Links to Other Resources
Children of Alcoholics
A Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of women and men who grew up
in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes.
A Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition recovery program for family members
and friends of alcoholics.
Alateen is Al-Anon's recovery program for young people. Alateen
groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.
An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking
problem. A.A. members share their experience with anyone seeking help
with a drinking problem; they give person-to-person service or "sponsorship"
to the alcoholic coming to A.A. from any source. The formal A.A. program,
set forth in the Twelve Steps, is discussed at A.A. group meetings.
Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
Located on the Butler Hospital Campus in Providence, Rhode Island, the
Brown University Center promotes the identification, prevention, and
effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems through research,
education, training, and policy advocacy.
non-profit research center dedicated to a two-fold mission:
conducting research to improve the lives of children and families,
and communicating research findings to federal, state, and local
officials; service providers; the media; foundations and business
leaders; the academic community; and the general public.
of Alcoholics Foundation
A national non-profit organization that provides a range of educational
materials and services to help professionals, children and adults break
the intergenerational cycle of parental substance abuse.
Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
A membership organization of some 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions,
CADCA offers its members technical assistance and training and represents
them in the public policy arena.
and Voices of Recovery
Formerly known as The Alliance Project, this coalition of grassroots
advocacy organizations seeks to change public perceptions by demonstrating
the hope and reality of long-term recovery from addiction.
The Partnership at DRUGFREE.ORG
Join Together, now a part of The Partnership™@ DrugFree.Org, supports community-based efforts to reduce, prevent, and treat substance abuse across the nation. It promotes comprehensive strategies that respond to the harms related to substance abuse, such as domestic violence, unemployment, crime, loss of workplace productivity, and gun violence. It produces a daily report on news in the field and a variety of informational articles and products.
to Keep Children Alcohol Free
A nationwide coalition of more than 30 state governors' spouses, federal
agencies, and public and private organizations working to prevent the
use of alcohol by children ages 9 to 15. The initiative was founded
by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Association for Addiction Professionals
A nationwide organization of alcoholism and drug abuse professionals,
NAADAC is committed to increasing general awareness of alcoholism and
drug abuse and enhancing care of individuals through treatment, education,
and prevention programs.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
NASADAD's purpose is to foster and support the development of effective
alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout
Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
A nonprofit trade association serving the education, advocacy and networking
needs of more than 800 community providers of mental health and addiction
Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc (NCADD)
Founded in 1944 by Marty Mann, the first woman to find long-term sobriety
in Alcoholics Anonymous, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug
Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help and hope
to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention and treatment through
offices in New York and Washington, and a nationwide network of Affiliates.
is a new library included within the NCADI Web site (www.health.org/multimedia/ebooks/).
It includes documents about helping children stay drug-free. Readers
download and install Microsoft Reader in order to obtain the documents.
Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
NIAAA is one of 18 institutes that comprise the National Institutes
of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical research agency of the Federal
Government. NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research
on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism
and alcohol-related problems. NIAAA also provides leadership in the
national effort to reduce the severe and often fatal consequences of
Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Established by Congress in 1992, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the Federal agency charged with
improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and
rehabilitative services to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost
to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. SAMHSA
works in partnership with States, communities and private organizations
to address the needs of people with substance abuse and mental illnesses
as well as the community risk factors that contribute to these illnesses.
Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
The Congressionally-funded National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign is
unprecedented effort designed to educate and empower youth to reject
drugs. The Media Campaign targets youth ages 9-18, parents and other
who influence choices young people make to lead drug-free lives.
MediaCampaign.org provides Campaign stakeholders with information about
drug-prevention programs, activities and strategies. The site includes
Campaign's press releases, announcements, quarterly newsletter, downloadable
anti-drug Web banners and template materials that can be easily adapted