policy

Drug Policy, Diplomacy and Public Health

Geneva, Switzerland,

The 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem set the tone for the drug policy reform debate but moving forward, many fear that this tone will be lost. In this 3-day course, we will explore questions such as:

Drugs Research Network Scotland Conference

Glasgow, United Kingdom,

The second annual DRNS conference, supported by the Society for the Study of Addiction, will focus on the knowledge, skills and issues relevant to the future of drugs research in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Review of Methamphetamine Use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Published by
Snijder M, Kershaw S. (2019). Review of methamphetamine use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 19(3).
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Research suggests methamphetamine use is higher amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders compared to non-Indigenous Australians.

Schools Can Help Every Student Succeed by Using Evidence-Based Programmes and Practices

Published by
Society for Prevention Research

There has been a call to teach young people social and emotional skills alongside the academic curriculum in schools. Schools are required to promote wellbeing and foster a safe and nourishing environment that caters to the broad range of needs of all students.

#RightToKnow - International Conference about Alcohol Labeling

Helsinki, Finland,

The International Conference on Alcohol Labeling brings together political and industry experts and stakeholders to discuss alcohol labelling.

The conference aims to encourage the European Commission (EC) and the Parliament to align alcoholic beverages with other food products by introducing legislation for obligatory ingredients or nutritional information listing on alcoholic beverages.

Alcohol Evidence in Policy & Practice 2019: 6th Annual Course for Practitioners, Policymakers, Advocates & Researchers

Edinburgh,

This year’s course will feature inputs from Prof. Annie Britton from University College London, Prof. Mark Petticrew from LSHTM, and Dr. Mark Robinson from NHS Health Scotland, as well as Colin Angus (University of Sheffield), Prof. Carol Emslie (Glasgow Caledonian University), Dr. Nathan Critchlow (University of Stirling), Colin Shevills (Balance North East) and Katherine Severi (Institute of Alcohol Studies).

Alcohol Country Fact Sheets

Created by
World Health Organisation
The 30 country fact sheets for EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland present data on consumption, consequence, and policy implementation for the year 2016, aiming to give guidance to national decision-makers for further priority-setting in the field of alcohol and public health.