A complete list of all resources posted on the SSA website - use the filtering tools to refine your search or find specific entries.

Australian Drug Foundation

Web Address: http://www.adf.org.au/

The Foundation conducts research on drug issues, implements drug education programs and develops resources for school students, teachers and parents.

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)

Organisation: Australian Drug Foundation

Australian Drug Foundation's  directory for information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns, events, curriculum, professional development opportunities and more.

BEAD: Bereaved through Alcohol and Drugs.

Organisation: Cruse and Adfam
Web Address: https://www.beadproject.org.uk/

Developed by CRUSE andAdfam this website is a source of information and support for anyone bereaved through drug or alcohol use.

Blending Initiative Motivational Interviewing CME/CE and Patient Simulation

Organisation: National Institute for Drug Abuse
Web Address: http://www.drugabuse.gov/blending-initiative/cme-ce-simulation

Continuing Medical Education Programmes from NIDA (US National Institute for Drug Abuse) aimed at clincians and physicians that introduce the main concepts and provide practical guidance on motivational interviewing techniques for facilitating conversations with patients about health risk behaviours. The courses use videos.

BMA Wellbeing Support Services Counselling | Peer Support

Organisation: British Medical Association
Web Address: http://bma.org.uk/wellbeingsupport

BMA's confidential, nationwide, advice and counselling service for doctors and medical students.

British Association for Psychopharmacology

Organisation: BAP
Web Address: https://www.bap.org.uk/

Promotes research and education in psychopharmacology and related areas, bringing people in academia, health services, and industry together. Offers consensus guidelines on substance misuse and addiction.

British Doctors and Dentists Group

Organisation: British Doctors and Dentists Group
Web Address: http://www.bddg.org/

A website for recovering alcoholic and drug dependent doctors, dentists, and students.

British Medical Association

Organisation: British Medical Association
Web Address: http://bma.org.uk/

A professional association and trade union for doctors in the UK.

British Medical Association Report on Drugs of Dependence

Organisation: British Medical Association
Web Address: https://www.bma.org.uk/collective-voice/policy-and-research/public-and-population-health/drugs-of-dependence

A publication that examines the international evidence and legislative frameworks across the world as part of its assertion that current UK drug policy should be explored, and that health should be at the centre of the debate. It collates and analyses the evidence relating to drug dependency, including the scale of the problem; treatment and medical management; the development of UK drug policy over time, including the legal framework underpinning the current approach; and the role of healthcare professionals in tackling the problem. It concludes that drug dependency is a medical condition as well as a legal problem and that alternatives to the current approach to UK drug policy should focus on health.

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction

Organisation: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Web Address: http://www.ccdus.ca/Eng/Pages/default.aspx

Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction  (CCSA) was created by the Canadian Parliament to provide national leadership to address substance use in Canada, and works with a range of partners to address issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians.

Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

Organisation: Uinversity of Victoria (CA)
Web Address: https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/about/index.php

The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), formerly CARBC, is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. Their research is used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and initiatives aimed at providing all people in Canada and beyond with access to happier, healthier lives, whether using substances or not. 

Cannabis Cohort Research Consortium (CCRC)

Organisation: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, Australia

The Cannabis Cohort Research Consortium (CCRC) is led from Australia and it started from the need to addressquestions about the relationship between cannabis, other drug use, life-course outcomes and mental health in children and young adults. The CCRC is a multi-organisational and multi-disciplinary international collaboration of researchers from across the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, child and adolescent health, cannabis and other substance use, biomedicine, health and development, prevention, intervention and knowledge translation. The Consortium brings together researchers from some of the largest and most prolific longitudinal studies in the world.

Club Soda

Organisation: Club Soda
Web Address: https://www.joinclubsoda.co.uk/index.php

Club Soda is a behaviour change platform for anyone who wants to change their drinking, whether to cut down, stop for a bit, quit or stick. It offers online behaviour change tools such as goal setting and progress tracking, information, community support, links to experts and perks, as well as workshops and events both online and in the real world. Link to presentation given at the SSA Symposium 2015


Web Address: http://www.cochrane.org/search/site/addiction

A global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through research useful for informing decisions about health. Cochrane Reviews are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy, and are internationally recognised as the highest standard in evidence-based health care. They investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. They also assess the accuracy of a diagnostic test for a given condition in a specific patient group and setting. Cochrane Reviews are published online in The Cochrane Library.

College Drinking

Organisation: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Web Address: https://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/

College Drinking: Changing the Culture, created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in the USA is a one-stop resource for research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

Controlled Drug List

Organisation: Home Office
Web Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/controlled-drugs-list

A document (updated January 2015) from the Drugs Licensing section of the Home Office which lists drugs currently controlled under the misuse of drugs legislation, showing their respective classifications under both the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

CTN Dissemination Library

Organisation: NIDA
Web Address: http://ctndisseminationlibrary.org/

Digital repository of resources created by and about NIDA's National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network (CTN). It provides a single point of access to research findings and other materials that are approved for dissemination throughout the CTN and to the larger community of providers, researchers and policy-makers.

Daily Harm Reduction

Organisation: Daily Harm Reduction, UK
Web Address: http://harmreduction.tips/

 Daily Harm Reduction, UK site run by two people working in harm reduction where they post one harm reduction tip or related quote each weekday for people to use to support their work or just have a bit of inspiration. 

Doctors Support Network

Organisation: Doctors Support Network
Web Address: http://dsn.org.uk/

Offers confidential advice and support to doctors with mental health problems.

Down Your Drink

Organisation: DYD University College London
Web Address: http://www.downyourdrink.org.uk/

An online self-help programme for anyone worried about his or her drinking.