Description: Drugs of abuse target discrete collections of nerve cells—called circuits—in the brain that normally regulate responses to natural rewards in the environment, like food, sex, and social interactions. The areas of brain involved in these circuits are referred to as brain reward regions.
Drug overdoses have dramatically increased over the last two decades, and deaths from overdose have increased sharply since 2013. In 2016, more than 63,000 Americans died from drug overdoses. Of those overdose deaths, around 2 in 3 have involved a prescription or illicit opioid.
In this presentation, Dr. Crowley discusses key standards for economic evaluation as identified by a number of convergent efforts.
In particular, the video discusses important role of administrative records for mapping the costs and benefits of prevention onto public budgets will be discussed.
Prescription drugs have become an integral player in today’s opioid epidemic, but they had already been negatively impacting Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States.
Speakers discuss how to use available research and your own program data to communicate the effectiveness of recovery supports.
This webinar discusses buprenorphine prescribing in criminal justice settings in both secure environments and the community.
Topics covered include:
For the first time ever, we’ll be providing a FREE two-hour training workshop on implementing the evidence-based one-session SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) program.
The SPORT PPW program is being provided across all 50 US states and abroad to high school, middle school and elementary school-aged youth in nearly all settings where youth are found, including school, community, medical, recreational, sports, home and more.
One-Session Alcohol, Vaping, Marijuana & Opioid Use Prevention: Intro to Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Free Webinar
Mindfulness is a concept that has gained significant popularity over the past few years that involves the practice of being fully present.
Mindfulness involves the nonjudgmental awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.
Mindfulness in addiction treatment can be used in recovery programmes and rehabilitation facilities.
In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa presented a webinar on Cannabis and Youth in South Africa.
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Presenter: Siphokazi Dada
DFAF's short video highlights the concerns related to environmental destruction due to drug cultivation and production.
In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa presented a webinar on COVID-19: What can be done through us
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Presenter: David Bayever
ISSUP Ukraine partnered with ISSUP Global to present a webinar on Mental Health Issues during THE COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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 on Good Practices in Mental Health Care in Residential Centers in Context of COVID-19
Internal work agenda
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:
On 22 May 2020, ISSUP Argentina collaborated with ISSUP Global to present a webinar on quarantined working conditions, pandemics and addictions.
Exhibitors: Dres. Roberto Canay and Ernesto Eduardo González
University of the Argentine Social Museum (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.