United States Government Resources
The Office of
National Drug Control Policy is
authorized to develop and coordinate the policies, goals, and objectives of the Nation's
drug control program for reducing the use of illicit drugs. The 1997 National Drug Control Strategy is
available on the web.
- United States
Service's Substance Abuse Guide is one of the best indices of the Federal Governments
drug information resources. It includes many topics of international interest, provides extensive
guide to law enforcement issues as well as prevention and treatment topics.
- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts
biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of
alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The full text of Alcohol Alerts a quarterly
bulletin that disseminates important research findings on a single aspect of alcohol abuse and
alcoholism is available here.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
The mission of the NIDA
is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Search of the NIH Guide for
Funding Opportunities This system will provide you with any National Institute on Drug
Abuse (NIDA) or National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) grant
announcements. The full text of the announcements is also available.
- CRISP (Computer Retrieval of
Information on Scientific Projects) System is a major
biomedical database containing information on research ventures supported by the United States
Public Health Service (US-PHS), including the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. CRISP also contains information on
programs of the NIH and FDA. . Retrieval of scientific information for each project in CRISP is
made available by project title, principal investigator's abstract, and term descriptors.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration (SAMHSA) SAMHSA's mission is 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. Its principal components are:
The Drug Enforcement
Administration (DEA) is the lead Federal agency responsible
for the development of overall Federal drug enforcement strategy, programs, planning, and
evaluation. These pages contain information about the DEA's Demand reduction program and
current statistics and trends on use of various drugs.
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