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New resource on how to help prevent an opioid related death. Learn about an overdose including the symptoms, how to respond, information on naloxone, tips on preventing an overdose, and resources for seeking help. Download and share now.
As part of the effort to provide information and support to people who use drugs, families, and professionals working in the substance use and addiction field, UNODC has produced a series of resources to guide evidence-based practice.
Here you can access clear infographics, tips, and information on a range of subjects tailored to meet the needs of specific groups within society.
Learn how using marijuana during adolescence can impact health including affecting the brain, mental health, and increasing risk for addiction and other harms.
As the COVID-19 global crisis continues, it is vital that Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) remain stable sources of treatment for patients receiving support for opioid use disorders.
It is not always straight forward to find information and reliable resources on telehealth, state policies on OTP operation during this crisis, and insurance guidance.
These colorful three-panel two-sided brochures describe the single-session evidence-based SPORT and InShape Prevention Plus Wellness programs for youth and young adults.
Free to copy and distribute in your organization or region to inform others and promote your substance abuse prevention efforts.
The Health Research Board National Drugs Library has published a new factsheet that contains information on treatment, prevalence and mortality in Ireland.
The factsheet covers:
Alcohol taxation holds massive potential for global health, for helping achieve the sustainable development goals and also for significantly contributing to financing health and development.
To assist workplaces to respond to alcohol and other drug-related harm in the workplace, The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, has produced a series of factsheets about commonly used drugs and their impact on safety and well-being of individual employees, and overall safety and productivity of the workplace.
Fact sheets cover the following topics:
People who have experienced serious mental health issues are three times more likely to smoke than the wider population.
This summary, plus infographic, describes the Smoking Cessation Intervention for People with Severe Mental Ill Health trial.
The term “comorbidity” describes two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. They can occur at the same time or one after the other. Comorbidity also implies interactions between the illnesses that can worsen the course of both.
Many individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa.
In classrooms across the UK 1 in 5 children are carrying the burden of someone else’s drinking.
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics have developed a new resource to help teachers identify children affected by their parent's alcohol consumption.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has released a new resource for parents, teachers and other youth allies to help them prepare to have open, non-judgemental discussions with youths about cannabis.