• Cross-Cutting Issue: Substance Abuse

    Educational Tools/Resources

    • ACS's Alcohol and Injury
      This PowerPoint slide show with accompanying text, available in English and in Spanish, provides an overview of the alcohol and injury problem.
    • NIDA's PowerPoint Slide Teaching Packets
      These are for health practitioners and others to make presentations to high school students. Titles include:
      • The Brain & the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates & Marijuana;
      • The Neurobiology of Drug Addiction;
      • Understanding Drug Abuse & Addiction: What Science Says;
      • The Neurobiology of Ecstasy (MDMA); and
      • Bringing the Power of Science to Bear on Drug Abuse and Addiction.

    USPSTF's Screening for Alcohol Misuse (2004)

    The U.S. Preventive Health Services Task Force evidence-based recommendation on screening and behavioral counseling to reduce adult alcohol misuse.



    National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information:

    1-800-729-6686 or 1-800-487-4889 (TTY). (24-hour resource offering referrals and resource materials about substance abuse and treatment.) For an online directory of alcohol and drug abuse programs located around the country, access the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator at: http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

    Links to Other Resources