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1 Gamblers Anonymous International Service
Link: http://www.gambleranonymous.org
Description: Official home page for GA.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
2 Gangs Toolkit (U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services [COPS])
Link: http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/default.asp?Item=1309
Description: The COPS Gangs Toolkit consists of resources for law enforcement officials, educators, and parents to address specific types of crimes committed by gangs, including illicit drugs.
Subjects: Gangs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
3 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
4 GayData.org
Link: http://www.gaydata.org/
Description: This site was created by Dr. Randall Sell and is maintained by the Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health. GayData.org serves as a no-cost, open-access clearinghouse for the collection of sexual orientation & gender identity data and measures. This site also provides knowledgeable analysis, commentary and expert "how to" information on gathering such data effectively in scientific surveys, questionnaires and studies. Collected and categorized here you will find numerous datasets and links to rich data sources that are essential to LGBT health research, researchers, students, advocates and anyone interested in scientific-based information about LGBT people and populations.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Statistical Resource
5 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."
Subjects:
Categories: Professional Societies
6 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
7 Global Addiction
Link: http://www.globaladdiction.org/
Description: Global Addiction claims to be an electronic portal to educational services in the area of addiction medicine. It solicits member organizations and sponsors. One of its main features is a bienniel conference. There are few resources actually available on the website.
Subjects:
Categories: Information Resources
8 The Globe
Link: http://www.globalgapa.org/
Description: The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance's international magazine on Alcohol. Free full-text.
Subjects:
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
9 Glossary of Drug-Related Slang (Street Language)
Link: http://www15.uta.fi/FAST/GC/drugslan.html
Description: Produced by FAST Area Studies, Department of Translation Studies, University of Tampere, Finland. (this site is reproduced in the FAST website with the permission of the Addictions & Life organization (Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission is prohibited). (Disclaimer) The 'meanings' of drug slang may vary widely between neighborhood, city, region and country. There are no 'absolutes' with drug slang definitions. While the Addictions & Life Organization has striven for accuracy in collecting information from our sources, we stress that the definitions below are provided only for background and guidance and should not be considered as 'authoritative'.
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Categories: Information Resources
10 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
11 The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Link: http://www.thecommunityguide.org/index.html
Description: The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions: * Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective? * Are there effective interventions that are right for my community? * What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment? Topics include adolescent health, alcohol, mental health, motor vehicle, HIV/AIDS, tobacco, violence, worksite, and many others. The Guide is useful for funding, policies, research, programs, and education. It is sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Subjects: Prevention
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.