In partnership with the National Governors’ Association and Milbank Memorial Fund, the Center for Evidence-based Policy has created CLOUD: Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-makers.
Nonverbal communication is the act of conveying a thought, feeling, or idea through physical gestures, posture, and facial expressions.
This blog includes videos, podcasts and other resources to learn more about motivational interviewing and other counselling approaches.
You may be feeling overwhelmed by the number of new terms, theories, and practices you are learning. With all of the clinical information, you are consuming it can be easy to gloss over the concepts of transference and countertransference.
OARS is a skills-based, client-centered model of interactive techniques. These skills include verbal and non-verbal responses and behaviors that need to be culturally sensitive and appropriate. This model integrates the five principles of providing quality counseling from the QFP recommendations.
OARS is a skill-based model of interactions adapted from a client-centered approach used in Motivational Interviewing. These skill-based techniques include verbal and non-verbal responses and behaviors. Both verbal and non-verbal techniques need to be adapted to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
OARS stands for:
O = Open Ended Questions
A = Affirmations
R = Reflections
S = Summaries
Motivational Interviewing: Open Questions, Affirmation, Reflective Listening, and Summary Reflections (OARS)
Motivational Interviewing provides a foundation for assisting individuals with developing the rationale for beginning change in their lives. This resources provides basic information about the principles on communicating using motivational interviewing.
Motivational Interviewing: The Basics, OARS
(Adapted from handouts by David Rosengren and from Miller & Rollnick, Motivational Interviewing, 2nd Edition, 2002)
The European Drug Prevention Quality Standards have been established to provide a comprehensive set of criteria to help users learn how to recognise 'high quality' prevention activities, outline the necessary structurally and procedural aspe
The life cycle of a cigarette takes a heavy toll on the environment from growing the tobacco plant to the disposal of butts and packaging.
The success of treatment and recovery of individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) can vary. Most often, a combination of factors adds complexities to evaluating the effectiveness of services and interventions.
Alcohol Change UK has gathered statistics related to alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom.
The report provides information on:
The European Drug Prevention Quality Standards have been established to provide a comprehensive set of criteria to help users learn how to recognise 'high quality' pr
The European Drug Prevention Quality Standards have been established to provide a comprehensive set of criteria to help users learn how to recognise 'high quality' prevention ac
The CDPE has conducted an international cross-comparison of illegal drug policies to create an online tool – the
Almost every organ system is affected by alcohol. Drinking in moderation may cause problems to one's body, and drinking heavily over the years can cause irreversible damage. However, most diseases caused by excessive drinking can be prevented.
Un sitio web que pone a su disposición múltiples recursos virtuales en su mayoría, para el entrenamiento, prevención y tratamiento de adicciones.
This alcohol directory collates data and information on alcohol consumption and related harm on the island of Ireland.
These colorful three-panel two-sided brochures describe the single-session evidence-based SPORT and InShape Prevention Plus Wellness programs for youth and young adults.
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:
The Health Research Board National Drugs Library has published a new factsheet that contains information on treatment, prevalence and mortality in Ireland.
The factsheet covers:
Violence prevention approaches based on the best available evidence are those that have been rigorously evaluated in one or more research studies and found to impact intended outcomes.
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:
70%–80% of adolescents with a substance use disorder also manifest comorbid psychopathology, known also as co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis. Co-occurring disorders are the presence of one or more comorbid psychiatric disorders in addition to a substance use disorder.