Resources

Alcohol Before 18. What's the Harm - A Guide for Parents

Created by
Balance

Talking about alcohol with your children can be a complicated and sensitive topic to navigate.

Young people are absorbing information about alcohol from a range of sources within their environment.

Friends, teachers, and family can shape how a young person views drinking.

As parents, you have more influence than you think. You can help your children to avoid alcohol harms by:

Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence 2019 Conference Webcasts

The 2019 IOTOD Scientific Committee headed-up the two-day meeting, with international experts invited to speak on topics such as opioid analgesic dependence (OAD), abstinence-based pathways, overdose prevention, and HIV and HCV.

The webcasts from this year’s conference are now available here.

The webcasts cover the following topics:

Tobacco Watcher

Created by
Institute for Global Tobacco Control

The global tobacco control landscape is ever changing. In this fast-paced world, Tobacco Watcher is designed to stay on top of these changes by finding, analysing and delivering the world’s tobacco-related news. Powered by cutting-edge innovations in machine learning and artificial intelligence, Tobacco Watcher empowers you to combat global tobacco use.

Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones

Created by
Dr. Rodrigo Marín Navarrete, Dr. Carlos Magis Rodríguez, Dra. María Elena Medina-Mora Icaza y Dra. Patricia Estela Uribe Zúñiga
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La Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones” la cual constituye una valiosa herramienta para el personal de salud que labora en unidades ambulatorias y/o residenciales de tratamiento para las adiciones de ámbitos públicos o privados, con

Alcohol Country Fact Sheets

Created by
World Health Organisation
The 30 country fact sheets for EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland present data on consumption, consequence, and policy implementation for the year 2016, aiming to give guidance to national decision-makers for further priority-setting in the field of alcohol and public health.

Gender and Alcohol Infographics

Created by
Glasgow Caledonian University, Strathclyde University, SHAAP and Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Based on recent research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Strathclyde University, SHAAP and Glasgow Centre for Population Health, have produced infographics to tackle stereotypes about men, women and drinking in Scotland.

Podcasts: Say Why to Drugs

Created by
Suzi Gage

The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal.

Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances.

Podcast: Recovery-focused Care Planning

Created by
National Elf Service
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The Collaborate Care Planning Project (COCAPP) studies mental health risk, care planning and therapeutic relationships. This podcast interview with Alan Simpson and Sarah Carr explores the importance of assessing and managing risk, how to make care planning work for staff and service users, and what constitutes a positive therapeutic relationship.

Seminar Presentation: Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Use

Created by
National Drug and Alcohol Research
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The majority of existing knowledge on patterns of alcohol consumption is based on retrospective-recall methodologies.

These are cost-efficient and convenient but are limited in their capacity to record data on the circumstances of alcohol consumption as they emerge in time and space.

Workplace Alcohol and Other Drug Factsheets

Created by
The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

To assist workplaces to respond to alcohol and other drug-related harm in the workplace, The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, has produced a series of factsheets about commonly used drugs and their impact on safety and well-being of individual employees, and overall safety and productivity of the workplace. 

Fact sheets cover the following topics: