Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section

The Section promotes public health policy approaches to prevention and treatment of alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems at all levels


The goals of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Section of APHA are to:

  • Develop, foster and advocate for sound research, policy and practice in the fields of ATOD epidemiology, prevention and treatment.
  • Enhance communication concerning ATOD issues among the Section members and the Section leadership, APHA members and the wider community.


Chair: Linda Joy Frazier

Chair-Elect: Sean Haley


Short on time? You can still be more involved in our Section:

  • Respond to an advocacy alert
  • Post field-related information or opportunities on your online community/listserv
  • Write an article for our Section's News & Events page
  • Encourage a colleague to join APHA
  • Review abstracts
  • Join a committee (advocacy, communication, membership, etc.)

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