Welcome to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs

Related Links

  • Alcohol and Youth - from MedlinePlus, health information regarding alcohol and youth from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.
  • CalWORKS -is a welfare program that gives cash aid and services to eligible needy California families. The program serves all 58 counties in the state and is operated locally by county welfare departments. There are other programs and benefits for which a family may qualify by being on CalWORKs
  • Join Together - supports community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. Join Together leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - has established a clear vision for its work -- a life in the community for everyone. The Agency works to facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
  • Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development -at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) conducts research, needs assessments, demonstration projects, program evaluations, and trainings; tests new models of health care delivery; and develops policy recommendations to improve the health of our rural communities.
  • Monitoring the Future -is an ongoing study of the behaviors, attitudes, and values of American secondary school students, college students, and young adults.
  • SafeState -Preventing Crime and Violence in California - is a project of the California Attorney General's Crime and Violence Prevention Center that serves as a portal to statewide crime and violence prevention information. It is based on the premise that crime and violence are not inevitable.
  • San Diego Youth & Community Services - is a nationally recognized, comprehensive non-profit organization that has helped stabilize the lives of more than a half-million young people and their families since 1970.