Publications

Surveillance for Cancers Associated with Tobacco Use — United States, 2010–2014

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CDC
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Abstract

Problem/Condition: Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer, contributing to at least 12 types of cancer, including acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx; esophagus; stomach; colon and rectum; liver; pancreas; larynx; lung, bronchus, and trachea; kidney and renal pelvis; urinary bladder; and cervix.

Development of the Brief Addiction Therapist Scale (BATS)

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Alcohol Research UK and Alcohol Concern, the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA)
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Background

Research on treatment for alcohol and drug misuse suggests there are key active mechanisms common to a number of approaches and protocols. Increasingly, treatment effectiveness studies have sought to identify how these ‘active ingredients’ of treatment are used, and contribute to change, in treatment settings.

El consumo de drogas y su tratamiento dese la perspectiva de familiares y amigos de consumidores - Guatemala

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Rev Latino-am Enfermagem
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Actualmente Guatemala cuenta con una población de 13,344,770 personas que tiene una elevada tasa de población migrante, tanto nacional como internacional. Relacionado con el abuso de drogas, el país presenta la más alta tasa de consumo de mariguana en Centroamérica, y el consumo de cocaína se reconoce como un serio problema, que afecta mayoritariamente a los adolescentes y adultos jóvenes (15-30 años).

Encuesta consumo de drogas, nivel medio de educación - Guatemala

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SECCATID, Universidad Galileo de Guatemala, INL
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Guatemala cuenta con una población de 15,073,375 personas, con pirámide poblacional mayoritariamente joven. Este estudio de tipo transversal, descriptivo, correlacional en una muestra de 13,856 estudiantes de ambos sexos, en edades comprendidas entre los 11 y 22 años de edad, del nivel medio y diversificado de educación pública y privada a nivel nacional, analiza el problema de drogas en esa población.

Maldives under the Burden of Drugs - Originally Published on 19th May 2014

Published by
Ali Adyb - International Master Trainer
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We are in dire need of better understanding the nature and extent of the impact of drug abuse in the Maldives and only through this understanding will we be able to make the decisions to identify appropriate strategies to combat the problem of drug abuse in the Maldives.

Substance Use and the Maldives

Published by
Ali Adyb - International Master Trainer
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There are decades’ worth of evidence from around the world to guide us; we need to follow it. Given the importance of the issue, I say let’s do all interventions that have shown promising results. But what does this mean for drug use in Maldives?

While understanding the complexities of drug use within a society is not easy, we still can make a couple of general statements.

The Use of Non-Prescribed Benzodiazepines and/or Amphetamines Predict Treatment Instability in Opioid Maintenance Treatment

Published by
Thomas Clausen and Ashley Elizabeth Muller
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INTRODUCTION: Opioid maintenance treatment (OMT) is a long-term intervention aiming at stability and reduced risk for patients. This project aims to estimate the 1-year drop-out rate of from OMT and to investigate factors associated with drop-out from OMT.

SAMHSA’s 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) is the most comprehensive survey of substance use, substance use disorders, mental health and the receipt of treatment services for these disorders in the United States. NSDUH began in 1971 and is conducted every year in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information from NSDUH is used to support prevention and treatment programs, monitor substance use trends, estimate the need for tr

Sexual Behaviour and Abuse of Drugs among Urban Teenagers in Lagos

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Science Journal of Public Health Volume 4, Issue 5-1, October 2016, Pages: 17-19
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Sexual Behaviour and Abuse of Drugs Among Urban Teenagers in Lagos

Molobe Ikenna Daniel 1, 2, 3, 4

Unified Initiative for a Drug-Free Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria

World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD), Stockholm, Sweden

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Drug Abuse among Sports Men and Women in Lagos State, Nigeria

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International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences ISSN: 2167-0447 Vol. 2 (3), pp.077-085, March, 2012. © International Scholars Journals
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Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Drug Abuse among Sports Men and Women in Lagos State, Nigeria

Molobe, Ikenna Daniel

Deputy Director of Programs, Unified Initiative for a Drug Free Nigeria (UIFDFN)

Member, World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD)

Received February 07, 2012; Accepted March 27, 2012

Effectiveness Bank Matrix Cell: Reconciling the Interests of Community, Clients, and Families

Published by
Drug and Alcohol Findings
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Key studies on the roles of management in treatment’s impacts on crime and safeguarding the community, with a focus on criminal justice and child protection. Explore what research can offer managers who have to reconcile the interests of clients, their families and the community.

Approaches to Substance Use Prevention Utilizing School Curriculum Plus Social Environment Change

Published by
Science Direct
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Hundreds of studies have tested the efficacy or effectiveness of school curriculum-based (CB) substance use prevention programs. Over the years, various researchers have also tested programs that included school curricula, but with the addition of school environment, family, mass media, or community components.

Manual de instrucción de SAMHSA para la prevención de la sobredosis de opioides

Published by
SAMHSA

Equipa a los proveedores de atención médica, las comunidades y los gobiernos locales con materiales para desarrollar prácticas y políticas para ayudar a prevenir las sobredosis y las muertes relacionadas con los opioides. Aborda diferentes asuntos de interés para los proveedores de atención médica, personal de primeros auxilios, los proveedores de tratamientos y los que están recuperándose de sobredosis de opioides. Actualizada en el 2018.