evidence-based practice

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders. This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice

The Society for the Study of Addiction Professorship

The Society’s key goals are to promote effective policy and practice and to support the development of stronger addiction science. Through its Academic Fellowship scheme , launched in 2012, the Society is enabling high-calibre early and mid-career addictions researchers to develop further and they are now pleased to launch our new ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme to further strengthen addictions research in the UK. The ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme will create new addictions professorial positions in

Involving Service Users in Mental Health Policy Making

Citation
Lancaster, K., Seear, K., Treloar, C., & Ritter, A. (2017). The productive techniques and constitutive effects of ‘evidence-based policy’ and ‘consumer participation’ discourses in health policy processes. Social Science & Medicine, 176, 60-68.
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There has been increasing support for the engagement of people who use mental services in the process of policy improvement. It would seem to make sense that those most directly affected by policy responses should have their views represented. This brings in to question the alternate forms of ‘evidence’ that can be used as part of evidence-based practice.

ICAAD Paris 2019

Paris, France,

This year, our 4th iCAAD Paris day-conference will address the central theme of addiction and identity.

An opening Keynote and debate will be followed with 9 Master Classes covering important and relevant topics when treating addictive disorders beyond the addiction.

Highlights include

Health Promotion Through The Life Course

Geneva, Switzerland,

Promoting health through the life course means to invest in prevention and to provide treatment and care services whenever and for whoever necessary.

This WHA72 side event explores the realities of adolescence and youth as well as older age in relation to noncommunicable diseases risk factors.

Advocating for Prevention Science Twitter Chat

Twitter Chat ,

In today's world, advocating for effective approaches to prevention is imperative!

Join SPR on April 25, 2019, for the #PreventionSciencechat with prevention scientists from around the country about how to be the best advocate for prevention science research.

Share successes and challenges, and walk away with more connections and resources to share the vital work being done in the field!