01 920:410 THE SOCIOLOGY OF ALCOHOL PROBLEMS
This site is located at the Center of Alcohol Studies website and contains a Fact Sheet on Internet Resources for substance Abuse Information. In addition, there is a great set of links (some may be mentioned above).
This website provides information on the general topic of drug abuse,
however there are some specific areas that target alcohol. The SAMHSA
Office of Applied Studies provides the latest national data on:
This website is produced by CNN and contains current news stories. If you do a search for 'alcohol', you'll find some current alcohol-related news. Frequently, there are statistical summaries, graphs, and links to related websites.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) is a national agency, established in 1988 by an Act of Parliament that provides public information on the nature, extent and consequences of substance use. Statistics, FAQ's and links are provided at this website. The Virtual Clearinghouse is a link at this website that maintains a list of Internet resources related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, as a current awareness service for professionals in the field.
The Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) maintains several databases in which you can search for alcohol-related publications and materials.
Join Together includes information on community action, news, public policy and it contains a database of over 74,000 persons searchable by name, organization, city, state, or zip code. For the student, there is a listing of publications and single copies are free.
The Marin Institute promotes a public health approach to prevention, focusing on environmental conditions that support and glamorize alcohol use. There are links to other advocacy sites. One such link includes the Global Status Report on Alcohol, produced by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Marin Institute. It contains an overview with tables showing adult per capita consumption, prevalence of drinking and mortality from major alcohol-related causes, as well as profiles of alcohol use, problems and policies for more than 170 countries.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has a list of its publications and contains links to other related websites.
Project CORK, State of Vermont contains a searchable on-line database with over 36,000 records that represent materials in the CORK collections and encompasses literature back to the late 1970's. Database documentation is also available.
Web of Addictions consists primarily of links to web resources and is one of the best and easiest means to explore alcohol resources on the Internet.