New study sheds light on COVID-19 vaccine readiness among individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). In a small sample of individuals with SUD, some are hesitant to receive the vaccine out of fear of injection triggers.
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.
The MCA Alcohol and Covid Free Webinar took place at 12.30pm on Wednesday 11 November 2020 in the UK.
The next MCA Annual Symposium is on the theme of 'Interventions & Recovery' on 17 November 2021 at the British Medical Association, London.
At the forefront of a pandemic: COVID-19 through the eyes of psychotherapist at a drug treatment facility
- 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.
Dr Miriam Cue from Phillipines
Dr Riza Sarasvita from Indonesia
Dr Danai Indrakamhaeng from Thailand
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