Substance AbUse Recovery Resource Links
American Medical Association – Office of Alcohol & Other Substances: Monitors the treatment trends and medical data on alcohol and drug addiction, especially treatment, and maintains a large database on addiction-related research findings and practice journals.
American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Addiction Psychiatry: A collection of physicians specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of addiction illnesses and substance abuse.
American Society for Addiction Medicine: Maintains a website full of information and resources for educating physicians on addiction disease and encouraging appropriate treatment for those suffering from addiction; highlights include a doctor referral database, reviews of medical research, and topical articles on addiction medicine and care.
Center for Substance Abuse Research: (CESAR) Collects and disseminates research and program data on addiction treatment and advocacy. CESAR also provides technical assistance/training and distributes a short news brief that can be faxed to you automatically.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: (SAMSHA) A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, maintains a website containing highlights of the national programs on addiction, a collection of research publications, and a searchable database with a wide variety of documents.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America: (CADCA) A coordinating body of many drug addiction coalitions around the country that supports organizations with technical assistance and training, public policy, media strategies and marketing programs and conferences.
Employee Assistance Professionals Association: Advocates for improved workplace addiction treatment and improved healthcare coverage of treatment and recovery.
Article by Focus Treatment Centers: Recognizing and Remedying Prescription Drug Abuse: Healthscope Magazine