NCADI, SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, aims to be America's one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.
The mission of the St Kitts and Nevis National Council on Drug Abuse Prevention is to formulate, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the National Anti-Drug Strategic Plan. The Council is also tasked with providing quality, reliable information, to policy makers, international partners and the general public, about substance use and abuse in St Kitts and Nevis.
The North Inner City Drugs Task Force was established in 1997 to develop community responses to the drugs problem in the local area. The NICDTF comprises 20 representatives from the community, voluntary and statutory sectors, who meet monthly to discuss matters relevant to drug use in the community. NICDTF is dedicated to supporting a number of cross-sectoral networks in the local area, aligned under the pillars of the National Drugs Strategy. These networks are:
- Treatment and Rehabilitation
- Prevention and Education
- Supply Control
The mission of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. SAMHSA strives to achieve these goals through partnerships, policies and programmes that build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or 'at risk' of mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA-funded services aim to help individuals pursue recovery, avoid the abuse of drugs or alcohol, and reduce the impact of mental illnesses.
The Substance Abuse Advisory Council Secretariat (SAACS) is a government agency within the Ministry of Health, Wellness, Family Affairs, National Mobilisation, Human Services and Gender Relations. It is the administrative body of the Government efforts in the anti-drug activity in Saint Lucia, regionally and internationally. The objective of the SAACS is to develop, monitor and coordinate an effective and supportive campaign against the Supply and Demand for illicit
Dublin 12 Local Drugs Task Force (D12LDTF) website is dedicated to providing an information resource for the local area around drug awareness, drug education, drug prevention, family support, local drugs research, family & community support. Linked in with the local community, the D12LDTF supports projects in Dublin 12 that provide local daycare drug treatment and rehabilitation services to people of all ages. Information on diversionary activities and places to go for young people in Dublin 12 is provided.
The Alberta Health Services (AHS) is dedicated to promoting wellness and providing health care to the people living in Alberta, as well as to many residents of south-western Saskatchewan, south-eastern British Columbia and the Northwest Territories. Prevention Services offered by AHS are directed at individuals, families, schools, communities and workplaces within Alberta and aim to enhance a community’s ability to promote protective factors and reduce risk factors associated with the harmful use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and gambling.
Addiction Services at South West Health (SWH) provides comprehensive prevention and treatment services to individuals, families and communities. SWH programmes help people harmfully involved with alcohol, other drugs or gambling, as well as provide support to family members and significant others. Some of the addictions services include:
St Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry of Health and the Environment aims to improve the quality of lives of every citizen. The Ministry runs the Early Childhood Health Outreach (ECHO) - programme which was designed to link early childhood development and the health care services for ‘at risk’ children and families. ECHO uses methods of an informal home-visiting programme for children (birth to three years) which support parents in communities with limited access to these services giving them access to early stimulation and parenting education.
The key objectives of the Dublin North East Drugs Task Force are:
To promote a greater awareness, understanding and clarity of the dangers of drug misuse in the area. To enable those with drug problems access to treatment and other supports which will allow the individual re-integrate into society. To reduce harm caused by drug misuse to individuals, families and communities. To strengthen existing partnerships in and with communities and build new partnerships to tackle drug misuse. Have available data to examine the extent of drug misuse in the Dublin North East area.
IADA's principal duties are to lead the national war on drugs and alcohol abuse by formulating all national policies related to education, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, by initiating and developing educational and public awareness materials, by coordinating inter-ministerial and inter-institutional cooperation and activities etc.
The mission of the Division of Controlled Drugs at Food and Drug Administration is to:
- Promote and implement preventive measures for controlled drugs;
- Cooperate with the non-governmental organisations, and communities in programmes designed to help the public, parents and children understand the dangers of controlled drugs.
The Suriname National Anti-Drug Council, under the Ministry of Health, was established in 1998, and is Suriname’s national anti-drug authority. The national authority coordinates the areas of demand reduction, supply reduction, control measures, the national drug observatory, international cooperation, program evaluation and research.
La Comisión Nacional para el Desarrollo y Vida sin Drogas (DEVIDA) is a decentralised public sector organisation dedicated to designing and conducting anti-drug policies in Peru and also to coordinating, promoting and directing anti-drug programmes and projects aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles amongst the country's population.
The main responsibility of the Institute on Drugs and Drug Addiction is to promote the reduction of the use of licit and illicit substances and the decrease of addictions. The Institute strives to assure the planning, conception, management, monitoring and evaluation of the different steps of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in the field of drugs and alcohol.
ThaiHealth’s mission is 'to promote initiative, enthusiasm, coordination and mobilization among individuals as well as various organizations in all sectors so that they have capability to form a society conducive to good health.' Some of the areas addressed by the Foundation include: combating drug use, nutrition, and health promotion for disabled people.
The National Drug Council was established under the purview of the Ministry of National Security in May 2000 as the monitoring and coordinating body for the National Anti-drug initiative in Trinidad and Tobago. The Council serves as a coordinating, monitoring and evaluating body for the implementation of the National Drug Master Plan, as well as a conduit for interaction with the international community.
College Drinking: Changing the Culture, created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is a resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students, with online tools for parents, students, administrators and more.
NIDA' mission is comprised of two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
THL, the National Institute for Health and Welfare is a research and development institute under the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. THL works to promote the well-being and health of the population, prevent diseases and social problems, and develop social and health services. THL is the statutory statistical authority in health and welfare.
The National Drugs Advisory Council of Anguilla is dedicated to monitoring, evaluating and implementing the country's National Drug Strategy. It also aims to provide quality, reliable information, to policy makers, international partners and the general public, about substance use and abuse in Anguilla.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency is dedicated to working towards a total eradication of illicit trafficking of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; suppression of demand for illicit drugs and other substances of abuse; and the protection, enhancement and maintenance of the image of Nigeria and Nigerians at home and abroad.
NIDA Parents & Teachers offers tips to help prevent children from drug abuse. It also strives to provide the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.
Teaming Up for Tobacco-Free Kids is a campaign spreading across Alberta through schools and communities that aims to provide tobacco prevention education to kids aged 9-12.
The Department for National Drug Control (DNDC) is the focal point within the government for demand reduction initiatives, which include those related to prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and harm reduction and which concern alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The Department's efforts aim to prevent the use of drugs by those not currently using them, reduce the harm for those who use them, and promote effective and innovative treatment and rehabilitation for those affected by substance abuse.