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1 Alcohol and Drugs History Society
Link: http://alcoholanddrugshistorysociety.org
Description: Formerly called the Alcohol and Temperance History Group; now the home of the online journal Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal (SHAD). The site includes the ADHS Daily Register, an indexed blog which is updated daily with news, citations to publications, and resources of interest to members of the group. Publishes Points Blog
Subjects: Alcohol use - History
Categories: Professional Societies | Blog
2 American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)
Link: http://www.aaap.org/
Description: Training, advocacy, promotes accessibility to treatment. Publishes American Journal on Addiction.
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Categories: Professional Societies
3 American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine
Link: http://aacmsite.org/
Description: The AACM is a clinical medicine, scientific association. Its members are clinicians and researchers active in the field of endogenous, plant-derived and synthetic cannabinoids and those who support the medical use of cannabinoids. The American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine is the gold standard for the education and dissemination of clinically relevant information in the emerging field of cannabinoid and endocannabinoid medicine. Has a "certificate" program for physicians.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
4 American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCP)
Link: http://www.americanacademy.org/
Description: An international, multi-disciplinary credentialing body for doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and counselors devoted to establishing and upholding the highest standards for the provision of treatment in the addictive disorders. It offers a credential for Certified Addiction Specialist in five specialties: alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, gambling addiction, and sexual addiction. The CAS requires a comprehensive exam and is under the review of a panel of experts in addiction.
Subjects: Eating disorders | Gambling | Sexual addiction
Categories: Professional Societies
5 American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD).
Link: http://aatod.org/
Description: Formerly American Methadone Treatment Association. Enhances the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive methadone treatment services throughout the United States. The AATOD works with federal agencies and state substance abuse authorities concerning opioid treatment policy.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Professional Societies
6 American Association of Poison Control Centers: Synthetic Marijuana
Link: http://www.aapcc.org/alerts/synthetic-marijuana/
Description: Page about the dangers of synthetic marijuana, with data related to poison control center calls about the substances and a link to their position paper on restrictions of synthetic marijuana in the U.S.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
7 American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Link: http://www.abam.net/
Description: ABAM is a medical board that certifies physians who have been trained in a variety of specialties, including family medicin, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, preventive medicine, emergency medicine, surgery and neurology. Medical boards promote and improve the quality of medical care through establishing and maintaining standards and procedures for credentialing and re-credentialing medical specialities, as compared to a professional society or membership organization such as ASAM. ASAM was instrumental in helping to establish the ABAM in 2007.
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Categories: Professional Societies
8 American Cancer Society: Medical Use of Marijuana Position Paper
Link: http://documents.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/001976-pdf.pdf
Description: The ACS is supportive of more research into the benefits of cannabinoids; better and more effective treatments are needed to overcome the side effects of cancer and its treatment. However, the ACS does not advocate the use of inhaled marijuana or the legalization of marijuana.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
9 American College Health Association (ACHA)
Link: http://www.acha.org/
Description: The ACHA is the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health. It conducts the ACHA-National College Health Assessment, a national research effort organized by ACHA to assist college health service providers, health educators, counselors, and administrators in collecting data about their students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on the most prevalent health topics: alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; sexual health; weight, nutrition, and exercise; mental health; and injury prevention, personal safety, and violence.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Professional Societies
10 American College of Physicians: Supporting Research into the Therapeutic Role of Marijuana
Link: http://www.acponline.org/acp_news/medmarinews.htm
Description: Position paper from the ACP laying out a series of positions on research into, and the use of, marijuana as medicine. ACP believes the science on medical marijuana should not be obscured or hindered by the debate surrounding the legalization of marijuana for general use.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
11 American Dental Association, Methampehtamine use: Meth Mouth
Link: http://www.ada.org/3056.aspx?currentTab=1
Description: Includes an overview of methamphetamine use and oral health, as well as links to ADA news and additional resources on this topic.
Subjects: Methamphetamine | Dental problems
Categories: Professional Societies
12 American Group Psychotherapy Association
Link: http://www.groupsinc.org/
Description: This organization is an interdisciplinary community that has been enhancing practice, theory and research of group therapy since 1942.
Subjects: Group therapy
Categories: Professional Societies
13 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
14 American Medical Association (AMA) Policy Regarding Sexual Orientation
Link: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/our-people/member-groups-sections/glbt-advisory-committee/ama-policy-regarding-sexual-orientation.shtml
Description: General policies, physician-centered policies and patient-centered policies of the AMA regarding sexual orientation are listed.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Professional Societies
15 American Medical Association. Office on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
Link: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/3337.html
Description: The AMA Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse was created by the collaboration of the AMA and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to reduce underage alcohol abuse. This site offers reliable information especially on underage drinking as well as AMA policies on alcohol.
Subjects: Underage drinking
Categories: Professional Societies
16 American Medical Association Resolution on Use of Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes
Link: http://www.ama-assn.org/resources/doc/csaph/csaph-report3-i09.pdf
Description: 2009 resolution from the AMA reversing their previous position (that marijuana should be retained as a Schedule I substance), and instead urging review of that status with the goal of facilitating the conduct of clinical research and development of cannabinoid-based medications.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
17 American Nurses Association: In Support of Patients' Safe Access to Therapeutic Marijuana
Link: http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/Policy-Advocacy/Positions-and-Resolutions/ANAPositionStatements/Position-Statements-Alphabetically/In-Support-of-Patients-Safe-Access-to-Therapeutic-Marijuana.pdf
Description: Position statement from the ANA reiterating the organization's support for patients having safe access to therapeutic marijuana (2008).
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
18 American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM)
Link: http://www.aoaam.org/
Description: The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine provides osteopathic education, leadership and expertise in the field of addiction medicine. It educates the profession and the public with the highest level of prevention, early identification, treatment and recovery for individuals and families living with the disease of addiction. Sponsors the Journal of Addictive Diseases.
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Categories: Professional Societies
19 American Psychological Association. Division 28: Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse.
Link: http://www.apa.org/divisions/div28/
Description: Promotes promotes teaching, research, and dissemination of information regarding the effects of drugs on behavior. Research often combines methods on the use of behavioral principles as they interact with the effects of pharmacological agents and environmental factors in humans and animals. Publishes "Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology" (peer reviewed journal). Listservs for members and public outreach available.
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Categories: Professional Societies
20 American Psychological Association. Division 50: Addictions.
Link: http://www.apa.org/divisions/div50/
Description: Promotes advances in research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors including problematic use of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs and disorders involving gambling, eating, sexual behavior, or spending. Offers listserv "APADiv50-Forum." Publishes "Psychology of Addictive Behaviors" (peer-reviewed journal) and "The Addictions Newsletter."
Subjects: Gambling | Eating disorders | Sexual addiction
Categories: Professional Societies
21 American Public Health Association (APHA)
Link: http://www.apha.org/
Description: APHA is an organization of public health professionals concerned with a broad set of issues affecting personal and environmental health, including federal and state funding for health programs, pollution control, programs and policies related to chronic and infectious diseases, a smoke-free society, and professional education in public health.
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Categories: Professional Societies
22 American Public Health Association (APHA), Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Section
Link: http://www.apha.org/apha-communities/member-sections/alcohol-tobacco-and-other-drugs
Description: Promotes public health policy approaches to prevention and treatment of alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems at all levels. Publishes a newsletter (for members) and hosts a listserv.
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Categories: Professional Societies
23 American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Link: http://www.asam.org/
Description: A medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other addiction. Offers certification for physicians (by examination). Offers training for physicians on Buprenorphine. Also publishes Patient Placement Criteria.
Subjects: Buprenorphine
Categories: Professional Societies
24 American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM): The Role of the Physician in "Medical" Marijuana
Link: http://www.asam.org/advocacy/find-a-policy-statement/view-policy-statement/public-policy-statements/2011/11/28/the-role-of-the-physician-in-medical-marijuana
Description: 2010 policy statement from ASAM about medical marijuana advocating for more research into the therapeutic potential of cannabis, but cautioning against many states' liberal distribution of cannabis to patients in a setting where "little scientific evidence exists to guide the process in a rational, ethical manner to protect patient health and safety." "All cannabis-based and cannabinoid medications should be subjected to the rigorous scrutiny of the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory process."
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
25 American Sociological Association ~ Section on Alcohol, Drugs. and Tobacco
Link: http://www.asanet.org/sections/alcohol.cfm
Description: The purpose of the ASA Section on Alcohol and Drugs is to encourage research, teaching, and the examination of professional concerns in the study of alcohol and drugs. The Section seeks to promote communication and collaboration among scholars in this field.
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Categories: Professional Societies
26 ASAM Waiver Course Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Link: https://elearning.asam.org/buprenorphine-waiver-course
Description: Source of online training courses for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants about buprenorphine and other medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. The Waiver Course is designed for health providers who have authority to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence.
Subjects: Buprenorphine | Prescription-type opiates | Heroin
Categories: Training and Education | Treatment | Professional Societies
27 Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
Link: http://www.amersa.org/
Description: AMERSA is a multidisciplinary organization of health care professionals dedicated to improving education in the care of individuals with substance abuse problems. Journal: Substance Abuse.
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Categories: Professional Societies
28 Association for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence (ATTUD)
Link: http://www.ATTUD.org
Description: ATTUD was established in 2003 as an international organization of treatment providers, researchers, educator, and policy makers dedicated to the promotion of and increased access to evidence-based treatment for tobacco use and dependence. ATTUD membership has grown to over 520 members across 20 different countries, with representatives from over 40 different health care professions.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Professional Societies | Treatment
29 Association of Intervention Specialists (AIS)
Link: http://associationofinterventionspecialists.org/
Description: AIS is a network of interventionists located throughout the U.S. and elsewhere. Members guide families and friends, business executives, and others through the intervention process whereby a person addicted to alcohol and/or other drugs and compulsive behaviors is encouraged to accept help.
Subjects: Counselors
Categories: Professional Societies
30 Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse (U.K.)
Link: http://www.ansauk.org/
Description: The Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse was formed in 1983 as an interest group for nurses working in drug and alcohol services. ANSA is located in England.
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Categories: Professional Societies
31 Association of Therapeutic Communities (London)
Link: http://www.therapeuticcommunities.org/
Description: A supportive organisation for professionals who work in therapeutic communities.
Subjects: Therapeutic community
Categories: Professional Societies
32 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD)
Link: http://www.apsad.org.au/
Description: Estab. 1981. Now has over 350 members across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and other Asian countries Journal: Drug and Alcohol Review
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Categories: Professional Societies
33 Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals (AASCP)
Link: http://www.aascp.org/
Description: The aim of AASCP is the promotion of optimal smoking cessation practice in Australia by trained health professionals incorporating evidence-based practice with an ongoing learning objective.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Professional Societies
34 Brazilian Association for the Study of Alcohol and other Drugs / Associação Brazileira de Estudos do Álcool e outras Drogas (ABEAD)
Link: http://www.abead.com.br/
Description: (ABEAD)] is a non-profit entity with the purpose of encouraging discussions and exchanges on advances in the prevention, treatment and research of addition. It currently brings together 840 professionals from different areas, such as Psychiatry, Social Assistance Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Law, and communty leaders.
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Categories: Professional Societies
35 California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
Link: http://caade.org/colleges.htm
Description: CAADE serves 60 colleges and universities in California. It promotes and supports quality [higher] education in alcohol and drug studies, develops accreditation standards for alcohol and drug higher education, certifies alcohol and drug treatment counselors, and provides continuing education. List of accredited colleges.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education
36 California Medical Association: Cannabis and the Regulatory Void
Link: http://www.cmanet.org/resource-library/detail?item=cannabis-and-the-regulatory-void
Description: The California Medical Association (CMA) has adopted official policy recommending legalization and regulation of cannabis. The decision was based on a CMA white paper that concludes physicians should have access to better research, which is not possible under current drug policy. This 2011 paper is a thoughtful study and response to an important issue, continuing CMA’s tradition of providing guidance on public health.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
37 California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM): Evidence-Based Marijuana Info
Link: http://www.csam-asam.org/evidence-based-marijuana-info-0
Description: A collection of reports, recommendations, and scientific resources for the public related to medical and recreational marijuana use, with a focus on use in California.
Subjects: Marijuana | Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
38 Canadian Network of Substance Abuse and Allied Professionals
Link: http://www.cnsaap.ca/Eng/Pages/index.aspx
Description: This national website is developed specifically for Canada’s substance abuse workforce. It includes a calendar of events, education and training, professional toolkits, and workforce development.
Subjects: Motivational interviewing
Categories: Professional Societies | Organizations and Advocacy
39 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
40 Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
Link: http://www.csam.org/
Description: Formed in 1989, a Canadian national organization of medical professionals and other scientists interested in the field of substance use disorders and addictive behavior. Certifies physicians; issues policy statements; publishes CSAM Bulletin newsletter. Affiliate of ISAM.
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Categories: Professional Societies
41 Canadian Substance Abuse Information Network. (CSAIN)
Link: http://www.ccsa.ca/Eng/KnowledgeCentre/Networks/CSAIN/Pages/default.aspx
Description: An informal consortium of the major libraries and resource centres that disseminate substance abuse and addictions information in Canada. Members exchange information, refer information requests to one another, and contribute to national information products. Listserv for members only.
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Categories: Professional Societies
42 CDPWS - Chemical Dependency Professionals Washington State
Link: http://www.cdpws.net/
Description: CDPWS was founded to establish a forum whereby common interests and concerns are discussed, thereby bringing about better communications among professional personnel; to create a voice on policy; to recommend guidelines and standards for chemical dependency facilities, programs, and personnel; to take whatever actions are deemed necessary to improve the effectiveness of work on behalf of the chemically dependent and their families. CDPWS is the Washington state affiliate of NAADAC.
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Categories: Professional Societies | Washington State
43 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD).
Link: http://www.cpdd.vcu.edu/
Description: Established 1929 as the Committee on Problems of Drug Dependence. By 1991, CPDD became a membership organization which serves as an interface among governmental, industrial and academic communities maintaining liaisons with regulatory and research agencies as well as educational, treatment, and prevention facilities in the drug abuse field. It also functions as a collaborating center of the World Health Organization. Journal: Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
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Categories: Professional Societies
44 Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG)
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/about/organization/CEWG/CEWGHome.html
Description: Established by NIDA in 1976, CEWG is a network composed of researchers (epidemiologists) from major metropolitan areas of the USA and selected foreign countries which meets semiannually to discuss the current epidemiology of drug abuse. The primary mission of CEWG is to provide ongoing community-level surveillance of drug abuse through analysis of quantitative and qualitative research data.
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Categories: Professional Societies
45 Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP)
Link: http://www.ctttp.org
Description: The Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs is the accrediting body for Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training Programs.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Professional Societies
46 Drinking Studies Network
Link: https://drinkingstudies.wordpress.com/
Description: Interdisciplinary network connecting researchers of drink and drinking cultures. Since its foundation in 2010, the network has attracted c.120 members from multiple disciplines with the aim is to create a framework where members can conduct sustained and ambitious collaborative research.
Subjects: Alcohol use - History
Categories: Professional Societies
47 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
48 European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD)
Link: http://www.europad.org/
Description: EUROPAD seeks to facilitate communication and co-operation among individuals and organisations working in addiction treatment, especially those working in opiate substitution treatment. Journal: Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Heroin
Categories: Professional Societies
49 European Opioid Conference (EOC)
Link: http://www.eocweb.com/
Description: The European Opioid Conference was founded in 1996 by the current chair, Professor Ian Kitchen; the inaugural meeting was held at the University of Surrey in April 1997. It was established to enable meetings of European opioid scientists on a regular basis; the meetings are held biennially for between 120 and 150 delegates attend from more than 15 European countries. The meeting is open to any international scientists and clinicians and some participants have come from the US, Japan and other non-European countries.
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Categories: Professional Societies
50 European Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ESBRA)
Link: http://www.esbra.com/
Description: ESBRA was founded in 1988 as a non-profit scientific international organisation. Its objectives of ESBRA are to promote European medical and biological research on alcoholism and alcohol effects and to disseminate information on biomedical problems arising from use and abuse of alcohol. Journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism.
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Categories: Professional Societies
51 Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)
Link: http://www.fdap.org.uk/
Description: (London) FDAP is a membership organization for practitioners working with people with substance use problems. FDAP offers training, information, accreditation. It publishes "Drink and Drugs News," in association with Wired, for substance misuse specialists and those in the wider health, social care and criminal justice fields who deal with drug and alcohol issues in the course of their work.
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Categories: Professional Societies
52 Federation of European Professionals Working in the Field of Drug-Abuse (ERIT)
Link: http://www.erit.org.uk/
Description: The Federation of European Professionals Working in the Field of Drug-Abuse (called ERIT) was created in Liege (Belgium) in 1993. It includes associations of professionals who work with drug addicts in all European countries.
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Categories: Professional Societies
53 Federation of State Physician Health Programs
Link: http://www.fsphp.org/
Description: FSPHP provides a forum for education and exchange of information among state programs, to develop common objectives and goals, to develop standards, to enhance awareness of issues related to physician health and impairment, to provide advocacy for physicians and their health issues at local, state, and national levels, and to assist state programs in their quest to protect the public.
Subjects: Physicians - Substance use
Categories: Professional Societies
54 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group (FASDSG)
Link: http://www.rsoa.org/fas.html
Description: FASDSG is a work group within the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA). The FASDSG has a membership of approximately 150 clinicians and researchers.
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: Professional Societies
55 Finnish Alcohol and Drug Research Society
Link: http://www.ahtseura.org/index.html
Description: Founded in 1960 as the Finnish Alcohol Research Society. The Society has a strong multi-disciplinary role, with members representing medico-physiological sciences, social sciences and the arts. In 2001 the Society's name was changed to the Finnish Alcohol and Drug Research Society to reflect a broader range of interests among the members. Tuukka Tammi, President.
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Categories: Professional Societies
56 Finnish Society of Addiction Medicine
Link: http://www.terveysportti.fi/kotisivut/sivut.koti?p_sivusto=65
Description: Founded 1979 as “Society for Physicians of Substance Abuse Treatment;” renamed in 1995 “Finnish Society of Addiction Medicine.” The aim of the new name and rules was to attract allied professionals other than doctors to also join the society. Currently has more than 200 members. Sponsors training for MDs & nurses; supports research & travel to meetings. Affiliate of ISAM.
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Categories: Professional Societies
57 Focus on Integrated Recovery
Link: http://www.integratedrecoverynow.org/
Description: The leading organizations in behavioral health have joined forces to focus on integrated recovery as the most effective form of treatment for clients with co-occurring disorders. Hazelden, NAATP, NAADAC, and others are sponsoring this website which will provide information on the value, benchmarks, and cost-savings of integrated treatment. The best resources to help organizations and professionals evolve into fully integrated care providers will also be highlighted.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis | Evidence-based practice
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Treatment | Professional Societies
58 Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
Link: http://www.glma.org/
Description: The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is the world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health care professionals. Today, there is still considerable ignorance about LGBT health issues, with many assuming that LGBT health involves only HIV/AIDS. In fact, the full scope of the LGBT health agenda includes breast and cervical cancer, hepatitis, mental health, substance abuse, tobacco use, depression, access to care for transgender persons, and other concerns. GLMA's membership includes approximately 1,000 member physicians, medical students, nurses, physician assistants, researchers, psychotherapists and other health professionals. The website includes resources for patients as well as providers.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Professional Societies
59 GENACIS Project: Gender, Alcohol, and Culture: An International Study
Link: http://www.genacis.org/
Description: GENACIS is a collaborative international project affiliated with the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol and coordinated by researchers from the University of North Dakota, the University of Southern Denmark, the Free University of Berlin, the World Health Organization, and the Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Problems. Publishes an occasional newsletter, "Gender, Alcohol, and Culture: An International Study."
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Categories: Professional Societies
60 Gerontological Soc. of America, Section on Aging, Alcohol, and Addictions
Link: http://gsa-alcohol.fmhi.usf.edu/GSA-Alcohol.htm
Description: An informal interest group within the GSA. Web site links to presentations and publications by members of the interest group, as well as other resources on aging and addictions.
Subjects: Elderly
Categories: Professional Societies
61 Health Professional Students for Substance Abuse Training (HPSSAT)
Link: http://www.hpssat.org/
Description: HPSSAT is a group formed by students in a variety of disciplines -- nursing, medical, and PA students -- with the goal to improve professional education for those who will treat alcohol & drug abuse. The web site has information about graduate training programs in addictions for health professionals. If offers an online curriculum with evidence-based tools for health professionals-in-training, including information about sreening, assessment, and intervention .
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Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education
62 International Association of Addiction and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
Link: http://www.iaaoc.org/
Description: IAAOC is an organization of professional substance abuse counselors, corrections counselors, students and counselor educators who are involved in addiction and offender counseling. Journal: Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Professional Societies
63 International Association of Pain and Chemical Dependency (IAPCD)
Link: http://www.iapcd.org/
Description: The IAPCD is an association of healthcare professionals, scientists, policy makers and members of the legal and regulatory community who have an interest in promoting the appropriate use of pain management techniques and medications, with the ultimate goal of providing adequate analgesia to patients with chronic pain and improving patient outcomes. The organization hosts the International Pain and Chemical Dependency Conferences.
Subjects: Pain management
Categories: Professional Societies
64 International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS)
Link: http://cannabinoidsociety.org/
Description: An international scientific association with over 200 members conducting research in all fields relating to research on cannabinoids, from receptor studies and medicinal chemistry to treatment and prevention of marijuana abuse. The purposes of the ICRS are to: foster research, hold scientific meetings, present and discuss research developments in the field and serve as a resource of reliable information concerning cannabis and the cannabinoids.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies
65 International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (ICRC)
Link: http://internationalcredentialing.org/
Description: ICRC's mission is to establish, monitor and advance reciprocal competency standards for credentialing of professionals engaged in prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and related problem. It is composed of 73 addiction & prevention certification boards, located in 44 states, the District of Columbia, 2 U.S. territories, and 11 global jurisdictions, as well as those affiliated with U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, the Indian Health Services, the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities, and the U.S. Administrative Office of the Courts. Over 35,000 certified addiction professionals currently belong to ICRC member boards. ICRC and NAADAC (another credentialing body) are working toward unification of credentialing and certification.
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Categories: Professional Societies
66 International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE)
Link: http://www.incase.org/
Description: INCASE was founded in 1990 as a professional association of individuals, programs, and students specializing in addiction studies, including the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, other addictions, counselor preparation, prevention and treatment, research, and public policy. Provides a newsletter and listserv. Sponsors the Journal of Teaching Addictions.
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Categories: Training and Education | Professional Societies
67 International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS)
Link: http://www.icadts.org/
Description: ICADTS is an independent nonprofit body whose only goal is to reduce mortality and morbidity brought about by misuse of alcohol and drugs by operators of vehicles in all modes of transportation. ICADTS sponsors international and regional conferences to collect, disseminate and share essential information among professionals in the fields of law, medicine, public health, economics, law enforcement, public information and education, human factors and public policy. Publishes the ICADTS Reporter, an online newsletter.
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Categories: Professional Societies
68 International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)
Link: http://www.intnsa.org/
Description: Formerly National Nurses Society on Addictions (NNSA). Founded in 1975 for nurses committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnosis, and process addictions such as gambling. Journal: Journal of Addictions Nursing
Subjects: Nurses
Categories: Professional Societies
69 International Research Group on Gender and Alcohol (IRGGA)
Link: http://www.med.und.nodak.edu/depts/irgga/index.html
Description: IRGGA was founded in 1993 by Sharon Wilsnak and now has 100 members in 40 countries. The workgroup has developed and conducted several projects, including the GENACIS study (Gender, Alcohol, and Culture: An International Study).
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Categories: Professional Societies
70 International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA)
Link: http://www.isbra.com/
Description: (Denver, CO). ISBRA is an international organization founded in 1981 to promote biomedical research on alcoholism and alcohol related biomedical phenomena and to disseminate information, empirical data and theories about questions and issues related to biomedical problems resulting from or coincident with alcohol use and abuse. ISBRA is affiliated with 3 regional societies: Research Society on Alcoholism (North America), Japanese Medical Society for Alcohol Studies, and the European Society for Biomedical Research on Addiction. With RSA, ISBRA publishes the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
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Categories: Professional Societies
71 International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP)
Link: http://www.issdp.org/
Description: Established by the Beckley Foundation in 2006, ISSDP comprises academic and government researchers who analyze policy related to the use, distribution and control of illegal drugs. The website includes bibliographies on policy topics (e.g. law enforcement, economics, harm reduction).
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Categories: Professional Societies
72 International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE)
Link: http://www.isaje.net/
Description: Established in 2001 to promote excellence in the communication and dissemination of information on addiction and related sciences within the scientific community and to those who have responsibility for the prevention, treatment, cure, professional training and policy formation in this field. Produced the Farmington Consensus. Sponsors the PARINT web site.
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Categories: Professional Societies | Journals and Newsletters
73 International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM)
Link: http://www.isamweb.org/
Description: ISAM was founded in 1998 as an international fellowship of physicians in addiction medicine to enhance and support the role that physicians play in the treatment of addiction. Journal: Journal of Substance Abuse
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Categories: Professional Societies
74 Japanese Society of Studies on Addictive Behavior
Link: http://www.iff.or.jp/society/
Description: Web site in Japanese. Journal: Japanese Journal of Addiction and Family
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Categories: Professional Societies
75 Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol
Link: http://www.kettilbruun.org/
Description: International organization of scientists engaged in research on the social aspects of alcohol use and alcohol problems. Listserv for members. Founded 1987.
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76 Medical Council on Alcohol
Link: http://www.m-c-a.org.uk/
Description: (London) Physicians and others committed to improving medical understanding of alcohol related problems. Founded 1967. Published newsletter "Alcoholis" for 22 volumes, ending 2003. Began publishing again, 2006 to the present. Official journal: Alcohol and Alcoholism.
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77 NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals
Link: http://naadac.org/
Description: Washington DC. Founded in 1972 as the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, NAADAC was created to represent substance abuse counselors. Since then, NAADAC has evolved as a global professional membership organization, reflecting the increasing number of tobacco, gambling and other addiction professionals who are active in prevention, intervention, treatment and education. NAADAC has 8,000 members and 46 state affiliates. ICRC and NAADAC are moving toward unification of credentialing and certification.
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78 National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)
Link: http://www.acudetox.com/
Description: NADA conducts education and training on the NADA protocol on auricular (ear) acupuncture within comprehensive addiction treatment programs. The organization strives to make acupuncture-based, barrier-free addiction treatment accessible to all communities and to ensure its integration with other treatment modalities.
Subjects: Acupuncture
Categories: Professional Societies
79 National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
Link: http://www.naatp.org/home.php
Description: Mission is to promote, assist and enhance the delivery of ethical, effective, research-based treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions. NAATP works on behalf of treatment providers in areas such as treatment standards, education, research, and advocacy of legislative, regulatory and reimbursement positions supported by the field. Published NAATP Visions newsletter. Founded 1978.
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80 National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Link: http://www.naadac.org/
Description: see entry for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals
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81 National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
Link: http://www.nadcp.org/nadcp-home/ http://www.AllRise.org
Description: (Alexandria, VA) Est. in 1994, NADCP is a membership organization with outreach for over 1500 drug courts in the U.S. Publishes NADCP News. In 2009, the www.AllRise.org website, sponsored by NADCP, brought together the National Drug Court Institute (www.NDCI.org) and the National Center for DWI Courts (www.DWICourts.org) on one website. Includes a nationwide map of Drug Courts, the latest news, videos and pictures.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Professional Societies
82 National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI)
Link: http://www.naddi.org
Description: NIADDI members are responsible for investigating and prosecuting pharmaceutical drug diversion. Their objective is to improve the members' ability to investigate, and prosecute, pharmaceutical drug diversion. ..
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: Professional Societies
83 National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)
Link: http://www.nalgap.org/
Description: (Arlington, VA) Established in 1979, NALGAP is a membership organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender communities. Site includes about 20 full-text journal articles on prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
Subjects: GLBT
Categories: Professional Societies
84 National Association of Social Workers. Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section (NASW ATOD)
Link: http://www.socialworkers.org/sections/sectionPreview.asp?section=atod
Description: Social workers serving individuals, families, and communities affected by alcohol, tobacco, and substance abuse problems.
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85 National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
Link: http://www.nasadad.org/
Description: NASADAD's basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State. It's members are the directors of state SSAs - single state agencies for alcohol and drug services. Founded 1971.
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86 National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO)
Link: http://www.nasbo.org/
Description: The National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) has served as the professional membership organization for state finance officers for more than sixty years. NASBO is the instrument through which the states collectively advance state budget practices. As the chief financial advisors to our nation’s governors, NASBO members are active participants in the public policy discussions at the state level. The major functions of the organization consist of research, policy development, education, training, and technical assistance. These are achieved primarily through NASBO’s publications, membership meetings, and training sessions. NASBO is an independent professional and educational association and is also an affiliate of the National Governors Association.
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87 National Certified Gambling Counselors
Link: http://www.ncpgambling.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3309
Description: The National Gambling Counselor Certification is a project developed by: The International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. We hope that states and private agencies employing gambling treatment counselors will use these requirements as a starting point of minimal acceptable competency and qualification. Each state is then encouraged to build on requirements and add local criteria they feel will best serve their client population.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education
88 National Nurses Society on Addictions (NNSA)
89 National Student Assistance Association (NSAA)
Link: http://www.nasap.org/
Description: (Washington DC) NSAA is a professional membership organization dedicated to the establishment of having a student assistance program in every school in America. It was founded in 1987 under the name National Association of Student Assistance Professionals (NASAP); the name was changed in 2003. NSAA has chapters in about 20 states.
Subjects: Student assistance programs
Categories: Professional Societies
90 New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group (NDSAG)
Link: http://www.newdirections.org.uk/
Description: (South Yorkshire, England) Forum for debate where anybody concerned with helping people with drinking problems is encouraged to exchange ideas, share results and learn about new developments. Publishes annual journal: New Directions in the Study of Alcohol
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91 Physician Clinical Support System (PCSS)
Link: http://www.pcssmentor.org/
Description: PCSS is a national network of 70 physician mentors with expertise in buprenorphine treatment who provide telephone, email and on-site mentorship to over 1400 participants in the U.S. who provide office-based treatment of opiod dedendence. PCSS is funded by SAMHSA and administered by ASAM.
Subjects: Buprenorphine
Categories: Treatment | Professional Societies
92 Physicians' Clinical Support System - Buprenorphine (PCSS-B Training)
Link: http://pcssb.org/
Description: The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) have been awarded a three year grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) to operate the Physicians’ Clinical Support System for Buprenorphine (PCSS-B). This initiative will provide training and clinical mentorship to practicing physicians and physicians-in-training who wish to include office-based treatment of opioid use disorders in their practices. Website includes educational and training resources such as forms, mentors and mentees, and legislation and policy, clinical guidances.
Subjects: Buprenorphine
Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education | Treatment
93 Professional Network for Addiction Treatment Options (PNATO)
Link: http://www.apositivealternative.com/professionals.html
Description: PNATO is a Seattle-area network of addiction, mental health, and research professionals interested in discussing approaches, resources and research that may be useful with clients who want an alternative to 12-step methods. Hosted by A Positive Alternative
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Categories: Professional Societies | Washington State
94 Publishing Addiction Research Internationally (PARINT)
Link: http://www.parint.org/
Description: PARINT provides resources, guidance and support for authors, editors and reviewers of research on addiciton to drugs including tobacco and alcohol, and to other addictions such as gambling. The site is aimed especially for researchers in countries and institutions that do not have a tradition of research to international standards. It is intended to aid the spread of new research results across national and language borders. Sponsored by NIDA under contact to ISAJE.
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Categories: Professional Societies | Journals and Newsletters
95 Recovery Coaches International (RCI)
Link: http://www.recoverycoaching.org/
Description: Coaches in RCI work with recovering individuals to help them achieve and maintain stable recovery and prevent relapse. RCI's objectives are: to build a community of recovery coaches; to educate coaches, mental health professionals, and the addiction recovery community about recovery coaching; and to provide ongoing support and resources to members of RCI.
Subjects: Relapse prevention
Categories: Recovery Resources | Professional Societies
96 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
97 Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)
Link: http://www.rsoa.org/
Description: RSA members are scientists in many disciplines studying alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Society promotes research and the acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge. Journal: Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Estab. 1976, approximately 1400 members.
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98 Scottish Alcohol Research Network
Link: http://www.sarn.ed.ac.uk/
Description: The Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) was launched following a Scottish Alcohol Research Summit in December 2012. The aim of SARN is to promote a strong collaborative research forum for clinicians, academics and researchers with an interest in responding to alcohol related harm in Scotland, enabling us to co-ordinate and foster meaningful collaborations locally, nationally and internationally.
Subjects: Alcohol use - History
Categories: Professional Societies
99 Sexual Orientation - American Psychiatric Association
Link: http://www.healthyminds.org/More-Info-For/GayLesbianBisexuals.aspx
Description: Brief description of "Sexual Orientation" by the American Psychiatric Association, along with a policy statement by the Association.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Professional Societies
100 Socidrogalcohol. Spanish Scientific Society for the Study of Alcohol, Alcoholism and other Drug Dependencies.
Link: http://www.socidrogalcohol.org/
Description: Publications, conferences. Web site in Spanish. Journal: Adicciones
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101 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
102 Society for Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Effectiveness (SASATE)
Link: http://www.chestnut.org/LI/APSS/SASATE/
Description: SASATE is an informal network of researchers, evaluators, providers, and policymakers interested in pooling their knowledge and resources to improve the field. Offers a listserv for members.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: Professional Societies
103 Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
Link: http://www.preventionresearch.org/
Description: The Society for Prevention Research seeks to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research. Membership includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators, and policy makers who are concerned with the prevention of social, physical and mental health problems and the promotion of health, safety, and well-being. Journal: Prevention Science Journal.
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104 Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
Link: http://www.srnt.org/
Description: The mission of SRNT is to stimulate the generation of new knowledge concerning nicotine in all its manifestations - from molecular to societal. The Society has over 1000 members from 20 countries. Journal: Nicotine & Tobacco Research
Subjects: Tobacco
Categories: Professional Societies
105 Society for the Study of Addiciton to Alcohol and Other Drugs, (SSA).
Link: http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~sjp22/addiction/
Description: SSA aims are to support, facilitate, and enhance the work of our members for the mutual benefit of all concerned with the study of addiction. Membership is international and is open to all professionals aligned to the field of addiction. The Society publishes two journals: "Addiction" and "Addiction Biology," as well as research monographs.
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106 Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP)
Link: http://www.addictionpsychology.org/
Description: APA Division 50. SoAP promotes advances in research, professional training, and clinical practice within the broad range of addictive behaviors including problematic use of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs and disorders involving gambling, eating, sexual behavior, or spending. Membership includes a subscription to the peer-reviewed journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors and the newsletter of the Division.
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107 State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS)
Link: http://www.saasnet.org/
Description: SAAS is a national organization of U.S. state alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention provider associations. SAAS and member state associations work together to increase federal and state funding, expand services, and improve the quality of treatment, prevention, training, and research. Founded 1987.
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108 Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS)
Link: http://salis.org
Description: SALIS is an international association of individuals and organizations with special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) information. Publishes SALIS News.
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109 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
110 Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA)
Link: http://www.therapeuticcommunitiesofamerica.org/
Description: Founded in 1975, Therapeutic Communities of America is a national non-profit membership association representing over 500 substance abuse and mental health treatment programs in the United States and Canada.
Subjects: Therapeutic community
Categories: Professional Societies
111 Vereniging voor Verslavingsgeneeskunde Nederland (VVGN) -- Society of Addiction Medicine in the Netherlands
Link: http://www.vvgn.nl/
Description: Sponsors physician training and scientific meetings; writes guidelines and protogols for Dutch addiction clinics. Affiliate of ISAM. Web site in Dutch language.
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112 Washington Association of Alcoholism and Addiction Programs (AAP)
Link: http://www.aapwa.org/
Description: AAP is a non-profit umbrella trade organization for chemical dependency treatment programs in Washington state. Members includes hospital based programs, publicly funded non-profits and privately-owned treatment facilities providing the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, including programs for women only, women with children, adolescents, and special populations. AAP members collectively employ over 1,000 staff and provide treatment services to 35,000 patient annually.
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Categories: Treatment | Washington State | Professional Societies
113 Washington State Medical Association: Medical Cannabis
Link: https://www.wsma.org/medical-cannabis
Description: What doctors and other authorized prescribers in Washington state need to know about medical cannabis and the procedures required under the state's medical marijuana law. Includes link for the Medical Authorization to Possess Marijuana for Medical Purposes form: https://www.wsma.org/Media/Legal-pdfs/Med_authorization_form_medical_cannabis.pdf.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Professional Societies | Washington State
114 Washington (state) Physicians Health Program
Link: http://www.wphp.org/
Description: WPHP helps identify, refer for evaluation or treatment, monitor the recovery, and endorse the safety of healthcare practitioners who have a condition, mental or physical, which could affect their ability to practice with reasonable skill and safety. Examples of these conditions are substance abuse or dependence, depressive disorder, bipolar mood disorder, cognitive disorders, personality disorders, and physical disorders such as multiple sclerosis and chronic pain. It is a physician-directed program with a highly competent, experienced, and dedicated staff.
Subjects: Physicians -- Substance use | Nurses - Substance use
Categories: Professional Societies | Washington State