This category is reserved for web sites that pertain to general information on substance abuse.
This category is reserved for web sites that pertain to general information on substance abuse. Only the most comprehensive and authoritative sites are listed here. Other sites about substance abuse in general belong in Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Resources. If the site you are submitting is a counseling center, rehab, half-way house, treatment facility, or therapy service, please do NOT submit here. Please submit such sites to the proper local subcategory under Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Centers_and_Counseling_Services

If you are submitting a support group website (e.g., AA, NA, ACOA, Al-Anon, etc.) please find the appropriate local subcategory under Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Alcoholism/Support_Groups or the more general Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Support_Groups

Note that some of these categories are further divided such that there are subcategories for individual countries and states.

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It may help to conduct a directory-search by entering keywords in a search box, which appear on every page. Try to find a specific and local subcategory that contains sites similar to the one you wish to submit.

Alcoholism is a problem, both genetic and learned, both physical and psychological, that adversely affects both the mind and body of the alcoholic - and those that care about them.
This category is only for comprehensive sites about alcoholism. Almost all sites will properly belong in one of the subcategories. Thus, before submitting here make sure that there is no suitable subcategory to submit your site to.
Devices, tests, products, and companies that screen for the use of alcohol or drugs in hair, urine, saliva, sweat, fingernails, or blood.
This category is for sites about the administration of substance abuse detection programs.
This category is for sites about substance abuse centers or counseling services. ONLY submit here if their is no suitable regional subcategory.
URLs in this category address the misuse of chemical agents that are generally classified in one of eight categories: Click on the CAPITALIZED title to enter the category. AMPHETAMINES: Substances such as dextroamphetamine, "meth", methamphetamie, methylphenidate and other agents used as appetite suppressants. CANNABIS: Substances that are associated with marijuana, cannabinoids, and chemically similar synthetic compounds. COCAINE and CRACK: All forms of cocaine. HALLUCINOGENS: This group includes ergot and related compounds such as LSD, morning glory seeds, mescaline, STP, psilocybin, DMT. INHALANTS: Substances such as gasoline,lighter fluid, glue, paint thinner, and spray paints. OPIATES: All natural opioids, semisynthetics, synthetic with morphine-like action morphine, heroin, codeine, hydromorphone, methadone, meperidine, fentanyl. PHENCYCLIDINES: PCP, Sernylan and similarly acting compounds such as ketamine, "Special K", Ketalar, Ketaject and the thiophene analogue of phencyclidine, TCP. SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, ANXIOLYTIC: The sedative, hypnotic, andanxiolytic, antianxiety, substances include the benzodiazephine, the carbamates, barbiturates, and the barbiturate-like hypnotics. Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, Serax, Halcion, Tranxene, Librium, Ambien, Doral, Dalamine, Sonata, Miltown (meprobamate), Phenobarbitol, etc. Most of these are sold legally as prescription drugs and are discussed in Drugs and Medications.
This category is for websites that are about health and substance abuse regarding drugs (as distinct from alcohol and tobacco). The Websters definition is:

DRUG 3 : something and often an illegal substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness

Websites about DRUG TESTING or how-to-pass-drug-tests should not be submitted here. Instead, submit them to Alcohol and Drug Detection.

Pro-drug websites should not be submitted here. You may submit these to Recreation-Drugs. However, websites that cover both the use and abuse of drugs are acceptable here.

Methadone Maintenance is the most tested and proven way to cure opiate/heroin addiction. It has been used for 30 years, yet people do not see it as medicine but trading one addiction for another. No other medication has such stigma attached to it. But it still has the highest success rate in treating addiction.
Sites by or about community or national organizations that deal with various aspects of substance abuse.
Sites by or about community or national organizations that deal with various aspects of substance abuse. Use this category when none of the other categories such as Treatment or Support_Groups apply.
Find links to personal pages dealing specifically with the topic of substance abuse.

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Title: Name of Site or Author

Description: This describes the website and should note distinguishing features found on the site.

Prevention of substance abuse entails working to reduce the likelihood of underage or abusive drinking, illegal substance use or the misuse or legal medications or substances.
This category is for non-commercial sites where the focus is to discourage people from engaging in substance abuse.
If the site is about a single drug or substance (eg tobacco or alcohol), it should be sent to the appropriate subcategory under those topics.
Sites for organizations involved in substance abuse prevention belong in Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Organizations.

Sites with a focus on selling products will not be listed here, and belong in Shopping/Health/Substance_Abuse if they meet the Shopping Guidelines.

This category is for sites about substance abuse itself. Most sites about substance abuse in general belong here. Only very comprehensive, authoritative sites will be listed in the parent category Health/Addictions/Substance Abuse.
Sites relating to tobacco, smoking, health, cigarettes, cigars, the tobacco industry, nicotine, addiction, public health, health policy, tobacco policy, action to reduce tobacco harm, places to get aid when you want to quit.
Please submit sites on tobacco, smoking, quitting, secondhand smoke, health, cigarettes, cigars, the tobacco industry, nicotine, addiction, public health and tobacco.
Contains sites providing information on substance abuse treatment in general.
This category is for sites providing information about substance abuse treatment in general.

Please Note: This category is not for sites concerning treatment programs, facilities or counseling centers. They belong in the appropriate subcategory under the relevant country or state in Health/Addictions/Substance_Abuse/Centers_and_Counseling_Services/.