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 and Information

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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

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

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

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

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.

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

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.

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. 
 

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: 

SAMHSA also has multiple programs and campaigns, including those listed below. A complete list of SAMHSA’s programs and campaigns may be found here

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.

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):

  • New England ATTC
    Serving Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

  • Northeast & Caribbean ATTC
    Serving New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

  • Central East ATTC
    Serving Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

  • Southeast ATTC
    Serving Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

  • Great Lakes ATTC
    Serving Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

  • Pacific Southwest ATTC
    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:

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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.

Young People in Recovery

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.
 


 


 
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