Datos sobre el uso de múltiples sustancias
Polysubstance Use Facts
What is polysubstance use?
The use of more than one drug, also known as polysubstance use, is common. This includes when two or more are taken together or within a short time period, either intentionally or unintentionally.
Intentional polysubstance use occurs when a person takes a drug to increase or decrease the effects of a different drug or wants to experience the effects of the combination.
Mexican Standard of Competencies of Addiction Counseling
The objective of the Standard is to establish the basic and indispensable competences in the exercise of addiction counseling in our country, mainly those that are exercised in establishments with residential modality and that serve as a reference for the evaluation process.
Analysis of Cannabis seized in Chile
The most consumed drug worldwide is Cannabis, Chile is part of this reality, to establish the concentrations of the main components of this drug a study of 490 samples of seizures from all over the country was carried out. The analytical methods used were instrumental planar chromatography (HPTLC) and gas chromatography coupled to selective mass detector (GCMSD).
CIJ Informs 99
In the 99th edition of the CIJ Informa magazine, you can find a selection of news on the activities carried out by Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ), the host institution of the ISSUP Mexico National Chapter.
Hexahydrocannabinol (HHC) and related substances
The markets for hexahydrocannabinol (HHC) and related semi-synthetic cannabinoids (SSC) are rapidly evolving areas with relatively limited information currently available.
The European situation presented in Section 1 can only provide an overview and will necessarily be incomplete, it also serves to highlight the need for close monitoring.
Trends in Overdose and Other Drug-Induced Deaths in Australia
This report presents the most recent and in-depth data on overdose and drug-induced deaths in Australia, covering the period 2002 to 2021. It is the most recent output in a series of annual publications on trends in drug overdose deaths issued by Drug Trends for over 20 years.
Adolescent Substance Use and Risk Behaviours in the Mediterranean Region
The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading human rights organisation. It comprises 46 member states, 27 of which are members of the European Union. All Council of Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human Rights, a treaty designed to protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Report: Colloquium on “Responding to the nexus between adverse childhood experiences and drug use”
Implementing PLAT in Sri Lanka
Psychoactive substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs) remain to be a major problem around the world. Which has a negative effect on global health and social and economic functioning. When we are paying attention to the most vulnerable group for doing substances, adolescents are the most vulnerable for experiment with substances as shown by researchers.
Moving Beyond Change Efforts: Evidence and Action to Support and Affirm LGBTQI+ Youth
The report provides behavioural health professionals, researchers, policymakers and other audiences with a comprehensive research overview and accurate information about effective and ineffective therapeutic practices related to youth of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity.
This report is focused on the experiences and needs of LGBTQI+ children and adolescents up to age 17 years.
Exploring the association of meaning in life with psychological distress in male patients with substance use disorder in Pakistan
The future of drug monitoring in Europe until 2030
Patterns of drug use and developments in the drug market in Europe are becoming more complex and dynamic, with major implications for drug monitoring and research.
The standard drink in Mexico: A tool for the prevention of the harmful use of alcohol
Work that explains the uses and applications of the standard drink for the prevention of the harmful use of alcohol.
Cognitive-behavioral therapies in Mexico
The book that the reader has in his hands aims to reflect the origin, background and current status worldwide and in Mexico of cognitive-behavioral therapies, as well as the different areas at its disposal, of which we only present a few here.
How do I talk to my children about alcohol? A brief guide for parents or heads of families
Guide that offers information for mothers, fathers or other family leaders, about how to address the issue of alcohol consumption with their children during puberty and adolescence, favoring the establishment of clear limits and rules, but also emotional closeness, empathy and self-knowledge, with the aim of protecting the affective bond you have with them.
The Influence of Persuasive Messages to Quit Smoking by Media Advertisements
INTRODUCTION: The high rate of substance use highlights the need to intervene in the initial use prevention of smoking tobacco. The aim was to determine the efficacy of anti-smoking messages
to motivate smoking cessation.
Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health: Final Report
Canada’s Guidance on Alcohol and Health provides evidence-based advice on alcohol to support people in making informed decisions about their health. The guidance is based on the latest research on alcohol-related risks and replaces Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines.
The Global Report on Cocaine 2023
The Power of Resilience
Guide for Parents with Teen Children
Any resemblance to reality is mere coincidence. Holding extended dialogues with our teenage children has become a real odyssey. So how will we manage to talk about the main social threats that our children face every day? That is why the following communication guide is developed to talk about drugs and addictions from our home.
Expanding Access to and Use of Behavioural Health Services for People At Risk for or Experiencing Homelessness
This guide highlights strategies for behavioural health and housing providers to conduct outreach and engage with individuals experiencing homelessness, initiate use of behavioural health treatment as they wait to receive stable housing and retain them in their recovery efforts once housed.
A Practical DBT Workbook for Radically Eliminating Neurodivergent Disorders: How to Help You Confront Your Social Anxiety Triggers and Improve Your Interpersonal Effectiveness and Social Skills
- The 4 core skills of dialectical behavior therapy, and how they can benefit people with neurodivergent conditions (ADHD, Autistic, Dyslexia ,Dyspraxia and Tourette Syndrome etc..
Prevention and Treatment of HIV Among People Living with Substance Use and/or Mental Disorders
Focus of this guide
People with mental illness and/or SUD are disproportionally affected by HIV. They may participate in behaviours that increase risk for contracting and transmitting HIV, such as sharing injection drug equipment or engaging in sexual behaviours that increase HIV risk. This guide addresses the co-occurrence of HIV and mental illness and/or SUD.
HIV and Substance Use
This summary page, developed by HIV info and NIH’s Office of AIDS Research, explores HIV and substance use.
The fact sheet addresses the following questions:
- What is the connection between HIV and substance use?
- How does substance use increase the risk of getting HIV?
- How can substance use affect a person with HIV?
- What steps should I take to protect my health?
Key considerations to integrate HIV and mental health interventions
A new publication by UNAIDS and the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes the importance of integrating HIV and mental health services and other interventions, including linkages to social protection services, for people living with HIV and other vulnerable populations.
HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support for People Who Use Stimulant Drugs
Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic, the focus on HIV prevention, treatment and care among people who use drugs has concentrated on the needs of people who inject drugs, and mainly on those who inject opioids.
World Drug Report at a glance
In the framework of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, several activities took place, including the publication of the World Drug Report elaborated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
This article takes up some of the most important ideas of this publication for the Mexican National Chapter.
ISSUP Mexico participate at the opening of the Master in Substance Abuse Prevention led by ISSUP Argentina
The launch of the new master's degree "Problematic Consumption of Psychoactive Substances from a Social and Health Perspective" was held.
Miriam Carrillo, Director of Prevention at Centros de Integración Juvenil, A.C. (CIJ, acronym in Spanish), host institution of the ISSUP Mexico National Chapter, participated in this event.
ICJ Informs 98
The most recent issue of CIJ Informa Magazine, a quarterly publication of Youth Integration Centers (CIJ), host institution of the ISSUP Mexico Chapter, is now available.