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
    Resources for the public
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
    Supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    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)
    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)
    Agency programs and activities, information from databases and publications, grant information, and funding opportunities
  • SAMHSA: GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
    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)
    Implementation of policies and high-quality practices that promote individual, family, and community resilience and recovery
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
    Promotes quality care for individuals with mental disorders and their families, and advocates for psychiatric education and research.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
    Professional physicians’ society promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions
  • Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA)
    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)
    Non-profit corporation promoting justice system improvement by judicial monitoring and treatment for drug-using offenders
  • NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
    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 and Medical Professionals
    Downloadable full-text publications on addiction science, medical consequences, trends and statistics, and HIV/AIDS
  • NIAAA: Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
    National and detailed state-by-state information for 35 alcohol-related policies
  • SAMHSA Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
    Data, outcomes, and quality
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Publications
    Topical directory of publications
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)
    Substance abuse and mental health data archives that can be downloaded or analyzed online