Management of substance abuse

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  • Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
    A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
    A public hospital providing direct patient care for people with mental health and addiction problems. The Centre is also a research facility, an education and training institute and a community-based organization providing health promotion and prevention services across the province of Ontario, Canada.
  • The Center for Communications, Health and the Environment (CECHE)
    A private, non-profit American institution based in Washington, DC. Founded in 1990, CECHE’s mission is to assist under-served communities in the United States and developing nations worldwide by conceptualizing, catalyzing, and supporting programs to improve health and alleviate the adverse health affects of environmental pollution.
  • Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth
    A center at Georgetown University (USA)that monitors the marketing practices of the alcohol industry to focus attention and action on industry practices that jeopardize the health and safety of youth.
  • Cochrane Collaboration
    An international organization that aims to help people make well informed decisions about health care by preparing, maintaining and ensuring the accessibility of systematic reviews of the effects of health care interventions. Cochrane reviews (the principal output of the Collaboration) are published electronically in successive issues of The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The abstracts of the reviews of the Drugs and Alcohol Group can be found here.
  • DrugScope UK
    DrugScope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs. It aims to inform policy development and reduce drug-related risk by providing quality drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for its member organisations working on the ground.
  • ETOH Database
    The most comprehensive online bibliographic database containing over 100,000 records on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. ETOH is updated monthly and contains research findings from the late 1960s to the present, as well as historical research literature.
  • FORUT - Campaign for Development and Solidarity
    FORUT (Campaign for Development and Solidarity) has been involved in development assistance in Africa and Asia. Its mission is to fight poverty and to mobilise for a world with more justice and solidarity.
  • Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA)
    The GAPA mission is to reduce alcohol-related harm worldwide by promoting science-based policies independent of commercial interests.
  • L’Institut suisse de prévention de l’alcoolisme et autres toxicomanies (ISPA)
    The Swiss Institute for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Other Drug Problems is a private foundation that aims to raise public awareness about the harmful effects of alcohol and drug use as well as to seek ways to alleviate the problem.
  • International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE)
    ISAJE is the first society for addiction journal editors and was formally constituted in 2001 as a non-profit organisation. ISAJE holds major meetings every year providing an opportunity to discuss shared problems. ISAJE also develops guidelines on ethics and provides support for the developing world and non-English language journals and education and training of authors and editorial staff
  • Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol
    An international research network which aims to promote social and epidemiological research to fosters a comparative understanding of the social aspects of alcohol use and alcohol problems, and to promote a spirit of international cooperation.
  • The Mentor Foundation
    An international, independent, not for profit, non-governmental organisation that focuses on the prevention of drug misuse among young people, and the promotion of their health and well-being.
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
    The webpage provides information for example on research opportunities, clinical trials, and publications.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    Webpage includes sections tailored for researchers / health professionals, parents / teachers, and students.
  • Prevline - Prevention Online
    A U.S national clearinghouse for drug and alcohol information with extensive information on the issues tailored for different audiences.
  • PubMed
    A service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960s and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
    The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is one of the European Union’s decentralised agencies. Established in 1993 and based in Lisbon, it is the central source of comprehensive information on drugs and drug addiction in Europe.
  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (USA)
    Provides latest information on the Foundation's activities in Alcohol and Drug Abuse - Prevention & Treatment, and about resources and funding opportunities.
  • Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists
    SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists) is an international association of individuals and organizations with special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) information.
  • Virtual Clearinghouse on Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
    Supported by a partnership that draws on the strengths of a number of collaborating organizations in Europe, the Americas, Austral-Asia, and Africa with a documents database on policy and practice information published across the Web.
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