Resources: Treatment Research for Substance Abuse/Addiction

Presentations from Steve Moore, Foundation Executive Director
Three talks by Foundation Executive Director Steve Moore on Understanding Addiction, Depression and Trauma: When Nobody Brings a Casserole—how our beliefs, prejudices and shame about mental health issues have kept the subject in the shadows. (Presented March 2014)

Finding Treatment for Substance Abuse/Addiction

The Moore Method

Information Sources on Substance Abuse/Addiction

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
    http://www.asam.org/for-the-public/resource-links
    Resources for the public
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
    http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
    Supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/by/4/audience
    Supports, conducts, and disseminates research to improve prevention and treatment and to inform drug abuse research and addiction policy
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
    Provides leadership in the national effort to understand and treat mental illnesses through basic and clinical research
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    http://www.samhsa.gov/
    Agency programs and activities, information from databases and publications, grant information, and funding opportunities
  • SAMHSA: GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
    http://gainscenter.samhsa.gov/
    Information on mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders in contact with the justice system

Resources for Treatment Professionals

  • American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP)
    http://www.communitypsychiatry.org/
    Implementation of policies and high-quality practices that promote individual, family, and community resilience and recovery
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
    http://www.psych.org/
    Promotes quality care for individuals with mental disorders and their families, and advocates for psychiatric education and research.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    http://www.asam.org/
    Professional physicians’ society promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions
  • Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA)
    http://www.clinicalsocialworkassociation.org/
    Clinical offerings, legislative advocacy and practice-related alerts to ensure the efficacy, stability and viability of clinical social work
  • National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
    http://www.nadcp.org
    Non-profit corporation promoting justice system improvement by judicial monitoring and treatment for drug-using offenders
  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
    http://www.naadac.org/
    Represents addiction counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Publications
    http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/term/47/Health and Medical Professionals
    Downloadable full-text publications on addiction science, medical consequences, trends and statistics, and HIV/AIDS
  • NIAAA: Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
    http://www.alcoholpolicy.niaaa.nih.gov/
    National and detailed state-by-state information for 35 alcohol-related policies
  • SAMHSA Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
    http://www.samhsa.gov/data/
    Data, outcomes, and quality
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Publications
    http://store.samhsa.gov/facet/Professional-Research-Topics
    Topical directory of publications
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)
    http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/SAMHDA/
    Substance abuse and mental health data archives that can be downloaded or analyzed online