- Internet Guides
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- Consumer Health Information
- Databases
- Teaching and Learning

Internet Guides
WWW Links
A list of addiction-related government agencies around the world Society compiled by the Study of Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Addiction Links Page View
A large number of resources organized by subject and audience.
Alcohol & Drug Information
High quality resources from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, and links to other web sites
Americans for Nonsmokers Rights : Tobacco Control Links
A list of links including tobacco use prevention sites and health issues and resources for quitting.
Tobacco and nicotine related links compiled by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.
Web of Addictions
Links to web-based fact sheets, organizational pages, and resources on prevention and self-help.
Internet Sites
Addiction Treatment Forum
Articles online full-text, and current conference listings.
Information in French and English for the general public and for professionals. Includes questionnaires used to evaluate alcohol consumption, prevention, treatment,a glossary, and research information.
Assessment and Treatment of Patients with Coexisting Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse
Concensus report published by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 1994
CDC's TIPS : Tobacco Information and Prevention Source
Resources include tobacco industry documents, information about how to quit using tobacco, statistics and reports and current news.
Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University
Describes the clinical and research activities of the center, and provides resources on alcohol and addiction.
Centre for Evidence Based Nursing
The Centre for Evidence Based Nursing (CEBN) in the Department of Health Studies at the University of York is concerned with furthering EBN through education, research and development.
College Alcohol Study
from the Harvard School of Public Health, this ongoing study measures use of alcohol, illicit drugs, gun possession, violence, and other risky behaviors in college students in 40 states. Full text of 1993, 1997, and 1999 surveys are online, along with other information.
Dual Diagnosis Website
Kathleen Sciacca's web site, which includes some of her papers full-text, and information on her training seminars for therapists.
Effective Medical Treatment of Opiate Addiction
NIH Concensus Statement dated November 17-19, 1997
eMedicine : Alcoholism
Presents a textbook chapter discussing " screening, diagnosis and treatment, and discuss new research findings on the natural history and heritability of alcoholism." Includes test questions at the end and a bibliography with links to PubMed.
Pathology of Drug Abuse
Images and description of pathological changes causes by various types of drugs.
Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment : A Research-Based Guide
complete text online in HTML and PDF format from NIDA.
ProjectCork Resource Center
Access to the Cork database of citations to literature on alcoholism and substance abuse, in addition to around 150 subject bibliographies and presentation materials.
RAND's Drug Policy Research Center
Conducts research and analysis of policy on drug abuse prevention and control. The site presents a mixture of full-text documents and abstracts and ordering information for documents not available online.
SAMHSA Office of Applied Studies : Substance Abuse and Mental Health Statistics
Access to many statistical studies in PDF and some HTML formats.
Selected Evidence for Behavioral Risk Reduction in Clinical Settings: Alcohol and other Drug Misuse
Evidence-based evaluation of studies in the medical literature pulished in 1999 or earlier on drug and alcohol abuse interventions in managed care settings.
Selected Evidence for Behavioral Risk Reduction in Clinical Settings: Smoking
Evidence-based evaluation of studies in the medical literature pulished in 1999 or earlier on smoking cessation interventions in managed care settings.
Substance Abuse Among Homeless People
an annotated bibliography prepared May 2001 by the National Resources Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness presented in pdf format
The Research Assistant
Assistance for the new or minority addiction researcher in finding funding and writing grants.
The Role of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness in Violence : Workshop Summary
Reports on the findings and recommendations from a June 1999 workshop sponsored by the Institute of Medicine.
Tobacco Cessation Guideline
Updated guideline replacing the AHCPR 1996 guideline. Page includes links to the full document, and related press releases, statements, and audio and video files.
Tobacco Free Initiative
World Health Organization site with many subjects addressed, including health impact, youth and tobacco, and a searchable database of the tobacco industry documents released from the Minnesota trial. Links to other web pages are also included on most pages.
WHO: Substance Abuse
Information on the World Health Organization's publications and programs on substance abuse.
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Addiction Technology Transfer Centers
13 regional and one national center funded by CSAT and SAMHSA to promote the transfer of knowledge and skills to addiction treatment providers nationwide.
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
American Society of Addiction Medicine
includes publications, policy statements, membership and conference information
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Operating under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , this agency provides data, treatment resources, and access to their Addiction Techonology Transfer Centers (ATTCs) on the web.
Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group
Information about the work of this evidence-based medicine group based in Italy.
National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
National Council on Problem Gambling
information about problem and compulsive gambling, including their annual conference and a state chapters list
National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Criminal Justice System
"a national locus for the collection and dissemination of information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders who come in contact with the justice system. " The site features Center publications and information on technical assistance available from the Center.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Prevention Science & Methodology Group
"a network of prevention scientists and methodologists who are working to build the field of prevention science and to provide the scientific base required for effective implementation of proven prevention programs -- especially those focusing on mental health and substance abuse outcomes." The site includes citations to published and unpublished papers in the field, and information on some statistical techniques, conference information.
SAMHSA : Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
Prevention materials and programs for professionals and consumers.
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
information for researchers, including publications, a training program database, sources for research supplies, and links to other sites.
Society for Stimulus Properties of Drugs
"supports the use of drug discrimination methods and some related approaches in teaching and research on psychoactive drugs." Of interest to researchers on drugs used in psychiatric treatment and illicit drug use.
Society for the Study of the Addiction to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Information about the activities and publications of this society, located in London, UK.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS)
information about the organization and its activities
The College on Problems of Drug Dependance (CPDD)
The College members include scientists interested in providing sound information as a basis for public policy on drug addiction. The site includes position statements and meeting information, and members only areas.
Treatment Improvement Exchange (TIE)
Provided by a subagency of SAMHSA, this site provides CSAT Treatment Improvement Protocols, legislation, news, funding resources, and information on specific topics such as rural substance abuse treatment and dual diagnosis issues.
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Consumer Health Information
AL-Anon / Alateen Family Group Headquarters
support for family and friends of alcoholics
Cocaine Anonymous World Services
Drugs & Alcohol
Information for teens on tobacco, alcohol, addictive drugs, and other drugs such as steroids and ritalin teens may have questions about.
Gambler's Anonymous International Service Office
theory and helpful tips about habitual behavior related to addiction
How to Quit
Resources for quitting the use of tobacco from the CDC and other sources.
not an official AA site, but it contains a great deal of good information gleaned from AA and non-AA sources. Includes some Spanish, Norwegian, Russian and German language resources.
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Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs: A Guide to Information on the Internet: Databases, Directories and Library Catalogues
compiled by the Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario, Canada
Drug Discrimination Database
"...provides access to Dr. Ian Stolerman's ongoing Comprehensive Bibliography of Drug Discrimination Research." Contains references from 1951 on, with updates added quarterly.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive
Multiple datasets and available on this site. They site is offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) of the US government.
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
Search for treatment centers in the United States. Information returned includes maps, and descriptions of each center listed.
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information : Databases
Access to multiple databases, covering materials on smoking, alcohol and drugs, treatment facilities, prevention and treatment, and more.
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Teaching and Learning
A Physicians Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse
The site presents a class taught at the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University
an Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) program, this site provides access to information about distance education available over the Internet on addiction. ATTC approved sponsors may post their classes here.
Internet Alcohol Recovery Center : Substance Abuse Library
Articles based on medical school lectures on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of substance abuse.
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