National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA is a government agency that supports and conducts research on drug abuse to improve addiction prevention, treatment, and policy efforts.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA was established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system.
National Association of Alcohol/Drug Abuse Directors
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors assists the federal and state governments in the development of alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout the United States.
Group Therapy Books
You can also use this eBook:
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction: A Treatment Planner for Clinicians
(page 33 has information on how the model in this book can be used in a group format).
Online Reference Books
Encyclopedia of Global Health is a comprehensive, one stop reference to a broad array of health topics worldwide. The Encyclopedia covers all aspects of health, including physical and mental health entries, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of drugs and operations, articles on national health policies, and thematic health topics in the humanities.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, 3rd ed., 4v, 2009
The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, 3rd ed., 4v, 2009
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 4th ed., 6v, 2011
The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 2nd ed., 2v, 2008
Note: To access these online reference books off campus log in using Banner ID number without @ and your date of birth.
Example for March 8th, 1996 would be: 3/8/1996
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