U.S. SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES

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These are U.S. Substance Abuse Resources.
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ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
(click here for Organizations/Agencies)

Heroin in the drug of choice in U.S. white suburbs
"Not only was heroin cheaper than pills like OxyContin or Vicodin, it gave her a euphoric high like none she had ever experienced. 'All those self–defeating thoughts were gone,' she said."
AFP, May 28, 2014.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Adoption
Adoption issues for infants born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Continues to Be A Major Public Health Concern
Reuters Health, May 23, 2002

Hazelden Closing Speaks to Dilemma in Youth Treatment
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly, 2002

Researchers Find Clues Linking Child Abuse to Addiction
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly 14(2), 2002

Risk And Reality: The Implications of Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs
Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the U.S. Department of Education.

Study: 1,400 Students Killed In Alcohol Related Accidents
The Associated Press, April 9, 2002

Use Of 'Date Rape' Drug Surges
USATODAY, January 28, 2002

Welfare Ban for Drug Felons Harms Children, Study Says
Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2002

House of Death
HealthScout, July 8, 2001

Children of Alcoholics: Caged, Silenced Songbirds
Healthology Press, June, 2001

Long-Term Alcohol Abstinence Reverses Some Brain Structural Changes
Reuters Health, November 19, 2001

Neonatal Drug Withdrawal
Policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, June 1998.

Blending Perspectives and Building Common Ground
A report to Congress on Substance Abuse and Child Protection, April 1999.

Lethal Cocktail: The Tragedy and the Aftermath of GHB — Part 1
The Detroit News, December 1999

Licensed for Life
by Zak Mucha, from the Chicago Reader, June 11, 1999, about an innovative high school drunk driving education program.


ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
(click here for Articles/Information/Research)

Alcohol Abuse & Crisis Intervention Line
Toll-free: 1-800-234-0246

Club Drugs
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Phone: (301) 443-1124
www.clubdrugs.org
Info on raver and "club" drugs, including MDMA, GHB, Ketamine, meth, and hallucinogens.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
NCBDDD, CDC
Mail-Stop E-86
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: (404) 498-3947
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas/
An information and research program of the Centers for Disease Control's, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.

National Drug Information, Treatment & Referral Line
Toll-free: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
2904 Kerbey Lane
Austin, TX 78703
Phone: (512) 480.8953
Toll-free: 1-800-269-4237
www.inhalants.org

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
www.niaaa.nih.gov/

National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Phone: (301) 443-1124
www.nida.nih.gov/

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
900 17th Street, NW, Suite 910
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 785-4585
www.nofas.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency
Parklawn Building, Room 12-105
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (301) 443-4795
www.samhsa.gov

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