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.
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
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.