Resources

Video: 2-Minute Concise Series on Addictions with Kevin Alderson, PhD, R. Psych.

Created by
Kevin Alderson, PhD, R. Psych.
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A YouTube playlist containing thirty two concise videos about addictions. The numbering of the series is based on the chapter numbers for the award-winning textbook, “Addictions Counseling Today: Substances and Addictive Behaviors” by Dr. Kevin G. Alderson. 

Playlist Link

Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation of People with Drug Use Disorder #COVID19

Created by
UNODC

People who use drugs and with rug use disorders are particularly vulnerable to Covid19 due to underlying health issues, social marginalization and higher economic and social vulnerabilities.

Stigma and discrimination of people who use drugs and with drug use disorders result in limited access to health, housing, employment and social support, and impacts on their efforts to stay safe during COVID-19 pandemic.

Responding to the Coronavirus

Created by
CIPD

The spread of coronavirus is an exceptional circumstance with ongoing consequences for organisations, individuals and society on every level.

As the situation continues to develop, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) will provide updated advice, resources and guidance to support employers and people professionals in their response.

The webpage includes information on 

Webinar Recording: COVID-19: Adapting to Virtual Care Delivery and Implementing New Approaches and Technology

Created by
Netsmart

The rapidly evolving and unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 are requiring us to think differently as we shape approaches to everything from workforce management to care delivery models.  Social distancing, virtual working, self-isolation, and the other CDC recommendations will impact your organization and care delivery, as well as the mental well-being of your clients and staff. 

Free Prevention Plus Wellness Program Upgraded Digital Downloads for Online Presentation

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Due to the extraordinary times we are all experiencing, we wanted to provide Prevention Plus Wellness providers who are currently using our programs and have received Program Implementer training with free upgraded digital downloads allowing presentation of your program live online.

Early Childhood Mental Health

Created by
Harvard University

As people develop through childhood, adolescents and into adulthood there are continuous opportunities to lay the foundations of sound mental health. 

Disruptions during this trajectory can have a lasting impact on the way a person develops their sense of self and ability to relate to others and manage everyday life.

Researchers from Harvard University have put together a website and video overview of child development.

El cerebro adolescente: una segunda ventana de oportunidad

Created by
UNICEF

La adolescencia es uno de los períodos más dramáticos del desarrollo humano. Además de someterse a importantes cambios físicos, los adolescentes continúan desarrollando su identidad, que está formada por el medio ambiente y las importantes relaciones que mantienen.

Desde una perspectiva neurológica, el cerebro adolescente también está cambiando rápidamente.

Programa de Bienestar SPORT Prevention Plus en Video

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Aquí hay una muestra de video de 2 minutos del programa de uso de sustancias sport Prevention Plus Wellness basado en evidencia que promueve comportamientos de bienestar protectores entre los jóvenes.

Esta es la versión de la escuela secundaria del programa SPORT PPW en video para una fácil implementación en línea por especialistas en prevención y salud, organizaciones y padres durante la pandemia COVID-19.

Sugerencias sobre el tratamiento, la atención y la rehabilitación de personas con trastorno por uso de drogas en el contexto de la pandemia COVID-19

Created by
UNODC

En estos tiempos difíciles de la pandemia COVID-19, la UNODC sigue centrándose en prestar asistencia vital a los necesitados, incluso a las personas que consumen drogas y con trastornos por consumo de drogas, que están en prisión y que tienen VIH/Hepatitis C.

La UNODC ha publicado una declaración titulada

COVID-19 Prevención, Tratamiento, Atención y Apoyo del VIH para Personas que usan Drogas y Personas en Prisiones

Created by
UNODC

Todas las personas tienen derecho a la salud, incluso en los países bajo encierro o donde se ha declarado el estado de emergencia.

Las personas que consumen drogas pueden ser particularmente vulnerables a COVID-19 debido a problemas de salud subyacentes, estigma, marginación social y mayores vulnerabilidades económicas y sociales, incluida la falta de acceso a la vivienda y a la atención de la salud.

SPORT PPW High School Program Video

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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We had some problems with the YouTube video link so here it is in Zoom.

This is a video of the single-session evidence-based SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness Program for high school adolescents.

We’d greatly appreciate it if after reviewing the video you would send us your thoughts on how we can improve the video to be shared to your youth. 

Lección de Recursos de Bienestar de Prevención Plus: Cigarrillos Electrónicos (E-cigarrillos), DrugFacts, Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Drogas

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Descripción del recurso: Describe qué son los cigarrillos electrónicos, cómo funcionan, cómo afectan el cerebro, sus efectos sobre la salud y pueden ayudar a una persona a dejar de fumar.: https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/electronic-cigarettes-e-cigarettes

SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness High School Program Video

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Dear Friends:

Prevention Plus Wellness is inviting prevention and health specialists to review the newly updated SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness High School Program in recorded video format for youth.

If you agree to review this 26-minute video, we will ask you to complete a 2-minute survey providing us with feedback.

You will need a YouTube account to view this video.

Electronic Cigarettes, Smoking & Tobacco Use: Free Youth Video from Prevention Plus Wellness

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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We created this short 8-minute video of an evidence-informed resource for prevention and health specialists and organizations to share with their youth and young adults.

It includes a short description of the web-based resource, a youth assignment and a link to the resource. 

Exploring Opioid Overdose Incidence in a Cohort of People Who Inject Drugs

Created by
NDARC

This seminar provides a preliminary examination of the range of information available on opioid overdose in Australia’s largest and only active cohort study of people who use drugs.

Penny Hill from the Burnet Institute explores a range of self-report and linked data including data collected on ambulance attendances, emergency department presentations and deaths.

Covid-19: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Website

Created by
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and outbreak investigations are ongoing. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is closely monitoring this outbreak, providing risk assessments, public health guidance, and advice on response activities to EU Member States and the EU Commission.

Updates and Resources on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Created by
American Hospital Association

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, the American Hospital Association has worked closely with the CDC, and other federal, state and local partners to respond to this challenge and to make sure hospitals and health systems have the most up-to-date information.

The following tools include resources and developments related to COVID-19.

Find out information about:

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases Public Dashboard

Created by
Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)

Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) offers this public dashboard of worldwide confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths aggregating WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY data in real time.

This source is unique, not only because of the currency and quality of the confirmed case data, but also because it provides comprehensive global surveillance summaries.

WEBINAR: Cary Hopkins Eyles on Authentic Self-Care for Addiction Professionals

Created by
ISSUP
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This webinar focuses on the issue of self-care for addiction professionals and was delivered by ICUDDR Deputy Director Cary Hopkins Eyles.

Many of us are drawn to work in the field of substance use disorders due to our history, family, and personal traits, such as compassion and empathy. While these can be great assets, they can also be detrimental to us personally.