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  • Addiction Search is a searchable directory of links relating to substance abuse.
  • MM is a behavioral change program and national support group network for people who are concerned about their drinking and desire to make positive lifestyle changes.
  • Spun off from Alcoholics Anonymous, NA is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. This site includes news, archives, and information on local meetings and events.
  • NAADAC, a professional membership organization, serves counselors who specialize in addiction treatment.
  • "NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction."
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration helps to improve the quality and availabilty of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illness.
  • The Office of National Drug Control Policy's Street Terms database contains over 2,000 street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug activity.

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