Prevention

Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Webinar,
Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention & Recovery Models Fit Together

Webinar,
Description

This webinar is for anyone with a personal or professional connection to the recovery and prevention communities (such as family members, recovery coaches, therapists, peer support specialists, health educators and prevention specialists) on effective and evidence-based prevention approaches and how they correlate to recovery.

ASAP-Training Newsletter

The aim of the ASAP training project is to build effective drug prevention results across Europe, based on prevention systems analysis and widespread professional training. The ASAP training project will work to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the different EU countries prevention systems and the implementation of training interventions to spread the European Drug Prevention Quality Standards. ASAP training programme have lunched their first newsletter! Find out more about the activity of the ASAP

Vibrant and Healthy Kids Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity

Published by
National Academy of Medicine
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Children are the foundation of the United States, and supporting them is a key component of building a successful future. However, millions of children face health inequities that compromise their development, well-being, and long-term outcomes, despite substantial scientific evidence about how those adversities contribute to poor health.

Associations of Parental Marijuana Use with Offspring Marijuana, Tobacco, and Alcohol Use and Opioid Misuse

Citation
Madras BK, Han B, Compton WM, Jones CM, Lopez EI, McCance-Katz EF. Associations of Parental Marijuana Use With Offspring Marijuana, Tobacco, and Alcohol Use and Opioid Misuse. JAMA Netw Open.2019;2(11):e1916015. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.16015
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Key Points

Question: Is parental marijuana use associated with marijuana, tobacco, and alcohol use and opioid misuse by adolescent and young adult offspring living in the same household?

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)- Evidence Briefing

Published by
The British Psychological Society

There is a pressing need to protect the wellbeing of children growing up within our society.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are highly stressful events or situations that happen during childhood and/or adolescence. 

There is clear evidence that links ACEs and a wide range of health and social problems across the lifespan.

16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Rome, Italy,

The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.

Prevention that Works

Created by
Education World

School is one of the key environments to discuss with young people the impact of substance use, and deliver evidenced prevention interventions .

It is vital that the messages that are passed on to young people are appropriate and delivered in a meaningful way.

Jersey and Guernsey Sign up to WHO's Tobacco Control

A public health treaty set up to cut tobacco-related diseases and deaths has been extended to Jersey and Guernsey by the UK. The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) is the distinguished global tobacco control instrument that sets the foundation for reducing both demand for and supply of tobacco products and providing a clear guidance for tobacco control policy at all levels. In order to sign up as a member, countries have to