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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
U.S. government agency
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) works to assure that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to the people who need them and to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system. Browsers here can benefit from the publications, reports and statistical information.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) explores the biomedical and behavioral foundations of drug abuse addressing the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse, ranging from its causes and consequences to its prevention and treatment. The NIDA Director's report is issued three times a year and contains detailed information on NIDA activities and research findings. These reports are available from February, 1995. In addition, there is a large collection of fact sheets and publications for consumers on all aspects of drug/alcohol abuse.

StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov
StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov
StopAlcoholAbuse.Gov is a comprehensive portal of Federal resources for information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue. People interested in underage drinking prevention—including parents, educators, community-based organizations, and youth—will find a large number of valuable information here.

Too Smart To Start
SAMHSA
The Too Smart To Start Web site helps youth, families, educators, and communities prevent underage alcohol use and its related problems. It provides useful programs and strategies, downloadable materials, interactive games and exercises, and other resources to support you in responding to The Surgeon General's Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking. The resources are thorough, yet age appropriate and easy to understand.

Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Provides extensive information and publications on all types of illegal drugs, prevention, treatments, and national drug policies.