NIDA's mission is to bring the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supports most of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The NIDA website includes a vast array of educational materials about specific drugs as well as the consequences, prevention and treatment of drug abuse. The site includes resources for young people, parents, teachers, researchers, physicians and other health professionals.
NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems. The website has extensive resources including fact sheets about a wide range of alcohol-related topics, as well as a variety of publications for researchers and health professionals.
This foundation is the largest philanthropic organization devoted to improving the health and health care of all Americans.
Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups offer support and fellowship to relatives and friends of individuals with alcohol problems. Mutual support groups meet worldwide.
Alcoholics Anonymous offers support and fellowship to individuals with an alcohol problems through its Twelve Steps program. AA meetings are completely anonymous and open to anyone of any age who wants to achieve and maintain sobriety.
Professional association of addiction psychiatrists.
The nation's largest society of physicians.
The nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering for alcoholism and other drug addictions.
CCSA is Canada's national addictions agency, with the mission of providing objective, evidence-based information and advice to help reduce the health, social, and economic problems associated with substance abuse and addictions.
A collaborative center that studies genetic influences on, and treatment of, drug dependence.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is a national non-profit organization representing the interests of over 5,000 community-based coalitions by providing advocacy, training, technical assistance, conferences and special events, and communications support. CADCA coalitions bring all sectors of the community together to strategically address local problems related to the illegal use of alcohol and drugs.
Drug Strategies is a nonprofit research institute that promotes more effective approaches to the nation's drug problems and supports private and public efforts to reduce the demand for drugs through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement, and community initiatives.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is a national campaign of people in long-term recovery, families, friends and allies and organizations that advocate to end discrimination, broaden social understanding, and achieve a just response to addiction as a public health crisis.
The Legal Action Center is a non-profit law and public policy organization which fights discrimination against people with histories of addiction, HIV/AIDS, or criminal records, and to advocate for sound public policies in these areas.
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts.
NAABT educates the public about opioid addiction and the buprenorphine treatment option; helps reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with patients with addiction disorders and serves as a conduit connecting patients in need of treatment to qualified treatment providers.
A national, non-profit membership organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. Advocates for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.
This organization provides information and technical assistance to people working in drug courts and in planning, implementing and enhancement of drug courts. The National Drug Court Institute provides training to drug court professionals.
CASA brings together a coalition of professional disciplines to study and combat substance abuse. Its programs vary from policy development and analysis to studies concerning substance-abuse treatment.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical, and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives.
Serves as a communications point for scientists and addiction field professionals to share and disseminate information and research findings.
SMART Recovery® offers free face-to-face and online mutual help groups. SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.
SAMHSA is focused on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance-use disorders.
TRI is a nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to reducing the devastating effects of alcohol and drug abuse on individuals, families, and communities by employing scientific methods and disseminating evidence-based information.
ISAP coordinates substance abuse research and treatment under authority of the Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The institute is a division of the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, housed within the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The integrated components of ISAP include four organizations: Pacific Node of the NIDA Center for Clinical Trials Network (CCTN), Matrix Institute on Addictions, UCLA Addiction Studies Neurobiology Unit (ASNU), and UCLA Addiction Clinic.
Women for Sobriety is an organization and self-help program for women with alcoholism.