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Drug Courts and Addiction Treatment (Links)

American Society of Addiction Medicine, Inc. (ASAM): Medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other addictions.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP):  Brings effective prevention to every community.

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR):  Provides research tools and journals to both professionals and to the public.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT):  A federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA): Membership organization of over 5,000 anti-drug coalitions, each working to make their community safe, healthy and drug-free.

Drug Court Clearinghouse/American University: Established by the Office of Justice Programs Drug Courts Program Office (DCPO) at the U.S. Department of Justice to assist state and local justice system officials and treatment professionals in addressing issues relating to planning, implementing, managing and evaluating drug court programs in their jurisdictions.

Drug Courts Program Office: Administers the drug court grant program and provides financial and technical assistance, training, related programmatic guidance and leadership.

Drug Strategies, Inc.:  A nonprofit research institute that promotes more effective approaches to the nation's drug problems.

Join Together:  Supports community-based efforts to reduce, prevent and treat substance abuse across the nation.

National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA):  Brain bio-chemical disturbances such as addictions and mental illnesses may be helped by Acu Detox, a simple technique derived from acupuncture.

National Association of Addiction and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC): NAADAC is the only professional membership organization that serves counselors who specialize in addiction treatment.

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors: Seeks foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA):  Encourages individuals and institutions to take responsibility to combat substance abuse and addiction.

National Clearing House for Drug and Alcohol Information: A federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: Provides education, information, help and hope to the public, advocating prevention, intervention and treatment.

National Drug Court Institute: Promotes education, research and scholarship for drug court and other court-based intervention programs.

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.

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Helps lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

Office of National Drug Control Policy: Establishes policies, priorities and objectives for the nation's drug control program.

Partnership for a Drug-Free America: Help kids and teens reject substance abuse by influencing attitudes through persuasive information.

Roche Diagnostics: A world leader in providing diagnostic systems and decision-oriented health information. They conduct research, development, marketing and servicing of products and solutions for medical laboratories, doctors' offices and patients, and research and industry.