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Scotland - Drug Related
•Aberdeen Grid for Learning-Drug Education
Aberdeen City Strategic Services aimed at young people and parents.
 

•Centre for Addiction Research and Education Scotland (CARES)

CARES is a Scottish based multi-disciplinary academic centre, integrating clinical, basic and social scientists, with the aim of delivering the highest quality healthcare and improving health outcomes to individuals and the Scottish community through the development of research and education in the field of drug, alcohol and tobacco dependence.
 

•Crew 2000

Edinburgh based coalition of young people, clubgoers and others who've come together to produce real & relevant info about how to reduce the risks involved in using drugs.
 
•Headgear
Official site of Edinburgh City Council - resources for schools.
 
•Know the Score
The web site contains information for everyone from young people and parents, who simply want the facts about drugs, to those who might be looking for more detailed advice about the potential harmful effects of drugs misuse.

•Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland
An independent charitable Trust, funding registered charities focusing on the needs of people in Scottish communities.
 

•Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF)

The Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is the national non-government drugs policy and information agency working in partnership with others to co-ordinate effective responses to drug use in Scotland.
 

•STRADA

Strada (Scottish Training on Drugs and Alcohol) is the leading national workforce development organisation supporting those working with and affected by drug and alcohol misuse..

 
U.K. - Drug Related
•Addiction Search
Addiction Search Engine.
 
•drinkanddrugs.net - from the Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals ( FDAP )
'web-portal for substance misuse practitioners - covering the latest news, training information, research & guidance, jobs vacancies and more'.
 

•Drug Abuse Resistance Education (UK) Ltd

A programme aimed at preventing drug misuse among young people.
 
•Drug Concern
Guernsey Drug Concern offers advice and information for anyone using legal or illegal drugs.
 
•Drug Alcohol Northern Ireland
Drugs advice and information in Northern Ireland .
•Drugs.gov.uk
drugs.gov.uk is a cross-government website to support the National Drug Strategy and the work of Drug Action Teams.
 

•DrugScope

"DrugScope has been created through the merger of the UK's foremost drug information and policy organisations: the Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence (ISDD) and the Standing Conference on Drug Abuse (SCODA)."
 
•Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP)
"The Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) is a professional body of practitioners working with people with substance use problems. FDAP is open to everyone working in the field. FDAP provides advice, training and support to practitioners, as well as promoting and enforcing guidelines for ethical practice and providing a 'gold standard' accreditation scheme. FDAP also provides advice to policy makers on matters relating to workforce development and professional practice."
 

•Health Promotion England

Health Promotion England develops and delivers public education campaigns and health promotion in key areas of health policy.

•Cyswllt Ceredigion Contact

Cyswllt Ceredigion Contact is a registered UK charity, which was set up in 1992. We are a Day Service and provide help, advice and support for people with drug and alcohol problems, and for their families.
 

•Mentor

The Mentor Foundation is an international, independent, not for profit, non-governmental organisation that focuses on the prevention of drug misuse among young people, and the promotion of their health and well-being .
•National Drugs Helpline - Phone: 0800 77 66 00
 

•National Drug Evidence Centre

The National Drug Evidence Centre (NDEC) carries out epidemiological, evaluative and policy related research in the field of drug misuse, within the areas of health and criminal justice.

•Regional Drug Misuse Database Northern and Yorkshire Regional Drug Misuse Database

The Northern and Yorkshire Database operate on the Drug Misuse Database (DMD) system, using software devised and produced by the Drug Misuse Research Unit of Manchester University.

•Research Development and Statistics Directorate

Department of the UK Home Office.
 

•Resistance In Drug Education

RIDE is a series of drug awareness and life skills programmes currently devised for children aged from nine upwards.
 
•Re-Solv
Re-Solv is the Society for the Prevention of Solvent and Volatile Substance Abuse .
 

•The European Association for the Treatment of Addiction (UK)

The European Association for the Treatment of Addiction (UK) is an independent charity, which aims to help ensure that people who are dependent on drugs or alcohol get the treatment they need.
•Wired In
Wired In is a unique initiative developed as a way of empowering people to tackle substance use problems, whose aim is to improve the lives of people affected by drug and alcohol use problems.
 
•Transform
Transform is the leading independent UK organisation campaigning for a just and effective drug policy.
 
Europe - Drug Related

•European Monitoring Centre on Drug and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

"The Lisbon-based European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) was set up in 1993 in response to the escalating drug problem in Europe and to demands for an accurate picture of the phenomenon throughout the European Union."
 
•European Working Group on Drugs Orientated Research (EWODOR)
EWODOR (the European Working Group on Drugs Oriented Research) was founded in 1983 to provide a forum within which researchers in the field of drug/alcohol treatment, prevention and policy could share research experience and expertise; compare procedures, methods and results; and subject their work to peer examination.

•Federation of European Professionals Associations Working in the Field of Drug abuse

Erit includes associations of professionals who work with drug addicts in all European countries. With more than 9.000 professionals

•ITACA

ITACA is an association of professionals engaged in the field of drug addiction to give a contribution on the issue of drug consumption and to improve and strengthen exchange and confrontation for reducing drug abuse.

•The Pompidou Group

The Council of Europe's involvement in the fight against drug misuse and drug trafficking is carried out through the work of a multidisciplinary co-operation group known as the Pompidou Group. The Group was set up in 1971.

•Trimbos Institute

"The Trimbos Institute, the Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, aims to promote mental health in the broadest sense of the term."
World - Drug Related

•Drug Library

"The world's largest library of drug policy"

•DrugText

The purpose of DrugText is to promote the development and dissemination of knowledge, research, education, scholarship and international jurisprudence in the area of drug policy and human rights.

•International Narcotics Control Board

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB or Board) is the independent and quasi-judicial control organ for the implementation of the United Nations drug conventions.
•International Society for the Study of Drugs Policy
The ISSDP aims to be a forum for high quality drug policy analysis, develop the scientific base for policy decisions and improve the interface between researchers and policy makers.
 

•National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (Columbia)

Columbia University. Site to "inform Americans of the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact on their lives."

•National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

A service of The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

•National Institute on Drug Abuse

"NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction."

•www.streetdrugs.org

Information about drugs and drug misuse. Lots of educational information.
 

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