Publications

The Lived Experiences of Recovering Filipino Persons who Use Drugs (PWUDS) without Family Support

Published by
The Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Use
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The Philippines’s war on drugs brought about an influx or people of who use drugs (PWUDs) availing of community-based drug rehabilitation services for treatment. Programs have been created to develop skills to avoid relapse and improve family relations and support throughout the recovery process. However, not all Filipino PWUDs have the immediate presence or active participation of their families.

Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol

Published by
NHMRC

The guidelines provide health professionals, policy makers and the Australian community with evidence-based advice on the health effects of drinking alcohol.

The guidelines aim to help individuals make informed decisions about drinking alcohol.

The guidelines are also intended to form the evidence base for policy making and educational materials.

EMCDDA Technical Report on New Psychoactive Substance

Published by
EMCDDA

The purpose of this technical report is to provide an analysis of the available information on methyl 2-{[1-(4-fluorobutyl)-1H-indole-3-carbonyl]amino}-3,3-dimethylbutanoate (commonly known as 4F-MDMB-BICA), a synthetic receptor cannabinoid agonist that has recently emerged on the drug market in Europe, in order to support the risk assessment of the substance which has been requested by the European Commission.

Moving Beyond 'People First' Language- A Glossary of Contested Terms in Substance Use

Published by
Scottish Drugs Forum

Language is powerful in shaping view and opinions about groups of people.

By changing the way we discuss substance use issues, we can start to reverse harmful stereotypes about addiction.

Drug use is heavily stigmastised. People who use drugs, and often those around them, can internalise this stigma.

Reitox National Focal Points’ Activities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published by
EMCDDA

Reitox is the European information network on drugs and drug addiction created at the same time as the EMCDDA.

Members of the Reitox network are designated national institutions or agencies responsible for data collection and reporting on drugs and drug addiction. These institutions are called 'national focal points' or 'national drug observatories'.

State of the Nation

Published by
New Zealand Drug Foundation Report

The third edition of NZ Drug Foundation annual report on how New Zealand is dealing with alcohol and other drugs was published in December 2020.

The aim of State of the Nation is to provide a backdrop against which we can assess the impact of any policy changes. 

"International standards of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances"

Published by
Ольга Мишаківська
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"International standards of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances"

(hereinafter referred to as the Standards) is the result of joint work of the UNC and WHO aimed at providing support to member states in the development and establishing of effective, based on the principles of evidence-based medicine and ethical principles of treatment of disorders related to the use of narcotic substances.

Child Art: The Intersection of Art and Neuroscience

Published by
International Child Art Foundation (ICAF) and NIDA
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NIDA has worked with the International Child Art Foundation on their current issue of ChildArt which focuses on brain development and child health. It features the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study which will have many implications for adolescent prevention and treatment.

Drug-related homicide in Europe: data protocol

Published by
EMCDDA
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This report is part of the EMCDDA activity around the development and improvement of drug supply indicators, which are designed to reflect developments in drug markets as well as the markets’ wider harms and impact.

The protocol in this document provides a framework for standardised drug-related homicide data processing, allowing an improved understanding of the broader ramifications of drug markets and international comparisons.