Research for practice: Training the competent practitioner


Join hosts Drs William Miller, Goodman Sibeko and team, for a discourse on Motivational Interviewing research in Africa. How successful have we been in training competent practitioners and what have we learned in the process?

This Webinar is the third of a series focussed on Motivational Interviewing in Africa.  

Prevention Portraits

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APSI is running a new series called Prevention Portraits, which includes a selection of informal interviews* with scientists, professionals and other stakeholders who are contributing to prevention knowledge and practice around the world.

16th Annual INEBRIA Conference

Lübeck ,

International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA) is an international network, primarily consisting of researchers, and importantly also including policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders interested in the potential of brief interventions in health and other settings to reduce the problems caused by alcohol and other drug use. 

The Link between the Marketing of Opioid Products with Mortality from Opioid-Related Overdoses

Hadland, Scott E., Ariadne Rivera-Aguirre, Brandon DL Marshall, and Magdalena Cerdá. "Association of Pharmaceutical Industry Marketing of Opioid Products With Mortality From Opioid-Related Overdoses." JAMA network open 2, no. 1 (2019): e186007-e186007.
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Prescription opioids are involved in 40% of all deaths from opioid overdose in the United States and are often the first opioids encountered by individuals with opioid use disorder.

A Cross-Journal Call for Papers- Substance Use, Misuse and Dependence: Prevention and Treatment

Substance use and misuse affect people worldwide, of all ages and from all walks of life, resulting in a substantial burden of ill health and mortality, and presenting big challenges in prevention and treatment. PLOS Medicine is planning a special issue on this topic and is now calling for research papers from the diverse communities that work to support people and populations affected by substance use and misuse. The aim is to unite clinicians and

Adfam Survey: State of the Family Support Sector

Adfam is running an important survey to examine the state of drug and alcohol family support sector and provide important data for Adfam’s advocacy and influencing work. The survey asks about funding, partnerships, and the kind of support being provided to families nationally. The survey can be completed by anyone who manages or works within a service supporting families affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. This survey is open until Thursday 28 February