Resources

Recovery 101

Created by
Recovery Research Institute

Recovery from a substance use disorder is defined as a process of improved physical, psychological, and social well-being and health after having suffered from a substance-related condition.

The recovery research institute has put together a collection of resources that defines and explores the pathways to recovery.

Recovery Pathways Online Course

Created by
University of Derby

This online course introduces the science of addiction recovery and looks at the evidence on recovery pathways in Europe.

Recovery Pathways has a particular focus on gender differences in how people recover and what happens at different stages of recovery.

The course provides an insight into what we know about addiction recovery and how the European REC-PATH study has contributed to that knowledge.

Measuring and Operationalising Recovery Capital

Created by
JCOIN

Recovery capital helps us better understand the process of recovering from a substance use disorder and determine the success of recovery and treatment interventions, improve coping strategies, and enhance an individuals’ quality of life in recovery. Understanding how to measure and operationalize recovery capital can help criminal justice and healthcare professionals better serve justice-involved individuals with SUD.

ISAM Webinar Series on COVID-19 and Substance Use Disorders: : A Global Perspective on Challenges and Solutions

Created by
ISAM

As you all know, the current COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected various populations globally. The International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) believes that the impact of this pandemic on people struggling with Substance Use Disorders could not be overlooked.

Centre for disease control prevention factsheets: HIV and substance use (Hojas informativas del Centro para el Control de Enfermedades: VIH y uso de sustancias)

Created by
Centre for disease control prevention

Compartir agujas, jeringas u otros equipos de inyección de drogas, por ejemplo, cocinas, pone a las personas en riesgo de contraer o transmitir el VIH y otras infecciones.

Poner fin a las desigualdades para las personas que usan drogas: cómo la respuesta mundial al VIH puede transformar la política de drogas

Created by
International Network of People who Use Drugs

Este evento paralelo para la 65ª Comisión de Estupefacientes se presentó originalmente el 14 de marzo de 2022. Organizado por INPUD, fue copatrocinado por Médicos del Mundo, ONUSIDA, la Sección de VIH/SIDA de la ONUDD, los Países Bajos y Australia.

The Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (CCENDU) Bulletin: An Update on Stimulant Use and Related Harms in Canada and the United States

Created by
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)
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The Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (CCENDU) is a pan-Canadian network of community partners co-ordinated by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). The network has sites in British Columbia, Manitoba, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

How wastewater monitoring can boost preparedness for new health threats

Created by
EMCDDA

Objective: to explore wastewater analysis as a methodology contributing to EU preparedness and response

Background: COVID-19 has raised the attention of Europe, and globally, on the importance of readiness towards potential emergencies. Improved and innovative monitoring methodologies are at the core of the research-based actions taken to respond to potential threats.

Drogas de abuso

Created by
DEA
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Drogas de abuso ofrece información clara y científica sobre las drogas de una manera objetiva y directa.

Con la información de esta guía, los padres y cuidadores pueden ayudar a sus hijos a tomar decisiones inteligentes y evitar las consecuencias del abuso de drogas.

Consejería Básica Parte 3

Created by
DAP Colombo Plan & UNODC Indonesia
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Este video pretende ser una herramienta de aprendizaje para practicar habilidades básicas de asesoramiento adaptadas de UTC en el curso 4: Habilidades básicas de asesoramiento para profesionales de adicciones. Este video no sustituye a una capacitación similar.

Basic Counseling Part 2

Created by
DAP Colombo Plan & UNODC Indonesia
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This video is intended as a learning tool for practicing basic counseling skills adapted from UTC on course 4: Basic Counseling Skills for Addiction Professionals. This video does not substitute similar training.

Basic Counseling Part 1

Created by
DAP Colombo Plan & UNODC Indonesia
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This video is intended as a learning tool for practicing basic counseling skills adapted from UTC on course 4: Basic Counseling Skills for Addiction Professionals. This video does not substitute similar training.

Participación comunitaria: Un componente esencial de un sistema eficaz y equitativo de prevención del uso de sustancias

Created by
SAMHSA

La participación de la comunidad a menudo se cita como una herramienta para mejorar la salud de la comunidad y sus miembros. Esta guía revisará la evidencia relacionada con el aprovechamiento de la participación de la comunidad para apoyar la implementación y ampliación de programas y políticas basados en evidencia.

Prevention Topics Page

Created by
EMCDDA

Drug prevention approaches range from those that target society as a whole (environmental and universal prevention) to interventions focusing on at-risk individuals (indicated prevention).

The main challenges are in matching these different strategies to target groups and contexts and ensuring that they are evidence-based and have sufficient population coverage.