3 Steps for Providing Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Video
Description: Three easy steps are described for implementing any of the single-session evidence-based and evidence-informed substance use Prevention Plus Wellness programs that promote protective wellness behaviors among youth and young adults. 8 minutes long.
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The current global pandemic of the Covid-19 virus is resulting in unprecedented changes to peoples lives. Many of these changes will put an additional strain on the families of those with substance use problems, and already challenging circumstances may become even more difficult.
Families across the globe are adapting to changes due to (COVID-19).
While isolation can represent an opportunity for families to spend time together, many caregivers will be experiencing conflicting feelings and priorities, as well as practical challenges.
Social Work is rich, stimulating, and one of the few careers which enables you to stand up for social injustice.
The field of social work spans across multiple career options, depending on the type of social work degree you pursue and your personal career goals and interests.
El 30 de abril de 2020, el ISSUP Chile en colaboración con ISSUP global organizó un webinar sobre 'El sistema de tratamiento en Chile: Situación actual y los desafíos futuros'.
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ISSUP Expert Days Event: Supporting the Families of Substance Users - An Interview with Vivienne Evans OBE
What is Naloxone?
Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a person whose breathing has slowed or stopped as a result of overdosing with heroin or prescription opioid pain medications.
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Prevención en consumos problemáticos desde el modelo participativo
El 22 de abril de 2020, el capítulo argentino de ISSUP en colaboración con ISSUP global organizó webinar en el que se abordaron las dificultades y desafíos a los que nos vemos enfrentados quienes trabajamos en prevención y asistencia en el campo de los consumos problemáticos.
COVID-19 is a global health crisis that is increasing the workload of healthcare professionals around the world.
In order to support practitioners during these critical circumstances, it is essential that everyone is informed about other health risks and hazards so that they can stay safe and healthy.
The International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) recognises the heightened challenges the pandemic will pose for people struggling with Substance Use Disorders. In order to address the issue, they are holding a series of webinars with partners from different parts of the world, discussing challenges and solutions regarding the current pandemic from the addiction medicine perspective.
Health care professionals around the world are fighting tirelessly to reduce the harm that is being caused by COVID-19.
Several public health organisations are creating and updating resources so that people can be updated on the changing situation and can use the knowledge to inform and adjust their practice.
El 14 de abril de 2020, el capítulo chileno de ISSUP en colaboración con ISSUP global organizó un webinar sobre 'Telemedicina: Desafíos en la práctica de la salud mental'.
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.
The principles of self-care are the same as for recovery, as exemplified by recovery-oriented systems of care.
These principles promote a person-centred, strengths-based approach that helps people marshal the individual, social, and environmental factors that support their well-being.
In this webinar, David Mee-Lee, MD and Dr. Deborah Teplow discussed the skills required to make lasting change.
High levels of stress can result in feelings of helplessness, disillusionment, and exhaustion.
Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress.
The impact of burnout can be widespread, affecting your physical and mental wellbeing and your overall ability to function in daily life.
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.
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It is vital we practice self-care in order to protect our physical and mental wellbeing. Unfortunately, we fail to practice self-care, leading to fatigue, stress and ill-health.
- Reflect on the conflicting evidence on smoking and vaping on COVID-19
- Discuss the psychological impacts of social distancing and its effect on Tobacco Use Disorder
- Reflect on ideas on virtual care for smoking cessation
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A YouTube playlist containing thirty two-minute concise videos about addictions. The numbering of the series is based on the chapter numbers for the award-winning textbook, “Addictions Counseling Today: Substances and Addictive Behaviors” by Dr. Kevin G. Alderson.
People who use drugs and with rug use disorders are particularly vulnerable to Covid19 due to underlying health issues, social marginalization and higher economic and social vulnerabilities.
Stigma and discrimination of people who use drugs and with drug use disorders result in limited access to health, housing, employment and social support, and impacts on their efforts to stay safe during COVID-19 pandemic.
The spread of coronavirus is an exceptional circumstance with ongoing consequences for organisations, individuals and society on every level.
As the situation continues to develop, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) will provide updated advice, resources and guidance to support employers and people professionals in their response.
The webpage includes information on
Webinar Recording: COVID-19: Adapting to Virtual Care Delivery and Implementing New Approaches and Technology
The rapidly evolving and unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 are requiring us to think differently as we shape approaches to everything from workforce management to care delivery models. Social distancing, virtual working, self-isolation, and the other CDC recommendations will impact your organization and care delivery, as well as the mental well-being of your clients and staff.