substance abuse

Approach to the health situation of adolescents and young people linked to the Criminal Responsibility System

Published by
Ministerio de Salud y Protección Social de Colombia

Technical document of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, is built from an approach to the international evidence on health of adolescents and young people linked to judicial systems; recognizes the national evidence of the situation and the comprehensive approach to health, the main barriers identified for health care by 2021 and issues  recommendations to improve the management by the different actors of the General Social Security

The Lived Experiences of Recovering Filipino Persons who Use Drugs (PWUDS) without Family Support

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The Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Use
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The Philippines’s war on drugs brought about an influx or people of who use drugs (PWUDs) availing of community-based drug rehabilitation services for treatment. Programs have been created to develop skills to avoid relapse and improve family relations and support throughout the recovery process. However, not all Filipino PWUDs have the immediate presence or active participation of their families.

COVID-19 and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: International and Local Perspectives

South Africa, South Africa,

COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.

Revista Internacional de Investigación en Adicciones

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Centros de Integración Juvenil, A.C.

La Revista Internacional de Investigación en Adicciones (RIIAD), editada por Centros de Integración Juvenil A.C., tiene el propósito de desarrollar una plataforma para la publicación semestral bilingüe (español e inglés) de hallazgos científicos provenientes de la investigación de temas asociados con el consumo de sustancias de abuso, conductas adictivas y trastornos relacionados, así como con el tratamiento, prevención y políticas públicas en

Managaluru Police Cracks Whips against Substance Use

With the police department’s repeated pleas to educational institutes to crack the whip against rampant substance abuse in their campuses and hostels falling on deaf years, the police have warned they will raid the institutions armed with search warrants. The diktat comes after the police learnt that campuses and hostels have become havens for drug peddling and consumption.