Category: Substance Abuse

Resources about drug and alcohol abuse
  • Abuse of Presciption Drugs
    • Youth Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Kit.
  • Alcohol
    • A fact sheet from WHO on alcohol abuse.
  • Alcohol and Public Health: Frequently Asked Questions
    • Collection of commonly asked questions pertaining to alcohol.
  • An Introduction to SMART Recovery
    • A basic introduction to the foundational principles behind the SMART recovery system.
  • CSAP's Prevention Pathways: Online Courses
    • Through this site we offer prevention courses that are free to the public. Some courses are meant for professionals and have continuing education credits available. Other courses are designed to provide helpful information to members of the general public interested in prevention topics.
  • Drug Facts
    • If you think drugs won't affect your health, think again. Get the facts about the most commonly abused drugs. Learn what they are and how using drugs, even just once, can affect your body and your mind.
  • Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
    • From the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), this publication covers the study of addition from a scientific perspective.
  • Easy-To-Read Drug Facts
    • Created by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), this site offers easy-to-read articles in English & Spanish about the effects of drug abuse, treatment, and prevention.
  • Narcotics Anonymous World Services
    • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. This resource contains information about NA, addiction, and the process of recovery.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
    • NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
  • Recovery Articles and Essays
    • Articles and essays for people in the stages of addiction recovery.
  • Recovery Tool Chest
    • Resourcs and tools to help recovering addicts find the path to a health, happy life.
  • Rewriting Life Scripts: Transformational Recovery for Families of Addicts
    • Rewriting Life Scripts: Transformational Recovery for Families of Addicts contains information, explanation, and processes for change. Following the steps outlined in this book brings peace of mind, forgiveness, reconciliation, and the ability--truly--to live happily ever after.
  • SMART CBA Tutorial
    • In this tutorial, you will learn how to do a SMART CBA (Cost/Benefit Analysis).
  • SMART Recovery
    • SMART Recovery® (Self-Management And Recovery Training) helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including: alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.
  • SMART Recovery en Español
    • SMART Recovery ofrece gratis ayuda con bases científicas para abstenerse de cualquier comportamiento adictivo (alcohol, otras sustancias, o actividades).
  • SMART Recovery: Introduction to the ABC's
    • The ABC process is a method to identify and dispute irrational beliefs, thoughts, and feelings about the addiction recovery process.
  • Smoking & Tobacco Use: Resources for Individuals
    • A list of resources aimed to help inform about the health consequences of smoking, secondhand smoke, and smokeless tobacco use. Plus, suggestions to help quit smoking.
  • Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence: Treatment Considerations
    • Intimate partner violence (IPV) has more recently been conceptualized as a widespread public health concern, requiring the attention of both the treatment community and criminal justice system. The purpose of this article is to explore the association between substance abuse and IPV.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy
    • SATPP is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of research concerning substance abuse, with a focus on policy issues. The journal aims to provide an environment for the exchange of ideas, new research, consensus papers, and critical reviews, to bridge the established fields that share a mutual goal of reducing substance abuse.