Substance Use Disorders

These organizations emphasize prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and other materials.

National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC)

The National Women's Health Resource Center, which is dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health, encourages women to embrace healthy lifestyles to promote well-being and prevent disease. The center's website offers an extensive alphabetical listing of health topics – such as HIV/AIDS, substance use, smoking, and violence against women – that provide science-based information on their topics. Each section includes a link to the source reference documents used for developing the topic materials.

Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx)

The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) is a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paths to Recovery program, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment's Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention (STAR) program, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and a number of independent dependency treatment organizations. It works with dependency treatment providers to make more efficient use of their capacity, and shares strategies for improving treatment access and retention.

New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) (serving CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

To advance public health and wellness, the ATTC Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating, and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices. Find a list of ATTC Regional Centers, the states they serve, and contact information on the ATTC Network website.

New England Institute of Addiction Studies (NEIAS)

The New England Institute of Addiction Studies is dedicated to the education of professionals, volunteers, and the general public concerning alcohol and drug prevention and treatment issues. The Institute offers yearly intensive continuing education events supporting workforce development and skill building of the professionals and volunteers who provide services for substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery organizations.


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