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Module Zero of the Universal Curriculum

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

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

Coronavirus and smoking

Dr. Joo Paulo Lotufo, paediatrician, member of the Smoking Commission of the Brazilian Medical Association, director of ISSUP Brazil and partner of Freemind, this video provides facts and advice on the relationship between coronavirus and smoking. A study published in late February 2020 by the Chinese Medical Journal evaluated 78 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, of whom 14.1% evolved with worsening of their condition and 85.9% stabilized or improved. With this follow-up, they achieved the following

Prevenção é o caminho contra a epidemia. Nós somos a solução.

Existem mais de um milhão de vídeos e textos rodando pelas redes sociais falando da Pandemia do Coronavírus, alguns com informações úteis mas muitos com informações falsas e que só servem para gerar pânico.

Nós, do Capítulo Nacional da ISSUP Brasil e da Mobilização Freemind, baseados em Evidências Científicas, queremos ajudar a todos com esta mensagem simples e direta.

A solução que está em nossas mãos é a Prevenção, que nada mais é do que fazer algo agora, para diminuir os riscos no futuro - isto é Prevenção!

ISSUP Brasil e Mobilização Freemind participam da 63ª Sessão da Comissão de Entorpecentes (CND/UNODC)

O Capítulo Nacional da ISSUP no Brasil e a Mobilização Freemind estiveram, de 2 a 6 de março de 2020, em Viena (Áustria) participando da 63ª Sessão da Comissão de Entorpecentes do Escritório das Nações Unidas contra Drogas e Crime (CND/UNODC).

Numa oportunidade única, além de um Treinamento Global para o qual fomos convidados e financiados pelo Governo Americano através da Fundação Drug Free America, participamos de várias outras atividades e eventos paralelos.

Read and sign the Open Letter of the "Permanent Forum for Drug Mobilization"

The Permanent Forum for Drug Mobilization was launched by the Ministry of Citizenship on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in Brasilia and called for entities and society to participate in the work of prevention and combating drugs. In addition to the federal government's commitment to investing in effective public policies in defense and assistance to drug addicts and family members, the mobilization warned of the harms of the use of narcotics. The proposal also wants to