Another Milestone for Kenya: Launch of the National Standard on Management of Persons with Substance Use Disorders

According to the International Standards for the Treatment of Drug Use Disorders (2020), the use of psychoactive drugs or narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances without medical supervision is associated with significant health risks. Backing this up the World Drug Report 2022 indicates that around 284 million people aged 15-64 used drugs worldwide in 2022, a 26 percent increase over the previous decade. Unfortunately, this translates to an accelerated impact on public health, drug use disorders

NAADAC 2022 Advocacy in Action Conference


Join NAADAC for our 2022 Advocacy in Action Conference & Virtual Hill Day on April 19-21, 2022! Attend briefings on current legislation, learn about important advocacy issues, and earn up to 13 CEs! On Virtual Hill Day, attendees can speak directly with lawmakers on Capitol Hill about the issues that affect the addiction profession and those it serves. 

SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists)

SALIS ( is an international, non-governmental, non-profit, organization. It is a network for information professionals, librarians, prevention specialists, addiction professionals, researchers, and others working in or interested in the literature and information resources in the alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs field. The primary purpose of SALIS is to promote the use of objective, accurate, thorough, and timely alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information, as well as to advocate for the interchange, accessibility, and preservation of

Advocating for Prevention Science Twitter Chat

Twitter Chat ,

In today's world, advocating for effective approaches to prevention is imperative!

Join SPR on April 25, 2019, for the #PreventionSciencechat with prevention scientists from around the country about how to be the best advocate for prevention science research.

Share successes and challenges, and walk away with more connections and resources to share the vital work being done in the field!

Competition to Attend an International Summer Leadership Academy for Alcohol Harm Prevention, 2019

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the Postsecondary Education Partnership—Alcohol Harms (PEP-AH) are offering students the opportunity to take part in the seven-day international Summer Leadership Academy for Alcohol Harm Prevention (the Academy) at Ljubljana University in Slovenia, June 16–22, 2019. The Academy is a valuable opportunity for students to learn about global alcohol issues and alcohol harm prevention, build leadership skills and apply their knowledge to reduce alcohol-related harm on

CADCA’s 17th Annual Mid-Year Training

Orlando, United States,

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) will host their 17th Annual mid-year training event on July 15th-19 2019 in Orlando, Florida.