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ADDICTIONS COUNSELING RESOURCE GUIDE

Find Books

The Library has many books and other print resources that support the Addictions Counseling program, including the SAMHSA Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIPs) and Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs) series.

To search for books and ebooks, access the Library’s catalog.

There, you can search by author, title, subject, keyword, and more.

Suggested Search Terms

Library catalog records offer brief “snapshots” of the Library’s books. They are designed to provide basic information and general subject categories. As a result, broader search terms may be more fruitful than narrower ones when searching the catalog. For example, “prescription drug abuse” may offer more relevant results than the more specific search for “oxycodone abuse.”

Try searching key subject areas, such as “substance abuse” or “alcoholism.” Combining additional terms, such as “treatment” or “disorders” may help narrow your results.

Examples:

  • “substance abuse treatment”
  • “alcohol disorders”
  • “substance abuse and statistics”
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Find Articles

The Library has access to several academic journals related to Addiction Science and Counseling.

Print Journals

Current issues of print journals, like Contemporary Drug Problems or Substance Abuse, are available on the Library’s main floor. Older issues may be available upon request from the main Circulation Desk. Please ask for assistance. All print journals are available for in-house use and photocopying/scanning.

EJournals

Many additional journals are available electronically through databases such as Academic Search PremierMedline, or Science Direct. Off-campus database access is offered through your Ocean Cruiser account. Once logged in, click the “Academics” tab and then the “Library Resources” link to access the databases.

Try these suggested databases:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • CINAHL
  • Medline
  • ScienceDirect

Some notes on searching:

Each database will offer its own unique search interface and set of “help” features to focus your search results.  In general, the databases will allow for a greater level of specificity than the Library’s catalog. For example, a search for “oxycodone abuse” in the database Academic Search Premier, leads to many relevant articles.

Use a database’s ‘help’ features to your advantage. Academic Search Premier, for example, allows easy subject “narrowing” by providing subject term suggestions. CINAHL allows a high degree of specificity using standardized medical terminology.

Guide to using CINAHL’s standardized subject headings (PDF):

Combining search terms with “Boolean operators” (the words ‘and,’ ‘or,’ ‘not’) can help narrow results.

And – “oxycodone and abuse” will return results where both of these terms appear, eliminating articles that don’t discuss abuse.

Or – “tobacco or nicotine” will return results where either of these terms appears, providing a broader range of articles.

Not – “smoking not marijuana” will return results that do not include a term, providing more specifically-focused articles.

Please remember: The multi-disciplinary nature of Addictions Counseling means that many additional sources from the psychology and social science fields may provide useful information.

Internet Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
www.samhsa.gov

SAMHSA Treatment Improvement Protocol series (TIPs) [ebooks]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK82999/

Individual SAMHSA titles may be available electronically via the Catalog of Government Publications
https://catalog.gpo.gov

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
http://www.atf.gov

Center for Disease Control, Alcohol and Public Health 
http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/

College Drinking Change the Culture
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services
https://www.hhs.gov

Department of Justice
http://www.justice.gov

Drug Enforcement Administration 
http://www.dea.gov

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
http://www.ncjrs.gov

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 
http://niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse 
http://www.drugabuse.gov

National Institutes of Health 
http://www.nih.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health
http://nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Office of National Drug Control Policy
http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

Federal Regulation of the confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records
(Title 42, Part 1, Chapter 1A, Part 2)
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2004-title42-vol1/content-detail.html

Addiction Professionals Certification Board of New Jersey, Inc.
http://certbd.com/

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Abuse
http://www.state.nj.us/education/students/safety/behavior/atd/

Department of Children and Families (NJ)
http://www.nj.gov/dcf/

Department of Human Services (NJ):
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/

Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services (newly merged division)
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhas/home/index.html

Division of Family Development
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dfd/home/index.html

Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/gcada/

Governor’s Council on Mental Health Stigma
http://www.state.nj.us/mhstigmacouncil/

Al-Anon Family Groups
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

New Jersey Al-Anon/Alateen
http://www.nj-al-anon.org/

Alcoholic’s Anonymous
http://www.aa.org/

AA’s Big Book online [ebook]

http://www.aa.org/bigbookonline/

Central Jersey Intergroup
http://www.centraljerseyintergroup.org/

Northern New Jersey AA
http://www.nnjaa.org/

Southern New Jersey AA
http://www.snjaa.org/

American Counseling Association
http://www.counseling.org/

Narcotics Anonymous
http://www.na.org/

Narcotics Anonymous of New Jersey
http://www.nanj.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org/

NAMI-NJ
www.naminj.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
http://www.ncadd.org/

NCADD New Jersey Affiliates
http://www.ncadd.org/about-ncadd/our-affiliates

NJ 2-1-1- Hotline
http://www.nj211.org/addictions-hotline

Bureau of Justice Statistics Drugs and Crime
https://www.bjs.gov/content/dcf/contents.cfm

CDC National Center for Health Statistics
www.cdc.gov/nchs

College Drinking Statistical Papers
www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov

Hazelden, Butler Center for Research
http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/research.page

NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Addiction Services: Reports and Publications
http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dmhas/publications

SAMHSA Data, Outcomes, and Quality (DOQ)
http://www.samhsa.gov/data/

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/grantseeker/Pages/default.aspx

Department of Health and Human Services Grants
http://www.hhs.gov/grants/

Administration for Children and Families Grants
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/

Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools
http://projectreporter.nih.gov/reporter.cfm

Foundation Center
http://foundationcenter.org/

Grants.gov
www.grants.gov

Grants and Grantmaker Websites by Topic [U of Wisconsin]

http://grants.library.wisc.edu/organizations/topicswebsites.html

GrantsWeb [Society of Research Administrators]

http://www.srainternational.org/sra03/grantsweb/index.cfm

National Institute of Health:

Grants and Funding (Main)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm

All About Grants: Tutorials and Samples:
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/grant/pages/aag.aspx

National Institute of Mental Health Grants
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/funding/index.shtml

New Jersey State Library Funding Information Center
http://www.njstatelib.org/research_library/collections/funding_information_center/

Non-Profit Guides
http://www.npguides.org/

SAMHSA Grants
http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/

Guides on writing Proposals [Brown University]

http://library.brown.edu/gateway/lrg.php?id=606&task=custom&contentid=12455

Guides on Grants and Proposals [Mississippi State University]

http://guides.library.msstate.edu/content.php?pid=15941&sid=107117

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