International Organisations



CEARC – www.kaapeli/cearc


The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) –

SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the Nation's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.
Located in Rockville outside Washington NCADI is an information centre under Department and Health & Human Services. The homepage contains a variety of information including literature, research, data and statistics about alcohol and drug abuse.

National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism –

IAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by:

  • Conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment 
  • Coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and Federal Programs on alcohol-related issues
  • Collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work 
  • Translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public

About Alcoholism –

Comprehensive American page about alcohol.

Center of Alcohol Studies –

American page on dependency.
The Center of Alcohol Studies (CAS) is a multidisciplinary institute dedicated to acquisition and dissemination of knowledge on psychoactive substance use and related phenomena with primary emphasis on alcohol use and consequences. The Center's broad program of basic and applied research is conducted by scientists drawn chiefly from the biological sciences (principally biochemistry and neuropharmacology), psychology (both clinical and experimental), and sociology.

Here you can find a lot of information regarding treatment, facts about dependency, organizations, prevention, statistics and literature.

Addiction Arena –

Homepage containing scientific publications including books, journals and resources on addiction and substance misuse, as well as addiction counseling, intervention and assessment.

More Organizations and Homepages:

AAAP, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry –

American Psychiatric Association –

American Psychological Association –<u2e

AMA, American Medical Association –

Amersa, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse

ASAM, American Society of Addiction Medicine –

Center for Alcohol and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University –

Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Prevention –

Go Ask Alice -

Institute for Alcohol Studies –

International Council on Alcoholism and drug Dependence, Inc. –

International Council on Alcohol and Addiction –

International Society of Addiction Medicine –

Join Together Online –

National Association of Children of Alcoholics –

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) –

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration –

Web of Addictions –