment of individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance disorders, or "dual diagnosis," and on the development of integrated systems of care for such individuals. Add To Favorites

Kick Butts Day
Kick Butts Day is the campaign for Tobacco Free Kids’ annual celebration of youth advocacy, leadership and activism. Add To Favorites

Koch Crime Institute
The Koch Crime Institute is dedicated to empowering people to understand the causes of crime. It is committed to research and policy analysis that identifies and promotes meaningful strategies in crime reduction and prevention Add To Favorites

Marijuana Anonymous
A fellowship of men and women who share experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction. Add To Favorites

Nar-Anon Family Group
Nar-Anon Family Group is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of a family member or friend. The program, which is not a religious one but a spiritual way of life, is based on the 12 suggested steps of Narcotics Anonymous. Working with these steps will bring the solution to practically any problem. Add To Favorites

National African American Tobacco Prevention Network
Seeks to serve as a national organization dedicated to facilitating the development and implementation of comprehensive and community competent tobacco control programs to benefit communities and people of African descent. Add To Favorites

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
A non-profit organization with the mission to educate the public about the disease of opioid addiction and the buprenorphine treatment option; help reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with patients with addiction disorders; and serve as a conduit connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers. Add To Favorites

National Alliance of Methadone Advocates (NAMA)
An organization composed of methadone patients and health care professionals who are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment. NAMA has thousands of members worldwide with a network of international affiliated organizations and chapters in many places in the United States. Its primary objective is to advocate for the patient in treatment by destigmatizing and empowering methadone patients. First and foremost, NAMA confronts the negative stereotypes that impact on the self-esteem and worth of many methadone patients with a powerful affirmation of pride and unity. 435 Second Ave., New York, NY 10010. 212-595-NAMA (6262). Add To Favorites

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Works to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. In a word, they help kids hurt by parental alcohol and drug use. Add To Favorites

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
Represents almost 200 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes. Acts as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the U.S. Add To Favorites

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
A membership organization that serves addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment and education. Add To Favorites

National Association of Drug Court Professionals
Seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of Drug Courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members. Add To Favorites

National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals
A membership organization founded in 1979 dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender communities. Add To Favorites

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
A private, nonprofit, educational, scientific and informational organization whose purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state. Add To Favorites

National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability
Promotes awareness and education about substance abuse among people with co-existing disabilities. The mission of NAADD is to create public awareness of issues related to alcoholism, drug addiction, and substance abuse faced by persons with other co-existing disabilities, and to provide a peer approach to enhance access to services, information, education and prevention through the collaborative efforts of interested individuals and organizations nationwide. Add To Favorites

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
Provides information about the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact, what works in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement, encourages every individual and institution to take more responsibility for combating substance abuse and addiction, provide those on the front lines with the tools they need to succeed, seeks to remove the stigma of abuse and replace shame and despair with hope. Add To Favorites

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Provides education, information, help and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates. Add To Favorites

National Drug and Alcohol Addiction Month
Aims to promote the societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, laud the contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders in all its forms is possible. Add To Favorites

National Families in Action (NFIA)
Seeks to help families and communities prevent drug use among children by promoting policies based on science. Add To Favorites

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
The NIPC serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse, stimulates media coverage about inhalant issues, develops informational materials, produces ViewPoint (a quarterly newsletter), provides training and technical assistance and leads a week-long national grassroots inhalant education and awareness campaign. Add To Favorites

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. Offers online and print resources, databases, information on grants and research, and related sites. Add To Favorites

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Offers separate sections designed for researchers and health professionals; teachers and parents; and students. Add To Favorites

National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention
A national organization established in 1989 in order to combat alcohol and tobacco problems and their underlying causes in Latino communities. Add To Favorites

National Library of Medicine
Collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care. Add To Favorites

National Mental Health Association
Addresses all aspects of mental health and mental illness, and works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service. Add To Favorites

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Seeks to eliminate birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and to improve the quality of life for those affected individuals and families. Add To Favorites

National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN produces, collects, catalogs, processes, stocks, and disseminates materials and information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB to organizations and people working in those disease fields in international, national, state, and local settings. Add To Favorites

National Youth Network: Substance Abuse
Helps parents and professionals in providing education and information regarding programs and services for troubled youth. Add To Favorites

Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx)
A joint venture between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paths to Recovery program and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment STAR program to improve treatment services. Add To Favorites

Nicotine Addiction
Includes research reports, publications, newsletters, fact sheets and other resources. Add To Favorites

Nicotine Anonymous
Nonprofit 12 Step Fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids. The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine. Add To Favorites

NIDA Goes Back to School
A free informational source about the latest science-based drug abuse publications and teaching materials. Add To Favorites

Northeast ATTC
Designed to enhance the quality of addiction treatment and recovery services within the region by providing policymakers, providers, consumers and other stakeholders with state-of-the art information through technology translation and transfer activities. Add To Favorites

Office of National Drug Control Policy
An alphabetical listing of drug related Web sites and resources. Add To Favorites

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences. Add To Favorites

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools
Participates in the formulation and development of ED program policy and legislative proposals and in overall Administration policies related to violence and drug prevention; drafting program regulations. Add To Favorites

Ohio Citizen Advocates for Chemical Dependency Prevention and Treatment
Works to eliminate the stigma and discrimination associated with alcohol and other drug addiction by educating the public that alcohol and other drug addiction is a preventable, treatable medical illness, reducing barriers to treatment and advocating for a system of care that supports a continuum of effective alcohol and other drug services. Add To Favorites

Online Substance Abuse Treatment
Offers a 10-week online program led by addiction counselors that meets three times a week in group meetings and provides real time participation via live audio and video. Add To Favorites

Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another's anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions. Unlike other organizations, OA is not just about weight loss, obesity or diets; it addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. To address weight loss, OA encourages members to develop a food plan with a health care professional and a sponsor. Add To Favorites

Oxford House
Oxford House is a concept in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. In its simplest form, an Oxford House describes a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free home. Parallel to this concept lies the organizational structure of Oxford House, Inc. This publicly supported, non-profit 501(c)3 corporation is the umbrella organization which provides the network connecting all Oxford Houses and allocates resources to duplicate the Oxford House concept where needs arise. Add To Favorites

Partners for Recovery
Facilitates communication and resource-sharing for organizations and groups that help individuals and families achieve and maintain recovery. The site features news and documents on recovery, collaboration, stigma reduction, workforce development and leadership development. Examples of resources available: a Know Your Rights brochure for people in treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug problems; presentations on challenges and issues facing the addictions treatment workforce; papers on developing leadership within the addiction treatment field; and state and federal resources on developing recovery-oriented systems of care. The Web site also invites those working on recovery, stigma reduction, workforce development and leadership development issues to share information about these activities so they can be made available more broadly through the site. Add To Favorites

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America (PDFA) is a non-profit coalition of professionals from the communications industry. Through its national drug-education advertising campaign and other forms of media communication, the Partnership exists to help kids and teens reject substance abuse by influencing attitudes through persuasive information. Add To Favorites

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
Represents the country’s leading pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, and more productive lives. Add To Favorites

Project GHB
Serves as a source of vital communication as more information about Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate comes to light. GBH drugs include Ecstasy (MDMA) & Ketamine (Special K). The site serves as a forum for victims & their families of rape, overdose & addiction to share their stories and forewarn others. Add To Favorites

Quit Smokeless
Information and support for smokeless tobacco users. Add To Favorites

Quit Smoking Online.com
Provides a free 10-day online course on how to quit smoking cigarettes. Add To Favorites

QuitNet
QuitNet is a program of Axia. Axia is in the business of helping people live healthier lives through making positive lifestyle changes and accomplishing goals they never thought possible. Add To Favorites

RAND - Drug Policy Research Center
Conducts research to help community leaders and public officials develop more effective ways of dealing with drug problems. In doing so, the DPRC brings an objective, pragmatic perspective to this often emotional and fractious policy arena. The Center's goal is to provide a firm, empirical foundation on which sound policies can be built. Add To Favorites

RAND - Drug Policy Research Center
Conducts research to help community leaders and public officials develop more effective ways of dealing with drug problems. In doing so, the DPRC brings an objective, pragmatic perspective to this often emotional and fractious policy arena. The Center's goal is to provide a firm, empirical foundation on which sound policies can be built. Add To Favorites

Recovery Connection
Provides a free 24/7 national helpline to assist people or their loved ones seek help and find detox, drug addiction or alcoholism treatment. Add To Favorites

Remove Intoxicated Drivers
Seeks to deter impaired driving, and teen binge-drinking that often leads to intense trauma for all concerned. Add To Favorites

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
A philanthropic foundation that supports training, education, research and projects that demonstrate effective ways to deliver health services, especially for the most vulnerable among us. Add To Favorites

SAMHSA’s 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 has developed this resource to help people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities. Add To Favorites

Secular Organizations For Sobriety (SOS)
An alternative recovery method for those alcoholics or drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of widely available 12-Step programs. SOS takes a reasonable, secular approach to recovery and maintains that sobriety is a separate issue from religion or spirituality. Add To Favorites

SMART Recovery
SMART offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities. SMART is an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Add To Favorites

Smokefree.gov
Provides an online step-by-step cessation guide; local and state telephone quitlines; National Cancer Institute's national telephone quitline and instant messaging services and publications which can be downloaded, printed or ordered. Add To Favorites

Sober Nexus
Provides a search tool for sober living homes, drug rehabilitation facilities and addiction treatment services such as intervention, detox centers, and residential and outpatient substance abuse programs. Add To Favorites

Sober.com
Serves the needs of the addiction recovery industry and people seeking products or treatment services related to alcohol and drug rehab programs, detoxification, eating disorders treatment, mental health care services and dual diagnosis rehabilitation and recovery. Add To Favorites

Society for Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Effectiveness
A voluntary and informal network of researchers, evaluators, providers, and policymakers interested in pooling their knowledge and resources to improve the field. Add To Favorites

Stop Underage Drinking
Comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue. People interested in underage drinking prevention—including parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth. Add To Favorites

Street Drugs
Street Drugs is a Web site containing information, publications, pictures and separate links about drug abuse. The three links are for law enforcement officers, teachers, parents as wells as students. Add To Favorites

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Offers legislative information, mental health services, addiction treatment, prevention, statistics and data, workplace resources and policy issues. Add To Favorites

    Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
    (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use, to prevent underage alcohol and tobacco use, and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances. Add To Favorites

    Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
    Promotes the quality and availability of community-based substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families who need them. CSAT works with States and community-based groups to improve and expand existing substance abuse treatment services under the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant Program. CSAT also supports SAMHSA’s free treatment referral service to link people with the community-based substance abuse services they need. Add To Favorites

    Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
    Lists private and public facilities that are licensed, certified, or otherwise approved for inclusion by their State substance abuse agency, treatment facilities administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Department of Defense. Add To Favorites

    Veteran Resources
    Offers returning veterans and their families help in finding mental health and substance abuse services and information, along with resources for military families coping with trauma. Add To Favorites

Talking With Your Kids
Talking With Kids About Tough Issues is a national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to talk with their children earlier and more often about tough issues like sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, alcohol, and drug abuse. Add To Favorites

Teen Health
Offers articles in the categories of body, mind, sexual health, food and fitness, drugs and alcohol, diseases and conditions, school and work, and staying safe. Add To Favorites

Tobacco Free Kids
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America's youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The Campaign is one of the nation's largest non-governmental initiatives ever launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke. Add To Favorites

Tobacco Free U
Works on college campuses to prevent starting, promote quitting, prevent exposure to secondhand smoke, and utlimately create tobacco-free campuses across the country. Add To Favorites

Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium
Provides individualized technical assistance, customized trainings, and a variety of tools and products, to help clients succeed in their tobacco control efforts. Add To Favorites

Tobacco.org
Offers a free resource center focusing on tobacco and smoking issues. Features tobacco news, information, assistance for smokers trying to quit, alerts on tobacco control issues, and open consideration of all aspects of the spectrum of issues concerning tobacco, nicotine, cigarettes and cigars. Add To Favorites

Too Smart to Start
Helps youth, families, educators and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems. It provides useful programs and strategies, downloadable materials, interactive games and exercises, and other resources to support you in responding to The Surgeon General's Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking. Add To Favorites

Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities
A membership association representing over 220 programs across the United States that are dedicated to the professional delivery of assessment and case management services to substance involved criminal justice and court populations. Add To Favorites

US NO DRUGS.com
Narcanon of Southern California provides this service for drug abusers and addicts, including information, advice and referrals state-by-state to treatment facilities and counseling. Add To Favorites

Women for Sobriety
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. Add To Favorites

World Health Organization - Program on Substance Abuse
Offers information pertaining to psychoactive substance use and abuse, as well as the World Health Organization's projects and activities in the areas of substance use and substance dependence. Add To Favorites