public health

Street Drugs Discussions: Evidence and E-Cigarette Use in England


Since E-Cigarette use has been widespread, and often touted as a harm reduction, many of us will have wondered the truth about vaping, it's benefits and it's harms. Dr Sharon Cox of University College London takes us through the key evidence.

Hosted in Professor Chris Chandler of London Metropolitan University this webinar will explore:

Prevention Nuggets

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Applying Prevention Science International
APSI's Prevention Nuggets will address topics on prevention science and practice, etiology models, critical theories, ethics, environments for prevention, and many other issues fundamental to evidence-based prevention practice.

No Ordinary Product


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A webinar marking 2nd anniversary of the Public Health Alcohol Act and implementation of structural separation of alcohol across the Irish retail landscape.

Key Speaker: Dr Niamh Shortt

Professor of Health Geographies at the University of Edinburgh and co-director of the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH) 

European and central Asian Countries Lead the Way in Cost-effective Alcohol Policies

A new report published by the World Health Organisation presents the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Republic of Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan – as leaders in implementing the most cost-effective policies to reduce alcohol intake and alcohol-attributable harm in the WHO European Region. The report highlights the quick direct action the region has taken to reduce the harm that alcohol can cause to

The Stigma of Substance Use


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Dr Liviu Alexandrescu Lecturer in Criminology School of History, Philosophy and Culture – Oxford Brookes University

Presentation title: Drug/dependency stigma and marginality: some reflections on the political economy of blame 

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Prevention Portraits

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Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) is putting together a new series of informal video interviews with scientists, professionals and other stakeholders who are contributing to prevention knowledge and practice around the world.

Toolkit for Opioids, Alcohol & Tobacco in HIV

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Yale University

The Yale Program in Addiction is pleased to make available resources from the Working with HIV Clinics to Adopt Addiction Treatments Using Implementation Facilitation (WHAT-IF?) multi-site study, for any HIV or primary care clinic seeking to integrate addiction treatments for Tobacco, Alcohol, Opioid, and other substance use disorders into their clinical practice and care models. 

The Implications of COVID-19 for Substance Use and Mental Health – A Public Health Perspective


In this CCSA panel discussion webinar, experts will provide federal, provincial and local perspectives on the response to substance use and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will explore the implications of the pandemic response on substance use and mental health, as well as the response measures that were taken, lessons learned and recommendations as pandemic restrictions across Canada begin to lift.