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ACDE - American Council for Drug Education
The American Council for Drug Education is a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.

All Treatment
Drug rehab center directory and substance abuse information resource

CADCA - Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America
CADCA provides information and training on building successful community coalitions.

CDC - Center for Disease Control And Prevention
Part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Goals are to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats.

CDC, National Center for Health Statistics
Nation's principal health statistics agency.

DEA - U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Mission of the DEA is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States

DCH - Georgia Department of Community Health
State Agency responsible for the delivery of health and social services in Georgia.
MHDDAD - Substance Abuse Prevention

The self-help organization for the spouses, family members or close friends of compulsive gamblers. This site contains problem gambling information and literature as well as a meetings directory.

Gamblers Anonymous
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. Gamblers Anonymous has information regarding problem gambling and a directory of group meetings.

GCG - Georgia County Guide
24th Edition, January 2006. The Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, The University of Georgia. Demographic resources for Georgia Counties. A BOOK filled with detailed county-level and state data related to agriculture, crime, economics, education, government, health, housing, labor, natural resources, occupations, population, public assistance, transportation, and vital statistics. See also: and

Harvard Medical School Division on Addiction
This web site contains current news and research regarding addictions.

HS - Health and Human Services
Principal agency in the US government responsible for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services.

Helping America's Youth
The Community Guide to Helping America's Youth helps communities build partnerships, assess their needs and resources, and select from program designs that could be replicated in their community. It walks community groups through the steps necessary for building strong supports for youth.

MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving
A grassroots organization that has grown into one of the largest crime victims organizations in the world. Its mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.

National Council on Problem Gambling
The National Council administers several national programs, including a 24-hour confidential helpline and a gambling-specific certification program for treatment professionals. It also sponsors conferences, supports research, distributes literature and works with other organizations involved in problem gambling issues.

National Drug Intelligence Center
National Drug Threat Assessment 2007 report presents strategic analysis of key trends and development for cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, and heroin, as well as pharmaceutical drugs and other dangerous drugs such as MDMA (ecstasy) and LSD.

National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report
1999 report on the impact of gambling in the United States.

National Center for Responsible Gambling
This organization funds research to identify risk factors for gambling disorders and to determine methods for treating and preventing the disorder. The site contains links to a number of resources.

National Drug Anti-media Campaign
 - Drug prevention information center designed to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. - A NIDA site with Education resources and materials parents, teachers, youth, and professionals on drugs of abuse.

NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.

NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse
Brings science to bare on the best prevention and treatments of addiction. Supports research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.

NIDA for Teens
Provides research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.
Free science-based publications and teaching materials for grades K-12.

NIAAA - National Institute on Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Provides publications, research information, and resources on alcoholism. Supports efforts to reduce alcohol-related problems

North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries
Provides links and resources to information regarding problem gambling.

Report on Underage Alcohol Use among Full-Time College Students. Results from 2002 - 2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Information on How Young Adults Obtain Prescription Pain Relievers for Nonmedical Use.

ONDCP - Office of National Drug Control Policy
 - Summaries of available research on drug-related topics and Comprehensive data on major drug categories and special populations with links to source materials. - Programs and strategies intended to reduce or minimize the incidence of drug abuse and its negative consequences - challenges teens to live above the negative pressures in their lives. The brand encourages youth to resist drug use by rejecting negative influences and empowers them to make positive choices.

Pathological Gambling: A Critical Review
1999 report commissioned by the National Research Council and published by the National Academies Press.

Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
Center committed to helping states reduce illegal drug use, alcohol and tobacco use. Support research, education, and policy issues.

SAMHSA Prevention
Supports Substance Abuse prevention efforts.

SAMHSA National Outcome Measures
Supports Performance measurement and management. Development of a state-level reporting system to create an accurate and current national picture of substance abuse and mental health services.

(Students Taking Action Not Drugs), a division of the Drug Free America Foundation was originally created to educate an international network of university students about the dangers of addictive drugs and to mobilize them to reduce drug abuse on their campuses. It evolved into STAND public relations campaign and website to address university student concerns about the drug and alcohol problem at college campuses. STAND is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Information for Students, teachers, parents, law enforcement professionals on street drug use. Drug use Publication store.

Stop Alcohol Abuse
A comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue. For parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth.

Tobacco Surveillance