The 2021-2026 Global AIDS Strategy has bold and critical new targets on realizing human rights, reducing stigma, discrimination, and violence, and removing harmful punitive laws as a pathway to ending inequalities and ultimately ending AIDS.
This online course provides an overview of how community health workers (CHWs) can support their communities by providing appropriate mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this course you will learn how to:
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
This resource has been initiated by Anthony Corballis in conjunction with Dulwich Centre Publications. You’ll find here a range of writings about addiction and ways of responding to alcohol and other drug use.
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
In June 2021, the University of British Colombia Addictions and Concurrent Disorders Research Group hosted an online conference entitled Let’s Talk Overdose: The Hidden Pandemic and How to Stop It.
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
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
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.
The web resource is divided into five sections: "Substances", "Prevention", "Resources", "Practice" and "Get Help". The Resources section contains videos on HIV prevention among people who use stimulants/NPS. This section also includes thematic guidelines and technical guides publications by UNODC, WHO and UNAIDS.
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.
Objective: to discuss the results of the report Prison and drugs in Europe: current and future challenges Insights with key customers.
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).
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 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. Designer drugs include psychoactive substances that have been designated by the European Union as new psychoactive substances (NPS) as well as analogs of performance-enhancing drugs such as designer s
Drug Abuse Problems in Youth/Students A Message By Drug Abuse Control Society GC Women University Faisalabad
The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, is marked on 26 June every year, to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse.
Share Facts On Drugs, Save Lives The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, or World Drug Day, is marked on 26 June every year, to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving the goal of a world free of drug abuse.
ISSUP Chile invites you to participate in a webinar on evidence-based prevention: advances and challenges for Chile.
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (Chile Time)