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California or its affiliates.
The mission of the Alcohol Policies Project is
to focus public and policy maker attention on
high-leverage policy reforms to reduce the devastating
health and social consequences of drinking. The
site contains data on research, policy, news,
employment and links related to alcohol.
Website for two national programs to combat underage
drinking, sponsored by the American Medical Association
and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: A
Matter of Degree and Reducing
Underage Drinking Through Coalitions.
Research Group (ARG)
Current research focuses on alcohol and drug use
and related problems, health services research,
policy analysis, and the study of community responses
and interventions. Groups studied include the
general population and specific populations, such
as individuals in treatment, welfare recipients,
pregnant women, emergency room patients, and homeless
Alcoholic Beverage Control office of California
Provides information about licensing to manufacture,
distribute and sell alcoholic beverages in the
state, and includes details about enforcement
policies and strategies.
Department of Education (CDE)
This site provides information about all aspects
of the Department of Education, but is particularly
useful for its information on the Safe
and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act.
Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS)
Formerly EMT Group, CARS provides research and
training needs of public, private, and nonprofit
organizations nationwide. The site contains contact
information, links to the Safe and Drug Free Schools
and Communities program and Community Prevention
Institute program, and resources, such as the
Individual Protective Factors Index questionnaire
and community indicators for California counties.
for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
A division of the U.S. Division of Substance Abuse
and Mental Health Services Administration. A comprehensive
website containing information about all aspects
of prevention programming.
on Alcohol and Marketing to Youth
This program at Georgetown University monitors
the marketing practices of the alcohol industry.
The site provides information about alcohol and
media, including research, media reports, fact
sheets and calls to action.
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
Serving the Midwest, this site provides curricula
for trainers, an on-line reference prevention
library, and many other publications, from books
to one-page information sheets.
Website from Harvard University's ongoing survey
of over 14,000 students at 120 four-year colleges
in 40 states. The CAS has identified "binge
drinking" and the "second hand effects"
it produces, the harms binge drinkers inflict
on other students, and this site contains its
findings, including statistics and publications.
Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)
Contains many resources on funding, media, public
policy, coalition building, research and training
Prevention Institute (CPI)
A collaborative effort of CARS, Prevention by
Design and ONTRACK Program Resources, Inc. The
site describes free services provided to community
prevention programs and includes the application
form and procedures.
County Alcohol and Drug Program Administrators
Association of California (CADPAAC)
A non-profit organization comprised of the designated
county alcohol and drug program administrators
representing the 58 counties within California.
The site contains information about CADPAAC's
activities and events, including job postings.
of Alcohol and Drug Programs (DADP)
The State of California Department of Alcohol
and Drug Programs is committed to ensuring that
all Californians have an opportunity for a safe
and healthy quality of life, including being free
from alcohol and drug addiction. The website contains
information on emerging issues that affect our
families and communities.
Night Live (FNL)
The primary focus of the organization is to form
youth/adult partnerships, providing programs rich
in opportunities and support, so young people
will be less likely to engage in problem behaviors,
more likely to achieve in school, and more likely
to attend higher education or secure a full-time
job. The site contains details of their activities,
links to their various programs throughout the
state, an events calendar and contact information.
of Medicine (IOM)
The IOM serves as adviser to the nation to improve
health. As an independent, scientific adviser,
the Institute of Medicine strives to provide advice
that is unbiased, based on evidence, and grounded
in science. The site provides information on topics
such as mental health, food & nutrition, and
The Marin Institute works to reduce alcohol problems
through environmental prevention - improving our
physical and social environment to advance public
health and safety. The site contains information
about promoting effective alcohol policy, conducting
media advocacy, and supporting grassroots campaigns
in Marin County, California and nationwide.
Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
A website of the National Institutes of Health,
this site contains links to publications, clinical
trials, databases, news, conferences and events
in the alcohol prevention field.
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies
Serving the northeast United States, this site
provides links to SAMHSA's data systems, tips
on prevention strategies, a series of articles
on critical components of successful prevention
programs, resources for program development, and
current news in the prevention field.
of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Provides a complete description of the federal
war on drugs, statistics on drugs and drug use,
links to anti-drug sites and state and local resources.
Research Center (PRC)
PRC's focus is on conducting research to better
understand the social and physical environments
that influence individual behavior that leads
to alcohol and drug misuse. PRC is one of fifteen
centers sponsored by the National Institute on
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), of the U.S.
National Institutes of Health, and is the only
one that specializes in prevention. The site provides
information about their research, local action,