Advocates for the Integration of Recovery and Methadone (AFIRM)
A consumer organization
that endorses methadone as an effective tool of recovery that can be enhanced through the integration of other treatment approaches.
American Council for Drug Education
A subsidiary organization
of Phoenix House that develops programs and materials based on recent scientific research advances.
for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
A nonprofit education and advocacy organization that partly focuses on reducing
the damage caused by the overconsumption of alcoholic beverages.
Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
A national prevention organization that trains local anti-drug coalitions to assess
and tackle drug problems in their communities.
Do It Now Foundation
non-profit publisher of alcohol, substance abuse, and health information, targeting audiences including middle school, high
school and college students.
Drug Policy Alliance
anti-drug war group that promotes drug policies based on science, compassion, health, and human rights.
An independent UK center on drugs and drug use, whose controversial studies on practices and government policies
frequently trigger a maelstrom of heated debate.
An organization that supports private and public efforts to reduce demand for drugs through prevention,
education, treatment, law enforcement and community initiatives.
Industries Council (EIC)
A nonprofit organization that encourages the entertainment industry to accurately and unsensationally
depict the major public health and social issues surrounding drugs and alcohol.
& Voices of Recovery
A national nonprofit organization working to mobilize, organize and rally Americans in a campaign
to end discrimination, broaden understanding and achieve a just response to addiction.
A partnership of businesses, communities and government agencies working together to fight substance abuse in
Harm Reduction Coalition
national advocacy group that promotes programs to tackle adverse effects of drug abuse, such as overdose, HIV, hepatitis C,
addiction, and incarceration.
Boston University School of Health project supporting effective drug and alcohol policy and providing information on current
policy and legislative issues, political advocacy, and a large online database and documents library.
An organization that fights discrimination against people with histories of addiction, by providing legal
services, policy advocacy, research, and training.
alcohol industry watchdog that disseminates and collates information on alcohol use, problems, and policies.
A site aiming to raise awareness and acceptance of methadone treatment for substance abuse.
National Association for Children
of Alcoholics (NACoA)
An organization advocating for children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.
National Alliance for Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery)
organization of methadone patients, healthcare professionals and their allies, that supports opiate agonist treatment.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
organization that promotes the establishment and funding of special drug courts for drug offenders.
Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
A nonprofit organization that supports the development
of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs.
Association on Alcohol, Drugs, and Disability (NAADD)
An organization that promotes awareness and education on addiction
among people with co-existing disabilities and works to improve access to services, information, and education.
Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
A voluntary health organization that fights the stigma and disease
of alcoholism and other drug addictions.
National Families in
A family prevention organization focused on opposition to the legalization of marijuana.
Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC)
A public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the problem of
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
nonprofit coalition of scientists, communications professionals and parenting experts seeking to reduce demand for drugs through
anti-drug advertising and other forms of media communication.
An advocacy group formed by the Betty Ford Center, Hazelden Foundation, Valley Hope Association and Caron
Foundation to promote the value of treatment to policy makers and the public.
the Drug War
A national organization that advocates for drug legalization and provides drugs news and views.
Transform Drug Policy Foundation
A UK think
tank opposing the war on drugs and arguing for effective and humane systems of drug regulation.
A web center that offers information and resources for advocacy groups and alcohol and drug addiction