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Alcohol/Drug/Mental Health Information Professionals Conference, April, Washington DC

Join Us! April 21-24, 2020 SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists) and AMHL (the Association of Mental Health Librarians) invite you to spend 3 wonderful days in the nation’s capital meeting with & learning from expert ATOD (alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs) and mental health information professionals. Our theme for this year, Capital Ideas: Revolutionary Solutions for Unconventional Times, reflects the changes in the library and information fields, including the need to continue integrating

SALIS (Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists)

SALIS (http://www.salis.org) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit, organization. It is a network for information professionals, librarians, prevention specialists, addiction professionals, researchers, and others working in or interested in the literature and information resources in the alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs field. The primary purpose of SALIS is to promote the use of objective, accurate, thorough, and timely alcohol, tobacco, and other drug information, as well as to advocate for the interchange, accessibility, and preservation of

‘Chitta’ makes inroads in hash-tag Himachal

Himachal Pradesh is trying hard to keep the younger generation away from the deadly trap of lowgrade heroin, popularly known as 'Chitta', and other forms of synthetic drugs. Traditionally, cannabis has always been grown in Parvati Valley area of the state, but it was meant for personal use and had a level of social acceptance, until some people tool it up as a commercial venture. However, now the hill state is seeing the advance of

India in US list of major illegal drug producing, transit countries

US President Donald Trump has designated India among the over 20 major drug transit or illicit drug producing countries. In a memorandum to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, Trump said that a country’s presence on the list is not necessarily a reflection of its government’s counter-narcotic efforts or level of cooperation with the US.

Call for Abstracts - NIDA International SPR Poster Session

The International Program and the Division of Epidemiology, Services and Prevention Research of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will host the 13th Annual NIDA International SPR Poster Session at the SPR 28th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, May 26–May 29, 2020. Posters should highlight drug and/or alcohol use prevention research, including research on drug/alcohol-related HIV/AIDS prevention. We seek variation in study designs, focus (e.g., formative work, outcome, implementation science), populations, and data types