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OrganizationNational Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
http://www.ncadd.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This organization provides education, information, and help in the fight against alcohol and other drug addictions. Call: (800) NCA-CALL

Web SiteAddiction Help Line
http://www.addiction-help-line.comThis link will open in a new window.
Submit a request for a referral on this site, and it will help direct you to the nearest and most appropriate treatment centers.

OrganizationSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov/This link will open in a new window.
This federal agency strives to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses. Call: (800) 789-2647.

OrganizationNational Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
http://www.nida.nih.govThis link will open in a new window.
NIDA offers a science-based drug abuse education program for students, news, information, and resources.

OrganizationJoin Together
http://www.drugfree.org/join-togetherThis link will open in a new window.
Join Together, a collaboration of the Boston University School of Public Health and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, is a national resource for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence.

OrganizationU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.govThis link will open in a new window.
The FDA protects public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and much more.

OrganizationStudents Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
http://www.sadd.orgThis link will open in a new window.
SADD is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and destructive decisions.

OrganizationPartnership for a Drugfree America
http://www.drugfree.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site features information about drugs and their effects and treatments. The site also shows paraphernalia associated with different drugs and includes personal stories.

OrganizationAmerican Council for Drug Education
http://www.acde.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The ACDE is a prevention and education agency against substance abuse. This website includes a helpful list of symptoms associated with specific drugs.

Telephone NumberHugs Not Drugs
This organization produces a workbook to spark discussions about drugs with your children. Call (561) 585-7771

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