On October 17 and 18, 2019 the International conference on prevention: addictions and other problematic behaviors will be held at the Faculty of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry, University of Sevilla in Spain.
The main objetives are:
Overcoming Clinician and Parent Ambivalence: General Practitioners' Support of Children of Parents with Physical or Mental Illness and/or Substance Abuse
Children who are next of kin to parents with physical or mental illness and/or substance abuse need access to mental health support and several cost-effective interventions are available. Because most parents in the target group often consult general practitioners (GPs), GPs may have a crucial role in identifying burdened children and ensuring their follow-up.
A study exploring the factors leading to menstrual cycle irregularity and menopause has discovered smoking may contribute to irregular menstrual cycles. The research, carried out in Korea, also found an association with the early initiation of smoking and early menopause.
Digital health information about the risks of drugs is available through the Australian Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) website. The searchable online database, Drug Facts, features information about a range of substances which may pose harm including controlled substances, those protected under religious rights, over the counter and prescription medications.
Self-Reported Knowledge, Correct Knowledge and Use of UK Drinking Guidelines among a Representative Sample of the English Population
Researchers from the University of Sheffield have investigated UK drinker's decision making. This research examines public knowledge and use of UK drinking guidelines exploring a representative sample of the English population.
Development and Implementation of the Health Education and Promotion Module for Incarcerated Mothers
To discuss the knowledge gained and future implications for incarcerated parents and community members through the development and implementation of a standardized health education and promotion module for incarcerated mothers. A descriptive pilot study with a convenience sample of incarcerated mothers enrolled in a prison nursery program. A Midwestern women’s nursery program.
Rationale: Addiction prevention is a major public health problem, particularly concerning young people. Despite the consensus that primary prevention is essential, the evaluation of its impact is questioned.
Objective: The objective of this paper is to assess the latest knowledge of addiction prevention programs for young people.
Background: Depression in the workplace creates a significant burden on employees and employers in terms of lost productivity and related costs. myStrength provides a robust, holistic web- and mobile-based solution empowering users to learn, practice, and implement a range of evidence-based psychological interventions.
Background: Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit substance among adolescents. There is a paucity in the literature on the relationship between school sports participation and marijuana use.