substance use

Counselling Emerging Adults With Substance Use Disorders


Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout the life that places them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood.

WCADA Conference on Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health

Porthcawl, United Kingdom,

The Welsh Centre for Action on Dependency and Addiction is hosting its latest conference on Co-occurring Substance Use and Mental Health.

The event will take place on Thu, 7 November 2019 in Porthcawl.

The conference will address the question- How do we best meet the needs of people affected by co-occurring substance use and mental health?

Recovery Month 2019

Every September the Recovery Month Campaign aims to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. Over the years, Recovery Month has promoted and supported new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the strong and proud recovery community, and dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible. The SAMHSA Recovery Month 2019 theme is Join the Voices for

Cannabis Use among Adolescents: Risk Pattern, Implications and Possible Explanatory Variables

Rial, A.; Burkhart, G.; Isorna, M.; Barreiro, C.; Varela, J.; Golpe, S. Cannabis use among adolescents: Risk pattern, implications and possible explanatory variables. Adicciones 2018

According to the Spanish Survey on Drug Use in Secondary Schools (ESTUDES), cannabis remains the most used illegal substance among Spanish adolescents, with around 3 out of 10 students reporting lifetime use.