and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington,
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute
is a multidisciplinary research center at the University of
Washington. Its mission is to support and facilitate research and
research dissemination in the field of alcohol and drug abuse.
for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse
AMERSA is an association of
multidisciplinary health care professionals in the field of
substance abuse dedicated to improving education about alcohol,
tobacco and other drugs.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center of New
A member of a national network of
Addiction Training Centers funded by the Center for Substance Abuse
Treatment. The ATTC is a consortium of state agencies, universities
and a not-for-profit consulting firm. Brown University takes the
lead in directing and facilitating the Center.
National Center On Addiction and Substance Abuse
(CASA) at Columbia University
CASA has as its mission to: inform
Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and
its impact on their lives; assess what works in prevention,
treatment and law enforcement; encourage every individual and
instititution to take responsbilitiy to combat substance abuse and
addiction; provide those on the front lines with the tools they
need to succeed; and remove the stigma of abuse and replace shame
and despair with hope.
for Alcohol & Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence,
The Center’s mission is to
promote the identification, prevention and effective treatment of
alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through
research, publications, education and training through its
affiliation with the Brown Medical School.
Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), University of
New Mexico, Albuquerque
The primary mission of CASAA is to
generate new knowledge on alcoholism, substance abuse and other
addictive behaviors; and to foster communication and collaboration
among researchers in multiple disciplines, and between researchers
and those in applied areas. CASAA’s primary activities
involve basic, clinical, and prevention research focused on
alcoholism, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors. CASAA is
also internationally recognized for excellence in program
evaluation of substance abuse prevention and treatment
Center for Education
and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR), University of Pittsburgh and St.
Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh
CEDAR is a consortium between the
University of Pittsburgh and St. Francis Medical Center. Its
mission is to elucidate substance use disorder vulnerabilities,
pathways and consequences through prospective longitudinal research
utilizing intensive biobehavorial and social contextual assessment
of high average risk and comparison low average risk children
followed to adulthood.
for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), University of Maryland,
CESAR is dedicated to addressing the
problems substance abuse creates for individuals, families and
communities. CESAR conducts policy-relevant research and evaluation
studies, disseminates statistical and other information, assists in
training students in substance abuse research methods and policy
analysis, and provides technical assistance to agencies and
organizations working in substance abuse related fields.
College Alcohol Study
(CAS), Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
The Harvard School of Public Health
College Alcohol Study (CAS) is an ongoing survey of more than
15,000 students at 140 four-year colleges in 40 states. The CAS
examines high-risk behaviors among college students, such as heavy
or episodic or binge drinking, smoking, illicit drug use, gun
possession, violence and other behavioral, social and health
problems confronting today’s American college students.
Gallo Clinic and Research Center (EGCRC), University of California,
Located on the campus of San
Francisco General Hospital, EGCRC was established in 1980 as a
research facility to study basic neuroscience and the effects of
alcohol on the brain.
Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit, University of
The Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit is a
research unit of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
Sciences in the School of Medicine. The unit is dedicated to the
prevention, intervention and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
(FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE).
Justice Programs Office, School of Public Affairs,
The Justice Programs Office of the
School of Public Affairs (SPA) at American University was
established to support SPA's mission of applying the tools of
scholarship and professionalism to the design and management of
public programs. The Justice Programs Office provides technical
assistance, research, evaluation, and training services to domestic
and foreign government agencies and organizations in the area of
justice system operations.
Drug Court Clearinghouse Project
The Drug Court Clearinghouse Project has been operating at American
University since 1994 and serves as a national clearinghouse for
drug court information and activity. It provides a wide range of
office-based services, including telephone consultation, e-mail
responses to information requests, networking and facilitation of
telephone conference calls among peers to discuss issues of
concern, and dissemination of sample operational materials
developed by drug courts.
Research Center for Alcoholic Liver &
Funded in 1999 by the National
Institutes of Health, the Research Center is affiliated with the
Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California;
the University of California, Los Angeles’ School of
Medicine; Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center;
and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Connecticut Alcohol Research Center
The Alcohol Research Center (ARC) at
the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Department of
Psychiatry is one of 15 centers supported by the National Institute
on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), a component of the
National Institutes of Health. Established in 1978, the ARC
is one of the few major research groups in the country that
integrate basic and clinical research on the etiology and treatment