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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. government agency
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) works to assure that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to the people who need them and to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system. Browsers here can benefit from the publications, reports and statistical information.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) explores the biomedical and behavioral foundations of drug abuse addressing the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from its causes and consequences to its prevention and treatment. The NIDA Director's report is issued three times a year and contains detailed information on NIDA activities and research findings. These reports are available from February, 1995. In addition, there is a large collection of fact sheets and publications for consumers on all aspects of drug/alcohol abuse.

Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Provides extensive information and publications on all types of illegal drugs, prevention, treatments, and national drug policies.

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
SAMSHA
The Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. This site contains publications and databases, news and events, grants, and contract information of the Institute. The organization of this site greatly simplifies navigation.