Resource Link: Research in Action for Communities

Welcome to the Prevention Research Center's (PRC’s) Resource Link for Community Action. This web site provides information and practical guidance to state and community agencies and organizations, policy makers, and members of the general public who are interested in combating alcohol and other drug abuse and misuse. The materials on the web site are based on the scientific research and analysis conducted at the Center. At this web site, visitors can learn more about current and recently completed Center projects, access useful publications by Center research scientists, and review an extensive library of prevention resources.

PRC was formed as part of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) in 1983 as a national center for prevention research. PRC's focus is on conducting research to better understand how social and physical environments influence alcohol use and misuse. PRC and Resource Link: Research in Action are funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), which recognizes the importance of the broad dissemination of research findings

About PIRE

For more information about the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE), a nonprofit organization specializing in conducting research related to health and social issues and translating science into practice in solution of real-world problems, please visit: www.pire.org