Psychoactive substance use was regarded as a male affair in the past. However, recent findings show an increasing number of females are getting involved. We conducted a three year retrospective review of patients admitted to the Centre for Addiction treatment in Vom, plateau state, Nigeria.
Cocaine addiction is linked with uncontrollable drug seeking. Cues within the environment act as a constant reminder of the experience and can lead to relapse.
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 .
South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) Alcohol Use and Other Drug Trends 2018 Update
The South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) have produced a short report on alcohol and other drug trends for 2018.
SACENDU is operational in 9 South African provinces, monitoring trends in alcohol and other drug use (AOD) and treatment outcomes.
The United Kingdom Focal Point on Drugs (UK Focal Point) 2017 report is available on the UK government's digital portal.
An online course for health care providers in Ontario
Opioid Problems, Treatment solutions is a 7-week online course intended primarily for mental health/addiction counsellors, nurses and allied service providers who work with people with opioid issues. The course presents information on treatment strategies for people who are experiencing problematic opioid use.
Who is this training intended for?
This research project on drug-treatment systems in prisons in Eastern and South-East Europe looks in detail into the situation of drug users among criminal justice populations and the corresponding health-care responses in nine countries in Eastern and South-East Europe – Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Ukraine – and Kosovo*.