Additional Resources

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


Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)

Agency that enforces the federal laws and regulations relating to alcohol and tobacco products. Under U.S. Department of the Treasury


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The leading national public health institute of the United States. This federal agency’s main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury and disability


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.


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.


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


DOT Regulation 49 CFR 49 Part 40

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rule, 49 CFR Part 40, describes required procedures for conducting workplace drug and alcohol testing for the Federally regulated transportation industry.


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)


Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)


Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)


Federal Transit Administration (FTA)



HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.


Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

An international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts.


National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. (NBCC)

The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates (NBCC) is a not-for-profit, independent certification organization. NBCC’s original and primary purposes are to establish and monitor a national certification system, to identify those counselors who have voluntarily sought and obtained certification, and to maintain a register of those counselors.


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 Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Part of the National Institutes 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 Institutes of Health, leads the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction


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


Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

First known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, then later as the Partnership at, is a non-profit organization which runs campaigns to prevent teenage drug and alcohol abuse in the Unites States


Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)


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


Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA)

The Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association mission is to establish, promote, and communicate the highest standards of quality, integrity, and professionalism in the administration of workplace substance abuse prevention programs through education, training and the exchange of ideas.


The American Counseling Association (ACA)

The American Counseling Association is a member organization of professional counselors in the United States. It is the world’s largest association exclusively representing professional counselors.


U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States and brings to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States; and recommends and supports non-enforcement programs aimed at reducing the availability of illicit controlled substances on the domestic and international markets.


United State Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S.NRC)