Brain Builder Learning Cards: Adverse Childhood Experiences

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This resource presents five concepts critical to understanding adverse childhood experiences and their impact on brain development and health.

The concepts are part of the Brain Story and include:

  1. brain architecture 
  2. serve-and-return interactions
  3. toxic stress,
  4. air traffic control (executive function)
  5. resilience.

This resource is intended for commercial printing.

ISSUP Philippines Pre-Conference

Manila, Philippines,
ISSUP Philippines, in partnership with INL, US Embassy Manila, the Dangerous Drugs Board, and with support from ISSUP Global, would like to invite you to their upcoming 3-Day Pre-Conference from January 27 to 29, 2021.

Essays on Prevention: Drug and Alcohol Findings Evidence Bank

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Drug and Alcohol Findings

The Effectiveness Bank features a collection essays written by Drug and Alcohol Findings explaining the background and evidence relating to topics which sometimes prompt heated debate.

Interested in prevention work in particular? Drug and Alcohol Findings have published four essays describing interventions intended to prevent or delay the initiation of substance use or progression to more frequent, regular or harmful use. 

HIV Research for Prevention Conference


Registration to the 4th HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P // Virtual) is now open! Take part and access the latest in biomedical HIV prevention research and implementation in a new virtual format and accessible from around the world.

HIVR4P // Virtual will include the world’s leading HIV prevention researchers, implementers and advocates, along with the latest science in 29 research categories.

European Drug Prevention Prize 2021

The Pompidou Group calls for youth projects to submit applications for the 2021 edition of the European Drug Prevention Prize. The Prevention Prize is awarded to highlight outstanding drug prevention projects that have proved successful in involving young people in their design, implementation and evaluation. Up to three projects will be awarded a Prize. During the Award Ceremony, each will receive the Prize Trophy, the Prize Diploma and €5.000 to support implementation. Prize-winners tell us

Exploring the International Standards of Prevention Practice and Professionalism


As prevention professionals, we are fortunate today to have a collection of evidence-based strategies and interventions that have been shown to work effectively to prevent substance use and other problem behaviors.  The origins of this effective prevention toolbox are the result of over 30 years prevention research, which has provided rigorous scientific evidence of prevention methods that can  achieve the best outcomes.