This section contains examples of nationally recognized agencies and organizations that provide services or information.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
CSAP provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs, and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use, underage alcohol and tobacco use, and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT's mission is to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems.
Customs and Border Protection
The Customs website presents information about drug control initiatives and provides drug seizure data.
Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG)
Established by the National Institute on Drug Abuse in 1976, the CEWG is a network composed of researchers from major metropolitan areas of the United States and selected foreign countries which meets semiannually to discuss the current epidemiology of drug abuse.
Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
This site provides information on DAWN, a national public health surveillance system that monitors trends in drug-related emergency department visits and deaths.
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
The DEA website presents drug arrest and enforcement data and provides online access to DEA reports and Intelligence Briefs.
Just Think Twice
This Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) website provides information about different drugs and their effects.
Monitoring the Future
Monitoring the Future is an ongoing study of behavior (including drug/alcohol use), attitudes, and values of American secondary students, college students, and young adults.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
This website provides information about different drugs, including those associated with dance clubs.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens
This site educates adolescents (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Club Drugs
This site provides information about drugs most often associated with raves: GHB, Ketamine, LSD, MDMA, methamphetamine, and Rohypnol.
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
This website presents information about the Federal drug control policy, drug prevention, drug treatment, enforcement, and various drugs, including club drugs.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
This online resource can be used to locate the drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs nearest you.