NTY regularly reviews and compiles a list of the best informational resources on substance abuse and addiction. The following are adapted from Teen-Safe.org:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction - a research database on substance abuse and related topics.
The Family Resource Center - a treatment resource which empowers families to understand and address a child's substance use.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) / National Clearinghouse for Drug and Alcohol Information (NCADI) - research studies, databases, and national data on substance abuse and mental health.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - the latest news on alcohol and health from a leading authority on reducing alcohol-related problems. NIAAA is a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
"Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health" - a guide which provides drinking facts, a cocktail calculator, and resources for changing habits.
American Society on Addiction Medicine - news, resources and education on addiction medicine, provided by a nationally recognized society of over 3,000 physicians and professionals.
"Understanding Drugs of Abuse: Learn the Facts about the Most Commonly Abused Drugs" - an overview of the most frequently abused drugs, including street and clinical names and the effects of drugs on the body and brain.
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) - U.S. policies, research and evidence on efforts to improve public health and safety.
The Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth - the latest research related to the impacts of alcohol advertising on youth drinking behaviors. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
The Center on Addiction and Substance Use - evidence-based information and resources about addiction. Sponsored by Columbia University.