Drug Strategies promotes more effective approaches to the nation’s drug problems and supports private and public efforts to reduce the demand for drugs. It does this through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement, and community initiatives. The group has issued many reports assessing the effectiveness of various public and private substance abuse prevention efforts.
Substance Use Disorders
These organizations emphasize prevention of mental and/or substance use disorders through educational programs, awareness campaigns, and other materials.
Dual Recovery Anonymous is a self-help program for individuals who have a dual disorder of chemical dependency and a psychiatric or emotional illness. The group is based on the principles of the 12 steps and the personal experiences of individuals in dual recovery.
The Elks Drug Awareness Resource Center is the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the country. It is committed to eliminating the use of illegal drugs by all members of society.
Congress created the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign in 1998 to prevent and reduce youth drug use. The Media Campaign has two distinct areas of focus: a teen-targeted Above the Influence Campaign, and a young adult-targeted Anti-Meth Campaign.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation's drug control program, which includes prevention, treatment, and recovery.
The mission of Eva's Village is to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, treat those with substance use disorders, and provide free medical and dental care to the poor with respect for the human dignity of each individual.
Faces & Voices of Recovery is a national recovery advocacy organization that mobilizes people in recovery from alcohol and drug dependence, as well as their families, friends, and allies in campaigns to end discrimination and make recovery a reality for even more Americans.
Fairview Recovery Services offers professional and compassionate care that is delivered along a continuum of residential and support services for chemically dependent adults.
Faith Partners engages and assists people of faith in the development of caring communities that promote the prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, and where recovery from alcohol and drug dependence is valued and supported.
Father Martin's Ashley is a private, nonprofit facility for the treatment of substance use disorders serving people aged 18 and over. It offers a comprehensive program of services for individuals and families afflicted by these disorders.