Publications

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.

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).

Using motivational interviewing in substance use disorder treatment

Published by
SAMHSA

Effective substance use disorder (SUD) treatment requires providers to understand what an individual genuinely needs to do to change substance use behaviours. An essential element in motivational SUD interventions is helping people who misuse substances raise awareness of their values and hopes for a healthy life. Using strategic conversational approaches can increase clients’ internal motivations to take actions toward wellness.

Strategy for Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Communities

Published by
UNC, NPSC, APSI, Frontier and Adapt

Key Issues

  • Substance use often begins in adolescence.
  • Any substance use in adolescence can have detrimental effects on the developing brain.
  • Effects of substance use/misuse accumulate over time increasing societal costs and public health problems.
  • Adverse childhood experiences (abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction) and social needs (e.g., food, housing) affect many youth and adolescents and oft

Assessing Perception and Knowledge regarding HIV and AIDS among High School, College and University students of South Punjab, Pakistan

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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Abstract

Assessing Perception and Knowledge regarding HIV & AIDS among youth mostly in colleges and universities has become of extreme importance and concern. Most of the students have inadequate knowledge of high risk group for HIV infection and AIDS.

Réduire les méfaits de l’alcool en réglementant le marketing, la publicité et la promotion transfrontaliers de l’alcool

Published by
WHO
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Ce rapport complet détaille toute l’étendue de la façon dont l’alcool est commercialisé au-delà des frontières nationales – souvent par des moyens numériques – et souvent indépendamment de l’environnement social, économique ou culturel dans les pays d’accueil.

Guide linguistique de Words Matter

Published by
INPUD and ANPUD

La nécessité de changer notre langage en ce qui concerne les personnes qui consomment des drogues est devenue un sujet de discussion croissant, mais il reste encore un long chemin à parcourir. Les personnes qui consomment des drogues sont très diversifiées et leur relation avec la consommation de drogues prend de nombreuses formes différentes.

Peer to Peer User Guide-Drug and Alcohol Peer to Peer Prevention Program

Published by
UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK (UYDEL)
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This guide is developed to facilitate the work of Peer Counsellors in training Peer Educators in substance abuse prevention. It is based on the experience from the peer to peer drug prevention programs conducted by UYDEL. This peer to peer guide provides a framework for all peers to help prevent drug abuse in areas/communities where they come from.

UGANDA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LINK (UYDEL) Commémoration de la Journée internationale de la femme

Published by
LUBEGA ANDREW
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La Journée internationale de la femme est une fête mondiale célébrée chaque année le 8 mars pour commémorer les réalisations culturelles, politiques et socioéconomiques des femmes. C’est également un point focal dans le mouvement des droits des femmes, attirant l’attention sur des questions telles que l’égalité des sexes, les droits reproductifs et la violence et les abus à l’égard des femmes.

Training on Universal Prevention Core Course (UPC - Core Course) for Prevention Professionals

Published by
Preventive Education and Training Unit of National Dangerous Drugs Control Board - Sri Lanka
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In order to appropriately address the concerning global levels of substance Abuse Management and substance Prevention, it is vital that staffs are trained to deliver evidence-based Prevention intervention.

At the start of March 2022, the Education and Training Unit of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board conducted training on Universal Prevention Core Course for 23 staff members of the NDDCB.

Progrès en matière de toxicomanie et de rétablissement

Published by
NAADAC

Advances in Addiction & Recovery, la publication officielle de NAADAC, est un magazine numérique trimestriel axé sur la fourniture d’informations utiles, innovantes et opportunes sur les tendances et les meilleures pratiques de la profession qui sont bénéfiques pour les professionnels de la toxicomanie.  

Le numéro d’hiver 2022 du magazine est maintenant accessible à tous.

Khan, M & Aslam, N. (2020). Prevalence of Caffeine Intake among Cigarette Smokers: Directing Caffeine Use Disorder among Pakistani Population, Pak J Med Res, 59 (1), 15-21.

Published by
Maryam Khan & Naeem Aslam. (2020).
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Background: Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug, being widely enjoyed and open handedly taken all around the world. The use of tea, coffee, soft drinks, chocolates etc is quite common without any sort of consideration to its overuse and lethal impact on health. Persistently inclusive findings suggested a direct relationship between caffeine use and cigarette smoking.

New European mini guides on responding to drug use in specific settings by EMCDDA

Published by
EMCDDA
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Focusing treatments on specific settings where problems may develop is an important approach to implementing health and social responses to drug problems. As a result, the EMCDDA's Health and social solutions to drug problems: a European handbook offers a series of mini guides on the subject. The agency is releasing the first three mini guidelines in this bundle this week, which look at business, community, and recreational environments.

Prevention toolkit — a new one-stop shop for EMCDDA prevention materials

Published by
EMCDDA
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The EMCDDA launched a new Prevention toolkit, bringing together all of its key prevention-related materials to date. Part of the agency’s toolkit series, this new resource is aimed at anyone involved in shaping decisions, opinions and policies in Europe in the science-based prevention of substance use. The toolkit is centred around four key existing prevention resources, all brought together in a one-stop-shop for easy access: