Brazilian researchers present a study that brings trends of intimate partner violence in Brazil

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important public health problem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the overall lifetime prevalence of IPV among women who have already had a partner is about 30%, ranging from 20 to 40% for different regions of the world. Compared to men victimized by IPV, women are more likely to have serious injuries. Important: more than 1 in 10 homicides are perpetrated by an intimate partner, and more than

Retrospectiva 2020 - Ações do Governo Federal do Brasil na redução de demanda de drogas no país

O ano de 2020 trouxe uma série de desafios para execução de políticas públicas, em decorrência da pandemia pelo coronavírus.

Assim, com o objetivo de reduzir os impactos negativos da pandemia sobre as ações que o Governo Federal realiza para a redução de demanda de drogas no país (Prevenção ao uso de drogas e Recuperação de dependentes químicos), a Secretaria Nacional de Cuidados e Prevenção às Drogas (SENAPRED) do Ministério da Cidadania realizou uma série de ações neste último ano.

'Just a happy hour': the silent danger of alcohol

The long-aforemost Friday and happy hour came with friends from work. Go down one, two, three, ten and then you're drunk. More days begin to repeat themselves in the same way, in order to 'forget the problems' or 'feel free from the obligations of the world'. Behold, the first signs of possible problems with alcohol and its influence on mental health begin. When we say that, we are not condemning a happy hour with friends

October 10 - Mental Health Day

Mental illnesses have grown worldwide and are already among the leading causes of disability in the 21st century. Especially depression, seen as a factor at the highest risk of suicide worldwide. World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10. Mental health means being well with yourself and others, in addition to accepting life's events, controlling emotions and recognizing personal limits. However, the use of alcoholic beverages and drugs can cause harm to this well-being

Some effective tactics for preventing drug use

National and international drug prevention networks, community leaders and strong community coalitions are the key to changing public attitudes and reducing the availability of illicit drugs worldwide. Some effective tactics include promoting drug demand reduction principles and raising awareness of the social consequences of drug abuse and addiction. Below you will learn about many other strategies that have been implemented and have successfully reduced drug use from a global perspective to the site. How can

Cruz Martín del Campo, S., León Parra, B. and Angulo Rosas, E.A. (2019). What you need to know about drugs. Mexico: Youth Integration Centers.

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In 2013, under the convocation of the National Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), a group of experts in reducing the demand for drugs, several government institutions and civil society organizations met to develop the "Communicator's Guide. Information on drug use disorders." With the support of the Gonzalo Río Arronte Foundation (FGRA), it was published and published in 2014.

Live com Especialistas: Álcool e outras Drogas no mundo do Futebol - 05/08

O que leva uma pessoa a usar álcool e outras drogas? E quando esta pessoa é um esportista conhecido, tipo um jogador de futebol? Diversos atletas viram suas carreiras serem prejudicadas ou comprometidas devido ao uso dos entorpecentes. Alguns foram descobertos a partir de exames antidoping ou por terem perdido o controle sobre suas vidas.

Drogas: pensar globalmente e agir localmente – Live Internacional

Uma pesquisa divulgada em 26 de junho de 2019 com dados novos e mais precisos revela que as consequências adversas para a saúde decorrentes do uso de drogas são mais severas e generalizadas do que se pensava anteriormente.

Globalmente, em torno de 35 milhões de pessoas sofrem de transtornos decorrentes do uso de drogas e necessitam de tratamento, de acordo com o Relatório Mundial sobre Drogas 2019.

Drugs: a complex problem. Prevention: the only way!

Drugs are problems that integrate virtually all contemporary societies, causing great social and economic impacts. In Brazil, illicit drugs also finance crime and violence, so their fight remains a huge challenge for our country. Most users are young and start using these substances still at school, at an increasingly premature age. The truth is that, both in large metropolises and in regions farther from Brazilian territory, consumption and addiction start more and earlier. According to