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Alphabetical Listing of Linked Websites

 

International Organizations

Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse (ANSA)
http://www.ansauk.org/html/ - The UK based Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse was formed in 1983 as an interest group for nurses working in drug and alcohol services.

 

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)
http://www.ccsa.ca – CCSA is Canada’s national addiction agency providing objective, evidence-based information and advice that will help reduce the health, social and economic harm associated with substance abuse and addictions.

 

Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM)
http://www.csam.org/ - CSAM offers a resource of scientific and medical information about Addiction, for professionals and the general public. Bulletin articles with news and views, definitions, policy statements, and networking are available to improve the understanding, assessment, treatment, prevention and research related to Addiction Medicine in Canada and around the world.

 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
http://www.camh.net – The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is Canada's leading addiction and mental health teaching hospital. CAMH succeeds in transforming the lives of people affected by addiction and mental illness, by applying the latest in scientific advances, through clinical practice, health promotion, education and research.

 

DrugScope
http://www.drugscope.org.uk/ – Drugscope is the UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs. Their objective is to inform policy development and reduce drug-related risk.

 

European Association for the Treatment of Addiction (EATA)
http://www.patient.co.uk/support/European-Association-for-the-Treatment-of-Addiction.htm – EATA is the largest membership organization for the independent drug and alcohol treatment and aftercare sector in Europe.

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/ – EMCDDA is the central reference point for drug information in the European Union. Their role is to provide the EU and its Member States with objective, reliable and comparable information on drugs and drug addiction.

 

European Opiate Treatment Association (EUROPAD)
http://www.europad.org – The Association works to develop opiate addiction treatment in Europe but also aims to make a major contribution to the knowledge of, and attitudes to, addiction treatment worldwide.

 

International AIDS Society (IAS)

http://www.iasociety.org/ - IAS is a worldwide force of professionals working together to prevent, control and treat HIV/AIDS.

 

International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE)
http://www.incase.org/ – A professional association of individuals, programs, and students specializing in addiction studies, including the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, other addictions, counselor preparation, prevention and treatment, research, and public policy.

 

International Harm Reduction Association
http://www.ihra.net – IHRA works with various organizations to assist individuals and communities in the areas of Public Health Advocacy, Collaboration / Communication, Best Practice and Education, Training and Research. (Australia based).

 

International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM)
www.isamweb.org – ISAM is an international fellowship of physicians committed to the advancement of knowledge about addiction as a treatable disease.

 

Society for the Study of Addictions (SSA)
http://www.addiction-ssa.org/ - The SSA is a society that promotes the coming together of professionals in the field of the addictions to share their knowledge, skills, and friendships. The Society publishes the Addiction and Addiction Biology journals.

 

All links checked March 14, 2014.

 

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