The following are related sites for the Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute for Community and Behavioral Health.
Providing comprehensive care to chemically dependent adults, youth, and their families.
A network of six drug and alcohol addiction treatment and rehab centers. Livengrin’s mission is to empower the individual to embrace recovery and break the cycle of addiction by providing comprehensive, integrated, and holistic treatment services.
Our mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University is the only nationwide organization that brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances—alcohol, nicotine, and illegal prescription and performance enhancing drugs—in all sectors of society.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) vision as an agency of the federal government is “A Life in the Community for Everyone.” This vision is based on the premise that people of all ages, with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders, should have the opportunity for a fulfilling life that includes a job/education, a home, and meaningful personal relationships with friends and family. SAMHSA works to achieve this vision through an action-oriented, measurable mission of “Building Resilience and Facilitating Recovery.”
NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems by conducting and supporting research in a wide range of scientific areas, including genetics, neuroscience, epidemiology, health risks and benefits of alcohol consumption, prevention, and treatment; coordinating and collaborating with other research institutes and federal programs on alcohol-related issues; collaborating with international, national, state, and local institutions, organizations, agencies, and programs engaged in alcohol-related work; and translating and disseminating research findings to health care providers, researchers, policymakers, and the public.
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence fight the stigma and the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions. Website information: NCADD’s website provides objective information, statistics, facts, referral, and advocacy, as well as highlighting awareness and prevention programs and campaigns.
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network’s website furnishes information and training resources that translate into better care for people with substance use disorders.
The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
NIDA’s women and sex/gender differences research coordinator and deputy women and sex/gender differences research coordinator, along with the women and sex/gender research group, serve to promote the conduct and dissemination of research on women’s health and sex/gender differences.
Communities Against Substance Abuse is a progressive organization that helps prevent substance abuse through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Since 1991, Join Together has supported community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. Join Together leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts.
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is committed to developing and implementing innovative ideas in prevention, education, intervention, and advocacy in communities both nationally and internationally. All of NOFAS’s work is dedicated to spreading the message that drinking and pregnancy do not mix.
This website contains strategies to help parents raise alcohol and drug-free kids.
Recovery Network Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of care for all that suffer from the chronic disease of addiction as well as to advocate with the government sector to raise the conscience of the market place thus ensuring access to treatment for all in need. Recovery Network is a program that has been providing professional intervention since 1989.
The Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program is the federal government’s primary vehicle for reducing violence and drug, alcohol, and tobacco use through education and prevention activities in our nation’s schools.
The mission of the Office of Minority Health (OMH) is to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities.
The National Women’s Health Resource Center (NWHRC) is the national clearinghouse for information and resources about women’s health. Our primary goal is to educate healthcare consumers and empower them to make intelligent decisions. We do this by providing you with easy-to-understand and easy-to-reach information and services.
Alcoholism not only affects the alcoholic, but their family as well. Morningside Recovery helps those who have alcoholic parents by providing information about alcoholism and the impact it has on children.
The Office of Violence Against Women, within the US Department of Justice, provides materials on domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking for criminal justice professionals, sexual assault and domestic violence victim advocates, and other multidisciplinary professionals and community partners who respond to these crimes.
Founded in 1992, Domestic Abuse Counseling Center (DACC) was created to provide information, skills, and support to men who were trying to change their abusive attitudes and behaviors. Recognizing the need for these services, DACC started with one group located in Pittsburgh and two volunteer staff members. During the last five years, DACC has experienced incredible growth and the organization. Its services and collaborations have expanded accordingly, becoming the largest nonprofit batterer treatment program in Pennsylvania. Our specialized services of dealing with changing abusive behaviors has allowed us to keep true to our mission of ending partner violence in Western Pennsylvania. This mission is accomplished through the development of programs for counseling abusers; collaborative efforts with social service agencies, criminal justice systems, victim-advocate agencies and health organizations; and by means of public awareness and education.
The Family Place is the largest family violence service provider in the Dallas area reaching out to thousands of victims of family violence each year with award-winning programs that keep women and children safe. For thirty years, the Family Place’s mission to end the epidemic of family violence has remained constant. The Family Place believes that intervention, emergency shelter, and crisis counseling for all victims—women, children and men—will save lives and that transitional housing and case management will transform lives for the better.
MINCAVA is considered a leader in innovative violence-related education, research, and Internet publishing, and now coordinates four nationally- and internationally-renowned projects. The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence—including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence. IDVAAC’s mission is to enhance society’s understanding of and ability to end violence in the African-American community.
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