The Fentanyl Epidemic:
State Initiatives to Reduce Overdose Deaths (2020)

Drug Policy Report Cards

Millennium Hangover:
Keeping Score on Alcohol

Keeping Score: Women and Drugs:
Looking at the Federal Drug Control Budget (1998)

Keeping Score:
We Can Reduce Drug Abuse (1997)

Keeping Score:
Annual Review (1996)

Keeping Score:
What We Are Getting for Our Federal Drug Control Dollars (1995)

Criminal Justice

Drug Courts:
A Revolution in Criminal Justice (1999)

Cutting Crime:
Drug Courts in Action (1997)

Forging New Links:
Police, Communities,
and the Drug Problem (1997)

Drugs and Crime Across America:
Police Chiefs Speak Out (1996)

Drugs, Crime & Campaign ’96:
A Forum Sponsored by Drug Strategies (1996)

Drugs and Crime:
Questions and Answers for Broadcasters (1995)

State Profiles

Critical Choices:
Making Drug Policy at the State Level (2001)

Arizona Profile:
Our report on alcohol, tobacco and drugs in Arizona. (1999)

Rural Indiana (1998)

Kansas (1998)

North Carolina Youth Action Plan (1998)

California (1995)

Massachusetts (1995)

Ohio (1995)

Lessons from the Field (1999)
Profiling State Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Problems 

City Profiles

On the Horizon (2002)

Smart Steps:
Treating Baltimore’s Drug Problem (2000)

Santa Barbara Profile:
Our report on alcohol, tobacco and drugs in Santa Barbara County (South County). (1999)

Detroit Profile
Our report on alcohol, tobacco and drugs in Detroit, Michigan. (1999)

Facing Facts
A new study on drugs and the future of Washington, D.C. (1999)

Lessons from the Field
Profiling City Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Problems (1999)

International Drug Policy

Passing Judgement:
The Drug Certification Process (1998)

Rethinking International Drug Control:
New Directions for U.S. Policy with the Council on Foreign Relations (1997)

Community and Workplace

Assessing Community Coalitions

Implementing Welfare Reform:
Solutions to the Substance Abuse Problem (1997)

Investing in the Workplace:
How Business and Labor Address Substance Abuse (1996)

Public Attitudes

Americans Look at the Drug Problem
Peter D. Hart Public Opinion Surveys (2001)

Americans Look at the Drug Problem
Peter D. Hart Public Opinion Surveys (1997)

City Views on Drug Abuse:
A Washington, D.C. Survey (1998)

Americans Look at the Drug Problem
Peter D. Hart Public Opinion Surveys (1995)

Americans Look at the Drug Problem
Peter D. Hart Public Opinion Surveys (1994)


Bridging the Gap:
A Guide to Drug Treatment in the Juvenile Justice System (2005)

Safe Schools, Safe Students:
A Guide to Violence Prevention Strategies (1998)

The Making of a Drug‑Free America:
Programs That Work (1992) Random House Publishing

Additional Resources

Treatment Resources

NIDA’s information “Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask”

NIDA’s DrugPubs Research Dissemination Center  provides booklets, pamphlets, fact sheets, and other informational resources on drugs, drug abuse, and treatment.

NIDA’s National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network provides information for those interested in participating in a clinical trial testing a promising substance abuse intervention; or visit offers 24/7 drug and alcohol help to those struggling with addiction. You can receive information regarding treatment and recovery.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) maintains a Web site that shows the location of residential, outpatient, and hospital inpatient treatment programs for drug addiction and alcoholism throughout the country. This information is also accessible by calling 1-800-662-HELP. SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

The Partnership at is an organization that provides information and resources on teen drug use and addiction for parents, to help them prevent and intervene in their children’s drug use or find treatment for a child who needs it. They offer a toll-free helpline for parents (1-855-378-4373).

The American Society of Addiction Medicine has a nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism provides information on alcohol, alcohol use, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.
Shatterproof: ATLAS   **launches in 2020—Stay tuned Free web-based platform to compare facilities side-by-side, or filter by criteria important to them personally, such as facility location, program needs, or insurance carrier. Patients and family members will be able to leave feedback on treatment facilities by responding to validated survey questions similar to those used in other areas of healthcare.

Self-Help/Support Groups

The Support Group Project: Resources to help find support groups in your community.
SMART Recovery: Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction (to drugs or alcohol or to activities such as gambling or over-eating). Participants find and develop the power within themselves to change and lead fulfilling and balanced lives guided by our science-based and sensible 4‑Point Program®.

AlAnon and Alateen:
Help and hope for families, friends and teens of alcoholics


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK) offers more than just suicide prevention—it can also help with a host of issues, including drug and alcohol abuse, and can connect individuals with a nearby professional.

Mental Health

The National Alliance on Mental Illness ( and Mental Health America ( are alliances of nonprofit, self-help support organizations for patients and families dealing with a variety of mental disorders. Both have State and local affiliates throughout the country and may be especially helpful for patients with comorbid conditions.

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry each have physician locator tools posted on their Web sites at and, respectively.


Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States.

Faces & Voices of Recovery founded in 2001, is an advocacy organization for individuals in long-term recovery that strategizes on ways to reach out to the medical, public health, criminal justice, and other communities to promote and celebrate recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is a society of physicians aimed at increasing access to addiction treatment.