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Alphabetical Listing of Linked Websites



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Addiction Technology Transfer Center Program (NATTC)
http://www.nattc.org – National network of centers improving skill levels of treatment practitioners. The Network undertakes a broad range of initiatives that respond to emerging needs and issues in the treatment field. The Network is funded by SAMHSA.

 

Alliance of State with Prescription Monitoring Programs
http://www.pmpalliance.org/ - This alliance provides a forum for information sharing on prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) among state and federal agencies seeking to curtail drug diversion and abuse while ensuring patient care.

 

Beating Addictions
http://www.beatingaddictions.co.uk – This website was formed to offer a reference point on understanding and treating a wide variety of addictions. Sections include articles on recovery, rehabilitation, stopping addictions and treatment for addictions.

 

Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)

http://www.attcnetwork.org/regcenters/index_centraleast.asp - The Central East covers Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and New Jersey. They provide implementation of training and technical assistance activities, including curriculum development, academic support, and dissemination of best practices based on the needs in each state in our region. They also publish newsletters and fact sheets related to current addiction research findings and provide training and dissemination of information from the Center for HIV, Hepatitis, and Addiction Training and Technology (CHHATT),

 

Healthline.com Bipolar Disorder Center

http://www.healthline.com/health/bipolar-disorder - Healthline provides a very comprehensive overview of bipolar disorder as a critical starting point for individuals and/or their loved ones.

 

Kaiser Family Foundation
www.kff.org - This organization is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.

 

RedFern Clinic
http://www.redfernclinic.com/ –This website is dedicated to dependency treatments, research and education. On this site you will find summaries of research articles, lectures and conferences from Andrew Byrne, MD, and his colleagues as well as links to other related information.

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
http://www.rwjf.org - This foundation is the largest philanthropic organization devoted to improving the health and health care in the United States. They provide grants to support research projects on a wide variety of health topics. The website has a research/reference section on Addictions including multiple article on methadone.

 

The Legal Side of Pain
http://www.legalsideofpain.com – Medio-legal education website for pain management.

 

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center

http://www.ssdrc.com/ - This is an informational website that provides answers to questions about how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants. This page has information about qualifying for disability benefits.


Partnership for a Drug-Free America

http://www.drugfree.org/ - A nonprofit organization that helps parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.


The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx)
http://www.niatx.net – NIATx works with addiction treatment providers to make more efficient use of their capacity and shares strategies for improving treatment access and retention.

 

World Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/en/ – This website contains information pertaining to psychoactive substance use and abuse, and also information about the World Health Organization's projects and activities in the areas of substance use and substance dependence.

Links checked March 13, 2014.

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