Monday, December 31, 2012

Substance Abuse

 

 

Series:
Related Organizations Lists

Author(s):
Child Welfare Information Gateway

These results are current as of: December 31, 2012

Organizations that provide information on substance abuse as it relates to child welfare. If you are aware of any others, please contact Child Welfare Information Gateway at OrganizationUpdates@childwelfare.gov. Inclusion on this list is for information purposes and does not constitute an endorsement by Child Welfare Information Gateway or the Children's Bureau.
To search for child-welfare related national organizations by topic, use the Related Organizations Search at http://www.childwelfare.gov/organizations/search.cfm.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

SAMHSA

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville , MD 20857

Phone:
(301) 443-0365

Fax:
(301) 443-5447

Toll-Free:
(800) 729-6686

info@samhsa.gov

http://prevention.samhsa.gov/

The mission of CSAP is to decrease substance use and abuse by bringing effective prevention to every community. As the sole Federal organization with the responsibility for improving accessibility and quality of substance abuse prevention services, the Center provides national leadership in the development of polices, programs, and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use and under-age use of alcohol and tobacco. CSAP promotes a comprehensive prevention system that includes community involvement and partnerships among all sectors of society.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

SAMHSA

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville , MD 20857

Phone:
(301) 443-5700

Fax:
(301) 443-8751

TDD:
(800) 487-4889

Toll-Free:
(800) 662-HELP

(877) 767-8432

info@samhsa.gov

http://www.samhsa.gov/centers/csat2002/index.html

The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment's mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug abuse. CSAT works to ensure access to clinically sound, cost-effective addiction treatment that reduces the health and social costs to communities and the nation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta , GA 30333

Phone:
(404) 639-3311

(404) 639-3534

800-CDC-INFO

TTY:
(888) 232-6348

Toll-Free:
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

cdcinfo@cdc.gov

http://www.cdc.gov

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the lead Federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of people in the United States.

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Children's Bureau/ACYF

1250 Maryland Avenue, SW -- Eighth Floor

Washington , DC 20024

Fax:
(703) 225-2357

Toll-Free:
(800) 394-3366

info@childwelfare.gov

http://www.childwelfare.gov

Child Welfare Information Gateway connects professionals and the general public to information and resources targeted to the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to programs, research, laws and policies, training resources, statistics, and much more.

Children of Alcoholics Foundation (COAF)

164 West 74th Street

New York , NY 10023

Phone:
(212) 595-5810, ext. 7760

Toll-Free:
1-800-359-COAF (2623)

coaf@phoenixhouse.org

http://www.coaf.org/external link

The Children of Alcoholics Foundation provides a range of educational materials and services to help professionals, children, and adults break the intergenerational cycle of substance abuse.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

Drug Endangered Child Training Network (DEC)

Center for Prevention Research/University of Kentucky

121 Washington Avenue - Suite 204

Lexington , KY 40536-0003

Fax:
(859) 257-5592

http://www.drugendangeredchild.org/index.htmexternal link

The mission of the Drug Endangered Child Training Network (DEC) is to meet the training needs of professionals who seek to provide care and support to parents who are involved in the manufacture, use, and trafficking of illicit substances and the children who are physically, sexually, or emotionally injured by the choices drug affected parents make.
Specific training informaton is available online at http://www.drugendangeredchild.org/Training.htmexternal link.

Join Together

580 Harrison Avenue, 3rd Floor

Boston , MA 02118

Phone:
(617) 437-1500

Fax:
(617) 437-9394

info@jointogether.org

http://www.jointogether.org/external link

Effective May 1, 2009, Join Together mergerd with the National Center on Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University to bring together all of the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances – alcohol, nicotine as well as illegal, prescription and performance enhancing drugs.
Join Together is a provider of information, strategic planning assistance, and leadership development for community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment.

National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center (NAIARC)

1950 Addison Street

Suite 104, # 7402

Berkeley , CA 94720-7402

Phone:
(510) 643-8390

Fax:
(510) 643-7019

aia@uclink.berkeley.edu

http://aia.berkeley.eduexternal link

General Scope: The mission of the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center (NAIARC) is to enhance the quality of social and health services delivered to infants and young children affected by drugs or HIV -- and to their parents and caregivers -- by providing training, technical assistance, research, resources, and information to the professionals who serve these children and families.
The Resource Center, located at the University of California at Berkeley, receives funding from the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Abandoned Infants Assistance Act.
Training Specific: For information on training opportunities via the NAIARC annual conference, the teleconference series, and other related national organizations' conference listings, please see http://aia.berkeley.edu/training/training.php.external link

National Association of State Alcholol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

1025 Connecticut Avenue NW

Suite 605

Washington , DC 20036

Phone:
(202) 293-0090

Fax:
(202) 293-1250

dcoffice@nasadad.org

http://www.nasadad.org/external link

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD) is an educational, scientific, and informational organization. NASADAD's basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)

633 Third Avenue

19th Floor

New York , NY 10017-6706

Phone:
(212) 841-5200

http://www.casacolumbia.orgexternal link

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances – alcohol, nicotine as well as illegal, prescription and performance enhancing drugs – in all sectors of society.
CASA aims to inform Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW)

4940 Irvine Boulevard

Suite 202

Irvine , CA 92612

Phone:
(714) 505-3525

Fax:
(714) 505-3626

http://www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) is a service of the Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and the Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect.
NCSACW works to develop knowledge and provide technical assistance (TA) to Federal, State and local agencies and Tribes to improve outcomes for families with substance use disorders in the child welfare and family court systems.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)

11426-28 Rockville Pike

Rockville , MD 20852

TDD:
(800) 487-4889

Toll-Free:
(877) 767-8432

(800) 729-6686

http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/

The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information is a resource for publications and other materials concerning alcohol and substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. Publication topics include the relationship between substance abuse and child and spouse abuse, fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, and alternatives in treatment.
The Clearinghouse is funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

5635 Fishers Lane

MSC 9304

Bethesda , MD 20892

niaaaweb-r@exchange.nih.gov

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. NIAAA also provides leadership in the national effort to reduce the severe, and often fatal, consequences of the problem through research, collaboration with related programs, and dissemination of research findings. The Institute also sponsors prevention programs to keep children of all ages alcohol-free.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Institutes of Health

6001 Executive Boulevard

Room 5213

Bethesda , MD 20892-9561

Phone:
(301) 443-1124

information@nida.nih.gov

http://www.nida.nih.gov

The National Institute on Drug Abuse supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA works to ensure that the foundation for the nation's drug abuse reduction efforts are based on science. National Institute on Drug Abuse is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)

900 17th Street NW

Suite 910

Washington , DC 20006

Phone:
(202) 785-4585

Fax:
(202) 466-6456

Toll-Free:
(800) 663-0327

information@nofas.org

http://www.nofas.orgexternal link

The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and to improving the quality of life for those affected by fetal alcohol syndrome/fetal alcohol effect. NOFAS is committed to raising public awareness of fetal alcohol syndrome and to developing and implementing innovative ideas in prevention, intervention, education, and advocacy in communities nationwide. NOFAS also operates a national clearinghouse for regional, State, and local fetal alcohol syndrome organizations.

Office of Applied Studies (OAS/SAMHSA)

SAMHSA

1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7-1044

Rockville , MD 20857

Phone:
(240) 276-1212

http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/

The Office of Applied Studies (OAS) is an Office within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. OAS is the primary source of national data on the prevalence, treatment, and consequences of substance abuse in the United States. OAS is also the national source of information on the location, organization, and capacity of providers which offer services to prevent and treat substance abuse.

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse

PO Box 6000

Rockville , MD 20849-6000

Fax:
(301) 519-5212

Toll-Free:
(800) 666-3332

http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/index.html

The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is a component of the Executive Office of the President. The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program. The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

Partnership for a Drug-Free America

405 Lexington Avenue Suite 1601

New York , NY 10174

Phone:
(212) 922-1560

Fax:
(212) 922-1570

http://www.drugfree.org/external link

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

RAND Drug Policy Research Center (DPRC)

1776 Main Street

POB 2138

Santa Monica , CA 90407-2138

dprc@rand.org

http://rand.org/multi/dprc/external link

The RAND Drug Policy Research Center (DPRC) conducts research to help community leaders and public officials develop more effective ways of dealing with drug problems. The Center's goal is to provide a firm, empirical foundation on which sound policies can be built.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

Research Institute on Addictions (RIA)

1021 Main Street

Buffalo , NY 14203-1016

Phone:
716.887.2566

webmaster@ria.buffalo.edu

http://www.ria.buffalo.edu/external link

The Research Insitute on Addictions (RIA) is a research center of the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, studying alcohol and substance abuse issues.
Research includes topics related to a variety of issues, including the following: the etiology, prevention, and treatment of addictions; the role of alcohol and other drugs in violence; needs of special populations, including minorities, women, and youth; family functioning and its relationship to alcohol and substance use; and more.

SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence (FASD Center)

2101 Gaither Road, Suite 600

Rockville , MD 20850

Phone:
(866) STO-PFAS

Toll-Free:
(866) 786-7327

fascenter@samhsa.gov

http://fascenter.samhsa.gov

The mission of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence is to facilitate the development and improvement of FASD prevention, treatment, and care systems in the United States by providing national leadership and facilitating collaboration in the field.
The FASD Center is a Federal initiative of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

5600 Fishers Lane

Room 12-105, Parklawn Building

Rockville , MD 20857

Phone:
(301) 443-8956

Fax:
(301) 443-9050

info@samhsa.gov

http://www.samhsa.gov/

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration was established to help the nation's health care system improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of substance abuse and mental illnesses. SAMHSA works in partnership with States, communities, and private organizations to address the needs of people with substance abuse problems or mental illnesses and to assess community risk factors that contribute to these afflictions.
SAMHSA is a program within the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership)

TA Partnership

1000 Thomas Jefferson Street NW

Washington , DC 20007

Phone:
202.403.6827

Fax:
202.403.5007

tapartnership@air.org

http://www.tapartnership.org/default.aspexternal link

The mission of the Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health (TA Partnership) is to support communities in their efforts to develop and implement local systems of care. The TA Partnership assists with developing a broad array of community-based, strength-based services to improve outcomes for children with serious emotional disturbance.

Treatment Research Institute (TRI)

600 Public Ledger Building

150 South Independence Mall West

Philadelphia , PA 19106

Fax:
215.399.0987

comments@tresearch.org

http://www.tresearch.org/external link

The Treatment Research Institute (TRI) is a research and development organization dedicated to reducing the devastating effects of alcohol and other drug abuse on individuals, families and communities by employing scientific methods and disseminating evidence-based information.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF/HHS)

200 Independence Avenue SW

Washington , DC 20201

Phone:
(202) 619-0257

Toll-Free:
(877) 696-6675

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/

HHS is the Government agency responsible for protecting the health of Americans. While the website (http://www.hhs.gov) covers a much broader range of health issues, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is devoted to families and children and specific populations such as minorities, fathers, and the disabled.

Major Program(s)/Initiatives(s):

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