School staff perceptions of the nature and consequences of students’ use of e-cigarettes

Pettigrew, S., Miller, M., Kannan, A., Raj, T. S., Jun, M., & Jones, A. (2022). School staff perceptions of the nature and consequences of students’ use of e‐cigarettes. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health.
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Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the nature and consequences of student vaping in Australian primary and secondary schools by consulting staff working in these settings.

ISSUP Gambia Chapter Sensitizes Students on Drug Prevention Strategies

“Drugs are bad, you must not indulge in drugs and other illicit substances.” These were the words of Alasana Drammeh, the Executive Director of ISSUP Gambia while addressing a group of students at the Glory Baptist International School on Tuesday March 1st, 2022. Drammeh made the remarks at a workshop organized for about 50 teenage students as part of ISSUP Gambia’s program to sensitize school children on crucial preventive strategies to help them stay away from drugs.

Undergraduate Education in Addictology of Students of General Medicine: Study Protocol of a Pilot Research Study in the Czech and Slovak Republics

Volfová, A., & Miovský, M. (2021). Undergraduate education in addictology of students of general medicine: Study protocol of a pilot research study in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Adiktologie, Advance online publication.
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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

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:


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

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.