Publicaciones

Psychoactive Substance Dependence in Females: A Three Year Review

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Nigerian Journal of medicine
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Psychoactive substance use was regarded as a male affair in the past. However, recent findings show an increasing number of females are getting involved. We conducted a three year retrospective review of patients admitted to the Centre for Addiction treatment in Vom, plateau state, Nigeria.

The Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN Drug Demand Reduction Activities in Educational Institutions

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Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & Youth Council for Anti-Narcotics (YOCFAN)
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Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN have published their latest progress report outlining the work that has been carried out as part of their prevention programme in Lahore Punjab.

As well as providing the key figures and progress indicators for the months' activity, the report gives an overview of special achievements, challenges and aims for the future.

Alcopops

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Alcohol Justice
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Alcopops are highly sweetened pre-mixed spirit-based drinks which are specially designed and marketed for adolescents and young adults.

Volatile Substance Abuse

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The Conversation
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Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) is the practice of inhaling volatile substances, which are often common household products, like glues, gases and aerosols in order to get high. 

Glues, gases and aerosols contain volatile substances which are depressants. This means they slow down your brain and body’s responses and produce a similar effect to being drunk.

Adiktologie Journal

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SCAN, z.s.
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Adiktologie is an international journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific reports on psychoactive substance use, behavioural addictions and related issues.

Atlas of Mental Health of the Americas 2017 / Atlas de salud mental de las Américas 2017

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PAHO/WHO
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The data in this report show that there has been a gradual development of mental health policies, laws, programs, and services in the Region of the Americas. However, major efforts, commitments, and resources are still needed to meet the regional objectives.

Cobertura jornalística sobre drogas: distorções e potencialidades na prevenção

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Ana Regina Noto, Emérita Sátiro Opaleye, Danilo Polverini Locatelli e Telmo Mota Ronzani
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Capítulo 11 do Livro: Ações integradas sobre drogas: prevenção, abordagens e políticas públicas. Ed. UFJF, 2013.

The content discussed highlights the influence of the media in the process of health promotion related to alcohol and other drug use.

Improving Care to Prevent Suicide among People with Serious Mental Illness

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NASEM
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On September 11–12, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in Washington, DC, to discuss what is known, what is currently being done, and what needs to be done to identify and reduce suicide risk among people with serious mental illness in the United States.

A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

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Zila M. Sanchez
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A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

Zila M. Sanchez
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, São Paulo-SP, Brasil

Binge drinking among young Brazilians and the promotion of alcoholic beverages: a Public Health concern