Source: World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research.
Continuous Update Project Expert Report 2018. Alcoholic Drinks and the Risk of Cancer. Available at dietandcancerreport.org
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Key studies on treatment’s contribution to safeguarding the community and preventing crime.
¿Por qué creemos que es importante un Observatorio del Narcotráfico? Porque pensamos que no basta con repasar las estadísticas de un delito para comprender su comportamiento. Es necesario ir más allá y tratar de comprender las causas que lo provocan y mueven. Sólo así podremos perseguirlo penalmente y, desde nuestro rol en el sistema penal, contribuir también a prevenirlo.
Consolidates the lessons of the last five instalments of the course on drug treatment research, selecting and discussing key studies on psychosocial therapies for drug dependence.
In 2007, Kenya enacted the Tobacco Control Act, which is the principal tobacco control law in the country. The 2007 law includes prohibition of smoking in public places, ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and packaging and labeling of tobacco products.
Key studies on the role of psychosocial therapies in treatment systems. Seemingly the only feasible way to do more (recovery) with less (money), mutual aid is a major theme. Examine the evidence for whether systematically promoting engagement with mutual aid groups boosts outcomes, or just attendance.
Key studies on how treatment organisations affect the implementation and effectiveness of psychosocial therapies for drug dependence.
In October 2014, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake convened the Heroin Treatment and Prevention Task Force to address the critical problem of opioid addiction in Baltimore City. The goal of the Task Force was to study the problem of heroin addiction and to propose solutions for improving access to effective treatment and neighborhood compatibility.
The 2018 World Drug Report was launched on 26th June. The report covers a range of topics with the booklets split into drug demand and supply, drug markets, drugs and age, and women and drugs.
In 2014, the cost of substance use (SU) in Canada was $38.4 billion— or approximately $1,100 spent for every Canadian regardless of age. This report presents the estimates of the costs of SU in Canada from 2007 to 2014 using the most reliable, up-to-date data sources and methods according to the following categories:
Seminal and key studies on management and supervision in psychosocial therapies for problem drug use. Findings challenge managers to invest in the post-training ‘coaching’ needed to make a difference for patients, and to set up systems alerting therapists to how well their clients are doing - especially when they are doing badly.
Tackling Alcohol-Related Anti-Social Behaviour through Civil Injunctions and Criminal Behaviour Orders: A Missed Opportunity?
A new report released by Alcohol Concern/Alcohol Research UK explores the current use and issues over legal powers available to address alcohol-related Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB).
Incautaciones de droga en Centros de Atención Institucional del Sistema Penitenciario Costarricense. Anuario Estadístico 2017
El objetivo primordial de este estudio, consiste en brindar información a las autoridades competentes sobre la disponibilidad y el volumen de los tipos de drogas que se trafican a lo interno de cada centro penal a fin de que se elaboren propuestas y acciones en la atención y prevención del consumo y del tráfico en aras de propiciar mejores condiciones de seguridad y convivencia en la población privada de libertad ya de por sí agobiada por un e
This study aimed to report on the prevalence of alcohol, tobacco, illicit drugs and medical drugs used outside of prescription among seniors enrolled in the food pension program Hai-DF in Mexico City.
This fact sheet can be used as a guide for people seeking mental health treatment. It offers three steps to carry out before using a treatment center, as well as the five signs of a treatment center of quality, which includes reviewing the accreditation, medication, evidence-based practices, the role of families and support networks.
Análisis del fenómeno del consumo de drogas sintéticas a partir de la información surgida de la investigación y compilación de datos científicos.
The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has released their latest European Drugs report.
Covering 30 European countries the report explores drug trends, developments in prevention and treatment, public health issues, supply and drug policy.
Available in 24 languages the report is free to download from the EMCDDA website: http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/edr2018
Caribbean Drug Prevention, Treatment, Rehabilitation and Gang and Youth Violence Focused Institutions
The Directory of drug prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and gang and youth violence focused institutions in the English-Speaking Caribbean was compiled from the results of an agency mapping exercise conducted for the CICAD/OAS Training and Certification Program (PROCCER).
6 June 2018 – WHO's Mental Health Atlas 2017 reveals that although some countries have made progress in mental health policy-making and planning, there is a global shortage of health workers trained in mental health and a lack of investment in community-based mental health facilities.
Key studies on the impact of the practitioner in psychosocial therapies. Takes Carl Rogers’ seminal work as its starting point, explains why being genuine sometimes means breaking the ‘rules’, and why effective therapy is not just a matter of being nice. Finally guides you through the complexities which - despite its obvious importance to clients - obscure the impact of the client-worker relationship.
Este documento forma parte de las Guías Clínicas SOCIDROGALCOHOL, basadas en la evidencia científica. Es de utilidad para los profesionales que atienden a personas con problemas por consumo de heroína y otros opiáceos.
Cannabis legalization for recreational use (also called “adult use”) is a reality in a growing number of US states despite continued federal prohibition and limited scientific research on the long-term and short-term health effects of cannabis use. There may be benefits to legalization, but there are also significant public health risks, including many that strongly echo those caused by tobacco and alcohol.
- 91% of 16-24 year olds use the internet for social networking
- Social media has been described as more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol
- Rates of anxiety and depression in young people have risen 70% in the past 25 years
- Social media use is linked with increased rates of anxiety, depression and poor sleep
- Cyber bullying is a growing problem with 7 in 10 young people saying th
Rewarding people dependent on illegal drugs for not using those drugs is a controversial tactic, one this report from the European Union’s drug misuse centre found patchily effective in extending retention and reducing substance use as a supplement to medication-based treatments. Read the Effectiveness Bank analysis.
Is there a young woman in your life who is pregnant and misusing or addicted to opioids? Perhaps it’s your daughter or granddaughter, your son’s girlfriend or wife, a niece or a friend. Here you’ll find information to help her have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
This research, launched at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Harm on 1 May 2018, warns that the alcohol treatment sector is in crisis. These services are entering into a cycle of disinvestment, staff depletion, and reduced capacity, and this is due to get worse; in 2020 ring-fenced public health funding will end, posing additional risk to the areas of highest need.
As an aspect of its general responsibility for the health of the American people, the U.S. Congress has been
concerned about the treatment of persons with alcohol problems. From time to time Congress has sought