Stigma, Family and Community
Addiction and the Family International Network (AFINet) Conference
This will be an excellent networking opportunity for researchers, practitioners, policy experts and experts by experience from around the world to come together to discuss current work focused on improving the lives of family members who suffer by being close to someone with an alcohol, drug, or gambling problem.
UPC School and Family Pilot Examination
Webinar: Re-Imagining Children's Rights Through a Family-Centred Lens
Every child has a right to a life free from harm within a community that supports them and their family to thrive.
But does every child get to experience these rights?
Substance Use and the Role of Families. Results of a Cross-Country Study in Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine
In many countries families have rarely been involved in addressing treatment and interventions for family members with substance use disorders (SUDs). The aims of this study were to measure the influence of substance use on users’ family members and to evaluate what and if any interventions were conducted by and with family members in the three countries of Kazakhstan, Pakistan, and Ukraine.
Effectiveness of the ‘Strengthening Families Programme 10-14’ in the UK at preventing substance misuse in 10–14 year- olds
The Strengthening Families Programme 10–14 (SFP10-14) is a USA-developed universal group-based intervention which aims to prevent substance misuse by strengthening protective factors within the family.
Advanced training on "Working with Families with SUD"
Ecolink Institute, India is starting an Advanced course on "Working with Families with SUD", from 30 September 2022 as an online instructor-led course. Dr.Thirumagal V, the Developer of this curriculum will be the chief resource person. Get trained by an internationally reputed trainer. Apply immediately for limited seats.
To apply and receive more details: www.ecolinkinstitute.com/utc-family
Posttraumatic growth following a drug-related death: A family perspective
This paper explores the experience of posttraumatic growth in families who have lost a family member to a drug-related death.
Seven family units (17 participants) were interviewed, and interviews were analysed.
Analyses revealed themes that reflected positive adaptation and growth, including
(a) reframing the loss,
(b) open dialogue and social support, and
(c) reclamation of purpose.
Adolescent behaviors during the preventive and mandatory social isolation in Argentina in 2020
Introduction. In March 2020, Argentina established a preventive and mandatory social isolation policy (ASPO, for its acronym in Spanish) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Objective. To explore the behaviors and habits of the adolescent population during the ASPO and the extent of compliance.