Module Zero of the Universal Curriculum

Created by
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State
Publication Date

This 19-minute video introduction to the Universal Curriculum series will be introduced at the beginning of future online courses.  The slides will be included in the forthcoming manual editions of the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC), Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) and Universal Recovery Curriculum (URC).  The module will also be included in future face-to-face trainings.

ISSUP National Chapters Meeting in Latin America during the 6th Freemind International Congress

The 6th Freemind International Congress provided its participants with much information of important and relevant content, based on scientific evidence. There were 40 national speakers and 10 international speakers, 20 hours of international training, 30 hours of lectures, 25 hours of thematic panels and 12 hours of playful activities.

In addition, the Freemind Congress hosted important meetings, such as the Latin American National Chapters Meeting. This meeting was led by the National Chapter of Brazil at ISSUP, through its General Coordinator - Paulo Martelli.

Global Training on Universal Treatment Curriculum, Starting from Feb 8

Mangalore, India, India,

Ecolink Institute, India in Collaboration with the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme hosts 3rd International Online Course on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder Management from 8 February 2021. Applications invited from around the globe. We are making UTC available and affordable with good quality training online by our Global Master Trainers including Dr. Thirumagal and Aditi.

Family strengthening for prevention of substance use in adolescents

Created by
Diego García Huidobro, Iván Muñoz y Catalina Burmeister
Publication Date

In 2017, a major alliance was generated between the School of Medicine of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Paréntesis Foundation which was funded by the FONDECYT Project No. 11170834: "Development and Evaluation of a Parenting Intervention to Reduce Youth Alcohol and Tobacco Use".

UTC Trainee Graduation

Nairobi , Kenya,

ISSUP Kenya in partnership with the PCEA graduated the first cohort of trainees on basic UTC course:a total of 30 participants.The ceremony at the Kikuyu mission hospital was graced by the Governor of Kiambu County,His Excellency James Nyoro, In coming SG of the PCEA, Rev. Dr. Waihenya and the CEO of Kikuyu hospital Dr. P.Kimpiatu. Other officials present included Rev. Dr. W. Kogo, ISSUP Kenya Executive Dr.

Assista à Live com Dr. Quirino Cordeiro e Dra. Maria de Fátima Padin

No dia 23 de abril de 2020, o Freemind e a ISSUP Brasil fizeram a sua primeira Live com Especialistas” e os primeiros convidados foram o Dr. Quirino Cordeiro Junior – Secretário Nacional de Cuidados e Prevenção às Drogas - e a Dra. Maria de Fátima Padin - Psicóloga e especialista em Dependência Química.

Coronavirus - Therapeutic Community Guidelines Booklet

By Decree No. 10,282 of March 2, 2020, in articles I and II of Art. 3, the activities and services performed by the Therapeutic Communities are considered essential and, therefore, it is important to guide coronavirus prevention and clarify how chemical dependents should be welcomed in these institutions. Thinking about it, the National Secretariat for Drug Care and Prevention - SENAPRED, in partnership with the Ministry of Citizenship, published a guidebook directed to the work