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.
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
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
Tobacco threatens health, economies and development.
Find out more through the following infographics:
Dr Jacques Raubenheimer, from The University of Sydney, presents Drug Surveillance Using Internet Search Data From Google Trends: What are the Possibilities.
This episode focuses on data released ahead of the first anniversary of the Scottish Government's flagship health policy of minimum unit pricing.
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.
Episode 32: Tobacco Industry Watchdogs Soundcloud Podcast
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.
Smoke Signals: what does legalised cannabis mean for mental health?
Chaired by: Ian Hamilton, University of York
Alcohol taxation holds massive potential for global health, for helping achieve the sustainable development goals and also for significantly contributing to financing health and development.
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.
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:
This webinar will present an update on research into co-occurring mental and substance use disorders among young people in Australia.
It will ask:
This webinar provides information about:
People who have experienced serious mental health issues are three times more likely to smoke than the wider population.
This summary, plus infographic, describes the Smoking Cessation Intervention for People with Severe Mental Ill Health trial.