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Registration opens for European Drugs Winter and Summer Schools 2022

The EMCDDA and the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) are pleased to open registration for two upcoming joint events in 2022: the European Drugs Winter School (EDWS) and the European Drugs Summer School (EDSS) The two-week online Winter School (14th to 25th of February 2022) prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe and the World in the field of drugs. Teaching staff includes scientific experts from the European Monitoring

Characterisation of Alcohol Consumption and Related Problems in University Students from Mexico City

Citation
Cordero-Oropeza, R., García-Méndez, M., Cordero-Oropeza, M., & Corona-Maldonado, J. (2021). Characterization of alcohol consumption and related problems in university students from Mexico City. Salud Mental, 44(3), 107-115. doi:https://doi.org/10.17711/SM.0185-3325.2021.015

Abstract

Introduction: In Mexico, alcohol consumption is the main problem related to substance use among university students.

Objective: To analyze emerging alcohol consumption patterns in students at a public university through the administration of an online survey.

College Students’ Perspectives on an Alcohol Prevention Programme and Student Drinking

Citation
Calnan S, Davoren MP. College students’ perspectives on an alcohol prevention programme and student drinking – A focus group study. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. April 2021. doi:10.1177/14550725211007078

There are a number of interventions designed to reduce harmful levels of alcohol consumption among college students.

In order to design effective programmes, it is important to understand the attitude of students towards these kinds of interventions.

Alcohol Use Among Nigerian Students

According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria ranks second on the list of African countries for heavy episodic drinking. Despite concerning figures, the picture is less clear when analysing particular populations, such as university student. In an article, published in the conversation, researchers from North-West University discuss findings from their latest research, which analyses the prevalence of alcohol use was among students and how this differed by gender, age and geographical location.

Bursaries for Students for the 2021 European Drugs Winter and Summer Schools

Professionals, academics or experts from European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries (1) will have an opportunity to participate in the European Drugs Winter and Summer Schools this year, thanks to 10 bursaries being offered through the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project. The University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) and the EMCDDA are offering the two courses following the success of the European Drugs Summer School (EDSS) in 2020, taught remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The European Drugs