This website offers a range of articles on
substance abuse, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, dual diagnosis treatment,
detoxification, and other forms of addiction. It is dedicated to providing
the public with as much information about addiction as possible.
It is a resource that
offers both medical professionals and the general public answers and
resources to address an individual’s worry about addiction or to educate a
family touched by addiction.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who
have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting,
multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age
or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do
something about his or her drinking problem.
American Correctional Association
The American Correctional Association is the oldest and largest
international correctional association in the world. ACA serves all
disciplines with the corrections profession and is dedicated to excellence
in every aspect of the field.
American Community Corrections Institute
ACCI provides evidence based cognitive lifeskills courses to criminal justice agencies. ACCI's main objective
is to lower recidivism rates among criminal offenders. ACCI is among the first to successfully employ a
home study/correspondence based program on a national level.
American Probation and Parole Association
The American Probation and Parole Association is an international association composed of members from the United States,
Canada and other countries actively involved with probation, parole and community-based corrections, in both adult and
juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and
federal agencies are counted among its constituents.
Bureau of Justice
Collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime,
and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data
are critical to Federal, State, and local policymakers in combating crime
and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.
Corrections Connection Network News
Known as Corrections.com, this website first appeared online in February 1996.
It is one of the most recognizable brand online for
the global community of corrections. It provides award-winning daily news
that is at the core of the corrections business, with a comprehensive database of vendor intelligence
in corrections. Together Corrections.com‘s staff and audience members work as a team to
improve communication, notification and collaboration among professionals
On Wednesday, June 22, 2011, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), U.S. Department of Justice,
launched this site. It is a resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works
in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services, and includes information on 150
justice-related programs and assigns "evidence ratings"—effective, promising, and no effects—to
indicate whether there is evidence from research that a program achieves its goals.
This organizations’ purpose is to educate the public about prescription and
over-the-counter drugs and warns against their potentially harmful side
effects as well as provides drug alerts.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
An agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Prisons
(FBOP) protects society by confining offenders in the controlled environment of
prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient
and appropriately secure and that provide work and other self-improvement
opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens.
Montana Chemical Dependency Center
The Montana Chemical Dependency Center provides
multi-disciplinary, in-patient treatment to Montana citizens suffering from
addictions and co-occurring addictions and psychiatric disorders.
Montana Board of Crime Control
The Board of Crime Control is the state’s designated planning and program
development agency for the criminal justice system. The Board provides funding to
local, regional, and statewide projects with the central goal of making
Montana a safer state. The Board is attached to the Department of Justice for administrative purposes only.
Department of Corrections
The Montana Department of Corrections (MDOC) is dedicated to public safety and
trust by holding adult and juvenile offenders accountable for their
actions against victims through custody, supervision, treatment, work,
restitution and skill development.
Montana Meth Project
This is a prevention-focused organization in Montana using a
research methodology approach to reduce the prevalence and frequency of methamphetamine (meth)
use in the state.
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with
more than 31,000 weekly meetings in over 100 countries worldwide. Narcotics Anonymous provides a
recovery process and support network inextricably linked together. One of
the keys to NA's success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with
for Alcohol and Drug Information
Gathers and disseminates information on alcohol and other drug-related
subjects, including tobacco. Services include subject searches, provision of
statistics and other information, and publications distribution. Operates
the Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource Network, a nationwide
linkage of alcohol and other drug information centers.
National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth
The National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth provides information that will help you support young people and families.
On this site you will find information about youth and family issues for: young people and students, parents and community members,
and youth service professionals and policymakers.
National Institute of Corrections
The National Institute of Corrections provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program
development assistance to federal, state, and local corrections agencies. Services are designed to help corrections
professionals meet the challenges of today's corrections environment.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources
to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities
in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the
juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides
treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.
Preventing Sexual Misconduct Against Offenders
This website provides information on training relevant to the standards adopted by the Department of Justice (DOJ)
relating to the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). These standards will require criminal justice agencies to
provide extensive training to staff, volunteers, and auxiliary personnel. This applies to all criminal justice
agencies housing juvenile and adult offenders, including adult and juvenile probation residential facilities,
parole and community corrections facilities, lockups, jails, and prison agencies. Additionally the new standards
will require agencies to adopt policies regarding zero tolerance, incident investigations, appropriate screening, and more.
Recovery Connection® (RCx)
Recovery Connection is a comprehensive website dedicated to helping people, or their loved ones, in need of help with detox,
drug addiction or alcoholism, find treatment. Recovery Connection® provides a free 24/7 national helpline.
Substance Abuse Links
Provides available links to websites and existing research dealing with the issues of drug abuse, drug enforcement
and drug treatment.
U.S. Juvenile Justice Resources
Listings of and links to articles, agencies, organizations and websites to find information and help concerning juvenile
justice, juvenile corrections, youth violence and juveniles tried and sentenced as adults.
Walking on Common Ground
This website provides resources for promoting and facilitating tribal-state-federal collaborations, including an
interactive, searchable map with links to cooperative agreements, tribal state forums, and relevant legislation. (BJA)
Women's Bureau Clearinghouse
The Women's Bureau Clearinghouse provides information and guidance on
a variety of work issues such as age, wage, and pregnancy discrimination,
sexual harassment and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.