Substance Use and Drug Policy
- Addiction Treatment Forum
Includes articles from Issues Forum, news, events and information, and links.
Following the steps, traditions, and concepts of Alcoholics Anonymous, Alateen is an alcohol recovery program for young people, while Al-Anon's purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Site in English, French, and Spanish.
- Alcoholics Anonymous
(AA) An informal society of more than 2 million recovered alcoholics in the United States, Canada, and other countries. Site in English, French, and Spanish.
- Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies
At Brown University. Information on training, research, plus links and medical resources.
- Harm Reduction Coalition
(HRC) Committed to reducing drug-related harm among individuals and communities by initiating and promoting local, regional, and national harm reduction education, interventions, and community organizing.
- Narcotics Anonymous
(NA) Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 28,000 weekly meetings in 113 countries. Sites also exist for Cocaine Anonymous, Crystal Meth Anonymous, and Marijuana Anonymous
- National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
(NCADI) The world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA.)
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
(NIAAA) One of the National Institutes of Health, with information on publications, research programs, and alcohol-related FAQs.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
(NIDA) One of the National Institutes of Health, features information on drugs of abuse, drug-related legislation, and more.
Site includes materials designed to help drug users reduce the risks related to their drug use, and to help those working or living with them to give better advice.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission is focused on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA is one of the federal funders of AIDS service organizations in the U.S.