Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities
This statewide organization represent the interests of all of Ohio's county alcohol, drug addiction and mental health boards at the state level.
Prescription Drug Abuse Action Group
Due to the rapid and alarming increase in drug overdose deaths, the Ohio Department of Health, Violence and Injury Prevention Program created a subgroup, the Prescription Drug Abuse Action Group (PDAAG) of the Ohio Injury Prevention Partnership (OIPP) to focus specifically on this epidemic of drug deaths. The purpose of the PDAAG is to identify and implement actions for the prevention of prescription drug misuse, abuse and overdose and to serve as a means of communication and collaboration on this topic among interested organizations, agencies and individuals throughout the state.
D.A.R.E. Association of Ohio
The D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program is an internationally recognized, model program created in 1983 by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Unified School District. D.A.R.E. provides students from kindergarten through high school with the skills necessary to recognize and resist pressures to experiment with drugs and to avoid gangs and violence. Lessons emphasize self-esteem, decision making, interpersonal communications skills, the consequences of drug abuse, conflict resolution and positive alternatives to substance abuse.
Ohio Legal Rights Service
The Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS) is an independent state agency that protects and advocates, in partnership with people with disabilities, for their human, civil and legal rights.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. In order to achieve this mission, SAMHSA has identified 8 Strategic Initiatives to focus the Agency's work on improving lives and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.
Alcohol Drug Abuse Help and Resource Center
America's Online Resource for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Help and Information.
National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center
The National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center maintains a state-of-the-art national database of the leading alcohol rehab treatment and drug rehab treatment centers in the US and around the world for every level of treatment option from affordable to luxury. Our national database is consistently updated to include all of the addiction treatment options in your local area as well as the leading addiction treatment centers in the country for those who are able to travel outside of their local area to receive the best help that is available.
Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base
Are you looking for treatment for your teen? The National Resource Center can help you choose the right program to help your teen get back on track.
Overcoming Drug Addiction Drug Abuse Treatment, Recovery, and Help
It takes courage and strength to face up to drug addiction. When you’re bogged down in drug abuse and drug addiction, sobriety can seem like an impossible goal. But recovery is never out of reach, no matter how hopeless your current situation seems.