Prevention

CADCA Model for Community Change & the Development of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions in the Philippines

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CADCA & Association of Anti-Drug Abuse Coalitions of the Philippines Inc
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This webinar is presented by Eric Siervo, Vice-President of International Programs of CADCA, Dr. Raquel Tolentino, Chairman and Ms. Rhodora Agoncillo, Secretary of the Association of Anti-Drug Abuse Coalitions of the Philippines Inc.  Session objectives include an in-depth overview on CADCA Model for Community Change and how it has been adapted to the context of the Philippines to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities.

A Review of the Public Sector Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Prevention Systems in Kenya

Citation
Jaguga, F., Kwobah, E. A review of the public sector substance use disorder treatment and prevention systems in Kenya. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 15, 47 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-020-00291-5
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Abstract

Background

The burden of substance use disorders in sub-Saharan Africa has been projected to increase by an estimated 130% by 2050. Despite this, little is known about the substance use disorder treatment and prevention systems in the region.

Preventure: A brief, personality-targeted wellbeing program for secondary school students

Created by
The Matilda Centre

This webinar will provide an overview of the Preventure program, the evidence for the program, and provide details on undertaking training in Preventure. This webinar is targeted towards school staff, but it may also be of interest to parents, health professionals, and others with an interest in the wellbeing of adolescents.

Journal of Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program: Request for Applications

Overview: The Prevention Science Early Career Reviewer Program is an effort which aims to both mentor early-career researchers in prevention science and increase the pool of possible reviewers. We invite emerging prevention scientists to apply to serve a two-year term as mentored reviewers for the journal Prevention Science. Candidates apply for the position, and as part of that application process, they identify and secure a commitment from a prevention science mentor to supervise their appointment

Research Project Grant

Funding Opportunity Title Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents Funding Opportunity Description The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research to test the efficacy or effectiveness of interventions to prevent initiation and/or escalation of ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) use among adolescents research on the impact of tobacco control policies, including ENDS-specific policies, on adolescent ENDS use behavior. Of priority is research that is theoretically based and

SPR 2020 Annual Meeting

Online Event, United States,
The SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance the vision of SPR by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, methods, and results from prevention research and related public health fields; and by providing a forum for the communication between scientists, public policy leaders and practitioners concerning the implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions in all areas of public health.