of the Cincinnati Area, NCADD



Donate Now         For Help Now   









The Serenity Fountain


     United Way Logo




     Funded in part by the Hamilton County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board and the City of Cincinnati     




Below please find a list of sites which may offer additional information. These links will take viewers outside the Alcoholism Council site, to other entities, and do not necessarily represent the opinions and views of the Alcoholism Council of the Cincinnati Area.

Adult Children of Alcoholics
A Twelve Step program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes who meet to find freedom from the past and ways to improve today.

Whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not, Al-Anon offers hope and recovery to all people affected by the alcoholism of a loved one or friend. support for friends and families.

Alcohol Cost Calculator for Kids
A simple, online tool that does the number crunching necessary to make data from the National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health more meaningful at the local level. Allows child, health and safety advocates estimate how many young people living within their own communities need treatment for serious alcohol problems.

Alcohólicos Anónimos (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous' outreach and support for speakers of Spanish. An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem; it is nonprofessional, self-supporting, nondenominational, multiracial, apolitical, self-help group open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem; it is nonprofessional, self-supporting, nondenominational, multiracial, apolitical, self-help group open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research
Founded by NCADD, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research gives readers direct access to the most significant work now being done concerning the nature and management of alcoholism.

Alina Lodge
A long term, residential rehabilitation center for chemically addicted men and women, 18 years of age or older. Located on 34 rural acres in Hardwick Township, Warren County, NJ.

The Alliance Project
Broad cross-section of organizations sharing common concerns about the devastating diseases of alcoholism and drug addiction, and the dramatic lack of proper public response to this growing health crisis.

American Council for Drug Education
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.

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

Brink's Place
Cable television series dedicated to the memory of R. Brinkley Smithers, where people whose lives are dedicated to letting you know there is hope, and help; that there is recovery from addiction.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF)
Agency that enforces the federal laws and regulations relating to alcohol and tobacco products. Under U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The Caron Foundation
Nonprofit treatment facility in Wernersville, PA which provides an enlightened, caring treatment community in which all those affected by the disease of addiction may begin a new life.

Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University
Promotes the identification, prevention, and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, education, training and policy advocacy.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people; promotes health through strong partnerships; serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities.

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Nonprofit education and advocacy organization that focuses on improving the safety and nutritional quality of our food supply and on reducing the carnage caused by alcoholic beverages.

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
CSAP, under the auspices Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the US Department of Health and Human Services, provides national leadership in the development of policies, programs, and services to prevent the onset of illegal drug use, to prevent underage alcohol and tobacco use and to reduce the negative consequences of using substances.

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR)
A University of Maryland research center which collects, analyzes and disseminates information on the nature and extent of substance abuse and related problems in Maryland and nationally. Conducts policy-relevant research on specific initiatives to prevent, treat, and control substance abuse.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
CSAT,under the auspices Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the US Department of Health and Human Services, is Congressionally mandated to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems.

Cocaine Anonymous
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction; the primary purpose is to stay free from cocaine and all other mind-altering substances, and to help others achieve the same freedom.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism provides strategies and solutions to prevent the harmful consequences of college drinking, based on research.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Premier membership organization of over 5,000 anti-drug coalitions, each working to make their community safe, healthy and drug-free -- one community at a time.

Do It Now Foundation
Nonprofit publisher of alcohol, substance abuse, and health. Target audiences include middle school, high school and college students and their families.

Drug Strategies
Ppromotes more effective approaches to the nation's drug problems and supports private and public efforts to reduce the demand for drugs through prevention, education, treatment, law enforcement and community initiatives.

Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
Largest and oldest professional association for persons in the employee assistance program field, representing more than 7,000 individuals and organizations with an interest in employee assistance in 107 chapters around the globe.

Dual Recovery Anonymous
An independent, twelve-step, self-help organization for people with a dual diagnosis of chemically dependence and an emotional or psychiatric illness. Addresses how both illnesses affect all areas of life.

Ensuring Solutions to Alcohol Problems (Ensuring Solutions)
At the George Washington University Medical Center, works with policymakers, employers and concerned citizens, to provide research-based information and tools to help curb the avoidable health care and other costs associated with alcohol use and improve access to treatment for Americans with alcohol problems.

Entertainment Industries Council (EIC)
Founded by leaders in the entertainment industry to provide information, awareness and understanding of major public health and social issues among the entertainment industry, and to audiences at large. EIC addresses issues including addictions to alcohol, legal and illegal substances, and nicotine.

Facing Alcohol Concerns through Education (FACE Intiative)
A national non-profit organization that focuses specifically on alcohol issues; conducts work in media development, training, and national advocacy.

For KIDS Only!
NCADI offers drug resistance acitivites online, just for kids.

Fighting Back
Created to test the hypothesis that a broad collaboration of elements could develop a central strategy to harness and focus their collective resources to significantly reduce their most serious substance abuse problems.

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
Provides support to all institutions of higher education in their efforts to address alcohol and other drug problems. Receives funding from by the U.S. Department of Education and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study
The first study to assess the actual extent of alcohol diagnoses among college students; previous studies on college drinking have concentrated on the type, frequency and amount of alcohol consumed.

International Council on Alcohol and Addiction
A nonprofit organization which brings together many national bodies and a wide range of professionals in different disciplines who exchange knowledge, ideas, advice, guidance, expertise, and research, facilitated by its conferences and other activities in the field of dependencies.

International Labor Organization's Substance Abuse in the Workplace Database
Provides key information on issues related to alcohol and drugs in the workplace.

Intervention Resource Center
A site for friends and family of those who abuse alcohol and other drugs.

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons And Significant Others
A voluntary mutual-help group for Jews in recovery from Alcohol and other chemical abuse. Through JACS, recovering Jews and their families connect with one another, explore their Jewish roots, and discover resources within Judaism to enhance their recovery.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Largest US foundation devoted to improving the health and health care of all Americans; concentrates grantmaking in three areas: assuring that all Americans have access to basic health care; improving care and support for people with chronic health conditions; and promoting health and disease prevention by reducing the harm caused by substance abuse.

Johnson Institute
Improves and expands the public's understanding of addiction as a treatable illness, and promote the power and possibility of recovery from alcoholism, and other drug addiction.

Join Together
A national resource for communities fighting substance abuse and gun violence. A project of the Boston University School of Public Health

Krooz Controlled
Teaches roadway safety to children ages 7-12 years of age by addressing three safety areas: bicycle safety, vehicle passenger safety, and pedestrian safety.

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free
National campaign to prevent alcohol use by children 9-15, spearheaded by 32 Governors’ spouses and three emeritus spouses; provides current research, statistics and breaking news pertaining to alcohol use by children, as well as State-specific information; offers a wide array of resources to parents, community leaders, researchers, extensive links to underage drinking prevention resources. Available in English and Spanish.

Legal Action Center
The only law and policy organization in the US that fights discrimination against people with histories of addiction, AIDS, and criminal records and advocates for sound public policies in these areas. Provides legal services including impact litigation, policy advocacy and research, training, technical assistance and education.

Media Literacy for Drug Prevention
Developed by the New York Times Newspaper in Education Program, with sponsorship of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, guides middle school educators through ten lessons to teach students to recognize media influences.

The Mentor UK Foundation
Stimulates and supports activities and partnerships which help prevent the damage which abuse of substances - legal and illegal - can cause to children and young people in the United Kingdom.

The Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems
Creates an environment that helps individuals make healthy choices and requires responsible action from government and business; Collaborating with the World Health Organization and other groups to build the world's only database on alcohol use, problems, and policies worldwide.

Monitoring the Future Study: A Continuing Study of American Youth
An ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
National volunteer organization, with commuity chapters throughout the US, whose goal is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.

Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home
Reporting on the science of understanding and treating addiction, animated scientific illustrations, and real-life stories of people who talk about their struggles with the disease of addiction and their lives in recovery.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
An international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts.

Nar-Anon Family Groups
Nar-Anon is a twelve-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S.

National Association for Children Of Alcoholics (NACoA)
A national, nonprofit membership organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. Advocates for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
Dedicated to promoting, assisting and enhancing the delivery of ethical, effective, research-based treatment for alcoholism and other drug addictions.

National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Global organization of addiction focused professionals who enhance the health and recovery of individuals, families and communities and empowers addiction focused professionals to achieve excellence through education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research.

National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)
A membership organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.

National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
A private, nonprofit, educational, scientific, and informational organization that fosters and supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state.

National Association on Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Inc. (NAADD)
Promotes awareness and education about substance abuse among people with co-existing disabilities and provides a peer approach to enhance access to services, information, education and prevention through the collaborative efforts of interested individuals and organizations nationwide.

National Association on Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
Seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of drug courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members.

National Black Alcoholism and Addictions Council (NBAC)
Provides leadership for the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and other drugs of abuse. Represents a cross-section of the larger black community, interested citizens, recovering alcoholics, counselors, administrators, politicians and business persons.

National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA)
A unique think and action tank that engages all disciplines to study every form of substance abuse as it affects our society.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
Federal resource for information about substance abuse prevention and treatment, offering more than 500 items from various government and other educational organizations, to the public. Many publications are free of charge.

National Families in Action
A national drug education, prevention, and policy center that helps families and communities prevent drug abuse among children by promoting policies based on science.

National Family Partnership
A network of parents who care about their kids and want to keep them safe from drugs.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Federal agency, under the U.S. Department of Transportation, responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes. Maintains statistics on DWI and DUI.

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC)
A public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under publicized problem of inhalant use. Serves as an inhalant referral and information clearinghouse.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Part of the National Institues of Health, supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Part of the National Institues of Health, leads the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effect.

National PTA's Common Sense
Effective and easy-to-use ideas and materials for parents of younger and older children, and practical ways for PTA and community leaders to learn the facts about alcohol and other drugs, set clear limits for children, provide positive role models and build strong bonds within the family and school.

National Women's Resource Center (NWHRC)
Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health, encourages women to embrace healthy lifestyles to promote wellness and prevent disease. National clearinghouse for women’s health information.

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC)
Created by the Department of Health and Human Services to improve the health of racial and ethnic populations through the development of effective health policies and programs that help to eliminate disparities in health.

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
An office of the White House that establishes policies, priorities, and objectives for the nation's drug control programs through publication of the annual National Drug Control Strategy.

Thirteen-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing with substance abuse and addiction.

Oxford House
Nonprofit organization which connects all Oxford Houses and allocates resources to duplicate the Oxford House concept where need arises. The concept describes a democratically run, self-supporting and drug free group home.

Parenting IS Prevention Project
Provides accurate information, support, and resources to assist parents and others in raising children to be healthy, drug-free, productive adults.

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Nonprofit coalition of professionals from the communications industry whose mission is to reduce demand for illegal drugs in America through a national anti-drug advertising campaign and other forms of media communication.

Partnership for Prevention
A membership association of corporations, non-profits, and state health departments working to emphasize disease prevention and health promotion in national policy and practice.

Partnership for Recovery
Betty Ford Center, Hazelden Foundation, Valley Hope Association and Caron Foundation formed this public information alliance to deliver a simple but vital message to the public as well as to health care policy makers at the state and national level: treatment works.

Physician Leadership on National Drug Policy (PLNDP)
First all-physician group that promotes a national drug policy that is cost-effective in both human and economic terms.

National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month
Aims to promote the societal benefits of substance abuse treatment, laud contributions of treatment providers and promote the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible.

Red Ribbon Coalition
Features Online Red Ribbon Training Workshop for parents, teachers and students responsible for coordinating the Red Ribbon Celebration annual awareness campaigns in their community.

Red Ribbon Works
A parent-based community coalition designed keep kids off tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs by educating and partnering with families and the community.

Remove Intoxicated Drivers (RID)
Deters impaired driving and teen binge drinking; advocates for victims and tough laws; acts as watchdogs for law enforcement and adjudication in the courts; educates the public about the impact of abusive alcohol use.

Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies Library
A multidisciplinary institute dedicated to acquisition and dissemination of knowledge on psychoactive substance use and related phenomena with primary emphasis on alcohol use and consequences.

Safe & Drug Free Schools Program
The federal government's primary vehicle for reducing drug, alcohol and tobacco use, and violence, through education and prevention activities in our nation's schools.

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
A non-profit network of autonomous, non-professional local groups dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety through an alternative recovery method for those alcoholics or drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of widely available 12-Step programs.

Christopher D. Smithers Foundation
Concentrates on educating the public that alcoholism is a respectable, treatable disease, from which people can and do recover; encourages prevention programs and activities, with an emphasis on high risk populations; and fights to reduce and eliminate the stigma is associated with the disease of alcoholism.

SOS Behind Bars
Addresses the needs of those who are behind bars holding SOS Meetings, and those who want to volunteer to go into jails and prisons to start SOS meetings.

Save Ourselves International
A non-profit network of autonomous, non-professional local groups throughout dedicated helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety through personal responsibility and self-reliance, SOS supports healthy skepticism and encourages the use of the scientific method to understand alcoholism.

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
Provide students with the best prevention and intervention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, drunk driving, drug abuse and other destructive decisions.

Stepping Stones Foundation
The Stepping Stones Foundation was created in 1979 by Lois B. Wilson, the co-founder of Al-Anon and widow of Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder, Bill Wilson, to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the disease of alcoholism and its effect on the family and society, and to preserve the Stepping Stones property in Bedford Hills, New York and its historic archives for AA and Al-Anon members, and for those interested in alcoholism education and research.

Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS)
An international association of individuals and organizations with special interests in the exchange and dissemination of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
This searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs, sponosred by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, shows the location of facilities around the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems.

Talking With Kids About Tough Issues
A national initiative to support parent-child communication about "tough issues" like sex, violence, drugs and respect.

Too Smart to Start
A science- and theory-based underage drinking awareness initiative from SAMHSA that uses sound public health and health communications theory to develop and disseminate messages and material on underage drinking. A major component of the initiative involves reaching out to state agencies and constituent national organizations to further the overall awareness, reach and utilization of the initiative.

The Trauma Foundation
A nonprofit organization committed to working to prevent alcohol injuries and deaths, particularly among young people.

Women For Sobriety
A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions.

US Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
Facts and figures about alcohol and drug abuse and information on how to establish an alcohol- and drug-free workplace, a kit of industry-specific materials designed to help small businesses understand how substance abuse impacts workplace safety and productivity. Sarchable Substance Abuse Information Database




2828 VERNON PLACE • CINCINNATI, OHIO 45219 • 513-281-7880