Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration U.S. government agency Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) works to assure that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to the people who need them and to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system. Browsers here can benefit from the publications, reports and statistical information.
National Institute on Drug Abuse National Institutes of Health The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) explores the biomedical and behavioral foundations of drug abuse addressing the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from its causes and consequences to its prevention and treatment. The NIDA Director's report is issued three times a year and contains detailed information on NIDA activities and research findings. These reports are available from February, 1995. In addition, there is a large collection of fact sheets and publications for consumers on all aspects of drug/alcohol abuse.
SAMHSA's Recovery Month Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration The Recovery Month website, published by SAMHSA, aims to "promote the
societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment, laud the contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from alcohol and drug use disorders in all its forms is possible." The site features articles, webcasts (videos) and listings of recovery events in local communities. A 'recovery month' toolkit is available for professionals planning recovery-oriented community events.