drug prevention

Better Prevention of Drug Use, Healthy and Safe Development of Children in Belarus

UNODC had the honour of facilitating a seminar for policy makers in Belarus at the request of the Ministry of Interior of the country. More than 40 policy makers from all sectors worked together over three days to discuss how to improve the national system for the prevention of drug use and other risky behaviours on the basis of the UNODC/WHO Second Updated Edition of the International Standards on Drug Use Prevention. In its session

Partnership with Lions Club to Develop Personal and Social Skills of Adolescents

The UNODC/WHO Second Update Edition of the International Standards on Drug Use Prevention http://bit.ly/2D1Qua4 identifies evidence-based education on personal and social skills as one of the effective strategies to prevent drug use and other risky behaviours in early adolescence. We also know from the work of the WHO Violence Prevention Alliance that such programmes have been found to be effective in preventing youth violence ( https://www.who.int/violenceprevention/en/ ). This is why UNODC was delighted to attend

Diploma de Especialización en Intoxicaciones Agudas por Drogas de Abuso

Sevilla, Spain,

El consumo de drogas de abuso, es uno de los que más impacto tiene sobre la salud y la vida de las personas. En las sociedades occidentales se están produciendo cambios en los patrones de consumo de alcohol y drogas en jóvenes y adolescentes, con consumos intensivos, asociados fundamentalmente a contextos recreativos y de ocio .

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The 26th of June marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking . First observed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987, the day is "an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse." The theme for the day is " Listen First - Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and

Mentor Launches Quality Mark for Alcohol and Drugs Education

Mentor UK , an organisation focused on drug prevention and education, have launched a Quality Mark for alcohol and drugs education. The quality mark has been developed in addition to a set of developmental quality standards for schools and practitioners which aims to improve alcohol and other drugs education in England. The quality mark is supported by Public Health England (PHE) while the charity is financially backed by both PHE and the Home Office which

Seminar on Drug Addiction in Bangladesh

The Dhaka Ahsania Mission Female Drug Treatment & Rehabilitation Center, the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), and the Lion Club of Dhaka Oasis jointly organized an anti-drug seminar for the students and teachers of the university at IUBAT campus, Dhaka in Bangladesh on 14 November 2017. Director General, Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) Md. Jamal Uddin Ahmed was the chief guest and the seminar was presided by IUBAT Register Professor Dr. M