Drugs and Substance Use Issues

August 22, 2011

-treatment, facts, concerns about drug use during pregnancy, drug tested without consent

Where can I get drug treatment?

* Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - behavioral health issues; prevention/treatment options.

* Drug Rehab Services (only available in Canada) - Find a provider


What are the drug policies in my state?

* Drug Policy Alliance - Covers a broad range of issues on drug and drug policy reform. Website includes facts about drugs as well as how to take action with regard to the politics of drugs in any state.

* NORML – This organization works to reform marijuana laws; gives insight into the marijuana laws that apply in each state.


I’m a medical marijuana patient. Where can I learn more about my rights?

* Americans for Safe Access - Advocates safe and legal access to medical marijuana for therapeutic use and general research.

* NORML – This organization works to reform marijuana laws; gives insight into the marijuana laws that apply in each state.

* North Carolina Pregnancy & Opioid Exposure Project Their “Pregnancy and Opioid Exposure: Guidance for North Carolina” publication supports the use of best practices by professionals in North Carolina.