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Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), US Department of Justice. Statistics on drug-related crimes, law enforcement, courts, and corrections in the United States.
sStatistics on Drugs and Crime; www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/drugs.htm
sDrugs and Crime Facts; www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/dcf/contents.htm

Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG)
Web: www.nida.nih.gov/CEWG/CEWGHome.html. Operated by NIDA
sProvides ongoing community-level surveillance of drug abuse.

Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN)
Web: www.samhsa.gov/oas/p0000018.htm. Operated by SAMHSA
sMonitors emergency room and medical examiner reports.

Institute for Gay and Lesbian Strategic Studies (IGLSS)
PO Box 53036
Washington, D.C. 20009-3036
Research Office
PO Box 2603
Amherst, MA 01004-2603
Tel: (413) 577-0145
Web: iglss.org
sResearches “the social, economic and psychological impacts of the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.”

Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA)
777 North Capitol Street, N.E. Suite 801
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202) 842-9330
Fax: (202) 842-9329
Email: cjinfo@jrsa.org
Web: jrsainfo.org


Monitoring the Future (MTF)
Web: www.isr.umich.edu/src/mtf/.
sSurveys drug use among students, from 8th grade through college.

National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (NHSDA)
Web: www.samhsa.gov/NHSDA.htm.
sSurveys alcohol, tobacco and other drug use nationally, with breakdowns by several factors including region, age (12 years and older), gender, and race/ethnicity. Conducted by SAMSHA.

Safe Schools Coalition of Washington
Web: www.safeschools-wa.org
sPublishes “83,000 Youth,” a summary of findings from eight surveys of youth regarding harassment, sexual orientation and gender orientation and substance use, among other “risk” factors. <www.safeschools-wa.org/quant_cont.html>

United Nations Office for Drug Control & Crime Prevention (ODCCP)
Web: www.odccp.org [Note: This Web site is unusually slow to load. 2000.09.06-cgk]
sStatistics on international drug use, drug trade and drug control efforts.

Webmaster: Chris Kreussling
Email: speakout@xris.com
SpeakOUT! Project Supervisor: Carmen Vazquez
Tel: (212)620-7310
Email: speakout@gaycenter.org

SpeakOUT! is a project of the New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center.
SpeakOUT! is funded 2001-2004 by a Recovery Community Support Project (RCSP) grant from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the agency.