Seminar Adapting the Icelandic Model for the Prevention of Drug Use: progress three years after its implementation

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Since 2018, the University of Chile has been accompanying the adaptation and implementation of the Icelandic Prevention Model in 6 communes of the Metropolitan Region of Chile, through a collaborative work with the municipalities of Colina, Lo Barnechea, Las Condes, Melipilla, Peñalolén and Renca, and the FONIS Project N° SA19I0152 "Acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a model of prevention of substance use in adolescents", of the National Agency for Research and Development – ANID.

This seminar has been organized by the prevention team of the Addictions Unit of the University Psychiatric Clinic belonging to the Clinical Hospital of the University of Chile and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Chile and is being sponsored by ISSUP-Chile.

This seminar, aimed at technicians and professionals working in the field of substance use, seeks to share the results and experience of adaptation and implementation of the Icelandic model of prevention in 6 Chilean communes, in addition to addressing the challenges of considering this model as a public policy.

They will exhibit:

  • Representatives of the prevention teams of the municipalities of Colina, Lo Barnechea, Las Condes, Melipilla, Peñalolén and Renca.
  • Nicolás Libuy, psychiatrist and researcher of the FONIS project
  • Patricia Ross, Regional Representative for Spain and Latin America of Planet Youth, Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA)
  • Rodrigo Torres, Chief Chooses to Live Without Drugs, National Service for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Drug and Alcohol Consumption (SENDA)
  • Matías Irarrázaval, Consultant Pan American Health Organization, former Head of Mental Health, Ministry of Health
  • Guillermo Paraje, Professor, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Viviana Guajardo, psychiatrist and researcher of the FONIS project

Organizers: Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile

University Psychiatric Clinic, Clinical Hospital of the University of Chile

Sponsors: National Agency for Research and Development, FONIS

ISSUP - Chile

PROGRAM

Tuesday, August 31, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

08:30 – 08:45

Welcome

08:45 – 09:15

Advances of the FONIS study: Acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a model of prevention of substance use in adolescents.

Mr. Nicolás Libuy, researcher of the FONIS project

09:15 – 10:15

Innovative communal practices: Municipality of Renca, Peñalolén and Las Condes

10:15 – 10:30

Pause

10:30 – 11:30

Innovative communal practices: Municipality of Colina, Melipilla and Lo Barnechea

11:30 – 12:00

Round of questions to community representatives

12:00 – 12:45

Round table: Challenges for public policies

  • Ms. Patricia Ross, Regional Representative of Spain and Latin America of Planet Youth, Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA)
  • Mr. Rodrigo Torres, Chief Chooses to Live Without Drugs, National Service for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Drug and Alcohol Consumption (SENDA)
  • Mr. Guillermo Paraje, Full Professor, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • Mr. Matías Irarrázaval, Consultant Pan American Health Organization, former Head of Mental Health, Ministry of Health

Moderator: Viviana Guajardo, researcher of the FONIS project

 

12:45 – 13:00

Final Words

 

Country
Chile
Resource Language

Spanish

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