Alcohol Management

Alcohol Management

A brief intervention program for those who are concerned about their alcohol intake but are not alcoholics or severely dependent on alcohol.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

AlcoholScreening.org | How much is too much?

AlcoholScreening.org | How much is too much?

An online screening test to help users determine if their “drinking patterns are safe, risky or harmful.” Also provides guidelines for alcohol consumption and help to people who are addicted to alcohol.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Page

This page is provided by the Centers for Disease Control ( Department of Health and Human Services) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), and provides information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. The site offers fact sheets, FAQs, publications, educational materials, and other resources. It can also be accessed in …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Smoking and Tobacco Use–Office on Smoking and Health

Smoking and Tobacco Use–Office on Smoking and Health

Offers free publications such as “Smoking, Tobacco, and Health: A Fact Book”, “Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation”, and “Reducing the Health Risks of Secondhand Smoke”. Prevalence data including cigarette consumption statistics, and cigarette smoking trends are also found at this site.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Nicotine

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, U.S.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, U.S.

Offers resources and information with the goal of creating “prevention prepared communities where individuals, families, schools, workplaces, and communities take action to promote emotional health and prevent and reduce mental illness, substance abuse including tobacco, and suicide across the lifespan.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Health And Environment

Alcohol Alert

Alcohol Alert

This quarterly bulletin managed by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism focuses on research on alcohol abuse and alcoholism. All issues published online, 1988 to present.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco

Smokefree.gov

Smokefree.gov

This site has an informative online guide to quitting and the option to chat live with a National Cancer Institute representative about smoking.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health And Sexuality–Drugs

Recovery Month

Recovery Month

National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is an observance day that educates Americans about the importance of behavioral health in achieving a healthy and rewarding life, and applauds those who have successfully sought addiction treatment and mental health services toward that end.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

“The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Health And Environment; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse

NIDA employs scientific approaches to combating drug and alcohol abuse by supporting interdisciplinary research and “ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention, treatment and policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

Pride Institute: LGBT Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Care

Pride Institute: LGBT Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Care

Pride Institute is a “safe space” and treatment center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning people who are struggling with depression, psychological issues, or addiction to alcohol, crystal meth, cocaine, heroin or other illegal drugs. Site includes addiction support information and resources for clients as well as family, frien …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Alcohol; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions–Illegal Drugs

Street Drugs

Street Drugs

“A database of text information and photographs of ‘Street Drugs’ and frequently abused prescription drugs. This information is free to use by DARE or Police Officers or other educators.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Women For Sobriety, Inc.

Women For Sobriety, Inc.

Women For Sobriety, Inc., “a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions,??? identifies local chapters, links to related materials, provides text of articles by the founder, and provides information on becoming a moderator.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Addictions

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Statistics

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Statistics

Resource where a user can search for substance abuse and mental health statistics by topic, trends, or services that are available. National and state-level data is available.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Handbook

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Handbook

This downloadable booklet includes information about educational needs of FAS children, a glossary of terms, list of websites, bibliographies of articles, videos, and books. PLEASE NOTE: to download this booklet you must have Adobe Acrobat.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

FAS Community Resource Center

FAS Community Resource Center

The FAS Community Resource Center is a resource for parents and others affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). Topics covered on this site include: FAS Facts, FAS symptoms, FAS Intervention During Childhood, and many articles about how fetal alcohol exposure affects behavior.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

This page is maintained/developed by the FAS Community Resource Center (FAS-CRC). FAS-CRC ???comprises two communities: A local community in Tucson, Arizona and a virtual Internet community that reaches beyond Tucson across Arizona, all over the United States, and around the world.???
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Alcohol, Drugs & Tobacco; Health & Medical Sciences–Pediatrics; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities