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UNODC Training for LAO PDR Policymakers on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

More than 27 Laotian policymakers from the Narcotic Control and Supervision Bureau, Vientiane Narcotic Control and Supervision Bureau, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Public Security, Civil Society Organisations, treatment centres and other entities, participated in a three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services. This training was held from 17 – 19 June 2019 in Vientiane, Lao PDR and was co-chaired by Lao National Commission

Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) Training for the Philippine Criminal Justice System

The UNODC Mentor from Indonesia participated as a trainer at the workshop organized by Colombo Plan on The Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for the Philippine Criminal Justice System. It was inaugurated with the generous support of the Bureau of International Narcotics Affairs (INL), US Embassy, Manila on 22 April 2019. A total of 53 participants from the Philippines Drug Enforcers Agency (PDEA), Philippines National Police (PNP) and Academy, participated in this important workshop. The training

UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders with more than 60 Cambodian Policymakers

More than 60 policy-makers participated at UNODC Workshop on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders for Policy Makers in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 12 to 14 June 2019. This high-level workshop was inaugurated by H.E Prof. Eng Huot, Secretary of State from Ministry of Health and was organized in coordination with WHO Representative Office for Cambodia, UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific and the generous support of the Bureau

UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders Organized jointly with SENDA in Chile

30 policy makers attended the training event in Chile which was organized from 28-30 May 2019 in coordination with the National Service for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Drug and Alcohol Consumption (SENDA) and with the support of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), United States. This training workshop is specially designed for policymakers at the national and territorial levels, with key decision-making responsibilities in the health, social, justice, anti-narcotics, education

We are Family - Families and their Role in Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use, Crime and Violence, Including the Prevention of Recruitment into Violent Extremist Groups

The 28th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) is being held from 20 - 24 May 2019. On Monday, 20 May 2019 UNODC's Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section organized a side event on We are Family: Families and their role in prevention and treatment of drugs use, crime and violence, including the prevention of recruitment into violent extremist groups, together with Government of Sweden. More than 40 delegates attended the side event that

Enhanced Knowledge of Serbian Policymakers on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

More than twenty-five (25) Serbian high-level decision makers from Ministries of Health, Education, Social Affairs and Counternarcotics are participating in the three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services, held at the Parliamentarians Members Club in Belgrade, Serbia from 20 to 22 May 2019. The event was inaugurated by Mr Milan Pekić, Director of the Serbian Office Against Drugs and it was organized by UNODC

Priorities for UNODC Work on Drug Prevention and Treatment in Southeastern Europe

The programme of work of UNODC in any region of the world is developed in a consultative process together with the concerned Member States. That is why UNODC organised a Regional Consultative Meeting on the Development of the Sub-Programme 3 “Drug use prevention and treatment of substance use disorders” held on 16-17 May 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia. The workshop brought together more than 30 experts and policy makers from the countries of Southeastern Europe

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Therapy ‘Toolbox’ Helps Rescue Poorly Recovering Patients at London Maintenance Clinic

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Lancet Psychiatry: 2019, 6, p. 391-402.
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Instead of a set programme, a clinic in London tried offering patients prescribed methadone or buprenorphine but still using heroin or cocaine a selection from a suite of well-supported psychological interventions tailored to the patient, and then systematically re-tailored in the light of how they responded.

Podcast: Recovery-focused Care Planning

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National Elf Service
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The Collaborate Care Planning Project (COCAPP) studies mental health risk, care planning and therapeutic relationships. This podcast interview with Alan Simpson and Sarah Carr explores the importance of assessing and managing risk, how to make care planning work for staff and service users, and what constitutes a positive therapeutic relationship.