About CDAG


Welcome to the Cochrane  Drugs and Alcohol Review Group (CDAG). 

We are part of  Cochrane which is an international not-for-profit independent organization, dedicated to making up-to date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare readily available worldwide. We produce, update and disseminate systematic reviews the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of problematic drug and alcohol use.

The CDAG, formed in 1998, has the editorial base in Rome at the Department of Epidemiology of ASL RM E, Lazio Regional Health System


Exploratory meeting held on 17-18 January 1997
Registered with the Collaboration on 12 January 1998
First Editorial Board Meeting held in Rome on 22-24 June 1998
The editorial team has conference calls every 6 to 8 weeks since November 1998