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Internet Resources

These resources provide specialized drug-related search, index, database or other resources accessible from the Web, newsgroups or electronic mail.

Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database (ETOH); etoh.niaaa.nih.gov/.
s A searchable, indexed bibliography of alcohol and alcoholism studies and research. A February 2000 search for abstracts which contained the word “lesbian” turned up over 100 references from 1999 back to 1976.

Alcohol Industry & Policy Database; marin.andornot.com/, operated by the Marin Institute, www.marininstitute.org/.
s A searchable, indexed bibliography of “over thirteen thousand articles and news stories about the alcohol beverage industry, alcohol policy, and prevention efforts.”

The Alcohol Policies Project, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI); www.cspinet.org/booze/index.html.

The Alliance Project; www.defeataddiction.com/.
s Publishes the Recovery Community Directory, an online directory of recovery community groups around the country.

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR); www.cesar.umd.edu/, University of Maryland.

DrugNews Index, Media Awareness Project (MAP)
Web: www.mapinc.org/drugnews/
sSearchable index of drug-related news clippings. sAlso operates the Drugnews-Digest mailing list.

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC): Dictionary of Street Drug Slang Terms
Web: www.drugs.indiana.edu/slang/
sSearchable index of drug-related slang.

Join Together Online (JTO)
Web: www.jointogether.org/sa/
sSupports grass-roots, community organizing. sWeekly or daily e-mail digest of substance use news items and funding information.

Legislative Alert Network (LAN). E-mail or fax notification on pending legislation. Operated by NAADAC.

The Lindesmith Center, Drug Policy Research Institute
Web: www.lindesmith.org/.
sMaintains searchable database of documents and reports related to public policy, an online discussion forum, and numerous e-mail lists focusing on drug policy from economic, criminal justice, and public health perspectives. sFunded by the Soros Foundation; www.soros.org

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS); www.maps.org/.
sFunds and publishes research on the therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs, MDMA (ecstasy) and marijuana.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD); www.ncadd.org/.
sOperates the Registry of Addiction Recovery (ROAR) for people willing to speak publicly about their experiences in recovery.

National Drug Strategy Network (NDSN); www.ndsn.org/. Funded by the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation; www.cjpf.org/.
s Yellow pages-style listings of many drug-related resources, organized by category.

National Substance Abuse Web Index (NSAWI); nsawi.health.org/.
s Consolidated search of over 25 drug-related Web sites. A February 1999 search for the word “lesbian” turned up over 340 matches.

The Online Library of Drug Policy; www.druglibrary.org/, operated by the Drug Reform Coordination Network (DRCNet).
s ”The world’s largest online library of drug policy.”

PubMed; www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi/
sA searchable, indexed bibliography of medical research abstracts, including alcohol, substance use, etc. Hosted by the National Library of Medicine.

Webmaster: Chris Kreussling
Email: speakout@xris.com
SpeakOUT! Project Supervisor: Carmen Vazquez
Tel: (212)620-7310
Email: speakout@gaycenter.org

SpeakOUT! is a project of the New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.
SpeakOUT! is funded 2001-2004 by a Recovery Community Support Project (RCSP) grant from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the agency.