The UNODC Regional Programme Office for Eastern Europe (Kiev, Ukraine) and Charitable Fund "Humanitarian Action" (Russia) are launching a series of 8 animated videos on the provision of HIV prevention services for people who use stimulants. The videos are based on the UNODC 2019 Technical Guide on HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support for People Who Use Stimulants.
The Society for the Study on Addiction (SSA) Pregnancy Edit is a series of articles on alcohol-related harm in pregnancy, published on the Society for the Study of Addiction website in September 2021.
Topic covered include:
Stigma is a major barrier to the well-being and recovery of people with lived and living experience of substance use disorders.
This animated video about two friends, Alex and Sam, explores the devastating impact of substance use stigma and how to challenge it in our communities.
Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) has updated their free program Pretest and Posttest Surveys and Fidelity Checklist for use by prevention providers to ensure their programs are being implement reliably and result in positive outcomes for participating youth.
In addition, the PPW Pretest and Posttest Surveys are available both online and in paper format.
ISSUP Казахстан приглашает вас принять участие в предстоящем вебинаре по теме: 'Профилактика и помощь при передозировках психоактивными веществами'.
This online course provides an overview of how community health workers (CHWs) can support their communities by providing appropriate mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this course you will learn how to:
Domanda esternalizzante in relazione al pensiero che crea dipendenza (sé)
- In che modo il pensiero avvincente ti fa usare più di quanto volevi?
- Quali sono alcune cose che danno più spazio al pensiero che crea dipendenza?
- In che modo il pensiero che crea dipendenza ti fa usare nei momenti in cui non vuoi?
- Il pensiero che crea dipendenza ti fa credere di non essere in pericolo quando in realtà lo sei?<
This resource has been initiated by Anthony Corballis in conjunction with Dulwich Centre Publications. You’ll find here a range of writings about addiction and ways of responding to alcohol and other drug use.
According to the World Health Organisation, around half a million deaths each year are attributable to drug use. More than 70% of these deaths are related to opioids, with more than 30% of those deaths caused by overdose. Signs, symptoms, and management of an overdose differ depending on the situation and substance used. Below, is a list of research, publications, and tools on the subject of overdose recognition and management.
Consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en mujeres privadas de libertad: Enfoque general y evidencias recientes
ISSUP Argentina realizó un webinar presentando un marco inicial general y evidencia sobre la caracterización y abordaje del uso problemático de sustancias en la población de mujeres privadas de libertad.
El webinar tuvo lugar el martes 12 de octubre de 2021 a las 6:00 p.m. (Hora de Argentina)
Expositora: Dra. Veronica Brasesco
Approcci basati sull'evidenza per il riconoscimento e la gestione dell'overdose da oppioidi: condividi i fatti - Salva vite umane
In June 2021, the University of British Colombia Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Research Group hosted an online conference entitled Let’s Talk Overdose: The Hidden Pandemic and How to Stop It.
L'Institute of Alcohol Studies presenta il primo seminario nella sua serie in quattro parti su alcol e sostenibilità. Il primo seminario esamina l'impatto dell'alcol sugli SDG delle Nazioni Unite e le opportunità per migliorare la politica sull'alcol derivanti dagli Obiettivi.
I relatori sono stati:
• Presidente: Kristina Sperkova, Movendi International
• Dudley Tarlton, Programma di sviluppo delle Nazioni Unite
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction partnered with Health Canada to produce Substance Use and the Workplace: Supporting Employers and Employees in the Trades.
This collection of resources contains links from more than 30 organisations and can be used by employers and employees to help reduce the harms of substance use for Canadians, particularly those working in construction and the trades.
Seminar Adapting the Icelandic Model for the Prevention of Drug Use: progress three years after its implementation
Opioid overdose deaths can be prevented through timely administration of naloxone, a potent opioid antagonist drug that rapidly reverses the effects of opioid analgesics by binding to the opioid receptors in the central nervous system.
Because of its effectiveness, naloxone is used by emergency personnel worldwide.
Tools for the adequate approach to problematic consumption in the population of Sex-Affective Diversity and Trans and non-binary people
ISSUP Argentina presented a webinar on the role that affective sexual diversity and trans and non-binary people have as a determining factor of health in the field of Addictions.
The webinar took place on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina Time).
The web resource is divided into five sections: "Substances", "Prevention", "Resources", "Practice" and "Get Help". The Resources section contains videos on HIV prevention among people who use stimulants/NPS. This section also includes thematic guidelines and technical guides publications by UNODC, WHO and UNAIDS.
People who inject drugs (PWID) are a key population for the elimination of hepatitis C in Europe, and increasing their access to HCV testing and care is a goal in European and national hepatitis C policies. Despite this, HCV testing remains low among people who inject drugs and effective approaches to promote testing as the first element of a cascade of care are particularly needed.
Objective: to discuss the results of the report Prison and drugs in Europe: current and future challenges Insights with key customers.