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Alcohol and MinoritiesAlcohol abuse is a factor in five leading causes of death for American Indians, including motor vehicle crashes, alcoholism, cirrhosis, suicide, and homicide. ... Details >National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of HealthAsian/Pacific Islander Americans and Substance Abuse There are some metabolic factors in Asians which lead to a greater sensitivity to alcohol. There is a greater susceptibility to lung cancer amomg Asian Americans (and to colorectal cancer among Japane... Details >Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAsians and Pacific Islanders in Substance Abuse TreatmentAlthough Asians and Pacific Islanders made up almost 4 percent of the U.S. population in 1999, less than 1 percent of all admissions to substance abuse treatment facilities in the 1999 Treatment Episo... Details >SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center, Center for Mental Health ServicesDrug Abuse Prevention and EducationParents, health professionals and community workers can find information about effective strategies for preventing drug use, and keeping drugs out of neighborhoods and schools. Includes also a link t... Details >Office of National Drug Control Policy, The White HouseEpidemiology of Youth Drug AbuseThis section lists selected summaries from NIDA funded research projects that investigate the epidemiology, etiology, and prevention research. The summaries provided were selected from recent issues o... Details >National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of HealthFetal Alcohol Spectrum DisordersAlso available in: SpanishThis fact sheet presents a general overview of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), described as a group of physical and mental birth defects caused by a woman drinking heavily during pregnancy.... Details >National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental DisabilitiesIf Someone Close...Has A Problem With Alcohol Or Other DrugsThis article explains how substance abuse affects more people than the user, and supports friends and family in dealing with their loved one's problems. Provides tips on helping the user.... Details >SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug InformationPREVLINE: Prevention Online at the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the information service of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and PREVLINE is the name of its multi-faceted online inform... Details >SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug InformationSubstance Abuse Fact Sheets – National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse This page links to information on alcohol, tobacco and other drug use in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities.... Details >National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse, Inc.Websites of Substance Abuse and/or Mental Health Agencies serving Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders This list includes state agencies serving Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who may have substance abuse or mental health problems.... Details >National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse, Inc.
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