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National policymakers and key stakeholders in Central Asia enhance their knowledge on drug use disorder system Quality Assurance through UNODC trainings

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia (ROCA) conducted a series of National Trainings “UNODC Drug Use Disorder Treatment Systems Quality Assurance (QA)” which took place 27 to 28 February 2023 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 2 to 3 March 2023 in Dushanbe Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan and from 9 to 10 March 2023 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The main goal of these three (3) trainings was to increase the capacity of key national stakeholders on the development of

Ecolink awards honor two outstanding women

Ecolink Institute in India has honored two outstanding women professionals engaged in the prevention and management of Substance Use Disorder, in connection with the International Women's Day celebration. Odireleng Kasale, a recovery professional from Botswana and Dr.Devika Rani K , a prevention expert from Hyderabad, India were awarded with International Recovery Leadership Award and International Prevention Leadership award on March 9. The Institute which won an ISSUP recognition for its Excellence in Training Provision last

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Um artigo publicado no Jornal O Globo na última semana de fevereiro/2023, contesta um artigo anterior do mesmo jornal intitulado “O dilema do cigarro eletrônico” e publicado no dia 21/02, em que o autor do mesmo defendia que o cigarro eletrônico “é um produto de risco reduzido à saúde” e que “há estudos confiáveis que comprovam a redução de riscos dos dispositivos”. Em resposta a este artigo, dois especialistas da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e

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ISSUP Pakistan Live Webinar on "Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) as a new storm for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals: Insight from Developing Countries" on February 22nd, 2023.

ISSUP Pakistan Chapter conducted a Live international webinar on "Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) as a new storm for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals: Insight from Developing Countries" Gamma Hydroxybutyrate is a substance from the Depressants family. This Webinar explored its mechanism of action, its abuse, and addiction; understanding its effects both on the brain and on the body. The session also discussed the hype of its abuse in low and middle income countries, such as Pakistan

UTC-1 Training "An Introduction to the Science of Addiction" organized by ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Subhan Trust on February 2nd-4th, 2023 at Institute of Souther Punjab/University, Multan-Pakistan.

ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Subhan Medical Trust (Approved Training Provider by CPDAP) organized joint Training on the Universal Treatment Curriculum-1 "Introduction to the Science of addiction" in collaboration with the Institute of Southern Punjab (ISP) Multan on 02nd-04th February 2023. 32 Participants from South Punjab successfully completed their training on UTC-1. The training was facilitated by ICAP Certified National Trainers. 1. Muhammad Shafique Clinical Psychology CEO, Subhan Medical Centre Trust Islamabad ISSUP Pakistan Chapter Post

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The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia supported the training for trainers on course 16 – "Advanced Clinical Skills" and on course 19 – "Strengthening group skills", which took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on 20-24 February 2023, These courses are part of the Advanced Level Of the Universal Curriculum for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders (UTC Training Package). Fifteen (15) members of the national team of trainers from Tajikistan (5) and Uzbekistan (10) took

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The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia supported a training of trainers (ToT) on “Course 16 – Advanced Clinical Skills “and “Course 19 – “Enhancing Group Facilitation Skills” which took place in person in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on 20-24 February 2023. These courses are part of the Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC training package). The fifteen (15) members of the national team of trainers from Tajikistan (5) and Uzbekistan

ISSUP Member gets Life Time Achievement award 2023

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ITTC South Africa Online (Live) SBIRT Training 5 CPD Points

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It has been announced that local authorities across England will benefit from an extra £421 million government funding through to 2025 to improve drug and alcohol addiction treatment and recovery. The extra funding will enable the creation of over 50,000 high-quality places for drug and alcohol treatment. The funding will enable local authorities to: recruit more staff to work with people with drug and alcohol problems support more prison leavers into treatment and recovery services

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The evidence of the harms done by alcohol consumption continues to build. However, despite the clear data, safe drinking guidelines vary between countries. This article, published in the Guardian, explores the different factors that are considered when coming up with guidelines on low-risk drinking and explores why there is such variability between different countries.

Join the VNGOC/ NYNGOC Ad-Hoc Working Group for NGOs in Latin America

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UPC School and Family Pilot Examination

The Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC) is looking for volunteers to participate in the pilot testing of the ICAP examination for School and Family Prevention. When will it take place? The examination will take place on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11 am UTC time. Do I have to pay? There is no cost for pilot participants. What exams are available? You may choose to take one of two available pilot exams: School

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