This site is authored by D.J. Hanson, Ph.D., State University of New York at Potsdam. Topics include Alcohol Issues in the News; Advertising Impact on Alcohol Abuse; Alcohol, Law, & Policy; and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking and consumption.
Conducts and disseminates high-quality research in epidemiology of alcohol consumption and problems, alcohol health services research, and alcohol policies, while also training future generations of alcohol researchers.
EMCDDA provides the EU and its Member States with information on drug use and the responses to drug use. The site features news and an extensive collection of publications. There are several databases, including databases of laws, treatment tools, and more.
A national nonprofit research and policy organization focused on improving the understanding, prevention and treatment of substance use and addiction. Site includes fact sheets, research reports, policy tools, and more on addiction, prevention, and treatment.
NIDA supports and conducts drug and addiction related research, and disseminates the results to improve drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment, and policy. The site has information on grants and funding, as well as publications and statistics.
NIAAA's mission is "to discover the causes and develop prevention measures and treatments for alcohol-related problems." Their web site includes many publications, NIAAA grant information, and other resources.
Data and statistics on levels of consumption, patterns of consumption, and alcohol control policies from around the world. It also provides a link to WHO Status Report on Alcohol and Health and to regional information systems.
An easy-to-use mapping program that includes over 15,000 US demographic, socioeconomic, and health data indicators, including alcohol use.
PolicyMap is an easy-to-use mapping program that includes over 15,000 US demographic and socioeconomic data indicators from the neighborhood census block to national levels. Data about demographics, neighborhood conditions, real estate markets, income, jobs and economy, education, crime, and health can be presented as maps, tables, charts and reports.