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Special welcome to readers of "The Truth about Drugs" by Dr Patrick Dixon published by Hodder.  Entire text on drug addiction and chemical dependency is online. Latest on random drug testing in the workplace.  News on drug addiction crisis in school.

No approval whatsoever of any site contents or organisation is expressed or implied by inclusion in this list which represents a broad range of drug addiction related sites on the Internet.


United States Information Service's Substance Abuse Guide Many topics of international interest on chemical dependency and drug addiction

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Supports and conducts biomedical and behavioural research into drug addiction

Alcohol Alerts A quarterly bulletin on alcohol dependency and treatment of drug addiction

Libra Project Comprehensive drugs information - street friendly with one million hits a year

The ASH web-site on smoking

Comprehensive alcohol site - alcohol dependency research

UK Institute for Drug Dependency - packed with useful information on drug addiction

National Child Safety Council. US nation-wide drugs prevention programme with many commercial sponsors, particularly in sport

Updating resource listing of links on drugs / alcohol / tobacco

Nottingham drugs information - excellent source UK

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - drug addiction and dependency issues

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Office of US National Drug Control Policy - drug addiction resources

U.S. Department of Education - Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program

Web of Drug Addictions - drug addiction and drug abuse information

Brixton Drug Project - UK dedicated drug information server for drug information and counselling service.

European Cities on Drug Policy (ECDP) - adheres to harm reduction, and seeks to reduce the harm caused by the inevitable presence of drugs in modern society; members are cities and regions that are mostly affected by the drug trafficking, drug consumption and the resulting problems of drug addiction.

Coalition for Drug Abuse Prevention, The - provides information, programs and services related to alcohol abuse and other drug abuse, treatment referral services and more on drug addiction.

Drug-Arm Australia - comprehensive resource for drug related issues including detailed descriptions and pictures of many drugs causing addiction.

National Drug Prevention League - association of national private sector organisations designed to promote drug prevention and fight drug abuse and drug addiction.

Partnership For A Drug-Free America - includes a comprehensive database of drug information: what they do, what they look like, their history and slang terms.

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Network (D.A.R.N.) - directory of treatment facilities, institutions and health professionals for drug addiction.

Elks Drug Awareness Program - online resource center featuring educational publications for youths and adults, as well as other information about the program.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) - information about alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs(ATID).

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention

Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse - information, facts and news with a focus on prevention of drug abuse and drug addiction.

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) - includes public policy updates, publication summaries, and lists of their members.

University of California, San Francisco Drug Dependence Research Center - includes general info, public resources, researchers at DDRC and links to related sites.

Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Referral Services - serving the Tampa, Clearwater, and St Pete communities. We also have extensive knowledge and databases of the best treatment programs around the country.

American Council for Drug Education (ACDE) - provides education and prevention services to the private and public sector.

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

Toronto Area Narcotics Anonymous - fellowship of men and women helping each other recover from drug addiction using the 12 step program.

CAMH (previously Addiction Research Foundation)  - develops and makes available knowledge and programs that can be used to reduce the problems caused by the abuse of alcohol and other drugs as well as drug addiction.

Toronto Area Narcotics Anonymous - fellowship of men and women helping each other recover from drug addiction using the 12 step program.

EuroCAD/97 - European Conference on Addictive Disease - promotes awareness and share info for primary disease model, 12 step centered, total abstinence based method of treating alcoholism and other drug addictions

Don't Risk Using Get Smart (DRUGS) Kmart Kids Race Against Drugs

Students Against Drugs and Alcohol - organisation dedicated to helping young kids stay away from the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Drugnet - drug and alcohol treatment and prevention global network.

Harm Reduction Coalition - committed to reducing drug-related harm among individuals and communities by initiating and promoting local, regional, and national harm reduction education, interventions, and community organising.

Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas - Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission. promotes and facilitates multilateral co-operation in the control of drug trafficking, production and use and drug addiction.

Teen Challenge Singapore - helping youth with problems of drug abuse, drug addiction, alcoholism, and juvenile delinquency.

DATIA - previously National Association of Collection Sites - lists hundreds of sites which provide drug and alcohol test collections for business and industry in US

Brown University - Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies

Treatment options for addictions available in the US from All Treatment

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August 22, 2008 - 13:28
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August 06, 2008 - 05:09
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Drug Rehab Research Foundation develops and makes available information and programs that can be used to reduce the difficulties given by the abuse of drug and addiction to other drugs. Moreover it promotes awareness and share info for main disease model

July 17, 2008 - 12:21

Drug tests can help catch users before they have a real problem. In addition employers can reduce their over all costs of doing business if they test both new employees and do random tests on their current employees.

Many studies show a drug free workplace will reduce absenteeism, workers comp rates and employee theft. Employers have the right to insure the saftey of all their employees and to insure they have productive employees.

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Patrick Dixon
July 21, 2008 - 03:21
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Yes you are correct. I agree with all you say about drug tests and drug testing.

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