‘Externalising questions in relation to Addictive Thinking’

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Dulwich Centre

Externalising question in relation to Addictive Thinking (Self)

  • How does addictive thinking get you to use more than you intended to?
  • What are some things that give addictive thinking more space?
  • How does addictive thinking get you to use during times when you don’t want to?
  • Does addictive thinking get you to believe that you are not in danger when in fact you are?
  • Does addictive thinking

Overdose recognition and management: Reading list

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According to the World Health Organisation, around half a million deaths each year are attributable to drug use. More than 70% of these deaths are related to opioids, with more than 30% of those deaths caused by overdose. Signs, symptoms, and management of an overdose differ depending on the situation and substance used. Below, is a list of research, publications, and tools on the subject of overdose recognition and management.

Evidence-Based Approaches to Opioid Overdose Recognition and Management: Share the Facts – Save Lives

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To mark International Overdose Awareness Day on 31st of August 2021, the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Health Organization, presented an online event profiling naloxone programmes as a pathway for improving outcomes in the treatment of opioid dependence, overdose reduction, and saving lives. 

Alcohol and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Institute of Alcohol Studies

The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar one in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar one looks at the impact of alcohol on the UN's SDGs and the opportunities for improved alcohol policy arising from the Goals.

The speakers were:

• Chair: Kristina Sperkova, Movendi International

• Dudley Tarlton, United Nations Development Programme

Substance use and the workplace: Supporting employers and employees in the trades

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The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction partnered with Health Canada to produce Substance Use and the Workplace: Supporting Employers and Employees in the Trades.

This collection of resources contains links from more than 30 organisations and can be used by employers and employees to help reduce the harms of substance use for Canadians, particularly those working in construction and the trades. 

Seminario Adaptación del Modelo Islandés de Prevención del Consumo de Drogas: avances a tres años de su implementación

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Este seminario, dirigido a técnicos y profesionales que se desempeñan en el ámbito del consumo de sustancias, busca compartir los resultados y la experiencia de adaptación e implementación del modelo islandés de prevención en 6 comunas chilenas, además de abordar los desafíos de considerar este modelo como una política pública.

Take-home naloxone

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Opioid overdose deaths can be prevented through timely administration of naloxone, a potent opioid antagonist drug that rapidly reverses the effects of opioid analgesics by binding to the opioid receptors in the central nervous system.

Because of its effectiveness, naloxone is used by emergency personnel worldwide.

Increase access to hepatitis C (HCV) testing and care in drug services- a toolkit

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People who inject drugs (PWID) are a key population for the elimination of hepatitis C in Europe, and increasing their access to HCV testing and care is a goal in European and national hepatitis C policies. Despite this, HCV testing remains low among people who inject drugs and effective approaches to promote testing as the first element of a cascade of care are particularly needed.

Manual: increasing access to hepatitis C testing and care for people who inject drugs

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This manual provides a step-by-step guide for those involved in planning and managing infectious diseases and drug services, focusing on how to identify barriers to and opportunities for improving provision of HCV testing and access to treatment for people who use drugs.

Marco conceptual y evaluación de una experiencia de prevención con base en actividades deportivas

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ISSUP Argentina presentó un webinar sobre el marco conceptual y evaluación de una experiencia de prevención basada en actividades deportivas.

El webinar tendrá lugar el lunes 13 de septiembre de 2021 a las 6:00 p.m. (Hora de Argentina).

Webinar:Evidence-Based Community Interventions

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Diana Crossan
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ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on evidence-based community interventions.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina time).

August 19, 2021, 18:00 - 19:00 hrs (Argentina time)

The webinar provides a conceptual framework, evaluations and experiences of the community-based approach to evidence-based interventions in Colombia.

Designer Drugs

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Haider Ali by Drug Free Nation

Designer drug is a structural or functional analog of a controlled substance that has been designed to mimic the pharmacological effects of the original drug, while avoiding classification as illegal and/or detection in standard drug tests.[1] Designer drugs include psychoactive substances that have been designated by the European Union as new psychoactive substances (NPS)[2] as well as analogs of performance-enhancing drugs such as designer s