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drug use trends
Dr Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, discusses the results of the 2018 Monitoring the Future survey during a teleconference which took place on December 17, 2018.
Monitoring the Future tracks drug use trends of 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risks of specific drugs.
The VI International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will be held on 8th – 9th April 2019 at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.
The conference offers the opportunity to share knowledge and strengthen collaboration on NPS among multidisciplinary professionals at the international level.
The key objectives of the event are:
The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education is hosting an international 2-day symposium on the status of the Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) crisis in the United States. The event will take place in Philadelphia on the 13th and 14th of November.
The focus of the event will be in on synthetic cannabinoids, opioids, benzodiazepines, stimulants and hallucinogens.
The symposium will cover the following topics:
A recent survey produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has analysed trends in substance use between young adults, aged 19-22, attending college and not attending college in the US.
Illegal drug use trends among 16- to 59-year-olds in England and Wales are examined in a new UK Home Office release based on the findings from the 2016 – 2017 Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW).
The survey used a representative sample of household residents in England and Wales.
The release covers: