Drug Resources

Below you will find a number of drug-related resources. Take some time to look through them for any information you might relate to.

*Please note that these are links to other websites. CADEC is not responsible for the accuracy or opinions contained in these sites. When you visit the following websites you will be leaving CADEC and a new window will open.

Research Based Information

American Lung Association

Stats and other info on smoking and how it impacts the lungs

Cancer Net

More information on cancer and smoking.

The Connecticut Clearinghouse
The state's resource center for information about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and related issues affecting mental health and wellness.

CNS Productions, Inc.
Substance abuse educational materials.

Join Together

Includes information on substance abuse and gun violence.

Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) contains 7 million documents related to advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
An organizational overview and a look back at our efforts to reduce stigma and to educate Americans that alcoholism and other drug addictions are preventable and treatable.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
A source for publications and information on drugs.

Project Cork Database
The CORK database includes over 51,000 items on substance abuse, indexed by over 400 terms. These are primarily from the professional literature and include journal articles, books, book chapters, and reports.


Get the facts about the date rape drug and how to protect yourself

Smoking and Health Database
OSH is responsible for leading and coordinating strategic efforts aimed at preventing tobacco use among youth, promoting smoking cessation among youth and adults, protecting nonsmokers from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and eliminating tobacco-related health disparities.

Straight Talk on Alcohol and Other Drugs
Various chapters on why we use alcohol and other drugs to what you can do if there is a problem. This is a Website designed for college students.

Web of Addictions

Dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions.


Al-Anon Meetings Northern California

American Society of Addictive Medicine
The nation's medical specialty society dedicated to be educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism and other addictions.

The National Center on addiction and substance abuse at Columbia University
Provides information on the economic and social costs of substance abuse and its impact. 
Drug Story
Great site for information on drugs and their effects.

Going out tips

Promoting health and safety within the rave and nightclub community yourself.