Public health emergencies can render several challenges for mental health facilities' capacity to provide care to the populations they serve. Administrators and providers can take crucial steps to prepare for these emergencies and respond when they occur.
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The Ninth EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting took place October 24th – 26th 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.
The focus of the event was Prevention Technologies – Improving the Use of Evidence in Prevention Practice.
The Scottish Government has released the new Alcohol and Drugs Strategy, which aims to improve health by preventing and reducing alcohol and drug use, harm and related deaths. There were a record 934 drugs-related deaths in Scotland in 2017, a figure that has almos
The 2018 E-Cigarette Summit took place on the 15th of November in London.
The aim of the event is to bring together scientists, policy makers, medical and public health professionals from around the world to examine the latest evidence and debate and discuss issues around e-cigarettes.
The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco are holding their 25th annual meeting on the 20th- 23rd February 2019 in San Francisco, California.
The Chilean Ministry of Health recently disclosed the first results of the 2016–2017 National Health Survey (Encuesta Nacional de Salud, ENS). The survey was cross-sectional and used a multistage stratified random sampling strategy resulting in a final sample of 6 233 persons ≥ 15 years old, with national, regional, and urban/rural representativeness.
Robust messages for the government from the UK’s official drug policy advisers: