universal prevention

Kenya launches National Guidelines for Alcohol and Substance Use Prevention and Management in Basic Learning Institutions, 2021

Kenya has added another landmark in substance use prevention and management. In the midst of a pandemic and unprecedented situation, Kenya has developed and launched the National Guidelines for Alcohol and Substance Use Prevention and Management in Basic Education Institutions, 2021. The Kenya National Education Sector Strategic Plan (2018-2022) prioritises mainstreaming of crosscutting and contemporary issues and value system in education and training. One of its envisioned goal is to reduce school violence, radicalisation, extremism

Kenya Launches National Guidelines on Drug Use Prevention

June 26, 2021, Nairobi, Kenya:- As the World commemorated the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (IDADA) on June 26, 2021, Kenya has added another milestone in the journey towards a nation free from alcohol and drug abuse:-The National Guidelines on Drug Use Prevention were launched! Previously in Kenya, the approach to prevention has been single event activities, development and dissemination of information, education and communication (IEC) materials on myths and the negative

The long‐term effectiveness of universal, selective and combined prevention for alcohol use during adolescence: 36‐month outcomes from a cluster randomized controlled trial

Citation
Slade T, Newton NC, Mather M, Barrett EL, Champion KE, Stapinski L, Conrod PJ, Teesson M. The long‐term effectiveness of universal, selective and combined prevention for alcohol use during adolescence: 36‐month outcomes from a cluster randomized controlled trial. Addiction. 2021 Mar;116(3):514-24.
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Open Access article on a four arm cluster randomized trial of school-base alcohol prevention strategies demonstrated that both universal and selective methods improved outcomes compared to control.

Family strengthening for prevention of substance use in adolescents

Created by
Diego García Huidobro, Iván Muñoz y Catalina Burmeister
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In 2017, a major alliance was generated between the School of Medicine of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and the Paréntesis Foundation which was funded by the FONDECYT Project No. 11170834: "Development and Evaluation of a Parenting Intervention to Reduce Youth Alcohol and Tobacco Use".

Training of Trainers on UPC Course 2, Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention Specialists

A 4 days virtual training on Universal Prevention Curriculum Course 2, “Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention Specialists” from 02 to 05 November 2020 kicked off today by UNODC to add into pool of national master trainers on substance use prevention working in Pakistan, funded by INL and supported by Ministry of Narcotics Control Govt. of Paksitan and Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section UNODC HQ. This intervention focuses on building the capacity of professionals as trainers

Introduction to the Addiction Field

Europe,

Opening lecture master in addictions (European Prevention Curriculum- Universal Treatment Curriculum

You can access the conference by following the link below.

https://uibuniversitat.zoom.us/j/98197054517?pwd=OHplc292Mi9hdTFTNEdBaU83S0s4UT09

Please confirm attendance at gifesuib [at] gmail [dot] com

ISSUP Pakistan National Youth Convention & Anti Drug Poster/Painting Competition

National Youth Convention & Anti Drug Poster Competition regarding Substance Use Prevention has been organized by Youth Forum Pakistan (for Substance Use Prevention) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan & M A Jinnah Foundation (Regd), Sialkot which was funded by Mr. Bashir Ahmad Naz President ISSUP Pakistan on dated 6th February, 2020 at Al-Hamra Art Council Lahore.

Toolkit for Children on Parental Addiction

Created by
Sesame Street USA

When a family member struggles with addiction, the whole family struggles. Children often think it’s their fault; they feel shame, embarrassment, guilt, and loneliness; they may feel invisible. It takes special effort to start important conversations and answer children’s questions. But parents, teachers, caregivers, and other caring adults can comfort children and guide them through difficult moments.