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UALR Ottenheimer Library

CRJU 4307 Drug Abuse

Finding Federal Resources Online

The United States government is involved in numerous projects addressing drug abuse and the drug trade. Below are some suggested databases and agency websites that might be of use.  Some will address treatment programs for abusers and other will look at the criminal side of the durg trade and how it impacts society. 

Databases

Congressional Sources - Provides indexing and a growing amount of full-text access to publications of the U.S. Congress. The work of the United States Congress frequently involves the topics of crime. Budget hearings often discuss funding of such projects and other hearings often bring in experts to provide testimony for or against a subject under debate. Various committees have held hearings addressing the issue of drug abuse and drug trade in the United States or involving the United States.

USA.gov - The U.S. government's official web portal makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web. USA.gov also serves as the catalyst for a growing electronic government. Including the word "statistics" in a search will focus on results that include data tables or reports with graphs and charts.

Federal Agency Websites

Recommended Federal Agency Websites can provide statistics, background information, and supportive details. These are reliable government websites.