Resources for Professionals

Below are links for health care and drug counseling professionals.


Academy for Eating Disorders (AED):
Multidisciplinary association of academic and clinical professionals with demonstrated interest and expertise in field of eating disorders.
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP):
AAAP’s website provides information about the Academy, it’s programs, publications, meetings, etc.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders:
The American Academy is a non-profit credentialing organization devoted to maintaining quality standards for the provision of treatment in the addictive disorders.
The American Anorexia Bulimia Association, Inc. (AABA):
The AABA works to increase the public’s consciousness of Eating Disorders – their prevalence, the early warning signs and symptoms.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM):
ASAM is dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of those suffering from alcoholism and other addictions.
Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Inc. (EAPA):
EAPA works to develop and maintain the best possible workplace relationships for people around the world.
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP):
“Our association is dedicated to raising public awareness of addiction as a treatable disease; to promoting the very highest standards of addiction treatment; to securing adequate reimbursement for treatment programs; and to member education.”
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC):
Committed to increasing awareness of alcohol and drug abuse and enhancing care of individuals through treatment, education and prevention programs.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD):
National Center for Responsible Gambling:
Mission is to help individuals and families affected by problem gambling disorders.
National Council on Problem Gambling:
Provides information regarding problem and pathological(compulsive) gambling.
The National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity:
Dedicated to promoting public and professional recognition, awareness and understanding of Sexual Addiction, Sexual Compulsivity, and Sexual Offending.
North American Training Institute:
Provides information regarding compulsive gambling prevention and treatment.


Research Centers/Foundations/Education

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Program:
Maintains a national network of centers for the purpose of improving the skill level of addiction treatment practitioners in a variety of disciplines.
Addiction Treatment Forum:
An educational site focusing on addiction issues, especially opiate addiction and treatment.
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA-CCLAT):
Works to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Missouri Alcoholism Research Center (MARC):
Research on etiology and course of alcohol problems and associated comorbidity in community samples of adolescents and youth.
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA):
Information on the cost of substance abuse throughout society and its impact on our lives.
Recovery Today:
Monthly newspaper offering articles on addiction and treatment issues.
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