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Opioid Links

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (National)

Allegheny County Coalition for Recovery (Pennsylvania) The mission of ACCR is to increase awareness of behavioral health recovery and to promote the use of recovery principles and practices in behavioral health services in Allegheny County

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

DEA website

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Information

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Office of Applied Studies statistics and studies SAMHSA

Partners for Recovery (PFR) is an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

SAMSHA Buprenorphine

State Methadone Authorities

Voices for Recovery - Recovery Month (September) - Initiative of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA, CSAT

Building Trades Narcotic Advocacy - for those men and women who have become addicted to pain medication after being injured building America.

Faces and Voices of Recovery - is a national campaign of individuals and organizations joining together with a united voice to advocate for public action to deliver the power, possibility and proof of recovery.

Join Together Online - Drug treatment awareness advocacy, news

MOAR - Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment - is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission to:

  • Educate the public about the disease of opioid addiction and the buprenorphine treatment option.
  • Help reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with patients with addiction disorders.
  • Serve as a conduit connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers.

NAMA - National Alliance of Methadone Advocates - is an organization composed of methadone patients and health care professionals that are supporters of quality opiate agonist treatment.

Al-Anon/Alateen – Peer support for families and friends of those with alcohol dependence.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Celebrate Recovery – Christian-based recovery philosophy.

LifeRing – A non-religious self-help recovery organization for individuals who seek group support to achieve abstinence from alcohol and other addictive drugs.

Methadone-Anonymous – We believe that methadone is a therapeutic tool of recovery that may or may not be discontinued in time.

Methadone Support Anonymous – " We of the Methadone Anonymous community believe that methadone is a therapeutic tool of recovery that may or may not be discontinued in time, dependent upon the needs of the individual."

NA - Narcotics Anonymous – "is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts"- 12 step based

Rational Recovery, one alternative to 12 step

Secular Organizations for Sobriety – Self-empowerment approach to recovery.

SMART Recovery

Women for Sobriety – Peer support for helping women overcome alcohol dependence and other addictions.

Alcohol Links

APIS. (Alcohol Policy Information System)
The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. It features compilations and analyses of alcohol-related statutes and regulations. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS simplifies the process of ascertaining the state of the law for studies on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies. 

College Drinking – Changing the Culture
Created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov is your one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

CSAT (Center for Substance Abuse Treatment)
Federal Government agency which promotes the quality and availability of community-based substance abuse treatment services for individuals and families in need.

SAMHSA Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator

NCADI (National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)
Publications on Substance Misuse.

NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
Providing leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems.

NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
Federal Government agency whose mission is to lead the Nation in brining the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

CSAP (Center for Substance Abuse Prevention)
Federal Government agency which works with states and communities to develop prevention systems to create healthy communities for a better quality of life.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
Federal Government website.

ONDCP (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
Establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the Nation's drug control program.

The National Women's Health Information Center

The DUI Foundation
Dedicated to providing the best possible information concerning the prevention of drinking and driving accidents.

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free
A coalition of Governors' spouses, Federal agencies and public and private organizations to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15.

This website is dedicated to promoting physician and community action on alcohol and health.

Center for Science in the Public Interest
Alcohol Policies Project – Advocacy for the Prevention of Alcohol Problems –the latest health care information, research reviews, public policy issues, and commentary on alcohol policies.

CADCA (Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America)
Provides training and technical assistance, public policy advocacy, media strategies and marketing programs, conferences and special events to strengthen community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

Faces and Voices of Recovery
A national campaign of individuals and organizations advocating for public action to deliver, possibility and proof of recovery.

Join Together
Leading provider of information, strategic planning assistance and leadership development for community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention and treatment.

NOFAS (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)
Leading voice and resource of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) community committed to prevention, advocacy and support.

The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc.
Educating the public that alcoholism is a respectable, treatable disease from which people can and do recover; encouraging prevention programs and activities, with an emphasis on high risk populations; and continually fighting to reduce and eliminate the stigma that is associated with the disease of alcoholism.

ACDE (American Council for Drug Education)
Substance misuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on up-to-date scientific research.

ARG (Alcohol Research Group)
Researches alcohol and drug misuse and associated problems, health services, policy analysis and community responses and interventions.

ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine)
Information and resources for educating physicians on addiction disease and encouraging appropriate treatment for those suffering from addiction.

Amersa (Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance)
Organization of health care professionals dedicated to improving education in the care of those with substance misuse conditions.

CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University)
The only nationwide organization that brings all the professional disciplines together needed to study and combat abuse of all substances.

IPDA (Institute for Professional Development in the Addictions)
Assists people working in the field of addictions treatment and prevention by ensuring that they have opportunities to improve theirs skills and competency.

NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals)
Addiction care specialist organization providing information on treatment and prevention.

NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. Promote)
Assist and enhance the delivery of ethical, effective, research-based treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions.

NASADAD (National Association of State Alcohol/Drug Abuse Directors)
Focal point for examining alcohol and other drug-related issues common to both other national organizations and Federal agencies.

NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence)
Fights the stigma of alcohol dependence and other drug addictions through education, information, help and hope.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
National drug education and media campaigns.

RSOA (Research Society on Alcoholism)
Promotes research and acquisition and dissemination of scientific knowledge.

AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
Part of HHS. Mission: To improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans.

HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration)
HRSA is the nation's access agency – improving health and saving lives by making sure the right services are available in the right places at the right time.

A service of the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health providing comprehensive information on health issues.

NLM (National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health)
The National Library of Medicine is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.

NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health. National Institutes of Medicine)
Reducing the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain and behavior.

Credible information for managing your health.

The Pocket Guide to Good Health
This guide was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.