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1 British Columbia Ministry of Health - Mental Health and Addictions
Link: http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/mhd/
Description: Provincial strategies and initiatives for depression, anxiety disorders, mental health literacy, and addictions can be located on this site.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
2 Centre for Evaluation and Information on Pharmacodependence (CEIP)
Link: http://www.pharmacologie.u-bordeaux2.fr/en/pharmacodependance/index.htm
Description: The Centre for Evaluation and Information on Pharmacodependence (CEIP) of Bordeaux was created in 1990. It undertakes for the Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits de Santé (Afssaps: 1) The evaluation of cases of abuse and drug dependence including medicines as well as all other psychoactive substances; and 2) The provision of information to healthcare professionals as well as those from other domains.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
3 Health Canada - Drug Strategy and Controlled Substances Programme
Link: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hecs-dgsesc/dscsp-psasc/index-eng.php
Description: The Drug Strategy and Controlled Substances Programme (DSCSP) manages the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and its Regulations and plays the lead federal role in the coordination and implementation of Canada’s Drug Strategy. A programme of the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Division of Health Canada.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
4 Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Tobacco Control Strategy
Link: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/substan/tobac-tabac/index-eng.php
Description: A part of the larger Tobacco Control Program for Canada and aimed at non-traditional use of tobacco. It is run by staff at Health Canada and is guided by a First Nations and Inuit Advisory Circle.
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: Government Agencies - International
5 Health Canada - Tobacco Control Programme
Link: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/branch-dirgen/hecs-dgsesc/tcp-plct/index-eng.php
Description: Develops strategies and policies, disseminates information, and monitors regulations designed to reduce disease and death caused by tobacco smoking in Canada.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Government Agencies - International
6 Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD)
Link: http://www.cicad.oas.org/
Description: An agency of the Organization of American States (OAS) that serves to foster multilateral cooperation to reduce the production, trafficking and use and abuse of drugs in the Americas.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
7 International Network of Drug Dependence Treatment and Rehabiliation Resource Centres (Treatnet)
Link: http://www.unodc.org/treatment/index.html
Description: Created by United Nations Office on Drug Control (UNODC) to promote and support evidence-based and ethical treatment policies worldwide. Treatnet promotes diversified, effective and quality drug dependence treatment and rehabilitation services, including HIV/AIDS prevention and care. It is working to remove barriers to low-cost, effective and evidence-based drug treatment services in developing countries. Treatnet is being implemented for a period of three years (2009-2011) in drug treatment resource centers in 26 countries in 5 regions. The strategy to achieve these goals includes Advocacy, Capacity building and Service improvement. Publishes brochures in multiple languages; publishes toolkits, training package. The Library page is at http://www.unodc.org/treatment/en/publications.html
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment
Categories: Treatment | Government Agencies - International
8 National Drugs Sector Information Service: Alcohol and Drug Information Links
Link: http://ndsis.adca.org.au/research-tools/alcohol-and-drug-info-links
Description: A collection of online databases and catalogs, including those in Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, the UK, and the US.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - International
9 National Treatment Agency (NTA) (England)
Link: http://www.nta.nhs.uk/
Description: Government health authority for drug abuse treatment in England.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
10 Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies, Inc. (NADA) (Australia)
Link: http://www.nada.org.au/
Description: NADA is the peak organisation for the alcohol and drug non-government sector throughout New South Wales and is funded by NSW Health. NADA membership comprises over 100 agencies ranging from small Health funded counselling and education services to the large Charities. Workforce development is one focus area within NADA. The website includes a directory of member agencies.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International | Treatment
11 Resources Exist for Networking and Training (RENT)
Link: http://www.housingworkers.ca/
Description: RENT is a network of housing workers funded through the Canadian federal Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative. RENT provides training workshops that focus on specific client populations, income supports, landlord/tenant issues, mental health and addictions, and immigration and refugee issues. It also offers networking sessions, practical resources and an online discussion forum.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International | Organizations and Advocacy | Training and Education
12 Trimbos-Institute (The Netherlands)
Link: http://www.trimbos.nl/default2.html
Description: Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction. Utrecht. Merger of the Netherlands Institute for Alcohol and Drugs (NAID) and the Netherlands Centre of Mental Health Care.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International | Government Agencies - International
13 United Kingdom Home Office -- Drugs
Link: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/drugs
Description: The Home Office drives delivery of the Drug Strategy at Ministerial and official level in the United Kingdom. Departments include misuse of drugs, drug strategy, drug forms and licensing, drugs and crime.
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
14 United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime (UNODC)
Link: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/index.html
Description: UNODC consists of the United Nations International Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) and the United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention (CICP). Headquarters are in Vienna. Annual publication, "World Drug Report."
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Categories: Government Agencies - International
15 World Health Organization -- Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/en/
Description: World Health Organization (WHO) website containing information about WHO's projects and activities regarding prevention, harm reduction and assessment of psychoactive substance use and dependence.
Subjects: Harm reduction
Categories: Government Agencies - International
16 World Health Organization. Tobacco Free Initiative
Link: http://www.who.int/tobacco/en/
Description: Established in 1998 to focus international attention, resources and action on the global tobacco epidemic.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Government Agencies - International