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1 Access to Recovery - Washington State
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/daaccesstorecovery.shtml
Description: ATR is a national program funded by SAMHSA for the purpose of providing recovery services not covered by treatment programs. It serves low-income people in need of a variety of services such as supported housing, child services, medical care, in addition to substance abuse treatment. In Washington state, ATR has been implemented in six counties: Clark, King, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane, and Yakima.
Subjects: Homeless
Categories: Washington State | Treatment
2 Access Washington
Link: http://access.wa.gov
Description: Official Washington State government web site.
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Categories: Washington State
3 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
4 Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/psychadd/index.shtml
Description: This one-year residency program at the University of Washington provides psychiatric physicians with advanced training in the skills, clinical judgment, and knowledge necessary to the practice of addiction psychiatry. (Confederation of NW Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Training and Education | Washington State
5 Addictive Behaviors Research Center (ABRC)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/abrc
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. Provides research, training, and evaluation in the development and dissemination of interventions to prevent and treat addictive behaviors. Director: G. Alan Marlatt. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
6 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI)
Link: http://adai.washington.edu
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. ADAI is a multidisciplinary research center; its mission is to support and facilitate research and research dissemination in the field of alcohol and drug abuse. Director: Dennis M. Donovan. (member, Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
7 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute Small Grants Program
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/adai/grants/smgrant.htm
Description: A primary mission of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute is to facilitate research in substance abuse at the University of Washington. Through its Small Grants Program, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute awards grant funds to new and established faculty for alcohol and drug abuse research at the University of Washington. The principal goal of the Small Grants Program is to stimulate research by providing initial funding for promising pilot projects which may ultimately be developed into full research studies with outside grant support.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
8 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program
Link: http://public.wsu.edu/~adap/
Description: Washington State University, Pullman. The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Program promotes research on substance abuse within the state of Washington. This program receives a portion of state alcohol license fees (Class H) and distributes the money to substance abuse researchers for pilot grant projects. Thee sponsors seminars, buy library materials, and assist in recruiting faculty with research expertise in substance abuse. Director: Barbara Sorg, PhD
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
9 Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program, Bellevue Community College
Link: http://bellevuecollege.edu/health/aldac/
Description: This program provides the knowledge, skills, attitudes and training required for counseling in the field of chemical dependency intervention, prevention and treatment.
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Categories: Washington State
10 Alcohol/Drug 24 Hour Help Line (ADHL)
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Description: NOTE: Closed in March, 2012 -- The Alcohol/Drug Help Line (ADHL) provided referral and information for Washington state residents with alcohol and other drug-related problems. Services replaced by the Washington State Recovery Help Line
Subjects: Telephone counseling and hotlines
Categories: Washington State
11 Alcohol/Drug Clearinghouse (closed in June, 2011)
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Description: Closed in June 2011 due to state budget cuts, the WSADC was the RADAR center for Washington State, and provided materials about alcohol and drugs. In September 2011, the new ADAI Clearinghouse took over as the state clearinghouse and RADAR center for Washington.
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Categories: Washington State
12 Athena
Link: http://www.theathenaforum.org/
Description: The Athena website is created for Washington State prevention professionals to develop, update, and sustain their substance abuse prevention work. You can find general information about substance abuse prevention or you can get specific documents and tools like sample agendas and surveys. You can also access prevention discussions and online training opportunities.
Subjects: Counselors | Prevention
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
13 Available Services from DSHS (WA)
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/
Description: Quick links for services provided by Dept. of Social and Health Services (WA), including medical help, mental help and addiction treatment. There are links for People in Need, job opportunities, application forms, and rules and policies.
Subjects: Case management
Categories: Washington State
14 CDP JobLine: The Washington State Chemical Dependency Professional Jobline
Link: http://www.cdpcertification.org/
Description: Step-by-step information on how to become a certified CDP in Washington state; links to schools that offer classes for CDP-trainees; FAQs; download state licensing applications; resume posting and job listing for employers.
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Categories: Washington State
15 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
16 Center for Drug Addiction Research
Link: http://www.washington.edu/research/centers/159
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. Multidisciplinary group that brings together investigators studying various actions of drugs of abuse (opiates, cocaine, amphetamine, cannabis, MDMA). Director: Charles Chavkin, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Cocaine | Amphetamines | Marijuana | Ecstasy | Heroin
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
17 Center for Functional Genomics
Link: http://nida.viromics.washington.edu/
Description: This NIDA P30 Center, at the University of Washington, supplies the resources needed to apply cutting-edge genomic, proteomic, and bioinformatic technologies to the study of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and AIDS—chronic viral infections that are a direct consequence of drug abuse and addiction. Principal Investigator: Michael Katze, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
18 Center for Healthcare Improvement for Addictions, Mental Illness and Medically Vulnerable Populations (CHAMMP)
Link: http://www.chammp.org/
Description: Harborview Medical Center (Seattle) research and training center whose primary mission is to improve the quality and coordination of care for disadvantaged patients with mental illness and the co-morbid conditions of addictions and chronic medical illness. Peter Roy-Byrne, Director. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
19 Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/
Description: University of Washington Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB) focuses on the etiology of risky behaviors and the development of empirically based prevention and treatment for reduction of risk and promotion of healthier lifestyle. Director: Mary Larimer
Subjects: College students
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
20 Chemical Dependency Professional Certification in Washington State
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/Professions/ChemicalDep/default.htm
Description: Information and links from the Washington State Department of Health on Chemical Dependency Professional and Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee certification requirements, continuing education, laws and fees.
Subjects: Counselors
Categories: Training and Education | Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
21 Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest
Link: http://www.addictionceu.org/
Description: The purpose of the Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest is to provide low-cost, quality training for the staff, interns and volunteers of member agencies and other professional caregivers. All training provided is NAADAC approved and designed to meet Washington State Department of Health (DOH) training requirements.
Subjects: Counselors
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
22 Coalition for Cannabis Standards & Ethics (CCSE)
Link: http://www.ccsewa.org/
Description: The Coalition for Cannabis Standards & Ethics is a patient operated group of collective gardens, medible providers, doctors, lawyers and scientists working together to ensure safe access in Washington state. CCSE is registered with the state of WA as a non-profit corporation. The purpose of this corporation is to develop and perpetuate standards, ethics, education, and self-governance in the absence of State directives concerning alternative healthcare methods and holistic lifestyle choices involving the use of cannabis for medical use.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Washington State | Organizations and Advocacy
23 Community Tobacco Cessation Partnership (CTCP) (Washington state)
Link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/tobacco/ctcp.aspx
Description: The Community Tobacco Cessation Partnership provides free trainings for providers on the Best Practice Guidelines in Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence as defined by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Organizations within the Partnership serve low income, Medicaid, and uninsured or underinsured communities. These groups have been shown to have the highest prevalence of smoking in King County, yet may have limited access to cessation services. Ongoing support can include technical assistance, and cessation education materials.
Subjects: Tobacco | Smoking cessation
Categories: Washington State
24 Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers
Link: http://adai.washington.edu/confederation/
Description: The Confederation of NW Addiction Research Centers was established in 2006 to enhance coordination among addiction research centers and training programs affiliated with the University of Washington.
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Categories: Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
25 COPE (Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education) for REMS [COPE-REMS]
Link: http://www.coperems.org/
Description: COPE (Collaborative Opioid Prescribing Education) for REMS (COPE-REMS) is a free online course about safe opioid prescribing for patients with chronic pain. The University of Washington School of Medicine designates COPE-REMS for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. The COPE-REMS course is unique in that it allows participants to experience patient-prescriber video vignettes on how to handle tough situations and refresh their knowledge of clinical pharmacology. The CME course responds to the FDA REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) for extended-release and long-acting opioids by being fully REMS-compliant. Participants can view interactive, audiovisual content and review guidelines for safe prescribing, thereby increasing their knowledge and confidence when treating patients with chronic pain.
Subjects: Pain management | Prescription-type opiates
Categories: Washington State | Training and Education
26 Deaf and Hard of Hearing AA 12 Steps Recovery Resources
Link: http://www.dhh12s.com/
Description: A calendar of AA meetings in Seattle, Spokane, Vancouver, and other locations for the hearing-impaired.
Subjects: Alcoholics Anonymous
Categories: Washington State
27 Drug Courts: King County, WA
Link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/courts/Clerk/DrugCourt.aspx
Description: Drug court services and contacts in King County, WA.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Washington State
28 Drug Courts: Kitsap County, WA
Link: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sc/drugcrt.htm
Description: Drug court services and contacts in Kitsap County, WA.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Washington State
29 Drug Free Business
Link: http://www.drugfreebusiness.org/index.htm
Description: Drug Free Business is a non-profit organization formed in 1988 in Washington state to assist employers, regardless of size, start and maintain effective drug-free workplace programs. Training & resources to help businesss comply with Dept. of Transportation (DOT) mandated testing regulations, including; substance abuse policy development, supervisor training, drug and alcohol testing, random selection services, and employee assistance programs (EAPs).
Subjects: Employee assistance programs | Employee drug testing
Categories: Washington State
30 DWI Victims Panel
Link: http://impactdwi.org/victimimpactpanels.htm
Description: Twenty-seven counties operate DWI victim panels throughout Washington State and twenty-two throughout Oregon. Panel speakers are those whose lives have been tragically affected by a drunken driving crash. Attendees to victim panels include offending drivers ordered by the court to attend them, high school students, military personel, officers, and the general public.
Subjects: DWI programs - Effectiveness
Categories: Washington State
31 Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (WA)
Link: http://www.evergreencpg.org/
Description: The ECPG Website is designed to provide information on education and treatment programs and services created and/or administered by the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling. ECPG is a private, not-for-profit organization offering programs and services for problem and compulsive gambling in Washington and throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Treatment | Washington State
32 Evergreen Treatment Services
Link: http://www.evergreentreatment.org/
Description: Evergreen Treatment Services has been providing evidence-based addiction treatment services to the citizens of Western Washington for over 30 years. ETS is a private, non-profit organization licensed as an outpatient opioid treatment program. The agency currently serves over 900 patients in four methadone clinics located in King County and a newly opened clinic in Thurston County.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Washington State
33 Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit (FADU)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/fadu/
Description: University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle. Director: Therese Grant, PhD, Scientific Director: Fred Bookstein, PhD, Clinical Director: Paul Connor, Ph.D.Ann Streissguth, PhD. Founder: Ann P. Streissguth, PhD. This center conducts research on fetal alcohol and drug effects, disseminates information about those effects, provides consultation for persons thought to be affected by prenatal exposure, and provides training in human behavioral teratology. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
34 Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/fasdpn/
Description: The Washington State Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Diagnostic & Prevention Network (FAS DPN) is a network of five WA State community-based clinics linked by the core clinical/research/training clinic at the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
35 FOCUS Newsletter
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/dbhrnews.shtml
Description: Formerly the Washington State Division of Alcohol & Substance Abuse (DASA) quarterly newsletter. Now published by the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR). Website covers 2010 issues. Archival (2001-2009) issues can be found at http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/dafocusarchive.shtml
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Categories: Washington State
36 Group Health Cooperative Chemical Dependency Services
Link: http://www.ghc.org/provider/behavioralhealth/chemdep.jhtml
Description: GHC treats alcohol and drug abuse or dependence through a state-approved chemical dependency services program. They view dependency on alcohol and drugs as a treatable disease, and believes the family plays a vital role in a patient's recovery.
Subjects: Disease concept
Categories: Washington State
37 H.E.R.E. in Washington (Health Education Resource Exchange)
Link: http://here.doh.wa.gov/
Description: A clearinghouse of public health education and health promotion projects, materials and resources in the State of Washington.
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Categories: Washington State
38 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
39 Healthy Youth Survey (Washington State)
Link: http://askhys.net
Description: The Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) is a collaborative effort of several government offices in Washington state. HYS provides important information about adolescents in Washington. County prevention coordinators, community mobilization coalitions, community public health and safety networks, and others use this information to guide policy and programs that serve youth. The data sets will be available for use by researchers and others.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: Washington State
40 High Risk Infant Follow-up, University of Washington
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/chdd/ucedd/ctu_5/hrifclinic_5.html
Description: The High Risk Infant Follow-up Clinic provides developmental follow-up of children from birth to age 8 who are designated as high risk due to prematurity and/or low birth weight or prenatal exposure to drugs. The goal of the clinic is to provide early identification and referral for early intervention for the neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral problems associated with prematurity, drug exposure and other biomedical and environmental risk factors.
Subjects: Risk and protective factors
Categories: Washington State
41 Highline Medical Center Addiction Recovery Center
Link: http://www.highlinemedicalcenter.org/healthcare-services/addiction-recovery/Default.htm
Description: Includes information on a variety of their services, including: medical detox, inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient, relapse prevention, deferred prosecution, and DUI/legal evaluations.
Subjects: Relapse prevention
Categories: Washington State
42 Initiative 692: Medical Use of Marijuana
Link: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=69.51a&full=true
Description: Complete text of the law legalizing medical use of cannabis in Washington State, passed November 1998.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Washington State
43 Innovative Programs Research Group (IPRG)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/iprg
Description: University of Washington School of Social Work, Seattle. Projects assess the effectiveness of innovative means for reducing barriers to the delivery of effective social and mental health services; focus on marijuana use and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors. Director: Roger A. Roffman. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Marijuana | HIV/AIDS
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
44 International Youth Development Study (IYDS)
Link: http://www.rch.org.au/iyds/index.cfm?doc_id=2766
Description: The International Youth Development Study (IYDS) is a is a long-term study that looks at the development of healthy and problem behaviours among young people in the state of Victoria, Australia and the state of Washington, United States. It is a joint project between the Social Development Research Group, located in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington, in Seattle, USA and the Centre for Adolescent Health, part of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute at the Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne, in Melbourne, Australia.
Subjects: Adolescents | Risk and protective factors
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International | ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
45 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
46 Lifeline Connections (formerly Northwest Deaf Addiction Center)
Link: http://www.lifelineconnections.org/home/home.shtml
Description: An alcohol and drug treatment program that includes services for deaf and hard of hearing individuals who use sign language as their primary mode of communication. Offers outpatient and day treatment services, as well as a group living environment.
Subjects: Disabled persons
Categories: Washington State
47 Liquor Control Board - Washington State
Link: http://www.liq.wa.gov
Description: Alcohol license and enforcement information for Washington.
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Categories: Washington State
48 Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division, Department of Community and Human Services, King County, WA
Link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/MHSA.aspx
Description: Coordinates substance abuse treatment and prevention in King County. Provides high quality mental health and substance abuse services to low income individuals in need. The division provides a wide variety of services including crisis services, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, and criminal justice initiatives
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Categories: Washington State
49 My Sober Life
Link: http://mySoberLife.com
Description: An online support resource for people in recovery, this site offers free blogs and forums, and aims to increase the communication and dissemination of information related to addiction, recovery, sobriety, and treatment.
Subjects: Recovery | Relapse prevention | Internet counseling
Categories: Recovery Resources | Washington State
50 Narcotics Anonymous - Seattle Area
Link: http://www.seattlena.org/
Description: Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean and build a new way of life. This site has a schedule of local meetings, along with contact information.
Subjects: Twelve-step programs
Categories: Washington State
51 Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center, University of Washington
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/nwaetc/
Description: The Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC), located at the University of Washington, offers HIV treatment education, clinical consultation, capacity building and technical assistance to health care professionals and agencies in Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, and Oregon.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: Washington State
52 Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NFATTC)
Link: http://www.nfattc.org/
Description: The Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NFATTC) is part of a nationwide, multi-disciplinary resource that draws upon the knowledge, experience and latest work of recognized experts in the field of addictions.
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Categories: Washington State
53 Northwest High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/hidta/northwest.html
Description: The Northwest HIDTA mission is to measurably reduce large scale importation and local drug trafficking by intercepting shipments, disrupting local manufacturing and trafficking operations, and to reduce demand by supporting treatment and effective demand reduction programs.
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Categories: Washington State
54 Nursing Research Training in Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.son.washington.edu/research/nida/default.asp
Description: This project in the School of Nursing, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, provides research training in substance abuse. It is an interdisciplinary training program with foci of substance abuse epidemiological and treatment-related research for both predoctoral and postdoctoral nurse scholars. Elaine Thompson, Director. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Nurses
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
55 Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) State Profile - Washington State
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/statelocal/wa/index.html
Description: Provides a profile of information and data regarding substance abuse in Washington.
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Categories: Washington State | Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource
56 Outrage Avenue
Link: http://www.outrageavenue.com/
Description: Teen-oriented, anti-tobacco site, developed by Washington State Dept. of Health.
Subjects: Adolescents | Smoking cessation
Categories: Washington State
57 Oxford Houses of Washington State
Link: http://www.waoxfordhouse.org/
Description: Oxford Houses of Washington State is a group of self-run, self-supported recovery houses in residential neighborhoods. As of March 2006 there are 153 houses in WA with locations in 17 counties.
Subjects: Vocational rehabilitation
Categories: Recovery Resources | Washington State
58 Pacific Northwest Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/adai/ctn-wa/
Description: A NIDA-funded grant to the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute. Tne PNW Node includes a research core at the Univ. of Washington, and affiliated clinical sites in Washington and Alaska.
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Categories: Washington State | Treatment
59 Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP), Univ. of Washington
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/pcapuw/
Description: PCAP is an evidence-based home visitation intervention program that works with women who abuse alcohol or drugs during pregnancy, with the aim of preventing future alcohol- and drug-exposed births among these mothers. PCAP helps mothers achieve this goal by helping them complete substance abuse treatment and stay in recovery, and by motivating them to choose effective family planning methods.
Subjects: Pregnant women
Categories: Washington State
60 Postdoctoral Training, Molecular Pharmacology of Abused Drugs
Link: http://faculty.washington.edu/cchavkin/training.html
Description: This program uses molecular biology methods to study the effects of drugs on a variety of brain, genetic, and behavioral systems. Charles Chavkin, Director. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
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Categories: Training and Education | Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
61 Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW)
Link: http://preventioncertificationwa.org/default.aspx
Description: The Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington (PSCBW) website is for individuals who are interested in obtaining and maintaining their Certified Prevention Professional (CPP) credential. We hope the information will be helpful to CPPs and others in the substance abuse and violence prevention fields. The website includes certification overview, reciprocity, fee scheudles, training and events and resources.
Subjects: Prevention | Counselors
Categories: Training and Education | Washington State
62 Prevention Works in Seattle
Link: http://www.preventionworksinseattle.org/
Description: Prevention Works in Seattle (WINS) is a community coalition formed in 2006 and serving northeast Seattle. Its mission is to prevent underage drinking, youth substance abuse, and associated problems through education, advocacy, and networking with students, families, and the community. Good list of resources on website, and also has a blog with the same name: http://preventionworksinseattle.blogspot.com/
Subjects: Prevention | School-based prevention
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Washington State
63 Problem Gambling - WA State Department of Social and Health SErvices (DSHS)
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/gambling.shtml
Description: Links to videos, treatment providers, brochures, posters, fact sheets, FAQs on problem gambling for Washington state.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Washington State
64 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
65 Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR)
Link: http://nursing.wsu.edu/PEAR/
Description: Washington State University, Pullman. The Program of Excellence in Addictions Research (PEAR) mission is to advance innovative, scientifically rigorous approaches to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of addictions. We accomplish this by: Conducting trans-disciplinary research in interrelated areas; Training future scholars and clinicians; and Promoting active participation of program affiliates in relevant policy arenas. Director: Sterling McPherson, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
66 Public Health Seattle and King County, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention
Link: http://www.metrokc.gov/health/portal/atodp.htm
Description: Includes links to the Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention (AODP) program, drug abuse trends in King Co., harm reduction, meth lab clean-up, and tobacco prevention program.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment | Harm reduction | HIV/AIDS
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
67 Residence XII
Link: http://www.residencexii.org/
Description: Alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center for women and their families in the Northwest.
Subjects: Women
Categories: Washington State
68 SAMA Foundation (Science And Management of Addiction)
Link: http://www.samafoundation.org
Description: SAMA is a privately funded non-profit organization based in Seattle with the goal of improving the management as well as the science of substance addiction. A key SAMA's service is the Family Navigator to assist parents as they navigate the treatment system and advocate for their son or daughter's care number: 1-888-922-7262. SAMA was founded in 2006 by Robert W. Day and Cynthia “CJ” Taylor.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: Washington State | Organizations and Advocacy
69 Seattle Counselors Association
Link: http://seattlecounselors.org/
Description: A professional community of mental health counselors serving the entire Puget Sound region.
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Categories: Washington State
70 Seattle Information
Link: http://www.lib.washington.edu/research/sea.html
Description: Compilation of various Seattle area resources put together by the University of Washington library system.
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Categories: Washington State
71 Seattle Public Library
Link: http://www.spl.lib.wa.us/
Description:
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Categories: Washington State
72 Social Development Research Group (SDRG)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/sdrg/
Description: University of Washington, Seattle. SDRG's research seeks to promote achievement and success as well as prevent and treat health and behavior problems among young people. Drug abuse, delinquency, risky sexual behavior, violence, and school dropout are among the problems addressed. Director: Richard F. Catalano, PhD, Founding Director: J. David Hawkins, PhD. (member Confederation of Northwest Addiction Research Centers)
Subjects: Juvenile delinquency | Prevention evaluation
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
73 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
74 Teen Health and the Media
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/thmedia/
Description: Project of UW College of Education, Teen Futures Media Network. A virtual meeting place for teens, parents, educators, health professionals, and others who share a strong commitment to teen health.
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: Washington State
75 Teenline
Link: http://www.theteenline.org/
Description: Part of the Alcohol 24 Hour Helpline since 1989, Teenline is a non-profit agency providing 24 hour crisis intervention and referral services for adolescents in Washington State.
Subjects: Adolescents | Telephone counseling and hotlines
Categories: Washington State
76 Therapeutic Health Services
Link: http://www.therapeutichealth.org/
Description: Rehabilitation services for individuals and families affected by alcohol dependence, drug dependence, and/or mental illness.
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Categories: Washington State
77 Tobacco Prevention Program, Public Health, Seattle and King County
Link: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/tobacco.aspx
Description: Public Health, Seattle & King County. The mission of the Public Health – Seattle & King County Tobacco Prevention Program is to prevent tobacco use and addiction, exposure to secondhand smoke, and to support effective cessation efforts. Offers training on tobacco screening and counseling for providers and promotes the Washington State Tobacco Quitline. Educates business owners, enforces the Smoking in Public Places law, and assists businesses, cities, and colleges in creating additional smoke-free environments. Educates retailers on youth access laws and conducts routine retailer compliance inspections.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Washington State
78 Toll of Tobacco in Washington
Link: http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/facts_issues/toll_us/washington
Description: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Compendium of data on prevalence and costs of tobacco use in Washington state.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Washington State | Statistical Resource
79 University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy
Link: http://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/APS/13.07.html
Description: Univ. of Washington Administrative Policy Statement 13.7, including health risks and sanctions, information and available services. Approved May 1, 2002.
Subjects: College students | Underage drinking
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
80 University of Washington School of Medicine Curriculum Management, Substance Abuse Theme Committee
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/currmang/
Description: Consists of about 25 faculty members who collaborate with the Office of Curriculum Management to monitor the content and quality of UW substance abuse educational activities across four years of medical school and the residencies.
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Categories: Washington State
81 University of Washington Student Guide on Alcohol and Substance Use and Abuse
Link: http://www.washington.edu/students/handbook/drugs.html
Description: UW Campus policy.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Washington State
82 Urban Indian Health Institute
Link: http://www.uihi.org/
Description: The Urban Indian Health Institute was established as a division within of the Seattle Indian Health Board, a community health center targeting urban American Indians and Alaska Natives. The Urban Indian Health Institute provides centralized nationwide management of health surveillance, research, and policy considerations regarding the health status deficiencies affecting urban American Indians and Alaska Natives
Subjects: Native Americans
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Washington State
83 Warrior Check-Up
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/wcheckup/
Description: A University of Washington Innovative Programs Research Group (IPRG), The Warrior Check-Up is a telephone intervention for active duty soldiers who have questions or are concerned about their alcohol, substance, or prescription drug use. The Warrior Check-Up study provides free, confidential counseling that lets soldiers think about their experiences with substance use and, with the help of a counselor, think through what to do next. For soldiers who decide they want to decrease their substance use, counselors can help them find substance abuse services, including treatment programs, community mental health services, support groups and self-help resources.
Subjects: Military and veterans | Telephone counseling and hotlines | UW author
Categories: Washington State | Recovery Resources | ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Government Agencies - U.S.
84 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.
Subjects:
Categories: Treatment | Washington State | Professional Societies
85 Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training (WIMHRT)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/washinst/
Description: Conducts training, research and clinical program development of direct benefit to mentally ill persons in Washington state through a collaboration of DSHS, UW, WSU. Since 1989, WIMHRT has provided an independent source of applied research and evaluation, and professional training in the fields of mental health and substance abuse within Washington State. The training and research office is located on the campus of Western State Hospital in Tacoma, WA (Lakewood), with administrative headquarters located in Seattle, WA at the Division of Public Behavioral Health and Justice Policy at the University of Washington. WIMHRT is a state-university collaboration that works closely with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
86 Washington Society of Addiction Medicine (WSAM)
Link: http://wsam.org/
Description: Chapter of the national ASAM.
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State
87 Washington State Association of Drug Court Professionals (WSADCP)
Link: http://wsadcp.org/
Description: The Washington State Association of Drug Court Professionals is committed and dedicated to furthering the Drug Courts and Therapeutic Specialty Court model in the State of Washington. The WSADCP is committed to doing this through education and advocacy throughout the state of Washington.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Washington State
88 Washington State Behavioral Health Professional Jobline
Link: http://wajobline.com/
Description: Designed to help in locating a job in various behavioral health occupations in Washington State. Post resumes; browse jobs by type, region or company.
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State
89 Washington State, Chapter 388-805 WAC : Certification requirements for chemical dependency service providers
Link: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=388-805
Description: Last updated 12/01/08. These rules describe the standards and processes necessary to be a certified chemical dependency treatment program, including application, fees, standards, etc.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Training and Education | Treatment | Washington State
90 Washington State Coalition on Women's Substance Abuse Issues (WSCWSAI)
Link: http://www.wscwsai.org
Description: The purpose of the Coalition is to advocate for improved, expanded, more accessible and relevant chemical dependency treatment services for women.
Subjects: Women
Categories: Washington State
91 Washington State Council on Problem Gambling (WSCPG)
Link: http://www.wscpg.org/ http://www.ncpgambling.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3541
Description: Dedicated to increasing public awareness of the condition of problem gambling and increasing the availability of services for problem gamblers and their families. Offers professional training and other resources.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Washington State
92 Washington State Department of Health (DOH)
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/
Description: The Department of Health works with its federal, state and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthier and safer. Its programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.
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Categories: Washington State
93 Washington State Department of Health: Medical Marijuana (Cannabis)
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/PublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/HealthcareProfessionsandFacilities/MedicalMarijuanaCannabis.aspx
Description: Information for public health and health care providers on medical and recreational marijuana in Washington state. Includes an FAQ for providers with information about legal requirements for recommending marijuana to patients.
Subjects: Medical marijuana | Marijuana
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
94 Washington State Department of Health Pain Management Rules
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/Professions/PainManagement/Default.htm
Description: The goal of the new pain management rules is to keep patients safe and give practitioners who prescribe opioids the best practices in pain management. A key component of the rules is to encourage practitioners to become better educated in the safe and effective uses of these powerful drugs. The rules contain specific mandatory elements required by the law, as well as guidance for practitioners who care for patients with chronic noncancer pain. Includes links to the law, ESHB 2876 as well as to the rules for each licensing board.
Subjects: Pain management | Prescription-type opiates
Categories: Treatment | Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
95 Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) Substance Abuse Services
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dbhr/da_information.shtml
Description: The Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) Substance Abuse Services promotes strategies that support healthy lifestyles by preventing the misuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and support recovery from the disease of chemical dependency. Director: David Dickinson. Formerly called the Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (DASA).
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Categories: Washington State
96 Washington State Drug Use Epidemiology and Links
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/adai/wa/
Description: This page features links to resources and reports about substance use in Washington State and its 39 counties. You will find information about the prevalence of alcohol and drug use in Washington, its consequences, and links to government agencies, treatment centers, drug courts, and other resources.
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Categories: Washington State | Databases and Catalogs
97 Washington State Healthy Youth Survey (HYS)
Link: http://www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/HealthBehaviors/HealthyYouthSurvey.aspx
Description: The HYS presents state and county data about adolescents in Washington state regarding safety and violence, physical activity and diet, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, and related risk and protective factors. Data can be used to identify trends in the patterns of behavior over time and to compare Washington to other states and to the nation. Survey data is available for grades 6, 8, 10, and 12, for the years 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008, 2010. Information is also available at http://askhys.net
Subjects: Adolescents
Categories: Washington State
98 Washington State Legislature
Link: http://www1.leg.wa.gov/legislature
Description: Senate and House of Representatives.
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Categories: Washington State
99 Washington State Liquor Control Board: I-502 Implementation
Link: http://liq.wa.gov/marijuana/I-502
Description: Information about the implementation of I-502, legalizing recreational use of marijuana. Includes timeline, proposed and finalized rules, information on retail store locations, and fact sheets.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
100 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
101 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
102 Washington State Research & Data Analysis Division (RDA)
Link: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/rda/
Description: Division within state Dept. of Social and Health Services. Research and Data Analysis (RDA) provides valid, rigorous, and policy-relevant analyses of government-funded social and health services in the State of Washington. Provides analytical information regarding risk, need, demand, use, supply, cost and outcomes of DSHS human services, including substance abuse treatment and prevention.
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Categories: Washington State
103 Western Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CAPT)
Link: http://casat.unr.edu/westcapt.html
Description: CSAP's Western CAPT is organized to provide useful, efficient, cost-effective, and culturally sensitive prevention application services through a comprehensive system that matches services to the technological capabilities and capacity of local community-based prevention programs.
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Categories: Washington State | Training and Education