REUNIÓN SONEPSYN - ISSUP Chile: Consumo de alcohol en estudiantes y funcionarios universitarios durante el COVID-19

Este lunes 13 de septiembre, a las 20:00 hrs. se realizará la reunión del Grupo de Trabajo de Adicciones de Sonepsyn, junto a ISSUP-Chile.

En esta oportunidad nuestras invitadas son las Dras. Francisca Román de la Universidad De la Frontera y Paola Haeger de la Universidad Católica del Norte, quienes nos presentarán el trabajo: Consumo de alcohol en estudiantes y funcionarios universitarios durante el COVID-19: resultados de un estudio longitudinal

Los datos de conexión son:

The impact of COVID-19 on drug use and harm reduction programming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: a regional consultation of stakeholders and people who use drugs

Van Hout, M.C., Haddad, P. & Aaraj, E. The Impact of COVID-19 on Drug Use and Harm Reduction Programming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: a Regional Consultation of Stakeholders and People Who Use Drugs. Int J Ment Health Addiction (2021).
Publication Date

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) was classified a pandemic on March 11, 2020, with early reports of the disease occurring in the Middle East and North African (MENA) area. On January 2021, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (WHO-EMRO) reported 5,566,708 confirmed cases with 131,886 fatalities to date.

Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021

Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021 avalia que pandemia potencializou riscos de dependência

Cerca de 275 milhões de pessoas usaram drogas no mundo no último ano, enquanto mais de 36 milhões sofreram de transtornos associados ao uso de drogas, de acordo com o Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2021. O documento foi divulgado em 24 de junho de 2021, pelo Escritório das Nações Unidas sobre Drogas e Crime (UNODC).

The Continuing Evolution of Telehealth in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Key Strategies for a Thriving Practice

Washington, D.C., United States,
In this webinar, attendees will explore the promising practices and insights learned since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the delivery of substance use disorder treatment transformed to incorporate and rely on telehealth. We will discuss the changes in SUD treatment that occurred over the past year and how practitioners can utilize telehealth to improve substance use disorder treatment through and beyond the pandemic.

Opportunity to Publish a Scientific Article on New Psychoactive Substances!

UNODC is proud to be the co-editor of Special Issue “New Drug and other Behavioural Trends During Social-Distancing for the COVID-19 Pandemic” of the Journal “Emerging Trends in Drugs, Addictions, and Health” and cordially invites you to submit abstracts for consideration. You will find all information regarding this new Special Issue on this link:, as well as in the attached flyer. The important thing to note is that everything will be open access and

Alcohol Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean

Garcia-Cerde R, Valente JY, Sohi I, Falade R, Sanchez ZM, Monteiro MG. Alcohol use during the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2021;45:e52.
Publication Date

Objective: To assess the association between drinking behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, anxiety symptoms, and sociodemographic characteristics in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Considerations on scientific communication in the hyperconnected post COVID-19 era

Vázquez JL. Considerations on scientific communication in the hyperconnected post-COVID-19 era. RIIAD [Internet]. 7(1):3-. Available from:
Publication Date

Current world circumstances provoke multifaceted reflections on science from different standpoints correspondent to the complexity of reality. The relevance of scientific research to face threats such as COVID-19 is clear. Thanks to science, soon, the vaccines developed in record time will be instrumental on our way out of the pandemic. Once again, humanity demonstrates that global challenges demand everyone’s cooperation.

Virtual Twelve Step Meeting Attendance During the COVID-19 Period A Study of Members of Narcotics Anonymous

Galanter, Marc MD; White, William L. MA; Hunter, Brooke MS Virtual Twelve Step Meeting Attendance During the COVID-19 Period, Journal of Addiction Medicine: April 15, 2021 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue - doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000852



Face-to-face meetings are key components of Twelve Step (TS) fellowships’ support of members’ abstinence. Home confinement during COVID-19 made this less feasible. Our objective was to ascertain whether a transition to virtual online meetings among TS members took place, and whether it was potentially effective.