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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Provides information about MADD and its history, including links to highway safety, injury prevention sites, and the Driving While Impaired (DWI) issue ranging from general statistics to abstracts of DWI laws.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. The website contains an extensive collection of materials including information on mental health issues, drugs and addiction, concurrent disorders, resources, policy information, and publications. The site is available in both English and French.

Gambling Addiction and Problem Gambling
Help Guide
This guide begins by examining what gambling addiction or problem gambling is. They then look at myths and facts about the problem gambling, the symptoms that can appear, self-help strategies to change the behavior, ways to cope with lapses that may occur, professional treatment options, and how to help someone you love that may have a problem. The information is very thorough, yet easy to understand.

Dual Diagnosis Website
Kathleen Sciacca
Co-occurring mental illness, drug addiction and/or alcoholism in various combinations. This site is designed to provide information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance and/or education in this field.

Project GHB Inc
Project GHB
This began as a family's story of the loss of her son to GHB. Eventually they developed a nonprofit organization in the UK. Their mission is to help parents, teachers, friends & other loved ones recognize use of these drugs (in addition to GHB, they cover ecstasy, ketamine, xyrem, prescription & OTC drugs). The site is thorough and yet understandable with a very personal touch/focus.