For a Healthy, Thriving Clark County Free of the Effects of Substance Abuse

National Resources




The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration http://www.samhsa.gov/


The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information


DUI Foundation http://www.duifoundation.org/   Roughly 3 out of every 10 Americans will be in an alcohol-related traffic crash.  The DUI Foundation's mission is to prevent the permanent and devastating damages that occur in the lives of the drivers, passengers, pedestrians, friends and family involved in an alcohol related crash.  The DUI Foundation emphasizes the importance of support groups for victims and their families, and support groups for offenders who have been convicted of DUI's or people struggling with alcoholism or addiction.  Checkout their Statues pages to find resources for people who have been convicted of DUI.

Office of National Drug Control Policy http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/index.html

American Lung Association http://www.lungusa.org


Join Together http://www.jointogether.org/home/

Join Together Online is a resource center and meeting place for communities working to reduce the harms associated with the use of illicit drugs, excessive alcohol, and tobacco.


MADD http://www.madd.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving is a non-profit organization that aims to stop drunk driving and to support the victims of this violent crime.


(NCPC) National Crime Prevention Council http://www.ncpc.org/

On-Line Resource Center is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to help America prevent crime and build safer stronger communities. Their web site contains useful information about crime prevention, community building, comprehensive planning, and even fun stuff for kids!


National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/


National Mental Health Association http://www.nmha.org/


National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome http://www.nofas.org

All of NOFAS's work is dedicated to spreading the message that drinking and pregnancy do not mix.


Partnership for a Drug-Free America http://www.drugfreeamerica.org

Partnership for a Drug-Free America exists to help kids and teens reject substance abuse by influencing attitudes through persuasive information.


Healthy People 2010  

Healthy People 2010 is a statement of national health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats. Healthy People is managed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.


Help for people who want to quit smoking. This Web site was created by the National Cancer Institute Tobacco Control Research Branch with important contributions from other nationally recognized agencies and organizations such as the CDC and the American Cancer Society.


Reports of the Surgeon General 

Reports can be downloaded or ordered from this Web site.


Office of Minority Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (OMH)
The mission of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) is to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.



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