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We've compiled some helpful links and resources, including links to our national non-profit partners and government agencies . Below you'll find information about:
Federal Programs
National Programs
National Programs for Minority Populations
Other Federal Agencies and Resources
State Programs

Federal Programs and Information

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Addiction information/statistics
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is a department of the federal government that provides for health and human services for Americans to enhance their overall health and well-being.

MentalHealth.gov

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Addiction information/statistics
MentalHealth.gov, which is an online resource provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, provides information regarding mental health issues.

Department of Veteran Affairs

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Treatment centers
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs , which provides healthcare to U.S. Veterans, has a mental health division that provides a variety of resources for veterans with substance abuse issues.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Funding, Educational materials, Alcohol-use information/statistics
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) coordinates and funds research on alcohol use.

National Institute on Drug Abuse

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Funding, Drug-use information/statistics
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supports research and works to disseminate educational materials regarding drug use and treatment.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This resource contains information regarding: Funding, Educational materials, Treatment centers, Substance-use information/statistics
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that disseminates information regarding substance use and mental disorders, services available to those suffering from substance abuse issues and/or mental disorders, and ongoing research regarding the same.

SAMHSA has multiple centers:

The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality supports research into behavioral health.
The Centers for Mental Health Services provides treatment for adults and children with mental disorders.
The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention works to improve behavioral health through prevention.

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment works to provide community-based substance abuse treatment and recovery services.
SAMHSA also has multiple programs and campaigns, including those listed below. A complete list of SAMHSA’s programs and campaigns may be found here.

The Knowledge Application Program, which is one of SAMSHA’s programs, provides information to assist the professional development of behavioral health workers, including information and resources on best practices.
The Medication-Assisted Treatment Program, one of SAMSHA’s programs, uses behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance abuse disorders.
SAMSHA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies provides training and technical assistance to those who work in the behavioral health field.
The Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment program works to provide treatment and early intervention to those with substance abuse problems.

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

This resource contains information regarding: Policy, Treatment research, Drug laws/enforcement, Drug-use information/statistics
The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) coordinates community-based prevention programs, early intervention programs, and funding for research regarding drug use. It also works to expand access to substance abuse treatment through the Affordable Care Act and advises the President regarding drug-control and related funding issues.

National Programs

Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Educational materials, Drug-use information/statistics
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network serves as a resource for addiction treatment professionals established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

The ATTC Network has ten regional centers in the United States (and one in Vietnam):
Serving Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Serving New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
Serving Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
Serving Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Serving Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
Serving Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Serving Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Serving Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.
Serving Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau.

The ATTC Network also has four National Focus Area Centers:
The National Frontier and Rural Addiction Technology Transfer Center provides technology services to rural and frontier areas.
The National Hispanic and Latino Addiction Technology Transfer Center serves Hispanic and Latino communities.
The National American Indian and Alaska Native Addiction Technology Transfer Center serves American Indian and Native Alaskan communities.
The National Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Addiction Technology Transfer Center provides screening, intervention, and referral services.

American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD)

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Educational materials, Policy, Drug-use information/statistics
The American Association for the Treatment of Opiod Dependence, Inc., is centered on increasing the use and availability of medication-assisted treatment for opiod addiction.

American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)

This resource contains information regarding: Certifications
The American Board of Addiction Medicine is a medical specialty board that certifies addiction medicine physicians across a range of medical specialties.

American Counseling Association (ACA)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Licensure information, Continuing education information and courses
American Counseling Association is a national association for professional counselors.

American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Treatment providers
American Mental Health Counselors Association is a national organization for clinical mental health counselors.

American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Educational materials, Policy, Treatment professionals
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is a professional society comprised of addiction medicine physicians, clinicians, and professionals that aims to increase access and improve the quality of addiction treatment through education, research, and prevention.

Faces & Voices of Recovery

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Treatment centers, Alcohol-use and Drug-use information/statistics
Faces & Voices of Recovery provides support and information to those in recovery from addiction to alcohol and/or other drugs and their families and communities.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Certifications
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is a national not-for-profit organization that provides accreditation to health care organizations in a variety of fields, including behavioral health.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Alcohol-use information/statistics
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics works to raise public awareness and advocate for education and prevention services on behalf of children of alcoholics, as well as provides information regarding the affects of having an alcoholic parent on children.

National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Treatment providers
National Association of Drug Court Professionals is a non-profit group that advocates for treatment and judicial monitoring for drug-using offenders in the criminal justice system.

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment research, Educational materials, Policy, Drug-use and Alcohol-use information/statistics
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) is a private not-for-profit agency that supports the development of alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment programs and provides information to governmental agencies to aid the formation of policy.

National Council for Behavioral Health

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy, Alcohol-use and Drug-use information/statistics
The National Council for Behavioral Health is a national organization that aims to ensure that Americans have access to mental health care, including treatment for addiction.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)

This resource contains information regarding: Treatment centers, Alcohol-use and Drug-use information/statistics
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence is designed to be a resource for people struggling with addiction and their families.

Young People in Recovery

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy
Young People in Recovery is a national foundation that works to provide resources for young people struggling with addiction and to influence public policy.


National Programs for Minority Populations

National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Drug-use information/statistics, Gambling addiction information
National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA) is a non-profit organization that works to help Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders suffering from alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues.

The National Association of Lesbian & Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials, Policy
The National Association of Lesbian & Gay Addiction Professionals is a national organization committed to providing treatment to individuals in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities suffering from alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions.

Other Federal Agencies and Resources

Department of Transportation

This resource contains information regarding: Policy, Drug and Alcohol laws/enforcement
The U.S. Department of Transportation has promulgated guidelines and testing procedures to address drug and alcohol use in an effort to support its mission of creating safe transportation systems throughout the country.

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

This resource contains information regarding: Policy, Drug and Alcohol laws/enforcement
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration works to put an end to impaired driving.

National Library of Medicine

This resource contains information regarding: Educational materials
The National Institute of Health’s U.S. National Library of Medicine contains information related to addiction treatment.


State Programs

Alabama: Alabama Association of Addiction Counselors (AAAC)

NAADAC page

Alaska: Alaska Addiction Professional Association (AAPA)

NAADAC page

Arizona: Arizona Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (AZAADAC)

NAADAC page; Facebook page

Arkansas: Arkansas Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

California: Addiction Professional Association of California (APAC)

NAADAC page

Colorado: Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Connecticut: Connecticut Association for Addiction Professionals (CAAP)

NAADAC; affiliate page

Delaware: Delaware Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (DAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

District of Columbia: District of Columbia Addiction Professional Consortium

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Florida: Florida NAADAC

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Georgia: Georgia Addictions Counselor Association (GACA)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Hawaii: Hawaii Association of Addiction and Drug Abuse Counselors

NAADAC page

Idaho: Idaho NAADAC

NAADAC page

Illinois: Illinois Association of Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Indiana: Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals (IAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Iowa: Iowa NAADAC

NAADAC page

Kansas: Kansas Association of Addiction Professionals (KAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Kentucky: Kentucky Association of Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Louisiana: Louisiana Association for Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Maine: Maine Association for Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Maryland: Maryland Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP)

NAADAC page

Massachusetts: Massachusetts Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, Inc. (MAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Michigan: Michigan Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Inc. (MAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Minnesota: Greater Minnesota Association of Addiction Professionals (GMAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Mississippi; Mississippi NAADAC

NAADAC page

Missouri: Missouri Association of Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Montana: Montana Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (MAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Nebraska: Nebraska Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Co-Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page

Nevada: State of Nevada Association of Addiction Professionals (SNAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

New Hampshire: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association (NHADACA)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

New Jersey: New Jersey NAADAC

NAADAC page; affiliate page

New Mexico: New Mexico Alliance of Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page; Facebook page

New York: Association of Addiction Professionals of New York, Inv. (AAPNY)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

North Carolina: Addiction Professionals of North Carolina (APNC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

North Dakota: North Dakota Addiction Counselors Association (NDACA)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Ohio: Ohio Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Oklahoma: Oklahoma Association for Addiction Professionals (OKAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Oregon: Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors of Oregon

NAADAC page

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania NAADAC

NAADAC page

Rhode Island: Rhode Island NAADAC

NAADAC page

South Carolina: South Carolina Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (SCCAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

South Dakota: South Dakota Association of Addiction & Prevention Professionals (SDAAPP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Tennessee: Tennessee Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (TAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Texas: Texas Association of Addiction Professionals (TAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

Utah: Association of Utah Substance Abuse Professionals (AUSAP)

NAADAC; affiliate page

Vermont: Vermont Addiction Professionals Association (VAPA)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Virginia: Virginia Association of Addiction Professionals (VAAP)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page.

Washington: Chemical Dependency Professionals of Washington State (CDPWS)

NAADAC page; affiliate page; Facebook page

West Virginia: West Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (WVAADAC)

NAADAC page; affiliate page

Wisconsin: Recovery & Addiction Professionals of Wisconsin (RAP-WI)

NAADAC page; Facebook page

Wyoming: Wyoming Association of Addiction Professionals

NAADAC page; affiliate page