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A series of videos on HIV prevention among people who use stimulant drugs

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UNODC
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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 Pregnancy Edit

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Society for the Study on Addiction

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:

New Free Evaluation Tools from Prevention Plus Wellness

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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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.

Профилактика и помощь при передозировках психоактивными веществами

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ISSUP Казахстан приглашает вас принять участие в предстоящем вебинаре по теме: 'Профилактика и помощь при передозировках психоактивными веществами'.

"Esternalizzare le domande in relazione al pensiero che crea dipendenza"

Created by
Dulwich Centre

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?<

Overdose recognition and management: Reading list

Created by
ISSUP

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

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Diana Crossan
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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

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In occasione della Giornata internazionale di sensibilizzazione sull'overdose il 31 agosto 2021, la Società internazionale dei professionisti dell'uso di sostanze (ISSUP), in collaborazione con l'Ufficio delle Nazioni Unite contro la droga e il crimine (UNODC) e l'Organizzazione mondiale della sanità, ha presentato un evento online che profila i programmi di naloxone come percorso per migliorare i risultati nel trattamento della dipendenza da oppioidi, riduzione dell'overdose, e salvare vite umane.

L'alcol e gli obiettivi di sviluppo sostenibile (SDG) delle Nazioni Unite

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Institute of Alcohol Studies

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

Substance use and the workplace: Supporting employers and employees in the trades

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CCSA

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

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This seminar, aimed at technicians and professionals working in the field of substance use, seeks to share the results and experience of adaptation and implementation of the Icelandic model of prevention in 6 Chilean communes, in addition to addressing the challenges of considering this model as a public policy.

Take-home naloxone

Created by
EMCDDA

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

Created by
Diana Crossan
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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).

Website on new psychoactive substances NPS-Info.org

Created by
Aleksey Lakhov
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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.

Increase access to hepatitis C (HCV) testing and care in drug services- a toolkit

Created by
EMCDDA

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.

Manual: increasing access to hepatitis C testing and care for people who inject drugs

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EMCDDA
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This manual provides a step-by-step guide for those involved in planning and managing infectious diseases and drug services, focusing on how to identify barriers to and opportunities for improving provision of HCV testing and access to treatment for people who use drugs.