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Monitoring the Elimination of Viral Hepatitis as a Public Health Threat in Europe

Published by
EMCDDA

This technical report focuses on an elimination barometer for viral hepatitis to help countries assess progress towards eliminating hepatitis C and B among people who inject drugs (PWID).

The barometer is being developed by the EMCDDA together with its expert network on drug-related infectious diseases (DRID), as a follow-up to the first global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2016.

Alcohol Before 18. What's the Harm - A Guide for Parents

Created by
Balance

Talking about alcohol with your children can be a complicated and sensitive topic to navigate.

Young people are absorbing information about alcohol from a range of sources within their environment.

Friends, teachers, and family can shape how a young person views drinking.

As parents, you have more influence than you think. You can help your children to avoid alcohol harms by:

Effectiveness Bank Additions: Therapy Relationships that Work 4: Managing Perceptions of the Treatment

Citation
Psychotherapy: 2018, 55(4).
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Clients’ perceptions of and reactions to treatment are the focus of this final of four bulletins recapping 16 reviews for the American Psychological Association. Emerging from psychotherapy research worldwide are practical and effective ways to assess, shape and use these perceptions and reactions to improve outcomes for substance use clients.

Effectiveness Bank Additions: Therapy Relationships that Work 3: Managing the Relationship

Citation
Psychotherapy: 2018, 55(4).
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How therapists can build and manage the recovery-promoting relationship with the client is the focus of this third bulletin recapping 16 reviews for the American Psychological Association, each featuring expert advice based on amalgamations of research findings on different aspects of the client-

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Make Patients Partners in Therapy

Citation
Psychotherapy: 2018, 55(4), p. 372-383.
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Research findings amalgamated for the American Psychological Association show that outcomes of psychosocial treatments are substantially improved when clients and therapists agree on goals and methods and form collaborative relationships ... but when illegal drug use is the problem, partnership has its limits.

The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

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WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy
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The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy, developed by WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy, are a reference tool for policy-makers, lawyers and civil society organisations working to ensure human rights compliance in drug policy.