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1 Center for Mental Health Services Research
Link: http://cmhsr.wustl.edu
Description: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. Projects include studies on a addiction, prevention, trauma, gambling, disparities, and evidence-based treatments.
Subjects: Gambling | HIV/AIDS | Women | Prevention
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
2 Center for Nicotine & Tobacco Use Research at Yale (CENTURY)
Link: http://info.med.yale.edu/century/
Description: The center's research focus is on treatment for smoking among women, people who drink, or people who are depressed, since those are the groups that most often relapse. Other areas of focus include the effect of smoking on productivity and whether smokers and others will pay for new treatments. Stephanie S. O'Malley, PhD, director.
Subjects: Smoking cessation | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
3 Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research (Denmark)
Link: http://www.crf-au.dk/
Description: The Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research is affiliated under the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Aarhus. CRF was established January 1st 1993, and is mainly funded with government research grants. It offers 6-7 permanent masterships in affiliation with the University of Aarhus. The research staff come from Psychology, Ethnography, Communication and Media, Law etc. Projects have include DanRIS (about residential treatment in Denmark); methadone maintenance treatment research; and substance abuse treatment for women and men in prison. CRF publishes the journal "STOF."
Subjects: Methadone maintenance | Offenders | Alcoholism treatment | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - International
4 Jane Adams Substance Abuse Research Collaboration (JASARC)
Link: http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/college/subabuse/
Description: University of Illinois at Chicago. JASARC's mission is to develop an infrastructure for conducting substance abuse research at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, Unin. Illinois, Chicago. Projects focus on the confluence of substance abuse, criminal justice, and special populations such as women, those infected with HIV or those with co-occurring disorders. Director is James A. Swartz.
Subjects: HIV/AIDS | Dual diagnosis | Women
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
5 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
6 Seeking Safety
Link: http://www.seekingsafety.org/
Description: Site for Lisa Najavits' therapy for trauma / posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. Articles, training, fact sheets, and assessment instruments.
Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) | Women
Categories: Treatment
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 Women's Addiction Foundation.
Link: http://www.womenfdn.org
Description: Vancouver BC, Canada. Advocacy and resources for women
Subjects: Women
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
13 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