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Alcohol Awareness Week

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Alcohol Awareness Week is an opportunity for charities, local authorities, GP surgeries, businesses and more to think and talk about alcohol harm with their communities.

To help you run Alcohol Awareness Week in your community, Alcohol Change UK have put together free digital resources:

South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy 2019

Release, the UK’s centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law, is proud to invite applications to the 2019 South East Asian Fellowship Program on Drug Policy. Fellows will be hosted at Release in London, UK. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, to improve their advocacy skills, and to enhance their capacity in working with the media on

The Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN Drug Demand Reduction Activities in Educational Institutions

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Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & Youth Council for Anti-Narcotics (YOCFAN)
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Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN have published their latest progress report outlining the work that has been carried out as part of their prevention programme in Lahore Punjab.

As well as providing the key figures and progress indicators for the months' activity, the report gives an overview of special achievements, challenges and aims for the future.

#DontPinkMyDrink Campaign

After years of objectifying and sexualising women in their advertising, the alcohol industry is now targeting women more directly, linking their products to women's friendships, feminism and empowerment. However, women’s empowerment will always be secondary to increasing profits for these companies. The #dontpinkmydrink campaign seeks to call out aggressive marketing of alcohol to women whether it's pink, sweet or low-calorie products aimed at women, or merchandising which suggests that it’s wine o’clock. Support the campaign

Claremont’s UPC Media Summer Institute Programme

Claremont Graduate University is offering one of the leading certificate programs for the advanced study of Media-Based Prevention Science. In intimate-scale cohorts with a favourable faculty-to-trainee ratio, participants build their knowledge and skills in the use of media in psychotropic substance use prevention. Advanced training in theory-based prevention using the media to enhance effects, and the intersection of prevention science theory and research, along with on-the-ground practice, are covered in depth. The programme culminates with

National Prevention Week

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National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week will take place May 12 through 18, 2019.

#StigmaMakesMeFeel - Adfam's Campaign to Raise Awareness of Stigma Experienced by Families Affected by Substance Use

Adfam is launching a new campaign #StigmaMakesMeFeel, to tackle the stigma experienced by families affected by drugs and alcohol. From societal attitudes about substance use to unhelpful remarks from friends, stigma is rife and causes families to feel isolated. Adfam encourages family members with lived experience, professionals supporting these families but also those without direct experience to get involved. Take your picture with the stigma-busting campaign board, telling people how stigma makes you feel.

World Mental Health Day 2018

The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community”. We all experience feeling down, upset, stressed or worried. Fortunately, these feelings tend to pass and we are able to move forward. For many however, these issues develop