Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime
and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Drugs and Crime
This site summarizes U.S. statistics about drug-related crimes, law enforcement,
courts, and corrections from BJS.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from
more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States.
Center for Substance Abuse Research
The mission of this research center is to collect, analyze, and disseminate
information on the extent of substance abuse and related problems in Maryland
Center for Treatment Research on
Adolescent Drug Abuse (CTRADA)
CTRADA was established to conduct psychosocial treatment research on adolescent
drug abuse, from treatment development to mechanisms, evaluation and dissemination.
College on Problems of Drug Dependence
This professional organization of scientists direct their research toward
a better understanding of drug abuse and addiction.
Work Group (CEWG)
This is a network of researchers from major metropolitan areas of the U.S.
who met semiannually to discuss the current drug abuse situation in their
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
Drug Evaluation Network System (DENS)
DENS is an ongoing, multi-site, electronic data collection and reporting
system providing standardized, automated, timely data via modem, on patients
entering addiction treatment, and treatment programs.
Drug Use Monitoring in Australia
DUMA is a project which seeks to measure drug use among those people who
have been recently apprehended by police.
Drug Data Sources
This online resource identifies and links to Federal sources of drug data,
while highlighting the frequency of data sets, the sponsoring agencies, target
populations and areas of coverage.
Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center
FJSRC provides information about suspects and defendants processed in the
Federal criminal justice system.
Fedstats provides the full range of official statistical information available
to the public from the Federal Government.
Inter-university Consortium for Political
and Social Research (ICPSR)
ICPSR maintains and provides access to an archive of social science data
for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods
to facilitate effective data use.
National Archive of Criminal
Justice Data (NACJD)
NACJD acquires, archives, processes, and provides access to electronic criminal
justice data collections for research and instruction.
Substance Abuse & Mental
Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)
SAMHDA provides access to substance abuse research data to promote the sharing
of these data among researchers, policymakers, service providers, and others.
Justice Research and Statistics Association
JRSA is a national organization of state Statistical Analysis Center directors
as well as analysts, researchers, and practitioners throughout the justice
MethResources.gov is a tool for policymakers, law enforcement officials,
treatment and prevention professionals, businesses and retailers, and anti-drug
activists. The comprehensive site brings together information and resources
available to communities on the topic of methamphetamine.
Monitoring the Future (MTF)
This is an ongoing study of behavior (including drug/alcohol use), attitudes,
and values of American secondary students and young adults.
National Center on Addiction and
Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)
This think/action tank engages all disciplines to study every form of substance
abuse as it affects society.
National Center on Addiction and Substance
Abuse (CASA) Library and Information Center
The library offers a well focused resource of information related to illegal
drugs, tobacco, alcohol, drug policy, and treatment and prevention efficacy.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is a Federally sponsored information clearinghouse for people involved
with research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice
and drug control.
National GAINS Center for People
with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Criminal Justice System
This organization gathers information designed to influence the range and
scope of mental health and substance abuse services provided to people in
the criminal justice system.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Two institutes within NIH contribute to the National Drug Control Budget:
NIDA and NIAAA.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse
and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
NIAAA is the lead Institute responsible for research on the causes, consequences,
treatment, and prevention of alcohol-related problems.
College Drinking: Changing
This NIAAA site provides information on preventing alcohol abuse on college campuses
for a variety of audiences including students, parents, and community leaders.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects of
drug abuse and addiction.
NIDA has launched this site as a resource to International researchers.
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
This is the world's largest library dealing with a single scientific/professional
from Drug and Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS)
This Web site provides state-level data on drug/alcohol treatment facilities
and treatment clients.
Substance Abuse Librarians and Information
This is an international association of individuals and organizations with
special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco,
and other drug information.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
SAMHSA supports the goals of a broad range of programs focusing
on prevention and treatment of the abuse of illicit drugs.
Center for Mental Health
CMHS leads Federal efforts to treat mental illnesses by promoting mental
health and by preventing the development or worsening of mental illness.
Center for Substance Abuse
CSAP's prevention programs involve developing and assessing new and emerging
prevention methodologies and approaches.
National Clearinghouse for
Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
NCADI is the federally funded information service for CSAP and other
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
CSAT's mission is to expand the availability of effective treatment and
recovery services for alcohol and drug problems.
Office of Applied Studies (OAS)
OAS collects data on the national prevalence of substance abuse, drug
abuse consequences, treatment admissions, and facilities.