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1 Aboriginal Youth Network
Link: http://www.ayn.ca
Description: This Canadian national network is operated for and by aboriginal youth, ages 12-29. The Health Centre, which can be entered from the main page, covers topics such as abuse, addiction, eating disorders, mental health, and suicide, and includes basic facts, games, quizzes, and links. There is a Get the Facts section with excerpts from statistical reports.
Subjects:
Categories: Information Resources
2 ADAI Clearinghouse
Link: http://adaiclearinghouse.org
Description: The ADAI Clearinghouse is the RADAR center for Washington State, and provides free materials about alcohol and drugs to prevention organizations, schools, and community groups. Supported by the NW HIDTA and the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute.
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Categories: Information Resources | Washington State
3 AddictionInfo.org
Link: http://www.addictioninfo.org/
Description: AddictionInfo brings together the most current and progressive thinking in the field of alternative drug, alcohol and other behavioral addictions. Current research and clinical trials continue to uncover new and effective, research-based, non-12-step treatment options. It includes over 3,200 useful and practical articles, written by world-class authors on the cutting edge of their profession, plus current addiction news stories. These articles communicate addiction information in a succinct manner that makes it easier for the reader to understand.
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Categories: Information Resources | Blog | Recovery Resources
4 Alberta Gaming Research Institute
Link: http://www.abgaminginstitute.ualberta.ca/index.cfm
Description: The Alberta Gaming Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gaming and gambling in the Province of Alberta. Library resources include bibliographies, conference proceedings, journal titles and reference sources.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Information Resources
5 Alcohol, Temperance & Prohibition [Digital Library]
Link: http://dl.lib.brown.edu/temperance/
Description: (Brown University). Digital collection which includes a host of primary documents on Temperance from the past several centuries, including broadsides, sheet music, and government publications. These items will be of great interest to anyone interested in the history of alcoholism, and how various forms of media were used to disseminate ideas and information about this phenomenon and the prohibition movement. Visitors can browse the collection by document creator, publisher, and general title.
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Categories: Information Resources
6 Alcoholics Anonymous History : A List of A.A. History Sites
Link: http://www.dickb.com/aahistorysites.shtml
Description: Persons, organizations, and web resources associated with history of Alcoholics Anonymous. Compiled by Dick B.
Subjects: Alcoholics Anonymous | Alcohol use - History
Categories: Recovery Resources | Information Resources
7 AlcoholScreening.org
Link: http://www.alcoholscreening.org/
Description: This site is a service of Join Together. It features a step-by-step online evaluation of your drinking habits, to help determine whether or not you have a problem with alcohol.
Subjects: Internet counseling
Categories: Information Resources
8 Alliance of States with Prescription Monitoring Programs
Link: http://www.pmpalliance.org/
Description: A national organization of representatives from states that have established or are interested in establishing programs to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of prescription drugs. It provides a forum for information exchange among state and federal agencies as well as a resource for contact and other information on prescription monitoring programs.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
9 American Indian Health, National Library of Medicine.
Link: http://americanindianhealth.nlm.nih.gov/
Description: An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians.
Subjects: Native Americans
Categories: Information Resources
10 American Medical Association (AMA): GLBT Advosory Committee
Link: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-people/member-groups-sections/glbt-advisory-committee.shtml
Description: The AMA Advisory Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues provides resources, policies and news related to sexual orientation.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Professional Societies | Information Resources
11 Arctic Health, National Library of Medicine
Link: http://www.arctichealth.org/
Description: An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of our planet's northern-most inhabitants.
Subjects: Alaska Natives | Native Americans
Categories: Information Resources
12 Australian Drug Information Network - Databases and Research
Link: http://www.adin.com.au/content.asp?Document_ID=39
Description: An international listing of a variety of substance-abuse-related databases, journals, libraries, research centers, and statistical sources.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
13 Buprenorphine and Primary HIV Care
Link: http://www.hivforum.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=194&Itemid=92
Description: Report of a Forum for Collaborative HIV Research, supported in part by SAMHSA and HRSA. This report summarizes the discussions held at the “Integration of Buprenorphine in the Primary HIV Care Setting” workshop held on June 3-4, 2004 in Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Buprenorphine | HIV / AIDS
Categories: Information Resources
14 Canadian Network of Substance Abuse and Allied Professionals - Professional Toolkits: Assessment
Link: http://www.cnsaap.ca/Eng/ProfessionalToolkits/Assessment_and_Screening/Assessment/Pages/default.aspx
Description: This toolkit contains a selection of resources on substance abuse assessment selected using quality assurance criteria reflective of best practices and current knowledge.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: Information Resources | Professional Societies
15 CDC Vital Signs
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/index.html
Description: CDC Vital Signs offers recent data and calls to action for important public health issues. This program is a call to action each month concerning a single, important public health topic. The program consists of several parts, including (1) an MMWR Early Release the first Tuesday of every month; (2) A professionally designed Fact Sheet for consumer audiences, a dedicated website that mirrors the Fact Sheet on the topic; (3) a media release; and (4) a series of announcements via social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) CDC believes that by focusing on a single topic using multiple media devices, the states might better identify these health problems in their area and work towards their improvement. Vital Signs will be released the first Tuesday of every month. Topics will include colorectal and breast cancer screening, obesity, alcohol and tobacco use, access to health care, HIV testing, seat belt use, cardiovascular disease, teen pregnancy and healthcare-associated infections, asthma, and foodborne disease.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
16 Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW)
Link: http://attcnetwork.org/userfiles/file/MidAmerica/ATTC%20CoE%20PPW%20Project%20Summary.pdf
Description: The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW) was funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in October 2015 to strengthen the ability of the behavioral healthcare workforce to serve the PPW population. Mid-America ATTC has formed a partnership with Great Lakes, New England, and Southeast Regional ATTCs to lead this two-year national effort.
Subjects: Pregnant women
Categories: Information Resources
17 Child Welfare Information Gateway: Assessing Parental Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/assessment/family_assess/parentalneeds/substance.cfm
Description: This site, part of the US Department of Health & Human Services' Administration for Children & Families, features a list of resources that can be used to learn more about the screening and assessment of substance use disorders.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database | Children | Parenting by substance abusers
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
18 CMHS National GAINS Center; Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA
Link: http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/html/
Description: The CMHS National GAINS Center has operated since 1995 as a national locus for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders in contact with the justice system. 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.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis | Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
19 Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative - SBIRT Colorado: Guideline for Alcohol and Substance Use Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment
Link: http://www.coloradoguidelines.org/pdf/guidelines/sbirt/SBIRT%20Resources%20-%208-6-08.pdf
Description: This PDF provides a list of resources for healthcare providers interested in implementing SBIRT, including web sites describing the SBIRT model, databases of screening instruments, and more.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
20 The Cool Spot
Link: http://www.thecoolspot.gov
Description: Created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for kids 11-13 years old. The content of The Cool Spot is based on a curriculum for grades 6-8 developed to give young teens a clearer picture about alcohol use among their peers. The site features facts about alcohol, information about risks of underage drinking and peer pressure, and resources for those with alcohol problems.
Subjects: Underage drinking | Adolescents
Categories: Information Resources
21 CORK Bibliography : Compulsory treatment.
Link: http://www.projectcork.org/bibliographies/data/Bibliography_CompulsoryTreatment.html
Description: Bibliography of 73 citations from January 2000 to September 2004. This subject bibliography is generated from CORK, the bibliographic database. It includes journal articles, special reports, books and book chapters.
Subjects: Mandatory treatment
Categories: Information Resources
22 Deployment Health Clinical Center: Substance Use Disorders (SUD)
Link: http://www.pdhealth.mil/clinicians/substanceusedisorder.asp
Description: This page provides background information about SUD in veterans and includes a list of online resources, including fact sheets, implementation guidelines, and databases of screening/assessment instruments.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database | Military and veterans
Categories: Information Resources
23 Drug Courts in the Spotlight
Link: http://www.ncjrs.gov/spotlight/drug_courts/Summary.html
Description: National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) website on Drug Courts. Includes information and links to facts, legislation, grants, publications and programs, and training.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
24 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): Drug Information Fact Sheets
Link: http://www.dea.gov/concern/concern.htm
Description: Quick facts and news about illegal drugs and drugs that are abused in the U.S., such as OxyContin, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, LSD, steroids, methamphetamine, ecstasy (MDMA), ketamine, and club drugs.
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Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
25 Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems
Link: http://www.ensuringsolutions.org/
Description: As part of The George Washington University Medical Center, Ensuring Solutions provides research-based information on effective alcohol treatment and the barriers many people face when they seek help for a drinking problem. By publishing a variety of publicly available resources, by working with major corporations, government agencies and leading organizations like the National Business Coalition on Health, and by drawing on the actual experiences of employers and ordinary people, Ensuring Solutions shows how successful efforts to increase access to alcohol treatment have improved the lives of many individuals and their families, increased productivity in the workplace and made communities safer.
Subjects: Alcoholism treatment
Categories: Information Resources
26 European Association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and other Drugs (ELISAD)
Link: http://www.elisad.eu
Description: Elisad is a professional association for those working in the field of alcohol and drugs information in Europe. It promotes the exchange of ideas and experiences and, through networking, improving the knowledge, skills and performance of members. Elisad produces the European Gateway on Alcohol, Drugs and Addictions.
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Categories: Professional Societies | Information Resources
27 European Gateway on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addictions
Link: http://www.addictionsinfo.eu/
Description: The addictions Gateway is a free online service providing access to the best web resources in Europe on drugs, alcohol, smoking, gambling and related topics. All the resources have been evaluated and a description of each website is given. It covers more than 1000 internet sources in 35 European countries, in 17 languages. The Gateway is a project of Elisad - European association of Libraries and Information Services on Alcohol and other Drug
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Categories: Information Resources | Databases and Catalogs
28 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence
Link: http://fasdcenter.samhsa.gov
Description: The FASD Center is a U.S. federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD. The web site provides information and resources, including materials that can be downloaded and adapted for local use.
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: Information Resources
29 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Centers for Disease Control
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas/
Description: Information and resources on FAS.
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: Information Resources
30 Global Addiction
Link: http://www.globaladdiction.org/
Description: Global Addiction claims to be an electronic portal to educational services in the area of addiction medicine. It solicits member organizations and sponsors. One of its main features is a bienniel conference. There are few resources actually available on the website.
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Categories: Information Resources
31 Glossary of Drug-Related Slang (Street Language)
Link: http://www15.uta.fi/FAST/GC/drugslan.html
Description: Produced by FAST Area Studies, Department of Translation Studies, University of Tampere, Finland. (this site is reproduced in the FAST website with the permission of the Addictions & Life organization (Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission is prohibited). (Disclaimer) The 'meanings' of drug slang may vary widely between neighborhood, city, region and country. There are no 'absolutes' with drug slang definitions. While the Addictions & Life Organization has striven for accuracy in collecting information from our sources, we stress that the definitions below are provided only for background and guidance and should not be considered as 'authoritative'.
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Categories: Information Resources
32 The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Link: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html
Description: The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: * Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? * Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? * What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment? Topics include adolescent health, alcohol, mental health, motor vehicle, HIV/AIDS, tobacco, violence, worksite, and many others. The Guide is useful for funding, policies, research, programs, and education. It is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
33 HEAL-WA: Health Evidence Resource for Washington State: Database List
Link: http://heal-wa.org/databases
Description: This collection of online databases was compiled by HEAL-WA, whose mission is to provide evidence-based information to support patient care.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | Washington State
34 Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT) items on Disulfiram (Antabuse)
35 Health Services/Technology Assessment Text (HSTAT) items on Therapeutic Community
36 Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives: Let's Talk Facts About Sexual Orientation
Link: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Lets-Talk-Facts-Sexual-Orientation.aspx?FT=.pdf
Description: This brochure is designed to reduce the stigma associated with sexual orientation by promoting informed factual discussion. It is published by the American Psychiatric Association.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Information Resources
37 Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Protection, U.S. Department of Education
Link: http://www.edc.org/projects/higher_education_center_alcohol_drug_abuse_and_violence_prevention
Description: The Higher Education Center's purpose is to help college and community leaders develop, implement, and evaluate programs and policies to reduce student problems related to alcohol and other drug use and interpersonal violence.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
38 Historical Research on Drug Policy (Schaffer Library of Drug Policy)
Link: http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/History/HISTORY.HTM
Description: Collection of articles and speech transcripts on the history of drug policy in the United States.
Subjects: Drug use - History
Categories: Information Resources
39 A History of Drug Prohibition (a Timeline)
Link: http://www.tdpf.org.uk/resources/drug-policy-timeline
Description: Transform, a drug policy foundation in the UK, has produced this timeline of significant world drug prohibition events from 1800 to date. It is not intended to be a historically comprehensive document, but to give a sense of narrative about drug policy.
Subjects: Prohibition | Drug policy
Categories: Information Resources
40 Humboldt State University Library: Psychological and Educational Tests
Link: http://library.humboldt.edu/infoservices/psychedtests.htm
Description: A collection of pathfinders and links for finding and using screening and assessment instruments.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
41 Idaho RADAR Center
Link: http://radar.boisestate.edu/
Description: Idaho RADAR Center provides free alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information to Idaho residents only. The Center, a Boise State University program, is administered by the Institute for the Study of Addiction in conjunction with the College of Education & the College of Health Sciences. It includes a Video Lending Library of over 900 titles and functions as a statewide information clearinghouse and resource referral center.
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Categories: Information Resources
42 Indiana State University - ISU Library Basics - Sources: Research Instruments
Link: http://libguides.indstate.edu/instruments
Description: A list of resources (books, databases, web sites) that provide screening and assessment instruments in medicine, psychology, psychiatry, and addiction.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
43 Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA)
Link: http://www.ireta.org/
Description: IRETA's mission is to be a repository of information related to addiction research, health policy, prevention, intervention and treatment in Pennsylvania, and to develop effective mecha­nisms to transfer that knowledge to the substance abuse field. Affiliates include the NE ATTC and the Pennsylvanic PIC.
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Categories: Training and Education | Information Resources
44 Institute for Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluation (I-SATE)
Link: http://www.isate.memphis.edu/index.htm
Description: ISATE conducts research on publicly funded alcohol and drug abuse treatment programs in Tennessee. I-SATE's primary mission is to evaluate the effectiveness of substance abuse treatment clients enrolled in these programs, with a particular focus on special populations, such as DUI offenders, pregnant women, adolescents, and those with co-occurring disorders.
Subjects: Pregnant women | Dual diagnosis | Adolescents
Categories: Training and Education | Information Resources
45 Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center - Online Libraries and Databases
Link: http://www.drugfreeinfo.org/for-professionals/online-libraries-and-databases/
Description: A collection of links (with brief descriptions) for a variety of substance-abuse related information centers, libraries, and databases. DrugFreeInfo.org is a service of the ISAIC.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: Information Resources
46 La Leche League. Alcohol and breastfeeding FAQs.
47 La Leche League. Caffeine and breastfeeding FAQs
48 La Leche League. Smoking and breastfeeding FAQs.
49 LD "P" Alcoholics Anonymous History and Recovery Pages
Link: http://www.aabibliography.com/
Description: An illustrated Alcoholics Anonymous bibliography.
Subjects: Alcohol use - History
Categories: Information Resources
50 Learn About Marijuana Washington
Link: http://LearnAboutMarijuanaWA.org
Description: This website provides current and science-based information about marijuana for the general public, especially in Washington State.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Information Resources | Washington State
51 Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines - Alcohol Policy Network
Link: http://www.apolnet.ca/infopacks/health/healthlrdghome.html
Description: This information pack has been expanded and updated to provide even more links to relevant statistics, research papers, and background information, as well as prevention programs targeted to these five problem areas.
Subjects: Controlled drinking
Categories: Information Resources
52 Marijuana Resource Center
Link: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/marijuanainfo
Description: This Web-based resource center from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) provides the general public, community leaders, and other interested people with the facts, knowledge, and tools to better understand and address marijuana in their communities. This resource center will be regularly updated and expanded to address emerging issues, research, and prevention tools, and highlight successful local efforts to reduce marijuana use.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
53 MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health
Link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/gaylesbianandtransgenderhealth.html
Description: Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you'll find information about these specific health issues. MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free. This page includes links to the latest news, information on specific conditions relevant to the LGBT community, patient handouts, and links to research and organizations.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
54 Motherisk. Breastfeeding and drugs.
55 Motivational Interviewing
Link: http://motivationalinterview.org/index.html
Description: General information about MI, as well as links, clinical issues, training resources, and information on reprints and recent research. The materials included are designed to facilitate the dissemination, adoption and implementation of MI among clinicians, supervisors, program managers and trainers, and improve treatment outcomes for clients with substance use disorders. The site has benefited from the input of several members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and hosts information about the MINT organization. There are links to manuals, tape reviews, case studies, marketing tools, multimedia. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic ATTC.
Subjects: Motivational interviewing
Categories: Information Resources | Training and Education
56 Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington: Liquor Initiatives I-1100 and I-1105
Link: http://www.mrsc.org/subjects/finance/I-1100and-1105.aspx
Description: This web site provides a variety of information resources about the 2010 WA state liquor privatization initiatives, I-1100 and I-1105, including the actual text of both initiatives, government documents, a recap of the final vote tally, and news articles and opinion pieces.
Subjects: Privatization of alcohol sales
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
57 National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)
Link: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NAHDAP/
Description: NAHDAP acquires, preserves and disseminates data relevant to drug addiction and HIV research. By preserving and making available an easily accessible library of electronic data on drug addiction and HIV infection in the United States, NAHDAP offers scholars the opportunity to conduct secondary analysis on major issues of social and behavioral sciences and public policy.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: Information Resources | Statistical Resource
58 National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Screening & Assessment
Link: http://www.nasbhc.org/site/c.jsJPKWPFJrH/b.3015369/k.9167/MH_SCREENING.htm
Description: A collection of screening and assessment resources put together by the NASBHC. Includes screening for resilience and protective factors, general-purpose mental health, suicide, and substance use/abuse.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
59 National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre: Database Links
Link: http://ncpic.org.au/ncpic/links/databases/
Description: A collection of links to national and international organizations that have online databases and catalogs.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
60 National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth
Link: http://www.ncfy.com/publications/satools/sa-resources.htm
Description: Publications: Assessment and Screening Tools for Measuring Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Independent Living Skills in Adolescents. List of resources for finding assessment and screening tools prepared for the Family and Youth Services Bureau. Includes databases, instruments for program evaluation, publications, and more.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database | Adolescents
Categories: Information Resources
61 National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Drugs and Crime
Link: http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Topics/Topic.aspx?TopicID=93
Description: Administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Includes fact sheets, statistics, publications, programs, funding on drugs and crime.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
62 National Drug Court Resource Center
Link: http://www.ndcrc.org/
Description: The National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) is a centralized, one-stop source for all things Drug Court. Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, within the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), NDCRC is a collective repository of all vital Drug Court information: latest research findings, funding opportunities, trainings, breaking news, and announcements. NDCRC provides up-to-date information, networking, and support to all Drug Court practitioners, training providers, national partners, Drug Court clients, and citizens nationwide. It includes a calendar, sample forms, mentor courts, and a drug court map. National Drug Court Institute resources are included on the website.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
63 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
64 National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices
Link: http://www.nga.org/center/
Description: For governors and their key policy staff. The Center’s mission is to develop and implement innovative solutions to public policy challenges in numerous policy areas. Includes topics substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Information Resources
65 National Resource and Training Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness (NRTC)
Link: http://www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov/
Description: The NRTC is the only national center specifically focused on the effective organization and delivery of services for people who are homeless and have serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders. It is funded by SAMHSA/CMHS.
Subjects: Homeless
Categories: Information Resources
66 Network Environments for Aboriginal Research BC - Health Information e-Library: General Resources
Link: http://cahr.uvic.ca/nearbc/elibrary-general.html
Description: A collection of selected links for health-related resources.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | ATOD Research Centers - International
67 Neurotransmitter.net - Finding Assessment Tools Online
Link: http://www.neurotransmitter.net/assessment_tools.html
Description: This online document, prepared by Shawn Thomas, MSLIS, provides information and advice on how to find the appropriate screening or assessment tool. Includes a list of instrument-related web sites and databases.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
68 NIDA InfoFacts: Science-Based Facts on Drug Abuse and Addiction
69 Non-Medical Use and Abuse: Prescription-Type and Over-the-Counter (SAMHSA)
Link: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/prescription.htm
Description: SAMHSA's page with reports and statistics about prescription and OTC drug abuse.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants | Over-the-counter drugs | Prescription drugs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
70 Opiate Addiction and Treatment
Link: https://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/addiction.html
Description: he National Library of Medicine’s Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) has released a new portal for Opiate Addiction and Treatment. This portal includes links to reliable, vetted information covering a number of aspects related to the opioid crisis including Understanding Addiction, Overdose, Treatments, Pregnancy, and more.
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Categories: Information Resources
71 Prescription Drug Abuse
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/prescriptiondrugs/
Description: Prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the United States. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) website on this issue provides links to an overview, research, resources, prevention and useful facts.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription drugs
Categories: Information Resources
72 Preventing Excess Alcohol Use: Regulation of Alcohol Outlet Density
Link: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/alcohol/outletdensity.html
Description: This page from the CDC reports the Recommendations of the Force on Community Preventive Services on the use of regulatory authority (e.g. through licensing and zoning) to limit alcohol outlet density on the basis of sufficient evidence of a positive association between outlet density and excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. on task force recommendations on the use of regulatory authority to limit alcohol outlet density (on the basis of sufficient evidence of a positive association between availability and consumption/harm).
Subjects: Privatization of alcohol sales
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
73 Reducing Patient At-Risk Drinking: SBIRT Implementation Toolkit for the ED Setting
Link: http://www.integration.samhsa.gov/clinical-practice/reducing_patient_at_risk_drinking.pdf
Description: Toolkit includes implementation instructions and recommendations, helpful hints, and screening tools.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | Professional Societies
74 Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario) Online Library
Link: http://rgco.org/en/research/library.cfm
Description: Comprehensive, reliable and timely information on a wide range of gambling related issues can be found in the Online Library, a collection of more than 12,000 articles, reports and documents. The RGC focuses on the prevention of problem gambling through research, information and awareness.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
75 Rural Assistance Center
Link: http://www.raconline.org/
Description: The Rural Assistance Center (RAC), a national resource for rural health and human services information, has State Resources on its Web site allowing easy access to continuously updated demographics and statistics, documents and resources, funding sources, contacts, organizations, news and success stories for all 50 states. The website features an overview of each state and its rural health and human services environment. RAC is a collaboration of the University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health and the Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI). It is funded through HRSA's Office of Rural Health Policy.
Subjects: Rural
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Information Resources
76 Rutgers University Libraries: Finding Tests and Measures
Link: http://libguides.rutgers.edu/tests
Description: A guide to resources on tests and measures used in the behavioral and social sciences, the health sciences, and other related areas.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: Information Resources
77 SAMHSA: Coping with Traumatic Events
Link: http://www.samhsa.gov/trauma/index.aspx
Description: Resources for providers, teachers, and families on dealing with disaster or traumatic events (e.g. school shootings or terrorism events).
Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Categories: Information Resources
78 SAMHSA's Web Page on Methadone
Link: http://www.dpt.samhsa.gov/medications/methadone.aspx
Description: Includes links to fact sheets, references, program directory.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Information Resources
79 Society for Academic Emergency Medicine - Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Resource Manual: Screening Instruments
Link: http://www.saem.org/screening-brief-intervention-and-referral-treatment-sbirt-resource-manual-0
Description: Includes a list of screening instruments for alcohol and drugs recommended for use in SBIRT by SAEM.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database | Brief intervention
Categories: Professional Societies | Information Resources
80 Stop Underage Drinking - Portal of Federal Resouces (U.S.)
Link: http://www.stopalcoholabuse.gov/
Description: Comprehensive portal of U.S. Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this problem. The site contains resources for parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth. Sponsored by multiple federal agencies.
Subjects: Underage drinking
Categories: Information Resources
81 Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists: Web Links
Link: http://www.salis.org/resources/links.html
Description: A list of web sites in the addiction field suggested as resources by SALIS members.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: Professional Societies | Information Resources
82 Take Back Your Meds
Link: http://www.takebackyourmeds.org/
Description: Web site developed by a group of health organizations, police departments, drug stores, local governments, and others in Washington State to help support medication take-back programs to reduce access to prescription drugs. Includes information on how and where to dispose of prescription medications as well as links to news, media, and other resources.
Subjects: Prescription drugs | Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants
Categories: Washington State | Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
83 Temperance & Prohibition
Link: http://prohibition.osu.edu
Description: Collection of essays, images, cartoons and other material on the history of prohibition in the U.S. From Ohio State University Department of History and the Goldberg Program for Excellence in Teaching.
Subjects: Prohibition
Categories: Information Resources
84 Tobacco Products - Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Link: http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/default.htm
Description: Includes information on News and events; Guidance, compliance and regulatory information; Labeling; Protecting kids from tobacco; and Consumer resources.
Subjects: Tobacco habit | Nicotine
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
85 Transtheoretical Model Overview
Link: http://www.uri.edu/research/cprc/transtheoretical.htm
Description: University of Rhode Island, Cancer Prevention Research Center. Web site on Transtheoretical Model, includes overview and measures of stages of change.
Subjects: Stages of change
Categories: Information Resources
86 Trinity Western University - Norma Marion Alloway Library: Which Index or Database Should I Use? Counselling Psychology.
Link: http://www.twu.ca/library/whichindcounsel.htm
Description: This resource provides a list of research article indexes and databases, web resources, and journals.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
87 University of Lethbridge Library - Database List by Title
Link: http://www.uleth.ca/lib/indexes/
Description: A list of academic databases compiled by the University of Lethbridge Library.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
88 University of Northern Colorado Libraries - Library Guides: Tests
Link: http://libguides.unco.edu/content.php?pid=1806&sid=8650
Description: This web site provides information sources for screening and assessment instruments, including reference books, web sites, and databases. The UNC Library also has a print collection of over 1600 tests (available in person only).
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
89 University of Tennessee, College of Social Work - Course Syllabus for SW 564: Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Treatment
Link: http://web.utk.edu/~dap/EBP-SATX.htm
Description: This slideshow provides an overview of the goals of the course, as well as links to a variety of online "course competency" resources for the students. Links include articles and reports, as well as databases of screening/assessment instruments and evidence-based practices.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
90 University of Washington - HealthLinks - Health-Related Databases
Link: http://hsl.uw.edu/databases
Description: A list of over 270 health-related databases.
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: Databases and Catalogs | Information Resources
91 Weed - Sanjay Gupta (CNN)
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tShnVEmdS2o
Description: CNN news correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta's documentary from August 11, 2013 on CNN exploring the science supporting the use of marijuana as a therapeutic medication and featuring interviews with medical marijuana patients about their experiences.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Information Resources
92 Wilder Research - Smart Measurement: Tools and Tips for Capturing Results
Link: http://www.wilder.org/reportsummary.0.html?tx_ttnews[tt_news]=2298
Description: This tip sheet and presentation are from a Wilder Reseach program evaluation workshop series held in May 2010 at the Wilder Center. The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a non-profit health and human service organization in St. Paul, MN.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Information Resources
93 William Paterson University - David and Lorraine Cheng Library: Nursing Resources
Link: https://liberty.wpunj.edu/library/Resources/nursing.html
Description: This collection of online resources was developed for nurses and nursing students and includes links to reference sources; evidence-based practice resources; research instruments, surveys, and tools; and more.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
94 Women, Girls and Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/females/index.html
Description: The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) sponsors the Women, Girls and Substance Abuse Web page. This resource includes statistics about substance use among women and girls, a description of ONDCP initiatives and a recent outreach effort, statistics, links to articles, treatment, international efforts, and frequently asked questions in various subject areas.
Subjects: Women | Children
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources