The Alliance Project
The Alliance Project is an effort by a broad cross-section of organizations that share common concerns about the devastating disease of alcohol and drug addiction and the dramatic lack of proper public response to this growing health crisis.
American Academy of Family Physicians
The mission of the American Academy of Family Physicians is to promote improved health of the American people; to advance the specialty of family practice through education, advocacy, and communication; and to serve the unique needs of members with professionalism and creativity.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, the AAP website provides information on child health, safety and advocacy for babies, children, teens, and adolescents.
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)
The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry was formed to: promote excellence clinical practice in addiction psychiatry; educate the public to influence public policy regarding addictive illness; promote accessibility of quality treatment for all patients; provide continuing education for professionals in the field of addiction psychiatry; disseminate new information in the field of addiction psychiatry; and encourage research on the etiology, prevention, identification, and treatment of the addictions.
American Bar Association (ABA)
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world, with more than 400,000 members.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, ACOG is a nonprofit organization of women's health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing member education, and public awareness of women's health care issues.
American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM)
The American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) is the nation's largest medical specialty society. Its mission is to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care by fostering excellence and professionalism in the practice of medicine.
American Medical Association (AMA)
Mission: To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
American Medical Student Association (AMSA)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, the American Medical Student Association, is the largest independent national medical student organization. AMSA is committed to improving health care and healthcare delivery to all people; promoting active improvement in medical education; involving its members in the social, moral and ethical obligations of the profession of medicine; assisting in the improvement and understanding of world health problems; contributing to the welfare of medical student, interns, residents and post-MD/DO trainees; and advancing the profession of medicine.
American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)
The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence was founded in 1984 to enhance the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive methadone treatment services throughout the United States.
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
The Association of American Medical Colleges has as its purpose the improvement of the nation's health through the advancement of academic medicine.
Association for Medical Education and Research In Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
AMERSA is an association of multidisciplinary health care professionals in the field of substance abuse dedicated to improving research and education about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized worldwide. Its 40,500 U.S. and international physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illnesses and substance use disorders.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, American Society of Addiction Medicine is the nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism or other addictions. ASAM members are physicians from all medical specialties and subspecialties.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
CSAP's mission is to provide national leadership in the Federal effort to prevent alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug problems.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT works cooperatively across the private and public treatment spectrum to identify, develop, and support policies, approaches, and programs that enhance and expand treatment services for individuals who abuse alcohol and other drugs and that address individuals' addiction-related problems.
College On Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
CPDD is a professional organization of scientists whose research is directed toward a better understanding of drug abuse and addiction.
Demand Treatment is a nationwide project organized by Join Together, to increase the number of people who get alcohol and drug brief interventions and quality treatment in American communities.
Drug Strategies is a non-profit research institute that promotes more effective approaches to the nation's drug problems and supports private and public initiatives that reduce the demand for drugs through prevention, treatment, and law enforcement.
Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
EAPA represents more than 7,000 individuals and organizations with an interest in employee assistance in 103 chapters around the globe. Founded in 1971, EAPA has been working to develop and maintain the best possible workplace relationships for people around the world.
Faces & Voices of Recovery
Working to mobilize, organize and rally the millions of Americans in recovery from addiction, their families, friends and allies in a campaign to: end discrimination; broaden social understanding; achieve a just response to addiction as a public health crisis.
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, Join Together is a national resource center for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence. The organization supports community-based efforts to reduce, prevent, and treat substance abuse across the nation.
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
NAATP's mission is to promote, assist and enhance the delivery of ethical, effective, research-based treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions.
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
With 16,000 members, NAADAC is the largest national organization for alcoholism and drug abuse professionals across the country who treat addicted individuals and families. 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)
NASADAD is a private, not-for-profit educational,scientific, and informational organization. NASADAD's basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
NCADD provides education, information, help, and hope in the fight against the chronic, often fatal disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions. Founded in 1944, NCADD is a voluntary health organization with a nationwide network of Affiliates. NCADD advocates prevention, intervention, research, and treatment and is dedicated to ridding the disease of its stigma and its sufferers from their denial and shame.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supported science addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from the molecule to managed care, and from DNA to community outreach research.
National 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. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
Project MAINSTREAM is part of the HRSA-AMERSA-SAMHSA/CSAT interdisciplinary project to improve health professional education on substance abuse and is currently training 39 fellows in 4 regions and 13 interdisciplinary faculty learning groups (IFLG's). Each IFLG is working collaboratively, across professions, on curriculum and field projects. Curriculum projects involve improving substance curriculum in each of the fellows' professions. Field projects involve improving substance abuse services in either clinical or community settings.
Resources for Recovery
Resources for Recovery: State Practices That Expand Treatment Opportunities, a national program managed by Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc., is a competitive grant program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to encourage states to identify and implement strategies to expand alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services within existing overall state spending levels.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Foundation offers a wealth of data and reports on the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and efforts to prevent harm from their use from RWJF National Program offices, grantees and other sources. On-line special reports of interest include:
Making Recovery a Reality
A Patchwork of Drug Penalties
Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, SGIM is an international organization of over 2800 physicians and others who combine caring for patients with educating and/or doing research. Our mission is to improving patient care, education, and research in primary care and general internal medicine.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's mission is to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. SAMHSA's mission is accomplished in partnership with all concerned with substance abuse and mental illnesses.
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)
One of PLNDP's Outreach Partners, STFM's mission is to enhance family medicine education by developing and supporting a community of educators, scholars, and clinicians.
Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA)
TCA is the national membership organization of drug free, self-help substance abuse treatment and rehabilitation agencies.