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1 The WAGER: Worldwide Addiction Gambling Education Report
Link: http://www.basisonline.org/the_wager/index.html
Description: Research bulletin dedicated to issues relating to gambling and gambling related disorders. Published by the Division on Addictions at Harvard Medical School.
Subjects: Gambling
Categories: Journals and Newsletters
2 Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research
Link: http://www.utexas.edu/research/wcaar/
Description: University of Texas, Austin. Focuses especially on neuroscience and molecular genetics of alcoholism. Director: R. Adron Harris, PhD.
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Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
3 Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification
Link: http://www.opiates.com/
Description: Treatment center offering ultra rapid opiate detoxification. Located in Beverly Hills, CA.
Subjects: Rapid opiate detox
Categories: Treatment
4 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.
5 Washington Association of Alcoholism and Addiction Programs (AAP)
Link: http://www.aapwa.org/
Description: AAP is a non-profit umbrella trade organization for chemical dependency treatment programs in Washington state. Members includes hospital based programs, publicly funded non-profits and privately-owned treatment facilities providing the full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, including programs for women only, women with children, adolescents, and special populations. AAP members collectively employ over 1,000 staff and provide treatment services to 35,000 patient annually.
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Categories: Treatment | Washington State | Professional Societies
6 Washington Circle
Link: http://www.washingtoncircle.org/
Description: The Washington Circle (WC) is a group of national experts in substance abuse policy, research and performance management who seek to improve the quality and effectiveness of prevention and treatment services through the use of performance measurement systems. Supported by CSAT and NIDA.
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Categories: Treatment | Organizations and Advocacy
7 Washington Impaired Driving Advisory Council (WIDAC)
Link: http://www.wtsc.wa.gov/programs-priorities/impaired-driving/foster-leadership-the-washington-impaired-driving-advisory-council-widac/
Description: Advisory council to the Washington Traffic Safety Commissioner; comprises representatives from state agencies and organizations working to reduce impaired driving. The advisory council is made up of 10 voting members from 7 state agencies with direct responsibility for traffic safety and 15 advisory members with expertise in prevention, deterrence, treatment, rehabilitation, and program management.
Subjects: DWI programs - Effectiveness
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
8 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).
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Categories: Washington State | ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
9 Washington Society of Addiction Medicine (WSAM)
Link: http://wsam.org/
Description: Chapter of the national ASAM.
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Categories: Washington State
10 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
11 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.
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Categories: Washington State
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 Washington State Legislature
Link: http://www1.leg.wa.gov/legislature
Description: Senate and House of Representatives.
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Categories: Washington State
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 WebQuit Smoking Cessation Study
Link: http://www.webquit.org
Description: WEBQUIT is a smoking cessation study being conducted by Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as of June 29, 2010. The goal of this study is to determine which popular online tools are effective at helping people quit smoking.
Subjects: Smoking cessation | Internet counseling
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Treatment
27 Weed - Sanjay Gupta (CNN)
Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tShnVEmdS2o
Description: CNN news correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta's documentary from August 11, 2013 on CNN exploring the science supporting the use of marijuana as a therapeutic medication and featuring interviews with medical marijuana patients about their experiences.
Subjects: Medical marijuana
Categories: Information Resources
28 Wellbriety.
Link: http://www.whitebison.org/
Description: Native American recovery movement; associated with White Bison organization. Has programs for youth, prisoners.
Subjects: Native Americans | Offenders | Adolescents
Categories: Recovery Resources
29 Western Canada Detox Centre (New Westminster, BC)
Link: http://www.westerndetox.com
Description: Treatment center offering ultra rapid opiate detoxification
Subjects: Rapid opiate detox
Categories: Treatment
30 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
31 Wilder Research - Smart Measurement: Tools and Tips for Capturing Results
Link: http://www.wilder.org/reportsummary.0.html?tx_ttnews[tt_news]=2298
Description: This tip sheet and presentation are from a Wilder Reseach program evaluation workshop series held in May 2010 at the Wilder Center. The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a non-profit health and human service organization in St. Paul, MN.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy | Information Resources
32 William Paterson University - David and Lorraine Cheng Library: Nursing Resources
Link: https://liberty.wpunj.edu/library/Resources/nursing.html
Description: This collection of online resources was developed for nurses and nursing students and includes links to reference sources; evidence-based practice resources; research instruments, surveys, and tools; and more.
Subjects: ADAI Instrument Database
Categories: Information Resources
33 Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Link: http://www.wctu.org/index.html
Description: The Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) is the oldest continuing non-sectarian woman's organization in the world. It was organized in 1874 by women who were concerned about the problems alcohol was causing their families and society. The members chose total abstinence from all alcohol as their life style and protection of the home as their watchword.
Subjects: Prohibition | Alcohol use - History
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
34 Women and Drugs
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/women/index.html
Description: White House Office of National Drug Control Policy site with statistics and other information about women and substance abuse.
Subjects: Women
Categories: Statistical Resource
35 Women for Sobriety, Inc. (WFS)
Link: http://www.womenforsobriety.org/
Description: WFS is dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. It was established by Jean Kirkpatrick in 1976 as the first national self-help organization for women.
Subjects: Women | Self-help groups
Categories: Recovery Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
36 Women, Girls and Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/females/index.html
Description: The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) sponsors the Women, Girls and Substance Abuse Web page. This resource includes statistics about substance use among women and girls, a description of ONDCP initiatives and a recent outreach effort, statistics, links to articles, treatment, international efforts, and frequently asked questions in various subject areas.
Subjects: Women | Children
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Information Resources
37 Women in Prison
Link: http://www.drugpolicy.org/communities/women/womeninpriso/
Description: Drug Policy Alliance article encapsulating some statistics and research information on incarcerated women. Written by Barbara Owen, Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno.
Subjects: Women | Offenders
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
38 Women's Addiction Foundation.
Link: http://www.womenfdn.org
Description: Vancouver BC, Canada. Advocacy and resources for women
Subjects: Women
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
39 Women's Association for Addiction Treatment (WAAT)
Link: http://www.waat.us/
Description: Formed in 2001, WAAT is a membership organization of professional women in the field of addiction. Our membership is comprised of Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Specialists, Interventionists, Life Coaches, Sober Living Owners, Treatment Center Owners, Marketers and more. Meetings are held monthly. WAAT offers a variety of speakers every other month, alternating with networking meetings. Topics range from new information about addiction treatment to business management. CEUs are offered for licensed MFTs and LCSWs in good membership standing. Professional development hours are available for CADCs.fellowship of women in the addiction field, devoted to providing networking opportunities, professional development and support to our members.
Subjects: Women
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
40 World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD)
Link: http://www.wfad.se/
Description: The World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD) is a multilateral community of non-governmental organisations and individuals. Founded in 2009, the aim of WFAD is to work for a drug-free world. The members of the WFAD share a common concern that illicit drug use is undercutting traditional values and threatening the existence of stable families, communities, and government institutions throughout the world. It sponsors the World Forum Against Drugs. Links on the web site to world-wide news.
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Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
41 World Health Organization -- Substance Abuse
Link: http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/en/
Description: World Health Organization (WHO) website containing information about WHO's projects and activities regarding prevention, harm reduction and assessment of psychoactive substance use and dependence.
Subjects: Harm reduction
Categories: Government Agencies - International
42 World Health Organization. Tobacco Free Initiative
Link: http://www.who.int/tobacco/en/
Description: Established in 1998 to focus international attention, resources and action on the global tobacco epidemic.
Subjects: Smoking cessation
Categories: Government Agencies - International