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National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse

We connect science with policy and practice to better the lives of all people impacted by substance use and addiction.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse is a national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Founded in 1992 by former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, Joseph A. Califano, Jr, our interdisciplinary experts collaborate with others to promote effective policies and practices. We conduct and synthesize research, inform and guide the public, evaluate and improve healthcare, and analyze and recommend policies on substance use and addiction.  

Addiction, Prevention, Recovery-Treatment Library, Science, Policy
Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions Addiction, Recovery-Treatment Assessment Instruments, Research, Professionals, Trials
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Addiction Publications, Research, Grants, Alcoholism
National Institute of Drug Abuse

Learn the facts about the most commonly abused drugs. Each drug page includes a brief overview, street and clinical names, the effects of the drug on the brain and body, statistics and trends, and relevant publications and articles written by NIDA researchers and scientists.  Publications

Addiction All Drugs, Publications
Educate Before you Medicate

One of the original patient safety coalitions, NCPIE has been working to advance the safe, appropriate use of medicines through enhanced communication since 1982.

Prevention Toolkits, Educators, Parents
EDC

New skills and knowledge can spark a lifetime of change. Every day, EDC’s programs in education, health, and economic development deliver life-changing opportunities to those who need them most.  
From professional development materials for teachers to research reports for policymakers, EDC has produced hundreds of useful, innovative resources. This library contains a selection of some of our materials, including:  Apps, Books, Curricula, Digital games, Reports/studies/white papers, Resource libraries, Toolkits ...

 

Resources Research Projects
NASADAD- National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) is a private, not-for-profit educational, scientific, and informational organization. The Association was originally incorporated in 1971 to serve State Drug Agency Directors, and then in 1978 the membership was expanded to include State Alcoholism Agency Directors.

Resources National, State, Statistics
Generation Rx

The mission of Generation Rx is to educate people of all ages about the potential dangers of misusing prescription medications. In doing so, we strive to enhance medication safety among our youth, college students, other adults in our communities, and seniors. Prescription medications can help us live longer and healthier lives, but any medication has the potential to do harm – especially when misused.

Prevention Ohio State, Cardinal Health Foundation, Educational Programs
Dose of Reality

Linda presents to Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, and the Military about the consequences of drug use and underage drinking.  She shares age appropriate information and  stories.

Prevention Maine, Education Program
National Association of Drug Court Professionals

Drug Court Works it Transforms Lives.

Community Resources
Mayo Clinic Addiction Research, Education, Professionals
Office of National Drug Control Policy Resources Grants, Policy, Research
Americcan Society of Addiction Medicine

ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional society representing over 4,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

Addiction Advocacy, Education, Professionals
Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain Drugs, Resources Interactive, Youth, Parents, All Drugs
Talk Before You Take

“Talk Before You Take”—a simple message that conveys the importance of talking about the benefits and risks of prescribed medications before a prescription is written and filled.  

Drugs, Resources Healthcare Providers, Patients
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