European Implementation Event

Basel, Switzerland,

The #EIE2023 brings together individuals and organisations engaged in synthesising, translating, adopting and implementing evidence in human service practice and policy.

European Drug Report 2022

Published by
Publication Date


The Trends and Developments report presents the EMCDDA’s latest analysis of the drug situation in Europe. Focusing on illicit drug use, related harms and drug supply, the report contains a comprehensive set of national data across these themes and key harm-reduction interventions.

The burden of mental disorders, substance use disorders and self-harm among young people in Europe

Castelpietra, G., Knudsen, A. K. S., Agardh, E. E., Armocida, B., Beghi, M., Iburg, K. M., ... & Monasta, L. (2022). The burden of mental disorders, substance use disorders and self-harm among young people in Europe, 1990–2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Regional Health-Europe, 16, 100341.


Mental health is a public health issue for European young people. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2019 provides internationally comparable information on trends in the health status of populations and changes in the leading causes of disease burden over time.

The 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference


The 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference will take place in Oslo, 16 – 17 June 2022.

This conference will be a space in which speakers and participants with diverse experiences (researchers, policy makers, civil society organisations and academia) will be able to network, debate, question and place critical issues related to alcohol-related harm policies and progress.

Women and drugs in Europe — why gender matters?


Description: This webinar will explore recent patterns and trends in drug use among women in Europe and the role played by gender in influencing women’s consumption behaviours across settings and the life course.

Have your say: WHO holds public consultation to reduce alcohol consumption

Countries of the WHO European Region need an effective policy framework to reduce alcohol consumption levels and the associated health harms. WHO is hosting 3 consultations on the draft of the “Framework to strengthen implementation of the WHO European Action Plan to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol (EAPA), 2022–2025”. These consultations are with civil society, Member States and members of the public. In accordance with the regional plan for implementation of the programme budget

European responses to the needs of people who experience homelessness and use drugs

Published by


This paper explores the evidence base for services designed to meet the needs of people who experience homelessness and use drugs. Through a delimited analysis of existing systematic and rapid evidence reviews, it considers the key lessons for the development of effective homelessness services in Europe.

European Web Survey on Drugs

Published by

The European Web Survey on Drugs collected data between March and April 2021 from people who use drugs, aged 18 or older, living in 21 EU and 9 non-EU countries. During this period the populations in many European countries were experiencing COVID-19-related lockdown or restrictions.