Resources

Covid-19: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Website

Created by
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and outbreak investigations are ongoing. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is closely monitoring this outbreak, providing risk assessments, public health guidance, and advice on response activities to EU Member States and the EU Commission.

Updates and Resources on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Created by
American Hospital Association

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, the American Hospital Association has worked closely with the CDC, and other federal, state and local partners to respond to this challenge and to make sure hospitals and health systems have the most up-to-date information.

The following tools include resources and developments related to COVID-19.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases Public Dashboard

Created by
Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)

Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) offers this public dashboard of worldwide confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths aggregating WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY data in real time.

This source is unique, not only because of the currency and quality of the confirmed case data, but also because it provides comprehensive global surveillance summaries.

WEBINAR: Cary Hopkins Eyles on Authentic Self-Care for Addiction Professionals

Created by
ISSUP
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This webinar focuses on the issue of self-care for addiction professionals and was delivered by ICUDDR Deputy Director Cary Hopkins Eyles.

Many of us are drawn to work in the field of substance use disorders due to our history, family, and personal traits, such as compassion and empathy. While these can be great assets, they can also be detrimental to us personally.

Women and Smoking Seminar

Created by
SRNT University
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While men are currently more likely to smoke than women, this sex/gender gap is narrowing globally. This is especially concerning given that compared to men, women are at higher risk for smoking-related adverse health effects and also have a more difficult time quitting smoking. This seminar provides an overview of the trends of use and cessation outcomes by sex/gender, as well as factors contributing to these sex/gender differences.

Creating Youth Substance Use Prevention Strategies that Promote Protective Wellness Behaviors: Free Webinar

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
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Webinar Objectives:

  1. Identify 3 options for providing PPW strategies.
  2.  Describe how PPW programs can be tailored to your setting & youth population(s).
  3. Describe 6 steps for creating your own evidence-informed PPW program or media campaign.

Length: 30-minutes

Trauma Informed Care for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Practice

Created by
Insight

Trauma, especially during childhood, can negatively impact the way our brains develop.

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events experienced before reaching the age of 18, including but not limited to abuse or neglect in childhood and distressing family events such as witnessing domestic violence or a parent going to prison. 

CCSA Alcohol Resources

Created by
CCSA

Healthcare and allied health professionals — including family physicians, nurses, addiction specialists, psychologists and social workers — use alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to help individuals manage their alcohol consumption. The resources include links to evidence-informed guidance and tools.

Sections are divided into:

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit

Created by
National Council for Behavioural Health

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.

Addiction Journal Book List

Created by
Addiction Journal

Addiction journal publishes new book lists five times per year, both in print and on this website. Items are alphabetised by author within each list.

The book list includes the latest evidence-based literature related to substance use and addiction.

Have a browse through previous issues and search for books that cover specific subjects.

Toolkit for Children on Parental Addiction

Created by
Sesame Street USA

When a family member struggles with addiction, the whole family struggles. Children often think it’s their fault; they feel shame, embarrassment, guilt, and loneliness; they may feel invisible. It takes special effort to start important conversations and answer children’s questions. But parents, teachers, caregivers, and other caring adults can comfort children and guide them through difficult moments.

8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit

Created by
Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.
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Join together with drug prevention professionals from across the U.S. at our 8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit on February 17th and 18th, in Tampa, Florida. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear from many influential leaders, including U.S. Surgeon General, VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H and Harvard Medical School Professor, Bertha K. Madras, Ph.D.