AAP Committee on Substance Abuse

The Committee on Substance Abuse (COSA) is concerned with the prevention, early recognition, screening brief intervention, and appropriate management of substance use by young people; initiates professional and public education in this area; and makes appropriate policy recommendations to the membership. COSA produces materials for use by physicians and works with governmental, public, and private organizations to address and advance common goals


Monitoring the Future (MTF)

MTF is a study that surveys the long term effects of illicit drug use among American adolescents and adults, as well as personals levels of perceived risk and disapproval for each drug.


National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.