Below is a list of Local and National organizations that provide services to the public regarding addiction, community empowerment, drug education and prevention, drug take-back programs, recovery, and overall health and wellness.
The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County.
The Cleveland Department of Public Health Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse’s (OMHSA) CenterPoint treatment program provides abstinence-based substance abuse advocacy, education, and treatment options that support individuals, groups, and the community in taking steps toward healthier lifestyles.
This site lists various local treatment resources in the Cleveland area.
Northern Ohio Recovery Association, Inc. (NORA) is a community-based substance abuse prevention and peer recovery support organization. NORA provides culturally relevant chemical dependency services with dignity and respect to youth, adults, and families in Northeast Ohio.
This site discusses the role of schools, students, parents and guardians, and the Department of Education in combating the nationwide opioid epidemic.
The main mission of the DEA is to dismantle the major drug trafficking organizations. It is also committed to reducing the demand for drugs through prevention and education activities. DEA’s Office of Demand Reduction works with Special Agents across the United States to provide drug prevention information to communities on the dangers of using illicit drugs and drug trends.
The National Guard’s Counterdrug Program’s mission is to use the National Guard’s resources to help create the best opportunity for America’s youth to make the decision to be drug-free. They work with local law enforcement, education and community based organizations to reduce the chances of exposure of illegal drugs to our nation’s children.
This division has driving resources, including information on investigation, prosecution and adjudication of cases involving impaired driving. The office uses a three-pronged strategy: high visibility law enforcement with supporting communication campaigns; enhanced prosecution and adjudication; and medical screening and brief intervention for alcohol abuse problems.
NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems
NIDA conducts research and disseminates the results of research programs about the effects of drug on the body and brain.
ONDCP reports directly to the President and is responsible for overseeing the substance abuse budgets of all the federal agencies and develops the President’s National Drug Control Strategy each year. ONDCP administers the Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign and the Drug Free Communities Support Program.
SAMHSA is responsible for overseeing and administering mental health, drug prevention and drug treatment programs around the nation. The agency is made up of 3 centers: The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP); Center for Mental Health (CMH) and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).
Free publications from SAMHSA can be downloaded at http://Store.samhsa.gov
The Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools provides financial assistance for drug and violence prevention programs that promote the health and well-being of students in elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education.
For information on specific funding for programs www2.ed.gov/programs/landing.jhtml
This is a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.
The AWARxE Prescription Drug Safety Program, supported by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Foundation, is an information source providing authoritative resources about medication safety, prescription drug abuse, medication disposal, and safely buying medications on the Internet. The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) is the impartial professional organization that supports the state boards of pharmacy in protecting public health. NABP aims to ensure the public’s health and safety.
CESAR’s mission is to inform policymakers, practitioners, and the general public about substance abuse, its nature and extent, its prevention and treatment, and its relation to other problems.
CADCA is an organization whose purpose is to strengthen the capacity of community anti-drug coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy, and drug free communities.
CADCA’s Online Rx Abuse Prevention Toolkit contains facts, strategies and tools to prevent and reduce teen Rx medicine abuse in your community. This newly revised toolkit is based on CADCA’s Seven Strategies for Effective Community Change. Incorporating these strategies will help you formulate, modify and implement your prevention and intervention strategies.
This organization is a drug prevention and policy organization committed to development, promotion and sustaining global strategies, policies and laws to reduce illegal drug use, drug addiction, drug related injury and death.
This is a drug and alcohol addiction treatment website dedicated to providing the best resources for fighting substance abuse.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has a resource center for the Elks National Drug Awareness Program, the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States.
The mission is to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families.
NDCP is the national membership organization for public, Drug Court, DWI Court and Mental Health Court professionals, including justice system, alcohol and drug treatment, and mental health treatment professionals.
The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators is a non-profit membership organization that works to develop and implement solutions to the problem of prescription drug diversion. NADDI advocates for the responsible use of prescription drugs by people who need them, and at the same time, works with law enforcement and state regulatory agents to pursue those involved in related criminal activity.
The National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) has launched a program designed to significantly reduce the prescription drugs in American homes that are either no longer needed or outdated. Therefore, NADDI has developed this web page to provide the locations of law enforcement sites that are accepting prescription drugs throughout the United States.
This association Supports the development of effective prevention and treatment programs and provides assistance to state alcohol and treatment agencies and state prevention agencies.
As a private nonprofit organization the mission is to help families and their communities keep safe from crime. They sponsor a public education campaign involving 1600 crime prevention professionals.
NIPC serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse, stimulates media coverage about inhalant issues, develops materials, and provides training and technical assistance
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids formerly known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and helping families impacted by addiction.
Also, PDF has trained professionals to available via phone and online chat to help parents who think their loved one is struggling with addiction. Learn more.
An American Indian non-profit charitable organization that offers sobriety, recovery addictions prevention, and wellness/wellbriety resources to the Native American community nationwide, as well as to non-Native people.
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of America is to enable all young people; especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
D.A.R.E.’s primary mission is to provide children with the information and skills they need to live drug and violence free lives.
SADD is a youth-based, peer-to-peer organization that promotes youth empowerment and uses peer influence to spread the message of positive decision-making. The SADD organization is comprised of thousands of Chapters that embrace a "no use" policy and help educate their peers about potentially destructive decisions regarding underage drinking, impaired driving, other drug use, bullying, and suicide.