National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) National Institute of Health 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213 Bethesda, MD 20892-9561 Tel: (301) 443-1124 www.drugabuse.gov NIDA’s mission is to bring the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The NIDA website includes a vast array of educational materials about specific drugs as well as the consequences, prevention and treatment of drug abuse. The site includes resources for young people, parents, teachers, researchers, physicians and other health professionals.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) National Institute of Health 5635 Fishers Lane MSC 9304 Bethesda, MD 20892-9394 Tel: (301) 443-3860 www.niaaa.nih.gov NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems. The website has extensive resources including fact sheets about a wide range of alcohol-related topics as well as a variety of publications for researchers and health professionals.
Al-Anon/Alateen 1600 Corporate Landing Parkway Virginia Beach, VA 23454 Tele: (888) 4AL-ANON / 757 563-1600 www.al-non.alateen.org Al-Anon and Alateen Family Groups offer support and fellowship to relatives and friends of individuals with alcohol problems. Mutual support groups meet worldwide.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 5600 Fishers Lane Rockwall II Building, 9th Floor Rockville, MD 20857 Tel: (240) 276-2420 www.prevention.samhsa.gov CSAP provides national leadership in the federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems. CSAP promotes a structured, community-based approach to substance –abuse prevention by designing and implementing public education program.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions (CADCA) 625 Slaters Lane, Suite 300 Alexandria, VA 22314 Tel: (800) 54-CADCA www.cadca.org Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) is a national non-profit organization representing the interests of over 5,000 community-based coalitions by providing advocacy, training, technical assistance, conferences and special events and communication support. CADCA coalitions bring all sectors of the community together to strategically address local problems related to the illegal use of alcohol and drugs.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration 1 Choke Cherry Road Rockville, MD 20857 Tel: (800) 662-HELP www.samhsa.gov SAMHSA is focused on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.