Education plays a critical role in preventing substance abuse.
Drugs of Abuse, a DEA Resource Guide, is designed to be a reliable resource on the most commonly abused and misused drugs in the United States.
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.
The UNODC SHERLOC portal is an initiative to help the dissemination of information regarding the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, the three Protocols thereto and the international legal framework against terrorism.
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.
Basic Level Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC)
Abordando el futuro: Desarrollando un punto focal internacional y nacional para la reducción de la demanda de drogas
Para acceder a los webinars, sigue el link de cada expositor/a:
👉 Livia Edegger, Subdirectora, Sociedad Internacional de Profesionales del Uso de Sustancias (ISSUP) https://youtu.be/BGngDAVX6dw
Integrating Wellness into Substance Use Disorder Prevention: Multi-Risk Behavior Interventions: Free Webinar
Steps for Implementing Youth Alcohol, Vaping & Marijuana Use Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Free Webinar
Children: Real and Lasting Casualties of Domestic, Familial and Intimate Partner Violence - The AOD Connection
The reporting on this social justice and welfare impacting catastrophe remains not only sporadic but, it is incomplete in scope and context particularly around alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues.
UNODC have launched dataUNODC, a website that contains useful data on drug use trends.
The data is presented under the following headings:
Webinar sobre buenas prácticas en atención de salud mental en centros residenciales en contexto del COVID-19
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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.
The National Center for Education and Training on Addiction ( NCETA), The National Drug and Alcohol Research Center (NDARC) and the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) have compiled a list of some online information and resources that may be of help to people working in the alcohol and other drug sector.
The resources are listed under:
El 22 de mayo de 2020, ISSUP Argentina colaboró con ISSUP Global para presentar un seminario web sobre condiciones de trabajo en cuarentena, pandemia y adicciones.
Expositores: Dres. Roberto Canay y Ernesto Eduardo González
Universidad del Museo Social Argentino (UMSA)
COVID-19 and the lockdown present particular challenges for people affected by homelessness and substance use and services working with them. SDF's second free COVID-19 webinar included speakers from across Scotland describing local services responses from which other areas may learn and improve their service provision to a high risk vulnerable group.
One-Session Alcohol, Vaping & Marijuana Use Prevention: Intro to Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Free Webinar
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.
UNODC has developed Guidelines for the safe handling of substances and management of exposure risk for law enforcement and customs officers as part of the ‘safe handling’ series of technical guidelines and training materials.
On May 15, 2020 ISSUP Kenya, in collaboration with ISSUP Global, presented a webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Substance Use Disorders: Prevention & Management. Panelists discussed the following topics:
Learn how using marijuana during adolescence can impact health including affecting the brain, mental health, and increasing risk for addiction and other harms.
El 12 de mayo de 2020, ISSUP Argentina, en colaboración con ISSUP Global, organizó un seminario web sobre niños y adolescentes con consumo en tiempos de pandemia.
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Alcohol has a negative impact on our immune systems ability to function, leading to greater susceptibility to certain diseases.
It is particularly important that, during this pandemic, we protect our immune system in order to give ourselves the best chance at overcoming the virus if we happen to catch it.
The media has a major role in influencing people's drinking behaviour.
Despite clear evidence linking harmful alcohol consumption with increased risk of health problems such as cancer, liver disease, and violence-related injuries, we are continuously fed advertisements promoting alcohol products and glorifying alcohol consumption.
The Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) Youth 7-Day Goal Challenge is a free, quick and easy tool to help youth plan and initiate behavior change aimed at avoiding substance use and increasing protective wellness behaviors.
El 11 de mayo de 2020, ISSUP Argentina en colaboración con ISSUP global organizó un webinar sobre 'Familias, convivencias con situaciones de consumo en tiempos de pandemia'.
On May 7th, 2020, ISSUP Mexico in collaboration with CICAD and ISSUP Global organized an online Introduction to the Universal Prevention and Treatment Curriculum (UPC/UTC). 122 prevention and treatment directors working for Centros de Integración Juvenil (CIJ) and members of ISSUP Mexico participated in the session.
El 7 de mayo de 2020, ISSUP Chile en colaboración con ISSUP global organizó un webinar sobre 'Nuestras ocupaciones en tiempos de pandemia'.
Telehealth refers to the provision of personalised health care over a distance. It includes consultation by phone, instant messaging, video, text message, or web-based services.
Telehealth consists of three main elements: