In this brochure, the EMCDDA's Scientific Director takes us on a journey through 25 years of annual reporting on the drugs problem in Europe.
The journey begins with the first report describing the drug situation in 1995 and leads us, over key milestones, to the latest European Drug Report 2020.
European Drug Report 2020
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting drug use, supply and services?
Drug use and harms
What are the health costs of drug use in Europe today?
What do the latest data tell us about drug production and trafficking trends?
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This report provides a review of the research and literature relating to structural stigma in health-care contexts, including how it affects people living with mental health and substance use issues, how it is expressed in the health-care system, and how it can be reduced.
The project is supported by Mental Health Commission of Canada.
The Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) is supporting the Commission on Alcohol Harm: An Inquiry into the Effects of Alcohol on Society.
The Commission was established to examine the current evidence on alcohol harm, recent trends in alcohol harm and the changes needed to reduce the harm caused by alcohol.
Alerta Global en Materia de Salud Pública
Los encargados del tratamiento por abuso de sustancias, los médicos clínicos, los extensionistas, las clínicas de salud pública, etc. deben conocer la información que se detalla a continuación. Un adulterante de drogas peligroso -el levamisol- aparece cada vez con mayor frecuencia en drogas ilegales como la cocaína en polvo y el crack, y en cierta medida en la heroína y el fentanilo.
The EL Special Report online-only issue of Educational Leadership magazine—on the theme "A New Reality: Getting Remote Learning Right"—is digital and free!
It provides pragmatic & effective tips on online teaching & learning. Download your copy in the link provided below.
Supporting Access to Telehealth for Addiction Services: Regulatory Overview and General Practice Considerations
The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations.
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) include heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and lung disease. These diseases are responsible for almost 34,000 deaths every year in Scotland - more than half of all deaths. There are currently, more than 590,000 years of healthy life lost to NCDs every year.
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The Australian Government has released a new strategy to address alcohol-related harms in Australian communities. These harms include violence, disease, injuries, road deaths and an estimated 4,000 alcohol-attributable deaths per year1.
The new National Alcohol Strategy, which sits as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, is the result of years of consultation with a wide range of stakeholders.
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Navigating Addiction and Treatment: A Guide for Families is a resource for family members who are trying to navigate the complex world of addiction and help loved ones achieve recovery. The guide includes basic definitions, as well as in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care
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Cruz Martín del Campo, S., León Parra, B. and Angulo Rosas, E.A. (2019). What you need to know about drugs. Mexico: Youth Integration Centers.
In 2013, under the convocation of the National Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), a group of experts in reducing the demand for drugs, several government institutions and civil society organizations met to develop the "Communicator's Guide. Information on drug use disorders." With the support of the Gonzalo Río Arronte Foundation (FGRA), it was published and published in 2014.
This is the first report of the Pan-African Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (PAENDU) and is based on available data for 2016 and 2017.
The report provides information on the methods used for data collection and presents data on drug demand reduction, especially treatment demand indicators, and also on law enforcement (arrests and seizures).
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Digital Health: A Strategy to Maintain Health Care for People Living with Noncommunicable Diseases during COVID-19
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are the main cause of death and disability worldwide. Effective management of these chronic conditions depends largely on continuous, responsive, accessible, and quality services and successful patient engagement and self-management.
This bestselling work for professionals and students is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change.
The book elucidates the four processes of MI—engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning—and vividly demonstrates what they look like in action.
Migrant communities and the COVID-19 response in sub-Saharan Africa
Ikenna Daniel Molobe1,&, Oluwakemi Ololade Odukoya1,2, Brenda Chukwufunanya Isikekpei3, Flavio Francisco Marsiglia4
The Maldives Drug Act provides an overview and guidance on the prevention of use and trafficking of drugs.
The publication also provides information for people who are addicted to drugs that will support them in accessing appropriate treatment that includes safe reintegration back into the community.
Finally, the Drug Act addresses the legal implications of the misuse of drugs in the Maldives.