People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.
The International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop 2019 will take place on 22nd October 2019 in Lisbon as a side event of the Lisbon Addictions conference (23rd – 25th October 2019).
National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.
SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week will take place May 12 through 18, 2019.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, & Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (2018). After a suicide: A toolkit for schools (2nd ed.). Waltham, MA: Education Development Center.
This guide offers advice and suggestions to support service providers to deliver effective services to grandparents who are carers for their grandchildren due to parental substance misuse.
Adfam published this volunteering toolkit to provide all the information, policy, law and resources needed on volunteering, families and substance use.