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Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief)

Selected Resources

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

NIDA’s Web site (www.drugabuse.gov) provides information on all aspects of drug abuse, particularly the effects of drugs on the brain and body, prevention of drug use among children and adolescents, the latest research on treatment for addiction, and statistics on the extent of drug abuse in the United States. The Web site allows visitors to print or order publications, public service announcements, posters, science education materials, research reports and fact sheets on specific drugs or classes of drugs, and the NIDA NOTES newsletter. The site also links to related Web sites in the public and private sector.

Other Federal Resources

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA), DHHS

Phone: 301-443-9110
www.samhsa.gov/prevention

Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC), DHHS

Phone: 404-639-3534
Phone: 800-311-3435 (toll-free)
www.cdc.gov

Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
U.S. Department of Education (DoE)

Phone: 800-872-5327 (toll-free)
www.ed.gov

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Phone: 202-307-1000
www.justice.gov/dea

Knowledge Exchange Network, SAMHSA, DHHS
Phone: 800-789-2647 (toll-free)
www.mentalhealth.gov

SAMHSA, DHHS
Phone: 800-729-6686 (toll-free)
www.workplace.samhsa.gov/Dtesting.html

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), NIH, DHHS
Phone: 301-443-3860
www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH, DHHS
Phone: 301-443-4513
www.nimh.nih.gov

National Institutes of Health (NIH), DHHS
Phone: 301-496-4000
www.nih.gov

National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH, DHHS
Phone: 301-594-5983
Phone: 888-346-3656 (toll-free)
www.nlm.nih.gov

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
(OJJDP), DOJ

Phone: 202-307-5911
www.ojjdp.gov

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Phone: 800-666-3332 (toll-free)
www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA), DHHS

Phone: 301-443-8956
www.samhsa.gov

Other Selected Resources

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
Phone: 202-966-7300
www.aacap.org

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP): KidsHealth
www.familydoctor.org

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Phone: 847-434-4000
www.aap.org

American Psychological Association (APA)
Phone: 800-374-2121 (toll-free)
Phone: 202-336-5510
www.apa.org

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Phone: 301-656-3920
www.asam.org

Blueprints for Violence Prevention
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

Phone: 303-492-1032
www.colorado.edu/cspv/blueprints

Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA)
at Columbia University

Phone: 212-841-5200
www.casacolumbia.org

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Phone: 800-542-2322 (toll-free)
www.cadca.org

Drug Strategies, Inc.
Phone: 202-289-9070
www.drugstrategies.org

Join Together
Phone: 617-437-1500
www.drugfree.org/join-together

Latino Behavioral Health Institute
Phone: 213-738-2882
lbhi.org

National Asian Pacific American Families Against
Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA)
Phone: 213-625-5795
www.napafasa.org

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
Phone: 800-851-3420 (toll-free)
Phone: 301-519-5500
www.ncjrs.gov

National Families in Action (NFIA)
Phone: 404-248-9676
www.nationalfamilies.org

National Hispanic Science Network (NHSN)
Phone: 305-243-2340
nhsn.med.miami.edu

National Prevention Network (NPN)
Phone: 202-293-0090
www.nasadad.org

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Phone: 212-922-1560
www.drugfree.org

Society for Prevention Research (SPR)
Phone: 202-216-9670
www.preventionresearch.org

This page was last updated October 2003

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (2003). Selected Resources. In Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents (In Brief). Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/preventing-drug-abuse-among-children-adolescents-in-brief/chapter-5-selected-resources-references/selected-resources

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