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1 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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Categories: Professional Societies
2 Narcotics Anonymous. (NA)
Link: http://na.org
Description: Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts that provides a recovery process and support network through the principles contained within the Twelve Steps.
Subjects: Twelve-step programs
Categories: Recovery Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
3 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
4 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
5 National Addiction Centre (England)
Link: http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/departments/?locator=1110
Description: King's College Institute of Psychiatry, London. Includes the research and teaching activities of the Addiction Research Unit (ARU) and the treatment and policy contributions of colleagues within the Addictions Division of the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM). Aims to improve our understanding of addiction to drugs, alcohol and tobacco and to develop more effective preventative and treatment interventions.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
6 National Addiction Centre (New Zealand)
Link: http://www.addiction.org.nz/
Description: Formerly the National Addiction Centre (Alcohol, Drugs and Addiction). University of Otago, New Zealand. Dedicated to developing and promoting effective interventions for people with alcohol, drug and addiction related problems in New Zealand.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
7 National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)
Link: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NAHDAP/
Description: NAHDAP acquires, preserves and disseminates data relevant to drug addiction and HIV research. By preserving and making available an easily accessible library of electronic data on drug addiction and HIV infection in the United States, NAHDAP offers scholars the opportunity to conduct secondary analysis on major issues of social and behavioral sciences and public policy.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS
Categories: Information Resources | Statistical Resource
8 National African American Drug Policy Coalition (NAADCP)
Link: http://www.naadpc.org/
Description: The NAADCP is a collaborative initiative to address the problem of drug abuse in the African American community. Its approximately 30 member organizations contribute distinct intellectual content, practices and procedures for eradicating the deleterious societal effects of drug abuse.
Subjects: African Americans
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
9 National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)
Link: http://www.nabca.org/
Description: Trade association representing 19 "control states" which regulate alcohol beverage distribution and also sell alcohol products at wholesale and/or retail level. Estab. 1937.
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Categories: Other Sites
10 National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMAR)
Link: http://www.methadone.org/
Description: NAMA Recovery is an organization composed of medication assisted treatment patients and health care professionals that are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment. The primary objective of NAMA Recovery is to advocate for the patient in treatment by destigmatizing and empowering medication assisted treatment patients. Newsletter - NAMA Recovery Advocate.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Pharmacotherapy | Buprenorphine
Categories: Recovery Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
11 National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws
Link: http://www.namsdl.org
Description: The Alliance is a resource for governors, state legislators, attorneys general, drug and alcohol professionals, community leaders, the recovering community, and others striving for comprehensive and effective state drug and alcohol laws, policies, and programs. It is the successor of the Presidentís Commission on Model State Drug Laws. Programs include prescription drug monitoring programs, methamphetamine conferences, and insurance coverage for addiction treatment.
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Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
12 National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)
Link: http://www.naabt.org/
Description: NAABT was formed to help people in need of treatment find treatment providers who are willing and able to treat opioid dependency in the privacy of a doctorís office.
Subjects: Buprenorphine | Drug abuse treatment
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Treatment
13 National Alliance of Methadone Advocates (NAMA)
Link: http://www.methadone.org/
Description: An organization composed of methadone patients and health care professionals who are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment.
Subjects: Methadone maintenance
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
14 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Link: http://www.nami.org/
Description: NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nationís largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
15 National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA)
Link: http://www.napafasa.org/
Description: Organization dedicated to addressing the alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations on the continental U.S., Hawaii, the six Pacific Island jurisdictions and elsewhere. Founded in 1988, NAPAFASA involves service providers, families, and youth in efforts to reach API communities to promote health, social justice and reduce substance abuse and related problems.
Subjects: Asian Americans | Pacific Islanders
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
16 National Assembly on School-Based Health Care: Screening & Assessment
Link: http://www.nasbhc.org/site/c.jsJPKWPFJrH/b.3015369/k.9167/MH_SCREENING.htm
Description: A collection of screening and assessment resources put together by the NASBHC. Includes screening for resilience and protective factors, general-purpose mental health, suicide, and substance use/abuse.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
17 National Association for Children of Alcoholics.
Link: http://www.nacoa.org/
Description: NACoA is a national nonprofit membership organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents.
Subjects: Children
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
18 National Association for the Dually Diagnoses (NADD)
Link: http://www.thenadd.org/
Description: NADD is a not-for-profit membership association established for professionals, care providers and families to promote understanding of and services for individuals who have developmental disabilities and mental health needs. The mission of NADD is to advance mental wellness for persons with developmental disabilities through the promotion of excellence in mental health care.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
19 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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Categories: Professional Societies
20 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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Categories: Professional Societies
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 National Association of Peer Specialists, Inc.
Link: http://www.naops.org/index.html
Description: The National Association of Peer Specialists, Inc. (NAPS), is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to peer support in mental health systems through training, education, and advocacy.
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Categories: Recovery Resources
25 National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR)
Link: http://www.narronline.com/NARR_formation_website/Welcome.html
Description: The National Association of Recovery Residences promotes a recovery-oriented continuum of care for those with substance use disorders by credentialing recovery residences that implement empirically-based recovery principles and practice standards.
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Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Recovery Resources
26 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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Categories: Professional Societies
27 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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Categories: Professional Societies
28 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 nationís 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 NASBOís 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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Categories: Professional Societies
29 National Association of State Controlled Substances Authorities (NASCSA)
Link: http://www.nascsa.org
Description: NASCSA is a non-profit educational organization. Its primary purpose is to provide a continuing mechanism through which state agencies, federal agencies, the regulated industries and professions, and others can work to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of state and national efforts to prevent and control drug abuse, yet provide mechanisms to make the class of drugs known as controlled substances reasonably available to those persons who have a true medical need for these drugs
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Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
30 National Black Alcoholism & Addictions Council (NBAC).
Link: http://www.nbacinc.org/
Description: NBAC is an organization through which Blacks concerned with or involved in the field of alcoholism and other drugs related issues can exchange ideas, offer services, and coordinate and facilitate programs in the interest of Black Americans. Convenes and annual training institute.
Subjects: African Americans
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
31 National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (Australia)
Link: http://ncpic.org.au/
Description: Located within the Australian National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), the Centre will educate the community about the harms associated with cannabis use and provide information and training for health professionals on the delivery of evidence-based interventions. Jan Copeland, director.
Subjects: Marijuana
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
32 National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre: Database Links
Link: http://ncpic.org.au/ncpic/links/databases/
Description: A collection of links to national and international organizations that have online databases and catalogs.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
33 National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR)
Link: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/PublicHealth/research/centers/CAIANH/Pages/CAIANH.aspx
Description: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (NCAIANMHR), a program in the Department of Psychiatry, is one of four minority mental health research Centers. The NCAIANMHR is sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health and is the only program of this type in the country focusing specifically on American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
Subjects: American Indians | Alaska Natives
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
34 National Center for Health Statistics (CDC)
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
Description: Collects U.S. data from birth and death records, medical records, interview surveys, and through direct physical exams and laboratory testing to document the health status of the population, providing important surveillance information that helps identify and address critical health problems.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
35 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Alcohol Use
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/alcohol.htm
Description: Brief statistics and links to other statistical sources.
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Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
36 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Illegal Drug Use
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/druguse.htm
Description: Statistics and links.
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Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
37 National Center for Health Statistics. Fast Stats - Smoking
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/smoking.htm
Description: Statistics and links on smoking
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
38 National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/
Description: the mission of the NCIPC is to prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences. Topics include Home and recreational safety, Injury response, Motor vehicle safety, Traumatic brain injury, and Violence prevention. Data and statistics, research and funding, resource links and state programs are included.
Subjects: Traumatic injury
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
39 National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. (MCMHJJ)
Link: http://www.ncmhjj.com/
Description: Develops policies and programs for youth with mental health disorders in contact with the juvenile justice system, based on the best available research and practice.
Subjects: Juvenile delinquency | Adolescents
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
40 National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs
Link: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/
Description: The Center aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD. Includes PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress) database.
Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) | Military and veterans
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
41 National Center for Responsible Gaming
Link: http://www.ncrg.org/
Description: Founded in 1996 as a separate 501(c)3 charitable organization, the NCRGís mission is to help individuals and families affected by gambling disorders by supporting the finest peer-reviewed, scientific research into pathological and youth gambling; encouraging the application of new research findings to improve prevention, diagnostic, intervention and treatment strategies; and advancing public education about responsible gaming.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
42 National Center for Tobacco-Free Older Persons.
Link: http://www.tcsg.org/tobacco.htm
Description: Univ. of Michigan, Center for Social Gerontology. Information and advocacy, training and research.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
43 National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
Link: http://www.casacolumbia.org
Description: Columbia University. Founded in 1992, CASA is the only national organization that brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances -- alcohol, nicotine, illegal drugs, prescription drugs, performance enhancing drugs - in all sectors of society. Chairman: Joseph A. Califano.
Subjects: Prescription drugs
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
44 National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA)
Link: http://www.nceta.flinders.edu.au/
Description: Established in 1992, NCETA is a collaborative venture between Flinders University and the South Australian Department of Health. NCETA is a national research centre concerned with the promotion and evaluation of effective practices in workforce development in the alcohol and other drugs related field.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International | Training and Education
45 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
46 National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth
Link: http://www.ncfy.com/publications/satools/sa-resources.htm
Description: Publications: Assessment and Screening Tools for Measuring Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Independent Living Skills in Adolescents. List of resources for finding assessment and screening tools prepared for the Family and Youth Services Bureau. Includes databases, instruments for program evaluation, publications, and more.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database | Adolescents
Categories: Information Resources
47 National Coalition for LGBT Health
Link: http://lgbthealth.webolutionary.com/
Description: The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.
Subjects: LGBT
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
48 National Coalition for the Homeless
Link: http://www.nationalhomeless.org/
Description: The National Coalition for the Homeless works to bring about the systemic changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness and to protect the rights of people experiencing homelessness by engaging in policy advocacy. Our advocacy includes work in the areas of Housing Justice, Health Care Justice, Economic Justice, and Civil Rights.
Subjects: Homeless
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
49 National Comorbidity Survey Replication Study (NCSR)
Link: http://www.hcp.med.harvard.edu/ncs/
Description: The study intends to uncover trends in mental health prevalence, impairment, and service use; it also evaluated mental health treatment.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Statistical Resource | Government Agencies - U.S.
50 National Conference of State Legislatures
Link: http://www.ncsl.org/
Description: NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues. NCSL is an effective and respected advocate for the interests of state governments before Congress and federal agencies. Issues include substance abuse and addiction.
Subjects: Government policy
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
51 National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
Link: http://www.ncadd.org/
Description: It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates.
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Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
52 National Council on Problem Gambling (U.S.)
Link: http://www.ncpgambling.org/
Description: National advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families; information, increase treatment for pathological gambling.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
53 National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Drugs and Crime
Link: http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Topics/Topic.aspx?TopicID=93
Description: Administered by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. Includes fact sheets, statistics, publications, programs, funding on drugs and crime.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
54 National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI) (New York)
Link: http://www.ndri.org/
Description: Established in 1967; a non-profit research and educational organization dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in the areas of drug and alcohol abuse, treatment and recovery; HIV, AIDS and HCV; therapeutic communities; youth at risk; and related areas of public health, mental health, criminal justice, urban problems, prevention and epidemiology. Executive director/CEO: Bernard S. Arons, MD.
Subjects: HIV / AIDS | Therapeutic community | Adolescents
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
55 National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN)
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/CTN/
Description: Multi-site drug abuse treatment clinical research, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 1999. NIDA and treatment researchers, and community-based service providers cooperatively develop, validate, refine, and deliver new treatment options to patients in community-level clinical practice. Additional information and its publications can be viewed on the web site for the CTN Dissemination Library: http://ctndisseminationlibrary.org.
Subjects: Drug abuse treatment
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Treatment
56 National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) (Australia)
Link: http://ndarc.med.unsw.edu.au/
Description: University of New South Wales, Australia. Established in 1986. Conducts research and related activities that increase the effectiveness of the Australian and International treatment and other intervention responses to alcohol and other drug related harm. See also: their Database list: http://www.med.unsw.edu.au/ndarcweb.nsf/page/Databases
Subjects: ADAI Instruments Database
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
57 National Drug Court Institute (NDCI)
Link: http://www.ndci.org/
Description: Alexandria, VA. A division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). Promotes education, research and scholarship for drug court and other court-based intervention programs. Journal: National Drug Court Institute Review.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
58 National Drug Court Resource Center
Link: http://www.ndcrc.org/
Description: The National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) is a centralized, one-stop source for all things Drug Court. Funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, within the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), NDCRC is a collective repository of all vital Drug Court information: latest research findings, funding opportunities, trainings, breaking news, and announcements. NDCRC provides up-to-date information, networking, and support to all Drug Court practitioners, training providers, national partners, Drug Court clients, and citizens nationwide. It includes a calendar, sample forms, mentor courts, and a drug court map. National Drug Court Institute resources are included on the website.
Subjects: Drug courts
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - U.S.
59 National Drug-free Workplace Alliance (NDWA)
Link: http://www.ndfwa.org/
Description: NDWA is a division of Drug Free America Foundation, Inc. (DFAF); it's mission is to directly assist small businesses in the state of Florida in establishing comprehensive drug free workplace programs and to support a national coalition of drug free workplace service providers.
Subjects: Employee assistance programs
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
60 National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC)
Link: http://www.usdoj.gov/ndic/
Description: A component of the U.S. Dept. of Justice. Publishes National and State Drug Threat Assessment reports. It is the principal center for strategic domestic counterdrug intelligence.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
61 National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) (Australia)
Link: http://ndri.curtin.edu.au/
Description: Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Formerly the National Centre for Research into the Prevention of Drug Abuse. Conducts and disseminates high quality research that contributes to the primary prevention of harmful drug use and the reduction of drug related harm in Australia.
Subjects: Harm reduction
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
62 National Drugs Sector Information Service: Alcohol and Drug Information Links
Link: http://ndsis.adca.org.au/research-tools/alcohol-and-drug-info-links
Description: A collection of online databases and catalogs, including those in Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, the UK, and the US.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | Government Agencies - International
63 National Families in Action.
Link: http://www.nationalfamilies.org/
Description: National Families in Action was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1977. Its mission is to help families and communities prevent drug use among children by promoting policies based on science.
Subjects: Children | Adolescents
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
64 National Governor's Association Center for Best Practices
Link: http://www.nga.org/center/
Description: For governors and their key policy staff. The Centerís mission is to develop and implement innovative solutions to public policy challenges in numerous policy areas. Includes topics substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Subjects: Dual diagnosis
Categories: Information Resources
65 National Health Observances
Link: http://healthfinder.gov/NHO/
Description: Located on the Healthfinder.gov website, this website provides national health observance toolkits for such topics as Alcohol Awareness month (April).
Subjects: Prevention | Advertising / Media
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Government Agencies - U.S.
66 National Hepatitis C Program. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Link: http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/vahep?page=prtop03-gd-01
Description: Includes links to hepatitis C Clinical management, VA Policies and notification, Guidelines, Clinical summaries, In-depth, Provider education and training, Clinician tools, Q & A forum, Case studies, Journal articles, Patient education and Related resources.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Treatment
67 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Impaired Driving Division.
Link: http://www.nhtsa.gov/Impaired
Description: The Impaired Driving Division of the NHTSA develops partnerships to cooperatively save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce traffic-related health care and economic costs resulting from impaired driving (alcohol and other drugs).
Subjects: Traumatic injury
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
68 National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse (NHSN)
Link: http://nhsn.med.miami.edu/
Description: The National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse is dedicated to improving the health of Hispanics by increasing the amount and quality of interdisciplinary translational research on drug abuse and fostering the development of Hispanic scientists in drug abuse research. The web site includes a repository of measures translated into Spanish and used in studies with Hispanic samples. Yolanda Mancilla, PhD, director; located at University of Miami Center for Family Studies.
Subjects: Hispanics and Latinos
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
69 National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC)
Link: http://www.inhalants.org
Description: NIPC is a public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under publicized problem of inhalant use. The NIPC is led by Synergies, a non-profit corporation, located in Austin, Texas. It serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse, stimulates media coverage about inhalant issues, develops informational materials, produces ViewPoint (a quarterly newsletter), provides training and technical assistance and leads a week-long national grassroots inhalant education and awareness campaign.
Subjects: Inhalants
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
70 National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/
Description: NIJ is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
71 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Link: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
Description:
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
72 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/
Description:
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
73 National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Link: http://www.nih.gov
Description: Federal focal point for medical research in the U.S.; comprised of 27 Institutes and Centers; one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Includes NIAAA and NIDA.
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Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
74 National Latino Addiction Treatment Community Network
Link: http://www.nlatinoaddiction.org/main.asp
Description: This website will emphasize science-based information related to the health of Hispanic communities by particularly addressing drug use problems and consequences, drug treatment and health care availability, co-occurring condition protocols, patient assessment instruments, and human resources such as specialists and consultants knowledgeable of the health of Hispanic/Latino communities. It will disseminate science-based data that can help educators across all levels of the drug use workforce community provide effective services.
Subjects: Hispanics and Latinos
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
75 National Latino Tobacco Control Network (NLTCN)
Link: http://latinotobaccocontrol.org/
Description: Through collaborations, trainings and technical assistance, NLTCN empowers Latinos to engage in tobacco control and build capacity to achieve health equity. NLTCN is one of the six National Networks funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionís Office on Smoking and Health to serve specific populations experiencing tobacco-related disparities.
Subjects: Hispanics and Latinos
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
76 National LGBT Tobacco Control Network
Link: http://www.lgbttobacco.org/
Description: The National Tobacco Control Network is working to support the many local tobacco control advocates in helping to eliminate tobacco health disparities for all LGBTs. Lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people have been targeted by the Tobacco Industry. Interventions to counter tobacco use are not always culturally tailored for the LGBT communities. The LGBTQ communities smoke at rates 40%-almost 200% higher than the general population.
Subjects: LGBT | Tobacco habit | Smoking cessation
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77 National Networks for Tobacco Control and Prevention
Link: http://www.tobaccopreventionnetworks.org
Description: In 2006, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) funded six Networks to provide leadership and expertise in the development of policy related initiatives (including environmental and systems change) and utilization of proven or potentially promising practices when available or appropriate. The Networks collaborate with the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) which includes OSH, Network members, Network partners, States, and other local and national tobacco control organizations to advance the science and practice of tobacco control in the United States for all members of their population.
Subjects: Tobacco control
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
78 National Nurses Society on Addictions (NNSA)
79 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, (NORML).
Link: http://www.norml.org/
Description: NORML's mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to achieve the repeal of marijuana prohibition so that the responsible use of cannabis by adults is no longer subject to penalty.
Subjects: Legalization debate | Marijuana
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
80 National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Link: http://www.nofas.org/
Description: The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is the leading voice and resource of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) community. NOFAS, the only international FASD non-profit organization, is committed to prevention, advocacy and support. NOFAS tries to increase public awareness and mobilize grassroots action in diverse communities, and represents the interests of persons with FASD and their caregivers as the liaison to researchers and policymakers. By ensuring that FASD is broadly recognized as a developmental disability, NOFAS strives to reduce the stigma and improve the quality of life for affected individuals and families. The NOFAS-UK website is available at http://www.nofas-uk.org/index.htm
Subjects: Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders | Fetal alcohol syndrome
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
81 National Reentry Resource Center
Link: http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/
Description: The National Reentry Resource Center, established by the Second Chance Act (Public Law 110-199) and administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry. Resources for substance-abusing offenders is included.
Subjects: Offenders
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Training and Education
82 National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
Link: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/
Description: NREPP is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. SAMHSA has developed this resource to help people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities
Subjects: Evidence-based practice
Categories: Databases and Catalogs
83 National Resource and Training Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness (NRTC)
Link: http://www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov/
Description: The NRTC is the only national center specifically focused on the effective organization and delivery of services for people who are homeless and have serious mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders. It is funded by SAMHSA/CMHS.
Subjects: Homeless
Categories: Information Resources
84 National Social Norms Resource Center
Link: http://www.socialnorm.org/
Description: National Social Norms Resource Center is an independent center that supports, promotes and provides technical assistance in the application of the social norms approach to a broad range of health, safety and social justice issues, including alcohol-related risk-reduction and the prevention of tobacco abuse.
Subjects:
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
85 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
86 National Trauma Consortium
Link: http://www.nationaltraumaconsortium.org/
Description: This organization intends to develop integrated trauma, mental health, and substance abuse services in communities. The site contains publications and links to resources.
Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) | Sexual abuse history
Categories:
87 National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA).
Link: http://www.nta.nhs.uk/
Description: Government health authority for drug abuse treatment in England that tries to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse.
Subjects:
Categories: Treatment
88 National Treatment Agency (NTA) (England)
Link: http://www.nta.nhs.uk/
Description: Government health authority for drug abuse treatment in England.
Subjects:
Categories: Government Agencies - International
89 National Treatment Center Study (NTSC)
Link: http://www.uga.edu/ntcs/
Description: University of Georgia, Institute for Behavioral Research. Treatment services research, especially the adoption and implementation of innovative treatment practices. Participates in NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) research. Paul Roman, PhD, director.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
90 National Youth Gang Center (NYGC)
Link: http://www.iir.com/nygc/
Description: The purpose of the NYGC, a project of the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), is to assist policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in their efforts to reduce youth gang involvement and crime by contributing information, resources, practical tools, and expertise towards the development and implementation of effective gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.
Subjects: Gangs | Juvenile delinquency | Adolescents
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
91 Native American Indian General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous (NAIGSA-AA)
Link: http://www.naigso-aa.org/
Description: The purpose of NAIGSO-AA is to provide a vision of recovery, unity and service to the more than 500 sovereign Indian Nations in North America which are recognized by the U.S. Federal Government. The organization structures and encourages the incorporation of Native American customs into AA meetings and gatherings. Publishes "4-Directions" newsletter.
Subjects: Native Americans
Categories: Recovery Resources
92 NativeWeb : Resources for Indigenous Cultures Around the World
Link: http://www.nativeweb.org/
Description: This U.S.-based web site provides a useful link to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigeinous Issues. Under Resources, Health and Elder Resources there are sub-categories on Mental Health and Substance Use.
Subjects:
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
93 The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues
Link: http://www.thenetwork.ws/
Description: Serves as a liaison between the U.S. Department of Education and member institutions as well as other higher education professional organizations. Promotes healthy campus environments through self-regulatory initiatives, information dissemination, and technical assistance.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
94 Network Environments for Aboriginal Research BC - Health Information e-Library: General Resources
Link: http://cahr.uvic.ca/nearbc/elibrary-general.html
Description: A collection of selected links for health-related resources.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources | ATOD Research Centers - International
95 The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx)
Link: http://www.pathstorecovery.org/
Description: The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) is a partnership between The Robert Wood Johnson Foundationís Paths to Recovery program, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatmentís Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention (STAR) program, and a number of independent addiction treatment organizations.
Subjects:
Categories: Treatment
96 Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies, Inc. (NADA) (Australia)
Link: http://www.nada.org.au/
Description: NADA is the peak organisation for the alcohol and drug non-government sector throughout New South Wales and is funded by NSW Health. NADA membership comprises over 100 agencies ranging from small Health funded counselling and education services to the large Charities. Workforce development is one focus area within NADA. The website includes a directory of member agencies.
Subjects:
Categories: Government Agencies - International | Treatment
97 Neurobioology of Addiction Research Center (NARC)
Link: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/neurosciences/research/NARC/
Description: The NARC (University of Massachusetts Medical School) conducts neurobiological research using animal models to determine the neurobiological basis of cocaine and heroin relapse and identify novel pharmacological treatments for drug addicts. NARC also has graduate research training programs funded by NIDA and NIAAA. Peter Kalivas, director.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
98 Neurotransmitter.net - Finding Assessment Tools Online
Link: http://www.neurotransmitter.net/assessment_tools.html
Description: This online document, prepared by Shawn Thomas, MSLIS, provides information and advice on how to find the appropriate screening or assessment tool. Includes a list of instrument-related web sites and databases.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
99 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
Subjects:
Categories: Professional Societies
100 New Zealand Drug Foundation (NZDF)
Link: http://www.drugfoundation.org.nz/
Description: Harm minimization of drugs, including alcohol and tobacco.
Subjects: Harm reduction
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
101 NIAAA Initiative on Underage Drinking
Link: http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/major-initiatives/underage-drinking-research-initiative
Description: The NIAAA Initiative on Underage Drinking is a tool in NIAAA's efforts to enhance the scientific understanding of underage drinking. The web site is designed to provide information on: new research on underage drinking; the most current national statistics; links to other federal government underage drinking prevention resources.
Subjects: Underage drinking
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
102 NIAAA Surveillance Reports
Link: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/surveillance.htm
Description: (from Alcohol Epidemiologic Data System) on per capita alcohol consumption, liver cirrhosis mortality, alcohol-related traffic crashes, and alcohol-related morbidity based on hospital discharges; PDF format.
Subjects:
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
103 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
Link: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14622203.asp
Description: Site includes tables of contents, author instructions, subscription information.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
104 NIDA InfoFacts: Science-Based Facts on Drug Abuse and Addiction
105 NIDA Intramural Research Program (NIDA IRP)
Link: http://irp.drugabuse.gov/
Description: The NIDA Intramural Research Program (IRP) is dedicated to innovative research on basic mechanisms that underlie drug abuse and dependence, and to develop new methods for the treatment of drug abuse and dependence.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Government Agencies - U.S.
106 NIDA Notes
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/NIDA_Notes/NNindex.html
Description: National Institute on Drug Abuse newsletter. Full text online.
Subjects:
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
107 NIDA Research Training Grants and Information
Link: http://www.nida.nih.gov/ResearchTraining/Traininghome.html
Description: National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA pre- and postdoctoral research training.
Subjects:
Categories: Training and Education
108 NIDA Science and Practice Perspectives
Link: http://archives.drugabuse.gov/perspectives/
Description: Edited journal; full text available online.
Subjects:
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
109 NIH RePORTER (NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool)
Link: http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm
Description: RePORTER provides reports, data and analyses of NIH research activities. This database is useful for the public to find information on NIH research programs, returning extensive results on scientific topics. RePORTER provides a description of the research award (abstract) and NIH funding for each project, publications and patents that have resulted from NIH-funded research, and links to PubMed Central, PubMed, and the US Patent & Trademark Office Patent Full Text and Image Database for more detailed information on research results. The database also includes FAQs, categorical spending reports, and a glossary.
Subjects: Grants
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S.
110 Non-Medical Use and Abuse: Prescription-Type and Over-the-Counter (SAMHSA)
Link: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/prescription.htm
Description: SAMHSA's page with reports and statistics about prescription and OTC drug abuse.
Subjects: Prescription-type opiates | Prescription stimulants | Over-the-counter drugs | Prescription drugs
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources | Statistical Resource
111 North American Quitline Consortium (NAQC)
Link: http://www.naquitline.org/
Description: The North American Quitline Consortium (NAQC) is an international, non-profit membership organization based in Oakland, California. NAQC seeks to promote evidence-based quitline services across diverse communities in North America. Quitlines are telephone-based tobacco cessation services that help tobacco users quit. Today, residents in all 10 provinces and two territories in Canada, Mexico, and all 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia have access to quitline service
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Recovery Resources
112 North American Syringe Exchange Network, (NASEN).
Link: http://www.nasen.org/
Description: Tacoma, Washington. Dedicated to the creation, expansion and continued existence of syringe exchange programs as a proven method of stopping the transmission of blood borne pathogens in the injecting drug using community.
Subjects: Needle exchange programs
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
113 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
114 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.
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State
115 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.
Subjects:
Categories: Washington State
116 Nucleus for Interdisciplinary Studies of Psychoactives / Nķcleo de Estudos Interdisciplinares sobre Psicoativos (NEIP)
Link: http://www.neip.info
Description: NEIP was founded in 2001 and is a center for study of psychoactive substances that brings together scholars in the Human Sciences affiliated with various institutions to promote joint reflection on the topic. The NEIP functions as a space for academic dialogue useful in developing our own research.
Subjects:
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
117 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