In December 2021, ISSUP held an online conference that explored the meaning of ‘evidence-based practice’. This reading list includes content that was highlighted by our international speakers across the three days.
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ISSUP Argentina presentó un webinar que abordó el mayor impacto del aislamiento y el distanciamiento social derivado de la pandemia en la calidad de vida de las poblaciones vulnerables de América Latina, incluidos los niños y adolescentes, resultando en el deterioro de la salud mental y un aumento en el uso de sustancias psicoactivas.
El webinar tuvo lugar el jueves 2 de diciembre de 2021 a las 6:00 p.m. (Hora de Argentina)
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.
Дүниежүзілік темекі күні жыл сайын мамыр айының соңында өтеді. Бүкіләлемдік кампаниямен байланыстыру үшін ISSUP бүкіл мамыр айында темекіні пайдалану тақырыбын зерттейтін онлайн-іс-шаралар сериясын өткізуде. Бұл оқу тізімі қосымша ISSUP knowledge Ортақ ресурстар мен тақырып бойынша зерттеулерді көрсетеді.
Adverse Childhood Experiences are traumatic circumstances or events that occur during childhood. Research that has examined ACEs has pointed to the link between these traumatic events in childhood and the increased risk of negative physical and mental health outcomes throughout the life course.
Stigma is a complex construct that is present within societies at different levels. The impact of stigma can severely damage individuals and communities. People who use substances are often on the receiving end of stigmatising attitudes and discrimination from different sources ranging from the general public to healthcare professionals and politicians.
Around the world, people are living longer, meaning the global population of older adults is increasing.
Older adults are often dealing with multiple health difficulties and are particularly vulnerable to the impact of substance use. There needs to be greater understanding about the reasons why older adults use substances, the potential consequences and the way professionals can work with people to reduce the risk of harm.