Resources

New App for Practitioners to Improve Knowledge of the Clinical Harms of Non-medical Prescription Drug Use.

ATOMIC is a free, evidence-based, mobile-learning application aimed at clinicians and other practitioners who want to improve their knowledge of the acute and chronic clinical harms of non-medical prescription drug use. ATOMIC is a response to increasing public health concern regarding the harms of non-medical prescription drug use.

Reducing Substance Use Stigma: The Role of First Responders

Created by
CCSA

Stigma is one of the biggest barriers people face when seeking care for substance use disorders. Designed for members of the law enforcement community, this webinar explored the relationship between substance use, the brain and mental health, and how stigma can be a barrier to accessing and receiving care.

Panelists also discussed the impact stigma has on people who use substances, their families and communities.
 

Youth drinking declines - what have we learned?

Created by
NDARC

Since the early 2000s, adolescent drinking in Australia and in many high income countries has fallen dramatically. For example, among 14-17 year old Australians, the rate of risky drinking has fallen from 30% in 2001 to 9% in 2019. This seminar summarised a program of work looking to understand these trends, addressing the potential causes of these declines, the implications for adult drinking and harm and next steps for research.

Anxiety and Alcohol Use: What Clinicians Need to Know

Created by
The Matilda Centre

 

Presented by Associate Professor Lexine Stapinski (the Matilda Centre) this webinar will lead to:

1. An understanding of typical patterns and issues relevant to the management of anxiety and alcohol use disorder comorbidity;

2. Introduction to an integrated cognitive behaviour therapy program that improves outcomes by concurrently addressing anxiety, alcohol use and the connections between them;

WHO Quitting Toolkit

Created by
World Health Organization (WHO)
Publication Date
With professional support and quitting services, tobacco users double their chances of quitting successfully. This WHO toolkit is aimed at tobacco users and is designed to provide information, reasons to quit and resources in an easily accessible format.

Addressing Unprecedented Challenges in Management of SUD’s and GBV in the midst of COVID-19

Publication Date
ISSUP Kenya would like to present their Webinar on Addressing Unprecedented Challenges in Management of SUD's and GBV in the midst of COVID-19. The Webinar will explore emerging trends in Substance Use Disorder and Gender-based violence in view of COVID-19 and the correlations between SUD’s and GBV, with special emphasis of the impact of COVID-19.

Contribution of Sport and Sport-based Interventions to Substance Use Prevention

Created by
UNODC

Building on the UNODC Global Initiative on Youth Crime Prevention through Sport and its Line Up Live Up programme, the UNODC/WHO International Standards on Drug Use Prevention, and relevant research on the contribution of sport to healthy youth development and wellbeing, skills and learning, this event aims to discuss the evidence on sport as a tool for substance use prevention and present promising case studies.