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November-December 1997

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LAUNCHES ON-LINE WORKPLACE SUBSTANCE ABUSE WEBSITE - Called the Substance Abuse Information Database (SAID), the new site contains substance abuse resources, a glossary of substance abuse terms, and summaries of relevant studies, surveys, reports and case studies. The database, designed to help employers establish and maintain a workplace substance abuse program, includes information collected from government agencies, state and local organizations, private-sector companies, business associations and non-profit organizations. It contains a summary guide to both state and federal laws that address drug testing and unemployment and workers' compensation as related to substance abuse prevention policies.

SAID is located on-line at

CESAR FAX and CSAT FAX - CESAR Fax is sponsored by the Center for Substance Abuse Research at the University of Maryland. CSAT FAX is sponsored by CESAR in collaboration with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). CESAR also has a new website presenting substance abuse information. To receive CESAR FAX or CSAT FAX, contact CESAR, University of Maryland, Hartwick Road, Suite 501, College Park, MD 20740, Tel: (301) 403-8329, Fax: (301) 403-8342, E-mail: