Marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario
El documento de marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario fue elaborado con la asesoría de la Corporación Viviendo, en el marco del Proyecto “Apoyo Institucional al Sistema Penal Colombiano”, DCIALA/2010/022-249, suscrito entre el Ministerio de Justicia y del Derecho y la Unión Europea, con la participación del Instituto Nacional Penitenciario y Carcelario INP
El Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, en asocio con la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC), viene liderando el desarrollo de herramientas prácticas que contribuyan a mejorar el quehacer preventivo y de mitigación en ámbitos en los que se encuentran las poblaciones de mayor vulnerabilidad al consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en Colombia.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common co-ocuring disorder among patients with substance use disorders. Treatment of PTSD improves SUD treatment outcome. Many studies show that a large number of patients with co-morbid PTSD do not get diagnosed, talk less of getting treatment for PTSD. We administered the PTSD check list (civilian version) to patients on admission in June 2017 after obtaining informed consent.
Psychoactive substance use was regarded as a male affair in the past. However, recent findings show an increasing number of females are getting involved. We conducted a three year retrospective review of patients admitted to the Centre for Addiction treatment in Vom, plateau state, Nigeria.
The Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN Drug Demand Reduction Activities in Educational Institutions
Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN have published their latest progress report outlining the work that has been carried out as part of their prevention programme in Lahore Punjab.
As well as providing the key figures and progress indicators for the months' activity, the report gives an overview of special achievements, challenges and aims for the future.
Alcopops are highly sweetened pre-mixed spirit-based drinks which are specially designed and marketed for adolescents and young adults.
Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) is the practice of inhaling volatile substances, which are often common household products, like glues, gases and aerosols in order to get high.
Glues, gases and aerosols contain volatile substances which are depressants. This means they slow down your brain and body’s responses and produce a similar effect to being drunk.
After alcohol, cannabis is the second most common intoxicant in the Nordics.
Wastewater analysis is widely applied internationally as a tool to measure and interpret drug
use within national populations, with the current national program in Australia representing world best practice.
The latest Addiction Journal Podcast gives listeners a snapshot overview of the research that has been published in the March edition of the Addiction Journal.
Statistics Canada has been conducting the National Cannabis Survey every three months since February 2018.
The main objective of the NCS is to monitor changes in cannabis-related behaviours during the period preceding and following legalization on October 17, 2018, of non-medical cannabis use by adults.
EMCDDA, Lisbon, May 2018
Series type: EMCDDA Papers
Alcohol is an obstacle to achieving 13 out of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 52 of 169 targets.
A major obstacle to sustainable human development:
The Journal of Addiction has released its latest podcast which summarises the contents of the journal's February edition.
The podcast includes a selection of interviews with the authors of the studies included in this month's journal.
Alcohol consumption in pregnancy has the potential to cause significant fetal damage. It is estimated that approximately 3.2% of babies born in the UK are affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, though the guidance says currently few children are identified or receive support.
Tobacco use is one of the key risk factors for many chronic diseases including lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Despite this, it is common throughout the world. The Primary Care Respiratory Society (PCRS) have developed a new guide for clinicians to support the diagnosis and management of tobacco dependency.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has published a new resource to provide teenagers with accurate information about opioids.
The publication includes a selection of facts on opioids, a section on opioids and heroin, and a helpful list of further resources.
The Addiction Journal Podcast takes the listener through the content of the January edition of the journal, selects and discusses some of the highlights and includes interviews, which have been conducted with some of the authors.
It is vital that the treatment for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder is of high quality and evidence-informed.
Capítulo 11 do Livro: Ações integradas sobre drogas: prevenção, abordagens e políticas públicas. Ed. UFJF, 2013.
The content discussed highlights the influence of the media in the process of health promotion related to alcohol and other drug use.
Assessing the level of implementation of the WHO Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol in the Region of the Americas.
On September 11–12, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in Washington, DC, to discuss what is known, what is currently being done, and what needs to be done to identify and reduce suicide risk among people with serious mental illness in the United States.
La Enciclopedia Argentina de Salud Mental cubre en su primera edición 49 entradas contando con mas de mil paginas. En particular, se incluye un artículo de la Dra. Maria Veronica Brasesco y el Dr.