The Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN) was established in September 2000 as a network of non-governmental, voluntary organisations. Their aim is to reduce the consumption of alcohol and other drugs and support restrictive alcohol and drug policy.
Drug-Related Hospital Emergency Presentations in Europe: Update from the Euro-DEN Plus Expert Network
This report presents the latest findings on drug-related hospital emergencies from a network of sentinel hospitals across Europe.
From its beginnings in 2009, the CND Blog has aimed to ensure transparency and provide live records of the discussions taking place at UN drug policy fora.
In line with these efforts, the CND Blog has launched an exciting new tool: a series of maps that visually represent country positions on key drug policy issues.
The Sixty-third United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs session will take place in Vienna, Austria, 2-6 March 2020.
The event involves the policy making body of the United Nations with the prime responsibility in drug related matters.
The drug use landscape is dynamic and changing. Changes in public attitudes and laws towards drug use have occurred in an increasing number of countries.
Global drug production and consumption are increasing as are the risks and harms to health, while new substances continue to emerge. This Series focuses on opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants, and new psychoactive substances.
Readiness to change is a crucial issue in the treatment of substance use disorders. Experiences with methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) has shown that continuous drug and alcohol use with all its consequences characterize most MMT programs.
The Health Research Board and the Department of Health will host the 2nd annual National Drugs Forum in Croke Park on 5th of November.
The theme of the forum is Inclusion Health: Responding to the complex health needs of people who use drugs.
The 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem set the tone for the drug policy reform debate but moving forward, many fear that this tone will be lost. In this 3-day course, we will explore questions such as:
The National Health Service has been closely following the smoking, drinking and drug use trends amongst young people in England.
Join us in Oslo on 20 – 21 of September 2019 to learn what can be done to minimise the harms caused by both drug use and current drug policies.
The Association for Safer Drug Policies has invited some of the world's leading voices in drug policy reform to share their prevention strategies with the Nordic drug policy community.