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Membership Category

Thank you for your interest in ISSUP! We are delighted you wish to join our community. We welcome your contribution to the prevention, treatment and recovery field. ISSUP offers four levels of membership. Please select the option you require.

  • An interested, non-professional applicant (can include volunteers, family members or non-accredited community members)
  • Acknowledgment and acceptance of ISSUP’s code of ethics
  • Attending an educational institution (any field) or attending training with drug demand reduction within their field of interest
  • Acknowledgment and acceptance of ISSUP’s code of ethics

This category is for those that are undertaking a role that makes a contribution to the drug demand reduction field, even if not necessarily a specialist or 100% dedicated to that activity. This includes professions such as:

  • Social workers
  • Religious leaders
  • Medical profession
  • Teachers
  • Youth workers
  • Community workers
  • Academics

Applicants must have:

  • An interest and/or contribution to drug demand reduction practice, policy or research


  • Hold a professional qualification/credential/certification related to their field


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in their role

This level of membership is for those who have specific qualifications, expertise and experience directly linked to the drug demand reduction field.

Applicants should meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 5 years significant and relevant experience working in the field of drug demand reduction (Prevention, Treatment or Recovery Support)
  • Demonstrate a specific professional qualification in a field that is directly related to drug demand reduction as one of its fundamental purposes
  • Demonstrate completion of internationally recognised training relevant to drug demand reduction
  • Hold relevant qualifications/credentials related to substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery support

All ISSUP members must accept ISSUP's ethical principles.

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