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Addressing drug challenges in humanitarian and health crises

ISSUP Mexico held a discussion on Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. Mexico City time, in commemoration of the International Day to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

June 29, 2022 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Mexico time)  

Dr. Carmen Fernández Cáceres 
President ISSUP Mexico

Degree in Psychology. Master's Degree in Family Therapy. PhD in Family and Couple Therapy and PhD candidate in Psychoanalysis. 
General Director of Youth Integration Centers, author and compiler of several scientific articles. 
Co-founder of the College of Specialists for addiction care. 

Dr. Roberto Canay
President of ISSUP Argentina

PhD in Psychology (Graduated Summa Laude). University of El Salvador. Master in Community Mental Health "Maestria per Salute Mentale di Base" Universita'Degli Studi Di Cagliari -Italy. Specialist in Community Treatment. University of Paraíba. 

Dr. Paulo Martelli
President of ISSUP Brazil

He is one of the founders of Seed of Life Nursery. He was a member of the Federation of Welfare Entities of Campinas and Municipal Councilor for Children and Adolescents. He was State Coordinator of the Step Movement and is currently National Mobilization Coordinator in Freemind.

Mtra. Lorena Contreras Escudero
President of ISSUP Chile

Psychologist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Master in drug addiction, University of Barcelona. Postgraduate in family therapy, Chilean Institute of Family Therapy. Currently, she is a therapist and technical coordinator of prevention in the Addictions Unit, of the Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Chile.

Dr. Diego Riofrío Jaramillo
President of ISSUP Ecuador

Educational psychologist, doctor in Educational Psychology and Master's Degree in Prevention of Drug Addiction and other Addictive Behaviors from the International University of Valencia. Currently, in addition to his professional practice, he chairs the Ecuadorian chapter of ISSUP through the Instituto Prevén Foundation.

Jimena Kalawski
Head of Drug Demand Reduction CICAD/OAS

Clinical Director of the treatment center "Casa Mispah" in Chile, 2011-2012
Head of the Programmatic Division of the National Service for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Drug and Alcohol Consumption (SENDA). He was in charge of the Demand Reduction Section, which includes the areas of prevention, treatment, social integration, human development and problematic use, 2015-2018

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