Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The reference staff of the Clearinghouse will respond to information requests on issues related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The Clearinghouse also maintains an extensive document collection related to the nature, extent, and consequences of such substances in Canada. In addition, several databases have been developed to assist in providing information on these issues. Many of the links contained on the homepage lack descriptions which makes navigation slightly more difficult than it should be. Text is also available in French.
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Organization that works to fight the stigma and the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions. Provides easy to understand articles, links and information on counseling and treatment services for alcohol or drug abuse. Prevention, education programs and newsletter.
Narcotics Anonymous World Services This group is formed on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous and is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. The website includes the history of the group, publications and links to groups in your area.
NAADAC - Association for Addiction Professionals NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad. The website provides the general beliefs, and organizational stances. Membership, publications, and conference information is also available.
Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse American Psychological Association The Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (Division 28 of the American Psychological Association) maintains this site. The division's major areas of research include: behavioral pharmacology of psychoactive drugs; behavioral and pharmacological treatments and drug and substance abuse; clinical psychopharmacology; neurobehavioral toxicology; neurochemical mechanisms in substance abuse and related psychiatric disorders; and the epidemiology of substance abuse. This site features a division directory, an e-mail directory of psychologists, links to search for NIH funding opportunities, and an online newsletter which may be read using Adobe Acrobat.