Welcome to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs

Resource Center Clearinghouse


Effective with the passage of the 2013-2014 Budget Act and associated legislation, the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) no longer exists as of July 1, 2013. All ADP programs and staff, except the Office of Problem Gambling, transferred to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). Please visit the DHCS website. Read more...


Through the Clearinghouse, more than 600 alcohol, tobacco, and other drug booklets, pamphlets, research papers, posters, technical manuals, and other helpful materials are available at no cost to individuals. Publications can be obtained by any of the following means:

  • Ordering through the on-line shopping cart.
  • Faxing your order to (916) 323-1270.
  • Writing to the Department of Health Care Services, Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services - Resource Center, P.O. Box 997413,
    MS# 2603, Sacramento, CA 95899-7413.

The Clearinghouse provides information to community and school organizations, families and individuals, prevention and treatment programs, and government agencies. Printed materials in the Clearinghouse are continually being updated as new information is identified.

NOTE: If needed, download and install Acrobat Reader from the Adobe web site prior to attempting to download the publications. Many of the Resource Center's publications on the blue-type link are downloadable in PDF format only, requiring use of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.