• AIDS.Gov
    The mission of AIDS.Gov is to expand the visibility of timely and relevant Federal HIV policies, programs, and resources to the American public.
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
    CDC’s mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. 
  • CDCCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
    NPIN is the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB).
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Viral Hepatitis
    An informational website explaining the different types of hepatitis, resources available, and state and local partners available for treating the disease.
  • NEWIMG1-Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    The gola of CMS is to achieve a high quality health care system, we an aim for better care at lower costs and improved health through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
  • CSAT Knowledge Application Programs (KAP)
    CSAT’s Knowledge Application Program (KAP) assists treatment providers in adopting and implementing the information in CSAT’s published materials. KAP develops tools that program directors, clinical supervisors, and other staff members can use to actively promote the adoption of new treatment approaches, taking “science” to “service.
  • CSAT Treatment Improvement Exchange (TIE) Network
    Provides addiction treatment information exchange between CSAT and state/local agencies. CSAT TIPs and TAPs are available at this site.
  • Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
    DAWN is a public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs) and drug-related deaths investigated by medical examiners and coroners (ME/Cs).
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
    The DEA enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and bring to the criminal and civil justice system those organizations involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the U.S.; and to recommend and support non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.
  • Food & Drug Administration (FDA)FDA logo
    The FDA promotes the health and safety of the U.S. people.
  • is a one-stop-shop for Federal policy and program information about Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Basic Health Program.
  • National Center on Substance Abuse & Child Welfare (NCSACW)ncsacw-logo
    The mission of NCSACW is to improve systems and practice for families with substance use disorders who are involved in the child welfare and family judicial systems by assisting local, State and tribal agencies.
  • NEWIMG1-National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (The National Council – (NCCBH)
    A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare.
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
    NIAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by conducting and supporting research in a range of scientific areas including genetics, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention and treatment.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)nih-nida-logo
    NIDA supports most of the world’s research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. NIDA supported science addresses the most fundamental and essential questions about drug abuse. Good source for researching addiction treatment topics.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    NIH a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
  • National Recovery Month
    Recovery Month is an annual observance that takes place during the month of September.The Recovery Month observance highlights the societal benefits of substance abuse treatment, lauds the contributions of treatment providers, and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible. Recovery Month is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)ONDCP
    The White House 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.
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)samhsa
    Home page gateway to various government agencies and resources. SAMHSA also publishes SAMHSA News – A newsletter with information about new products and services, latest findings, and key agency programs and announcements in the substance abuse and mental health prevention and treatment fields.
  • SAMHSA Centers for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
    SAMHSA’s CAPT is a national substance abuse prevention training and technical assistance (T/TA) system dedicated to strengthening prevention systems and the nation’s behavioral health workforce
  • SAMHSA Data, Outcomes, and Quality (DOQ)
    This agency provides the latest data on 1) alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drug abuse, 2) drug related emergency department episodes, and 3) the nation’s substance abuse treatment system.
  • dptheaderSAMHSA Division of Pharmacologic Therapies (DPT) – Medication-Assisted Treatment for Substance Abuse Disorders
    DPT manages the day-to-day regulatory oversight activities necessary to implement SAMHSA regulations, 42 CFR Part 8, on the use of opioid agonist medications (methadone, LAAM and buprenorphine) approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for addiction treatment. These activities include supporting the certification and accreditation of over 1,200 opioid treatment programs (i.e., methadone clinics) that collectively treat over 200,000 patients annually.
  • NEWIMG1-SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (SBIRT)
    Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. The SBIRT model was incited by an Institute of Medicine recommendation that called for community-based screening for health risk behaviors, including substance use.
  • SAMHSA National Directory of Behavior Health Treatment Services Locator
    This is an on-line source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the U.S. or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
  • SAMHSA National Mental Health Information Center
    This Center leads Federal efforts to treat mental illnesses by promoting mental health and by preventing the development or worsening of mental illness.
  • SAMHSA National Opioid Treatment Program Directory
    Nationwide listing of opioid treatment programs by state.
  • SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
    SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a voluntary rating and classification system designed to provide the public with reliable information on the scientific basis and practicality of interventions that prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders..
  • Substance Abuse Information Database (SAID)
    From the US Department of Labor. This interactive database provides a one-stop source of information with summaries and full text of materials relating to workplace substance abuse issues.
  • The Federal Register
    Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
  • The Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
    OJP provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies.
  • The Social Security and Disability Resource Center
    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.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    HHS provides information and resources on substance use disorders and health insurance/Medicaid issues.
  • U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)U.S. Department of Justice
    DOJ enforces the law and defends the interests of the United States according to the law, including drug enforcement.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. General Office of Accountability (U.S. GAO)
    The GAO supports the U.S. Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. They provide Congress with timely information that is objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, nonideological, fair, and balanced.
  • NEWIMG1-U.S. House of Representatives 
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)
    The NLM which is funded by the National Institutes of Health offers an extensive list of healthcare data bases including PubMed® for researching journal articles and Medline Plus® for consumers.
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) Drug Information Portal
    The NLM Drug Information Portal gives users a gateway to selected drug information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies.
  • NEWIMG1-U.S. Senate

Links accessed May 30, 2015.