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Substance Abuse in Northeast India: Nearly 20 % more than other States

The rot in Northeast India’s substance abuse problem runs deep. A recent study shows that the prevalence of any type of substance abuse - smoking, smokeless tobacco products, alcohol - in men in Northeastern states is much higher (20 percent more) than the rest of India. But education and participation in activities such as sports and music can go a long way in curbing substance abuse in the region, according to study authors Nandita Saikia

Prevention that Works

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Education World

School is one of the key environments to discuss with young people the impact of substance use, and deliver evidenced prevention interventions .

It is vital that the messages that are passed on to young people are appropriate and delivered in a meaningful way.

Planet Youth Conference

Reykjavik, Iceland,

Planet Youth's next conference will be held on the 4th to 6th of March 2020. 

Participants will be provided with an extensive overview of the Planet Youth methodology introduced by the employees of ICSRA. 

Podcasts: Say Why to Drugs

Created by
Suzi Gage

The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal.

Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances.

The Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN Drug Demand Reduction Activities in Educational Institutions

Published by
Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & Youth Council for Anti-Narcotics (YOCFAN)
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Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN have published their latest progress report outlining the work that has been carried out as part of their prevention programme in Lahore Punjab.

As well as providing the key figures and progress indicators for the months' activity, the report gives an overview of special achievements, challenges and aims for the future.

The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Los Angeles, United States,

The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference was founded in 2011 by Allen Berger, Ph.D. and Andrew Martin, MBA, LAADC, SAP, CA-CSS and was purchased by C4 Recovery Foundation in 2017. EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction. Since 2011, the conference has grown from 350 to over 600 attendees.