Publicaciones

Mental ill health and substance misuse: Dual Diagnosis

Published by
Northern Ireland Assembly

This paper has been compiled in response to an MLA request on the complex issue of ‘dual diagnosis’ in the context of service provision. Specifically, the paper provides the following:

  •  An overview of dual diagnosis.
  • Estimated prevalence rates.

  • The impact of dual diagnosis on people’s lives.

  • Types of services available and challenges in terms of accessibility.

Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE): Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)

Published by
Oxford University Press

Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE) is a cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy program designed for patients who have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a co-occurring alcohol or drug use disorder. COPE represents an integration of two evidence-based treatments: Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy for PTSD and Relapse Prevention for substance use disorders.

Ser sincero: Enmarcar la conversación en torno a la prevención del uso de sustancias entre los jóvenes

Published by
The National Council
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La guía de mensajes y el kit de herramientas getting Candid se crearon para apoyar a los proveedores que atienden a los jóvenes en sus esfuerzos por prevenir el uso de sustancias entre los jóvenes.

Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents

Published by
NIDA

Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities.

Drug Cultures and Policy in Germany, Central Asia and China

Published by
NOMOS
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This volume emerged from the 25th International Week at Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. The contributions it contains are based on papers that examine social work in the areas of drug use and treatment, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, and social work in prisons. They cover aspects of the history and international development of social work, plus drug policy and practice.

Drug Treatment, Culture and Social Policy in Central Asia and China

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Central Asia (CA) and China are key regions in terms of international efforts to tackle illicit drug trafficking and the problems related to it such as addiction. Modern and effective approaches to treating drug use disorders, according to the UN/WHO International Treatment Standards, exist in all countries but lack institutionalisation and require further expansion and harmonisation.

No place for cheap alcohol: the potential value of minimum pricing for protecting lives

Published by
WHO
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Overview 

The WHO European Region has some of the highest levels of alcohol consumption and corresponding rates of alcohol-related harm in the world. Pricing policies and taxation are among the most effective measures that policy-makers can use to address these harms, but they remain underutilized across the Region. 

Revista Internacional de Investigación en Adicciones (RIIAD)

Published by
Centros de Integración Juvenil
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Estimadas y estimados colegas de ISSUP,

Los invitamos a consultar la  Revista Internacional de Investigación en Adicciones (RIIAD). En esta edición encontrarán artículos como “Una mirada a la genética y epigenética en adicción a sustancias”, “Viso-construcción y memoria visual en jóvenes con dependencia a las metanfetaminas”, entre otros.

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice towards Alcohol Use and its Related Factors among Regular Users

Published by
Kashif Kamran Khana (MBA, MPhil Business Administration, MPhil Public Healh) and Amber Shahzadib (BS. Hons, MS. Gender & Women Studies, MPhil Public Health)
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Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice towards Alcohol Use and its Related Factors among Regular Users
Kashif Kamran Khan, Amber Shahzadi
EQUIP Research & Development Consultants

Multiple disadvantage and co-occurring substance use and mental health conditions.

Published by
Making Every Adult Matter
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Substance use and mental health needs are two of the primary concerns for many people experiencing multiple disadvantage. We know that people who experience both issues at the same time (also known as “co-occurring conditions” or “dual diagnosis”) find it difficult or impossible to access the right support for their needs.

Mapping prevention systems in the European Neighbourhood Policy area

Published by
EMCDDA

Between March and May 2021, the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project supported the mapping of national prevention systems in European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area countries.

This briefing describes the rationale and methodology of the prevention system mapping, presenting selected findings and highlighting key challenges encountered.

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World Drug Report 2022

Published by
UNODC
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The 2022 World Drug Report provides a global overview of the supply and demand of opiates, cocaine, cannabis, amphetamine-type stimulants and new psychoactive substances (NPS), as well as their impact on health.

Training on UTC 01 - Sri Lanka

Published by
Preventive Education and Training Unit of National Dangerous Drugs Control Board - Sri Lanka
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At the start of may 2022 the Preventive Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board has conducted  training on Universal Treatment Curriculum, Course 01 (UTC - 01) for 32 staff members in NDDCB.

Orientación sobre el manejo clínico de los daños agudos y crónicos de las drogas de club y las nuevas sustancias psicoactivas

Published by
Neptune Clinical Guidance

Este documento proporciona orientación sobre el manejo clínico de los daños resultantes de la intoxicación aguda y del uso nocivo y dependiente de drogas de club y nuevas sustancias psicoactivas (NPS). 

Esta es una referencia extensa y completa dirigida a médicos y otros profesionales en una variedad de entornos clínicos.

From harm to hope: A 10-year drugs plan to cut crime and save lives

Published by
UK Government
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Executive summary

The 10-year UK Government plan to combat illegal drugs sets out how we are doing more than ever to cut off the supply of drugs by criminal gangs and give people with a drug addiction a route to a productive and drug-free life. Underpinned by record investment of over £3 billion in the next three years, we will reduce drug-related crime, death, harm and overall drug use.

Patient Journey Map Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Experiences

Published by
Addiction Policy Forum
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About the Report

​Addiction Policy Forum’s (APF) Patient Experiences Journey Map was developed through the input of patients in treatment and recovery from substance use disorder (SUD). The map underscores the obstacles and positive points patients encounter across seven distinct phases, from treatment to finding long-term, stable recovery.​

European Drug Report 2022

Published by
EMCDDA
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Summary

The Trends and Developments report presents the EMCDDA’s latest analysis of the drug situation in Europe. Focusing on illicit drug use, related harms and drug supply, the report contains a comprehensive set of national data across these themes and key harm-reduction interventions.

CIJ INFORMA 96

Published by
Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ)

Ponemos a su disposición el número más reciente de la Revista CIJ Informa, donde encontrarán una sección dedicada a noticias internacionales. En esta ocasión, hablamos de la participación de CIJ en la presentación del Informe 2021 de la Junta Internacional de Fiscalización de Estupefacientes (JIFE).