The Institute for Women's Policy Research conducts rigorous research and disseminates its findings to address the needs of women, promote public dialogue, and strengthen families, communities, and societies.
Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at every stage of development. Their mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including policymakers, program providers, foundations, and the media.
The Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University utilizes strategic social science research methodologies to assist government agencies, educational institutions, and members of the community in the development of policy changes to advance the cause of social justice.
The Urban Institute gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues — to foster sound public policy and effective government.
A leader in health policy and communications, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy. We serve as a non-partisan source of facts, information, and analysis.
This U.S. government site lists major drugs and categories of drugs subject to abuse. For each the site provides an overview, estimates on usage, physical and psychological effects, law enforcement, street terminology, and links to additional resources.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that facilitates research and education on drug abuse and addiction. It provides educational information geared towards varying age groups. There are also links to other drug-related websites.
This is a publications list of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It contains many reports on research done on a wide variety of populations and geographies. Most are available for immediate free download.