Resources

Managed Alcohol Programmes

Created by
Scottish Alcohol Research Network

 

Dr Hannah Carver (University of Stirling) presents research on Managed Alcohol Programmes: "Investigating the need for alcohol harm reduction and Managed Alcohol Programmes for people experiencing homelessness and alcohol use disorders in Scotland".
 

Use, safety and effectiveness of quit smoking medicines during pregnancy

Created by
NDARC

The focus of this seminar is on prescription smoking cessation pharmacotherapies, which include nicotine replacement therapy patches, varenicline and bupropion.

Dr Alys Havard presents data on the number of Australian women who use these medicines during pregnancy, and their findings regarding the risk of adverse birth outcomes associated with the use of each of these medicines during pregnancy.

Motivational Interviewing in Practice, An African Journey

Created by
South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre in collaboration with MI & Beyond.

 

William Miller and Stephen Rollnick, co-founders of Motivational Interviewing engage with clinicians and researchers from across Africa, drawing on lessons from existing research and dissemination activities, and exploring the broader potential of Motivational Interviewing on the African Continent.

VNGOC Asia Pacific ad hoc working group - discussing the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Common Position

Created by
Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs

In the webinar on 23rd February 2021 the VNGOC Asia-Pacific ad-hoc Working Group kick-started the discussions on a possible Asia-Pacific Civl Society Common Position. More than 70 people from the region participated. 

You can access the presentation here.

UNODC Strategy 2021-2025

Created by
Roberto Canay

The mission of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is to contribute to global peace and security, human rights and development by making the world safer from drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism by working for and with Member States to promote justice and the rule of law and build resilient societies.

The Drug Wheel

The Drugs Wheel can be used as a training tool and as a game for use in training or 1:1 sess­ions. There are free ver­sions of each to download on this site, as well as a range of other resources. When using the Drugs Wheel, please bear in mind the following: 

Alcohol and COVID-19 in SA: An Endless Cycle of Liquor Sales Bans Being Imposed and Lifted, or Catalyst for Meaningful Action?

Publication Date

The SAMRC Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Research Unit is now in its 20th year of existence. With about 20+ core staff based in Cape Town and Pretoria the focus is on a broad range of research focusing on the nature and extent of substance use in South Africa, associated consequences and the multifaced interventions aimed at addressing substance use.