Alcohol is the leading risk factor for death and disability for persons aged 15-49 throughout the world. Recent summaries of the research literature have concluded that exposure to alcohol marketing plays a causal role in whether and how much young people drink.
Caring for Patients with Chronic Pain: Perspectives from Clinicians -Opioid Collab Listening Session
The Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic held a web-based listening session that focused on the perspectives and experiences of clinicians caring for patients with chronic, non-cancer pain.
This is a recording of that listening session, held on March 10, 2020.
Now that clinics across the country are eligible to apply for CCBHC Expansion grants, this creates an exciting opportunity for organizations to increase access to care. Leaders are looking for ways to ensure that their organizations are able to meet the standards outlined to achieve this certification.
Tobacco use worsens the prognosis of cancer patients and can also reduce the efficacy of cancer therapy. Despite these concerns, tobacco use is often not adequately recorded in patient records or measured in cancer treatment trials or adequately addressed in cancer patient care (despite smoking cessation support being a highly cost-effective intervention).
Presentation by Drs. Chia Francis and Mashika Esther
This webinar will illuminate the level of drug use in Nigeria, efforts made so far to address access to drug abuse treatment services in Nigeria, and details of a study regarding access to treatment.
People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.
In this presentation, Gerry Schmidt and Diane Sevening present on the United States model of accrediting addiction studies programs.
They cover the criteria for accreditation at various degree levels and the process used to assess a university program for accreditation.
Utilising the spirit of motivational interviewing in delivering SBIRT services is a crucial component in improving outcomes. This session will focus on some concreate skills that can be utilised in delivering these services.
In this presentation, Dr. Valerie Earnshaw provides a cross-cutting conceptual overview of stigma, identifies targets for stigma measurement, recommends methodological approaches for stigma research, and reviews the intervention toolkit to address stigma.
This webinar is for teachers, school staff, parents and others who are interested in understanding the effect of drugs on adolescent brain. It explores the development of adolescent brain and how this process is interrupted by the use of alcohol, MDMA and cannabis.
It provides information on harm reduction strategies that parents and teachers can implement amongst teenagers, in order to reduce harm.
This webinar provided information about the nature of trauma (including post-traumatic stress disorder) and its effects. As well as discussing the link between trauma and the use of alcohol and other drugs (including methamphetamine).
This video is a recording of a webinar on January 31, 2020 where presenters Diana Lesme Romero, Ph.D. , Maria Cecilia Munoz Perez, MSc. and Graciela Barreto Castro, Ph.D. discuss the complex drug problem in Paraguay and review the educational offerings in the subject of addictions and drug demand reduction in the country. Moderated by Roger Peters, PhD.
This presentation by Journal Editor Richard Pates provides a basic overview of critical information on getting scientific papers published.
Zili Sloboda presents on the international effort to create a substance use prevention workforce.
This is a video of a presentation given by Beatrice Kathungu on April 21, 2020. She discusses the process of creating a new drug demand reduction education program at Kenyatta University in Nairobi Kenya.
This webinar presented by Cary Hopkins Eyles covers how to help university students succeed during this difficult time in their education.
Susana Henriques, presents on moving education into the digital age.
This introductory seminar explored effective search, communication, and dissemination strategies and provided an overview of resources publicly available through the National Library of Medicine for public health and health services and policy researchers to use in their work.
This webinar highlights the value of partnering with elected officials, law enforcement professionals, school administrators and educators, parent and student organizations, faith-based organizations, local media and businesses for a Communities Talk: Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking event.
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.
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