AODA education

Below are a series of links to free material on addiction, while others are weekly or monthy newsletters or informational flyers that will be sent to you by e-mail.  We highly recommend to you as a future counselor that you subscribe to these informational packages and read them each month.


Addiction Science Made EasyScience Made Easy highlights current findings in the field of alcoholism, and presents science-based information in a concise, easy-to-understand format. The result of a partnership between the ATTC National Office, the Research Society on Alcoholism and the journal, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, this new book is a compilation of science-based articles for educators, trainers and clinical supervisors to use in educational settings. Information from the publication can be used to create handouts, presentations and trainings on topics related to alcohol. Addiction Science Made Easy is not available to be e-mailed to you, so it pays to bookmark this site and return on a regular basis


NIAAA-is the federally funded agency responsible for research and funding treatment/prenvention activities for alcoholism. The NIAAA Alcohol Alert is a quarterly bulletin that disseminates important research findings on a single aspect of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Back issues are available online (I have a 3 ring binder that I keep with all the past ones that I have printed out during the years). You can also order a copy to come to you in printed or by e-mail. When ordering it, it looks like you can only order one single copy, but scroll down and you will see were to get yourself on the mailing list.

CESAR FAXCESAR Fax provides a weekly, one-page overview of timely substance abuse trends or issues. Over 3,500 subscribers receive a Monday morning email or fax, including Federal and State policymakers; prevention specialists; treatment and health care providers; law enforcement officials; researchers and academicians; and media representatives. I really look faward to recieving my weekly CESAR fax, they usually are very interesting and thought provoking. There is a link on the home page to several from last semester that we thought were of interest or related to some of our discussion.
SAMHSA PUBLICATIONSSAMHSA'S PUBLICATIONS IN SERIES is a great place to be to explore this page.  The Federal Government produces many many top notch resources on addiction.  The great news is these resources are avaiable for no cost or very little cost.  I encourge you to use this page to begin to explore all that can be yours.  You will see on the very top bar and icon and the word "Account"  If you click on that you will see "Create an Account"  I encourge you to create and account, that way any time you log in and find something of interest you will not have to enter all your data again, in a few simple clicks the materials will be on their way to you.