This fact sheet provides up-to-date information and guidance on the links between alcohol and a range of cancers, including some of the most common types, such as female breast cancer and colorectal cancer, for those involved in designing and implementing policies that affect public health.
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Referencing accurately can determine the grade you get for an assignment or success when submitting publications.
The American Psychological Association (APA) have released their 7th guide to referencing.
This APA referencing style guide provides some insight into APA style rules.
Normes internationales sur la prévention de la consommation de drogues Second Updated Edition (disponible en anglais)
Quality mentoring, good planning, and hard work, along with a favourable environment, are some of the elements that combine to create a successful career.
This knowledge questionnaire has been developed by the EMCDDA as part of its initiative to increase access to hepatitis C care through drug services. The main aims of the knowledge questionnaire are:
The opioid epidemic has resulted in significant increases in Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) among people who inject drugs, accounting for 23% of new infections. HCV is completely curable and testing and treatment are the path to cure. Opioid Treatment Providers (OTPs) play a critical role in comprehensive approaches to addressing HCV and this guide is one tool to help.
Youth and young adults are bombarded with media depicting substances in a positive light, increasing the likelihood that they will use alcohol and other drugs.
Building skills in youth and young adults to critically analyse media messages may help reduce the impact of the pro-substance messages on youth and young adults.
Current evidence shows that medications are underused in the treatment of alcohol use disorder, including alcohol abuse and dependence.
Although many experts in addiction believe that patients with moderate or severe alcohol-related problems should be offered medication-assisted treatment (MAT) on a routine basis, considerable resistance to the use of MAT persists.
This document provides guidance to African Union Member States on key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
It contains useful guidance on MHPSS for the community, healthcare workers, caregivers of vulnerable populations and people in quarantine, isolation or treatment centres.
This booklet identifies common workplace stressors for addiction professionals and offers evidence-based, practical strategies and resources to promote healthy lifestyles and productive professional lives.
This manual offers best practices to states, tribes, and local communities on collaborative treatment approaches for pregnant women living with opioid use disorders (OUD), and the risks and benefits associated with medication-assisted treatment.
IOGT International has released an upgraded and revised resource to present state-of-the-art evidence about how alcohol affects sustainable development.
Every substance use prevention specialist should read this free booklet written by Joe Neigel and published by the Washington State Care Authority.
Prevention Tools is an excellent prevention resource that, as the title indicates, highlights both what works and what doesn’t in the prevention of substance use among youth.
The success of treatment and recovery of individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) can vary. Most often, a combination of factors adds complexities to evaluating the effectiveness of services and interventions.
Talking about alcohol with your children can be a complicated and sensitive topic to navigate.
Young people are absorbing information about alcohol from a range of sources within their environment.
Friends, teachers, and family can shape how a young person views drinking.
As parents, you have more influence than you think. You can help your children to avoid alcohol harms by:
Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones
La Guía para la detección, orientación y referencia del VIH y otras ITS en centros para la atención de adicciones” la cual constituye una valiosa herramienta para el personal de salud que labora en unidades ambulatorias y/o residenciales de tratamiento para las adiciones de ámbitos públicos o privados, con
This is a comic created by the Philippines Drug Enforcement Agency to promote Drug Free Workplaces. It is suitable for children.
Parental problem alcohol and other drug use are associated with social, legal, economic and health-related problems. It can disrupt family routines and responsibilities, relationships with relatives and friends, and the family’s social circumstances and social status.
Supporting a friend, partner, or family member affected by problematic alcohol or drug use can be difficult. Adfam has released a new resource to inform and providing advice on how to look after your wellbeing and as well as that of your loved ones.
South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) Alcohol Use and Other Drug Trends 2018 Update
The South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) have produced a short report on alcohol and other drug trends for 2018.
SACENDU is operational in 9 South African provinces, monitoring trends in alcohol and other drug use (AOD) and treatment outcomes.
With legislation brought in on 1 May 2018 the Scottish Government has produced a resource offering Guidance on the Implementation of Minimum Pricing for Alcohol for sellers of alcohol and alcohol enforcement authorities in Scotland.