ISSUP Lebanon Updates - 2020

ISSUP Lebanon Updates - 2020

On September 2020, ISSUP Lebanon was successfully launched in a virtual event, with over 380 local and international attendees. As part of Lebanon’s national chapter launch, ISSUP Lebanon hosted guest speaker Giovanna Campello, Chief UNODC Prevention, Treatment & Rehabilitation Section (PTRS). Campello presented evidence-based prevention strategies of drug use according to UNODC-WHO Second Updated Edition of the International Standards.

At the forefront of a pandemic: COVID-19 through the eyes of psychotherapist at a drug treatment facility

The COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions associated with it have changed people’s lives in almost all countries. However, very few realize how the lives of people with drug use disorders – who are among the most vulnerable and in need of ongoing care – have changed. On the one hand, the closure of borders during quarantine has led to a dramatic reduction in access to narcotic drugs. On the other hand, loss of income has

COVID 19 AND BEYOND: Impact on Mental Health

Created by
Organization for Addiction Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation (OAPTAR)
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Topics discussed:

  • Experiencing Covid 19 and the lockdown - psychological effects of the pandemic.
  • Psychological support services available.
  • Delivery of support services available - how and who.
  • What and how we can do better.


Thanks to:

Dr Miriam Cue from Phillipines

Dr Riza Sarasvita from Indonesia

Dr Danai Indrakamhaeng from Thailand

Webinar | Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C., United States,

Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Parents with Substance Use Disorders and Their Children

A live webinar exploring strategies for building strength and resilience in parents with substance use disorders during this difficult time.

Presenter: Hendrée E Jones, PhD, Executive Director, UNC Horizons, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina