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Open Access Social Work Resources: Addictions/Substance Use

Free and open access scholarly resources for social work practitioners during and after their time at Simmons.

Addictions & Substance Use

Addiction Professional 
This trade publication specializes in the latest news on what’s working and what’s not in treating addictive disorders, and every issue is available free online.

Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 
From one of the largest open-access publishers, BioMed Central, this online journal provides a steady stream of relevant research into treating drug and behavioral addictions.

Addictive Behaviors Reports 
Addictive Behaviors Reports is an open-access and peer reviewed online-only journal offering an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of research in addictive behaviors.

Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (Social Work Policy Institute)
A listing of resources and research follows to allow direct access to the cutting-edge research that is burgeoning in the field of alcoholism and alcohol abuse. The list of research abstracts provides an overview of social work research in this field.

Alcohol and Alcoholism 
Alcohol and Alcoholism publishes papers on the biomedical, psychological, and sociological aspects of alcoholism and alcohol research. Full text articles available after 12 month embargo

Current Addiction Reports 
Reviewing the latest scientific research on both drug and behavioral addictions, this journal puts its current issue free online to help addiction professionals keep up-to-date.

Harm Reduction Journal 
Harm Reduction Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal whose focus is on the prevalent patterns of psychoactive drug use, the public policies meant to control them, and the search for effective methods of reducing the adverse medical, public health, and social consequences associated with both drugs and drug policies. Full open access

Journal of Addiction 
Peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of addiction.

Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy 
Addiction Journal is an official peer reviewed journal for the rapid publication of innovative research covering all aspects of addiction and its related disorders.

Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions 
This journal publishes refereed articles on innovative individual, family, group work, and community practice models for treating and preventing substance abuse and other addictions in diverse populations. Open access to selected articles

National Institute of Drug Abuse 
Government research and statistics to advance the science of the causes and consequences of substance addiction and abuse.

Open Addiction Journal (Discontinued, Vol 1-7 available)
This journal publishes original research articles, reviews and letters in the field of pre-clinical and clinical addiction and substance abuse research. Topics covered in this interdisciplinary journal include: pharmacology; neuroscience; co-dependence; epidemiology; genetics; psychiatry; diagnosis; prevention; therapy; policy of addiction and substance abuse. Full open access

Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy 
SATPP is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that encompasses all aspects of research concerning substance abuse, with a focus on policy issues. Full open access