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Emergency Resource List

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ISSUP

The thoughts of the whole ISSUP network are with staff, colleagues and friends in Ukraine during this time. Here, you can find a selection of resources designed to support people who are in the midst of an emergency. The resources offer practical guidance and information on psychological first aid and emotional support.

Barriers to support for people experiencing problem substance use and homelessness: Reading list

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ISSUP

The second webinar in our series on homelessness and substances use was presented by Dr Hannah Carver who focused on the different barriers that people experience when trying to access support and the evidence base for different interventions to address these barriers. Here, is a collection of articles on the subject.

Prevention in the workplace: Reading List

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Substance use can affect workers of all ages; therefore, the workplace may play a vital role in preventing substance abuse throughout their careers. In fact, the workplace has a potential role in promoting the prevention and reducing the substance related problems. In addition, it is important that substance use related challenges should be recognized as health issues at work, treated as any other health issue, and covered by health-care organizations.

Overdose recognition and management: Reading list

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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.

Lista di lettura stigma

Lo stigma è un costrutto complesso che è presente all'interno delle società a diversi livelli. L'impatto dello stigma può danneggiare gravemente individui e comunità. Le persone che usano sostanze sono spesso destinatarie di atteggiamenti stigmatizzati e discriminazioni provenienti da fonti diverse che vanno dal grande pubblico agli operatori sanitari e ai politici.