Addiction Organizations - United States

Advocacy

Government

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Federal agency that "promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability"; site offers extensive information and links regarding all drugs
  • Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Federal agency that leads the national effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug problems
  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Offers publications, manual, and guides that assist in treatment of substance abuse; excellent coverage of special topics in addictions
  • Drug Enforcement Administration Presents information about drugs of abuse and drug control programs, as well as information about international fugitives and traffickers
  • National Addiction Technology Transfer Center Multidisciplinary nationwide centers that facilitate practitioner access to state-of-the-art treatment information; site links to each center, which offer a variety of treatment documents, newsletters, and online courses
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Federal agency that supports alcohol research and offers information to professionals and consumers; its Alcohol Alert publication provides research summaries of various alcohol topics
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse Federal agency that supports drug research and offers information to professionals and consumers; its NIDA Notes publication provides research summaries of various alcohol topics
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy Office of the "Drug Czar," who guides national strategies on interdiction and treatment; site offers statistics and documents regarding various drug trends
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Federal agency responsible for improving quality and availability of mental health and substance abuse services
  • Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free a unique coalition of Governors' spouses, Federal agencies, and public and private organizations, is an initiative to prevent the use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15. It is the only national effort that focuses on alcohol use in this age group.

Beverage Industry

  • American Beverage Institute Association of restaurant operators that serve alcohol offers industry perspective on .08 laws and other alcohol-related social issues
  • Beer Institute Site for trade organization of brewing industry; promote underage drinking prevention programs
  • Beer Responsible Consumer awareness and education program offered by Anheuser-Busch
  • Century Council Association of leading distillers promoting various drunk driving and underage drinking prevention programs, including Alcohol 101 (college) and program for hardcore drunk drivers; site includes interactive "Blood Alcohol Educator"
  • Distilled Spirits Council Trade organization representing producers and marketers of distilled products; site offers their views on alcohol taxation and legislation
  • Let's Talk Miller Brewing offers this guide to assist parents in discussing responsible drinking with their children
  • Wine Institute California wine association offers industry take on health issues related to wine consumption

Professional Societies

Research

Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) The Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world's largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. With nearly 5,000 members in over 30 countries around the globe, EAPA is the world's most relied upon source of information and support for and about the employee assistance profession. EAPA publishes the Journal of Employee Assistance, hosts professional conferences and offers training and other resources to fulfill its mission. EAPA's mission is to promote the highest standards of EA practice and the continuing development of employee assistance professionals, programs and services.
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