Judge Peggy Fulton Hora (Ret.)
Superior Court, State of California

   

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12 Life in Recovery
http://www.12stepmag.com
A new 12-step magazine

AA World Services
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
Home page of AA General Services Office

Addiction Science Research and Education Center
http://www.utexas.edu/research/asrec/
Latest research findings written by scientists for the lay public

Addiction Technology transfer Centers (ATTC)
http://nattc.org/
13 regional centers providing current treatment information

Addiction Treatment Forum
http://www.atforum.com
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
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org
Alcoholics recovery program

Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH)
http://etoh.niaaa.nih.gov
Portal to support researchers and practitioners searching for information related to alcohol research.

Alcohol and Drug Services
http://www.adsyes.com
Private, non-profit agency providing substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment services to residents of Guilford County N.C. and surrounding areas.

Alcohol Doctor
http://www.AlcoholMD.com
Provides on-line medical information about alcoholism

Alcohol Policy Information System
http://www.alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov
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
http://www.cspinet.org
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
http://www.andornot.com/trauma
Contains references to publications about alcoholism

Alcohol Studies Database
http://www.scc.rutgers.edu/alcohol_studies
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
http://www.aaap.org
Information on the field of Addiction Psychiatry

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org
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
http://www.familydoctor.org
Basic Family Health information

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org
Child health information covering everything from immunization and obesity to breastfeeding and injury prevention.

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
http://www.aatod.org
Methadone and other medications advocacy group

American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
http://www.avanet.org/legalservices/colap
Clearinghouse on impaired-lawyer issues

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Substance Abuse
http://www.abanet.org/subabuse
Standing committee that adopts policies on substance abuse for the ABA

American Civil Liberties Union Drug Policy Litigation Project
http://www.aclu.org
Provides legal support for drug reform efforts

American Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.org
Substance abuse prevention and education agency

American Council on Alcoholism
http://www.aca-usa.org
A public education group about alcoholism

American Foundation for Addiction Research (AFAR)
http://www.addictionresearch.com
AFAR is dedicated to fostering scientific research, understanding, and disseminating the knowledge of the causes and nature of addictive disorders

American Medical Association (AMA)
http://www.ama-assn.org
uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

American Psychological Association (APA)
http://www.apa.org
scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
http://www.asam.org
Increase access to and improve the quality of addictions treatment.

American University Justice Programs, Drug Court Clearinghouse (DCC)
http://www.american.edu/justice
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.

Anonymous One
http://www.anonymousone.com
“A recovery resource like no other”

Anonymously Yours Bookstore
http://ay12steps.com
Recovery bookstore and gift shop

Arizona Prevention Resource Center (APRC)
http://www.azprevention.org
APRC provides technical assistance, training and resources to prevention efforts throughout Arizona.

Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program
http://www.adam-nij.net
Program tracks trends in the prevalence and types of drug use among booked arrestees in urban areas

Australian Drug Courts
http://www.aic.gov.au/research/drugs/context/courts.html
Home page of the Australian Institute of Criminology

BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
http://www.bacchusgamma.org
Peer education on ATOD

Basis on Line
http://www.basisonline.org
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
http://www.brad21.org
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
http://www.baddcentral.com
to reduce the incidence of drunk driving and its consequences through promotion and awareness.

Bill Nye the Science Guy (Episode 34--The Brain)
http://nyelabs.com
Fun Web site for scientific issues

Blueprints for Violence Prevention: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints
the Blueprints Initiative sets a standard for implementing exemplary, research-based violence and drug programs and for implementing these programs with fidelity to the models.

Brain Science, Addiction and Drugs
http://www.foresight.gov.uk
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.

Brainplace
http://www.brainplace.com
All you ever wanted to know about the brain

Buprenorphine
http://www.buprenorphine.samhsa.gov
Buprenorphine is an opioid treatment medication approved by the FDA.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/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
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
Part of the U.S. government, the Department of Justice (DOJ) provides criminal justice statistics.

California Association of Drug Court Professionals (CADCP)
http://www.cadcp.org
Home page of CADCP, a voluntary state organization for drug court professionals

California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
http://www.adp.state.ca.us
Leading California's strategy to reduce alcohol and other drug problems by developing, administering, and supporting prevention and treatment programs.

California Drug Court Project
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/drugcourts
Home page of the California Drug Court Project, located in the Administrative Office of the Courts

California Narcotics Officers’ Association/California Department of Justice
http://www.stopdrugs.org
Information on illegal drugs from narcotics officers

California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
http://www.csam-asam.org
Home page of physicians dedicated to improving treatment of alcoholism and other addictions

California Women’s Commission on Addictions (CWCA)
http://www.cf1.org/CWCA/launch.htm
The CWCA is a statewide, grassroots organization dedicated to recovery.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
http://ccsa.ca
A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs

Caron Foundation
http://www.caron.org
Home page of addiction treatment center

Center for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
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)
http://www.samhsa.gov/centers/csap/csap.html
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)
http://www.cesar.umd.edu
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)
http://www.samhsa.gov/csat
CSAT is a division of SAMHSA


Center for Treatment Research on Adolescent Drug Abuse (CTRADA)
http://med.miami.edu/ctrada/
The University of Miami's CTRADA was established to conduct psychosocial treatment research on adolescent drug abuse, from treatment development to mechanisms, evaluation, and dissemination.

Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth
http://camy.org
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)
http://www.camh.net
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)
http://www.tresearch.org/centers/ceica.htm
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

Check Yourself
http://www.checkyourself.org
Web site for teens to determine consequences of their drug use

Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
http://www.cwla.org
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)
http://www.coaf.org
National non-profit organization that provides a range of educational materials and services on parental substance abuse

The Children’s Place
http://www.thechildrensplaceprogram.org
Programs for children living in alcoholic/addict homes

Civic Research Institute
www.civicresearchinstitute.com
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.

Codependents Anonymous
http://www.codependents.org
Self-help, 12-step organization to develop healthy relations

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)
http://www.cadca.org
CADCA is a membership organization of more than 5,000 anti-drug coalitions.

Community Tool Box
http://ctb.lsi.ukans.edu
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.

Cool Spot
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/
Alcohol education for middle school children

Cornell University Medical College
http://neuro.med.cornell.edu
Neuroscience Web page of Cornell Medical College

Crystal Methamphetamine Anonymous
http://www.crystalmeth.org
12-step for meth addicts

CSAP’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
http://www.fascenter.samhsa.gov
Provides resources and information on FAS to expand the knowledge base and promote best practices

CSAT Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs)
http://www.treatment.org/taps
Treatment Improvement Exchange TAP information

CSAT Treatment Improvement Protocols (TIPs)
http://www.treatment.org/externals/tips.html
Treatment Improvement Exchange TIP information

Dads and Mad Moms Against Drug Dealers
http://www.dammadd.org
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
http://www.dana.org/brainweb
Information on the brain relating to various conditions

Davidson County (TN) Drug Court
http://drugcourt.nashville.gov/portal/page/portal/drugCourt/home/
The website of one of the most developed drug courts in the US

Debtors Anonymous
http://www.debtorsanonymous.org
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
http://www.dui.com
“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  
http://www.drugcourtworks.com/
Authorized vendor for National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) and    National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) gear.

Drug Court Program Office (DCPO)
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/dcpo
Home page for the Drug Court Program Office, a division of the DOJ

Drug Court Technology
http://www.drugcourttech.org
an online forum offering tools and information for drug court practitioners who are creating computer applications for their courts.

Drug Early Warning System (DEWS)
http://www.dewsonline.org
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
http://ojjdp.ncjrs.org/dfcs
An anti-drug program Web site for community coalitions

Drug Policy Alliance
http://www.drugpolicy.org
A harm reduction organization

Drug Policy Research Center, RAND  
www.rand.org/multi/dprc
Drug policy think tank and trends. They produce well-researched reports.

Drugscope DrugData Database
http://www.drugscope.org.uk/library
DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs

Drug Strategies
http://www.drugstrategies.org
Non-profit research institution that promotes alternative approaches to the nation’s drug problem

DSM IV
http://www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/d4class.htm
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous
http://www.swiftsite.com/mft/dda120.htm
A 12-step program for people with co-occurring mental health disorders

Dual Recovery Anonymous
http://draonline.org
An independent, 12-step, self-help organization for people with a dual diagnosis

Employee Assistance Professionals Association
http://www.eapassn.org
An international association to expand access to treatment for people supported by Employee Assistance Professionals

Ensuring Solutions
http://www.ensuringsolutions.org
Research to encourage employers, policymakers, and concerned citizens to support treatment for alcoholism

European Gateway on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictions
http://www.elisad.uni-bremen.de
Elisad - European Association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and other Drugs

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Addiction
http://www.emcdda.eu.int
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
http://www.facesandvoicesofrecovery.org
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
http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/legalissues/
The Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit is a research unit dedicated to the prevention, intervention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE). Our main goals are to conduct research


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Database
http://www.fascenter.samhsa.gov/search
SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Search site

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Center for Excellence
http://www.fascenter.samhsa.gov/
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
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/aboutniaaa/interagency

Gam-Anon
http://www.gam-anon.org
Assistance with problem gambling

Gamblers Anonymous
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org
Self-help, 12-step group for compulsive gamblers

Gateway Recovery Center (GRC)
http://gatewayrecovery.org/recovery_home/index.htm
A Montana treatment program with an excellent Web site

GHB information
http://www.projectghb.org
Information on the drug GHB, also known as liquid ecstasy, cherry meth, etc.

Girls Study Group
http://girlsstudygroup.rti.org/
Study of female juvenile offenders

Guide to Evidence-Based Practices on the Web
http://www.samhsa.gov/ebpwebguide/index.asp
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
http://www.hawaiimethproject.org
A prevention program aimed at significantly reducing first-time meth use through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.

Hazelden
http://www.hazelden.org
Publisher of books on recovery

Healthy Nations Initiative
http://www.uchsc.edu/ai/hni
University of Colorado Health Science Center

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
http://www.edc.org/hec
U.S. Department of Education Web site for drug and alcohol prevention

Indian Health Services
http://www.ihs.gov/medicalprograms/alcohol
Public Health Service for American Indians’ alcoholism

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)
http://www.drugs.indiana.edu
Indiana clearinghouse for prevention, technical assistance, and information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs

Institute on Behavioral Research
http://www.ibr.tcu.edu
To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of programs for reducing drug abuse and related
problem

International Association of Drug Court Professionals
http://www.iadtc.law.ecu.edu.au/
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
http://www.realjustice.org
A restorative justice Web site

Johnson Institute Foundation
http://www.jifoundation.org
Improving the public’s understanding of addiction as a treatable illness

Join Together On-Line
http://www.jointogether.org
Information Web site on reducing substance abuse and gun violence

Judges Leadership Initiative
http://consensusproject.org/jli/
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
http://www.kci.org
This website provides information about the methamphetamine crisis.

Latino Behavioral Health Institute
http://www.lbhi.org
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
http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu
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)
http://www.lac.org
LAC fights discrimination against people with histories of addiction, AIDS, and criminal records and advocates for sound public policies in these areas.

LifeRing Recovery
http://www.unhooked.com
A secular, 12-step recovery program

Living Cyber
http://www.livingcyber.org
AA on line, with chat rooms

Manisses Communication Group, Inc.
http://www.manisses.com
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
http://www.marininstitute.org
Reduction of alcohol problems through environmental prevention

MedWeb
http://www.medweb.emory.edu/medweb
Emory University MedWeb
MedWeb is a catalog of biomedical and health-related Web sites maintained by Emory University.

Meth Action Clearinghouse
http://snipurl.com/tl2x
This website has results of research and surveys, updates on federal legislation and advocacy, new releases, and other resources.

Methamphetamine Campaign
http://www.stopdrugs.org
Information on methamphetamine

Meth Information and Resource Center
http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/DrugIssue/MethResources/default.html
FAQs for teens, young adults, parents and the community


Methamphetamine Lab Locator
http://www.methvalley.com/graphics/locator.html
Find out where labs have been busted on an interactive map.

Methamphetamine Treatment Project (MTP)
http://www.methamphetamine.org
MTP is a multi-site initiative to study the treatment of methamphetamine dependence.

Metropolitan Atlanta Council on Alcohol and Drugs (MACAD)
http://www.macad.org
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs is a substance abuse prevention and education agency.

Miami Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Community
http://www.miamicoalition.org
Miami and Dade counties community strategy site related to social issues

Miami Drug Court
http://www.miamidrugcourt.com
Home page of the country’s first drug court

Monitoring the Future Study, University of Michigan
http://www.isr.umich.edu/src/mtf
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)
http://www.madd.org
A non-profit organization that focuses on the effects of drunk driving and underage drinking and supports those who are victims of those crimes

Mothers Against Methamphetamine
http://www.mamasite.net
A faith-based program for meth addicted pregnant and parenting women

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
http://www.na.org
Self-help, 12-step site for addicts

National Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (NATTC)
http://www.nattc.org
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
http://advocatesforpregnantwomen.org
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
http://www.naadpc.org/   
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
http://www.natlalliance.org
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
http://www.napafasa.org
Addressing AOD issues among Asian-Pacific Americans

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACOA)
http://www.nacoa.org/NewSearch.aspx
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
http://www.whitebison.org/nanacoa
Services for the Native American community

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
http://www.naatp.org
Represents almost 200 not-for-profit and for-profit treatment providers

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
http://www.naadac.org
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)
http://www.nadcp.org
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
http://www.nasadad.org
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
http://www.nbacinc.org
Prevention and treatment of black alcoholism and alcohol abuse


National Center for State Courts (NCSC)
http://www.ncsconline.org
The NCSC is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of justice.

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)
http://www.casacolumbia.org
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
http://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov/
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)
http://www.health.org
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
http://www.health.org/multicul
Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate materials and resources to prevent or reduce substance abuse.

National Commission Against Drunk Driving
http://www.ncadd.com
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
http://www.ncsl.org
Collects data on substance abuse parity laws

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
http://www.nccbh.org
Trade association of mental health and substance abuse providers

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
http://www.ncadd.org
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)
http://www.ncjrs.org
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)
http://www.NDCI.org
Promoting education, research, and scholarships for drug courts and other court-based intervention programs

National Drug Strategy Network (NDSN)
www.ndsn.org
News stories, journal articles, research, legislation and regulations in support of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation

National Evaluation Data and Technical Assistance Center
http://neds.calib.com/index.cfm
To increase scientifically-based analyses that answer vital questions in the substance abuse treatment field

National Families in Action
http://www.nationalfamilies.org
Their mission is to help families and communities prevent drug use among children by promoting policies based on science.

National GAINS Center
www.gainscenter.samhsa.gov
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)
http://nhic-nt.health.org
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)
http://www.hispanicscience.org
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
http://www.samhsa.gov/oas/p0000016.htm
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)
http://www.inhalants.org
NIPC is a public/private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under- publicized problem of inhalant use.

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov
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)
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov
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)
http://www.nida.nih.gov
NIDA‘s mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

NIDA Club Drugs
http://www.clubdrugs.org
Information on drugs used by young adults at all-night dance parties

NIDA Marijuana
http://www.marijuana-info.org
Resources regarding marijuana use, its effects, and treatment

NIDA Steroids
http://www.steroidabuse.org
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)
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/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)
http://www.nih.gov
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)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
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)
http://www.nmha.org
NMHA fights the stigma surrounding substance abuse and mental health. It is the country’s oldest

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
http://www.nofas.org
Information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/index.htm
A searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.

National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
http://www.uwstout.edu/solutions/ces/ruralaoda/
A forum for rural AOD professionals to exchange information

National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
http://www.theantidrug.com
and
http://www.mediacampaign.org
A multi-lingual prevention Web site

Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment
http://www.niatx.net/
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
http://www.nltc.com
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
http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/drugcrt
Home page for one of Australia’s drug courts

Neuroscience for Kids
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
Neuroscience for Kids is for all students and teachers who would like to learn more about the nervous system.

Neurosciences on the Internet
http://www.neuroguide.com
A searchable and browsable index of neuroscience resources available on the Internet

Office of Justice Programs Drug Court Clearinghouse
www.american.edu/spa/justice/drugcourts.html
Planning, implementing, managing and evaluating drug court programs

Office of Juvenlile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
www.ojjdp.org
Facts and figures on juvenile delinquency, publications, and self-help email.

Office of Perinatal Substance Abuse, State of California (OPSA)
http://www.adp.cahwnet.gov/perinatal/perinatal.shtml
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)
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs
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
http://www.otherbar.org
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.

Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.overeatersanonymous.org
Self-help, 12-step site for compulsive overeaters

Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC)
http://www.attc.ucsd.edu
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
http://www.painandchemicaldependency.org
Site for a series of conferences on pain and chemical dependency

Partners for Substance Abuse Prevention
http://www.samhsa.gov/preventionpartners
A virtual meeting place for those involved in substance abuse prevention

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
http://www.drugfreeamerica.org
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
http://www.prevent.org
Provides employers with evidence-based information on employee health and productivity and how to address AOD use

Physicians and Lawyers for National Drug Policy
http://www.plndp.org
Provides a non-partisan platform for expressing and disseminating informed, evidence-based professional opinion on policies and practices relating to substance abuse.

Project Cork Database
http://www.projectcork.org/database_search
The CORK database includes over 51,000 items on substance abuse, indexed by over 400 terms.

Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database
http://www.ncptsd.org/publications/pilots
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)
http://www.quitnet.org
Information on how to quit smoking

Rational Recovery
http://www.rational.org
“Alternative” self-help group based on “Rational Emotive Therapy”

Rebecca Project
http://rebeccaproject.org/aboutus.php
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.

Recovery Chat
http://www.recoverychat.com
An online chat room for recovering people or those whom they affect

Recovery Emporium
http://www.recoveryemporium.com
Providing AA and 12-step group members with resources, links, feature articles, automated daily readings, medallions, and gift items

Research Institute on Addiction (RIA)
http://www.ria.org
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)
http://www.rwjf.org
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
http://www.sanon.org
Self-help, 12-step group for people affected by someone’s sex-addicted behavior

San Francisco Medical Society
http://www.sfms.org
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
http://www.sbirt.samhsa.gov/
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
www.search-institute.org
Practical strategies for identifying and building developmental assets in the community for children and teens

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
http://www.secularhumanism.org/sos
“Alternative” self-help group based on “secular humanism”

Sex Addicts Anonymous
http://www.saa-recovery.org
Self-help, 12-step program for sex addicts

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
http://www.slaafws.org
Self-help, 12-step program for sex/love addicts

Sexaholics Anonymous
http://www.sa.org
Self-help, 12-step program for sexaholics

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
http://www.sca-recovery.org
Self-help, 12-step program for sexual compulsives

Smoke-Free Families
http://www.smokefreefamilies.org
A national program working to identify and disseminate evidence-based approaches to improving smoking cessation rates during pregnancy

The Smokers Quitline
http://www.quitnet.org
Information on how to quit smoking

Smoking and Health Database
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/search
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
http://www.sobercity.com
A virtual online community to support people suffering from alcoholism and addiction

Sober Dykes
http://www.soberdykes.org
Recovery page for lesbians

Sober Housing
http://www.soberhouses.com
A national directory of sober housing

Sober Living/Sober Clubs
http://www.clubsoba.com
A network of sober living and sober clubbing sites.

Society for Neuroscience Education Program
http://www.sfn.org
World‘s largest organization of scientists and physicians dedicated to understanding the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system

Society for Neuroscience Brain Briefings
http://www.sfn.org/briefings
Information on neuroscience for the lay audience

Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
http://www.preventionresearch.org
The Society for Prevention Research seeks to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research.

Stop Impaired Driving (NHTSA)
www.stopimpaireddriving.org
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website on impaired driving

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
http://www.saddonline.com
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
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/SAMHDA
Access to substance abuse and mental health research data

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov
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
http://www.drugabusestatistics.samhsa.gov
Provides the latest national data on alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse

SAMHSA FAS Prevention
http://prevention.samhsa.gov/faspartners
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome prevention materials

SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices
http://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov
A searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.

SAMHSA Prevention On-Line
http://www.samhsa.gov/centers/clearinghouse/clearinghouses.html
SAMHSA information clearinghouses links

SAMHSA Prevention Pathways
http://preventionpathways.samhsa.gov
Information on prevention programs, program implementation, evaluation technical assistance, on-line courses, and a wealth of other prevention resources

SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Locater
http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov
Find the right drug abuse treatment program or alcohol abuse treatment program.

Substance Abuse Forum
http://www.medhelp.org/forums/addiction/wwwboard.html
A question and answer room “staffed” by addiction doctors

Substance Abuse and Information Database (SAID)
http://said.dol.gov
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
http://www.torontodrugtreatmentcourt.ca
Toronto’s home page for drug court

Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC)
http://www.tasc-il.org
TASC is a not-for-profit Illinois agency that specializes in social service delivery and technology.

Treatment Improvement Exchange
http://www.treatment.org
Funded by CSAT and SAMHSA to provide access to Treatment Improvement Protocols and Technical Assistance Protocols

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts
http://www.tribal-institute.org/lists/drug_court.htm

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
http://www.unodc.org
UNODC works to educate the world about the dangers of drug abuse.

University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Abuse Program (ISAP)
http://www.uclaisap.org
ISAP coordinates substance abuse research and treatment under the authority of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital (NPI&H).

Web of Addictions
http://www.well.com/user/woa
The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions.

Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction
http://www.ucsf.edu/cnba
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.

White Bison
http://www.whitebison.org/prisons/
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)
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation‘s drug control program.

Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources
http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/wch
Develops, produces, and disseminates educational materials, offers prevention services, and provides information throughout Wisconsin

Wisconsin/Michigan State Brain Collections
http://www.neurophys.wisc.edu/www/neurosci.html
Links to other Neuroscience Resource Web sites

Women for Sobriety, Inc.
http://www.womenforsobriety.org
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions

Women in Recovery
http://www.womeninrecovery.com
Home page of a residential recovery home for women