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Availability of science-based treatment improving, says 2021 World Drug Report

Around 275 million people used drugs worldwide in the last year, while over 36 million people suffered from drug use disorders, according to the 2021 World Drug Report, released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

UNODC Trains Team of National Trainers from Central Asia on UTC 16 and UTC 19

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia supported a training of trainers (ToT) on “Course 16 – Advanced Clinical Skills “ and “Course 19 – “Enhancing Group Facilitation Skills” which took place in person in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 24-29 October 2022. These courses are part of the Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC training package). “The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the persons living with substance use disorders adversely. To

UNODC discussed the protection of adolescents and young people from psychoactive and narcotic drugs at a round table “Youth for a healthy lifestyle”

On 10 August, 2022, UNODC jointly with the representatives of ministries and state departments of the Republic of Uzbekistan, members of the Youth Parliament at the Legislative Chamber and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament), as well as representatives of UNICEF and international experts participated in a round table on the theme "Youth for a healthy lifestyle". The event was organized on the initiative of the Youth Parliament, with the support of the Committee

UNODC conducted Regional Training of Trainers on UTC 13 in Central Asia

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia held a Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on Course 13 – “Contingency Management: A Reinforcement Based Treatment” which took place in person in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 27-29 July 2022. This course is a part of the Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC training package). The twenty (20) members of the national team of trainers from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan attended the training

UNODC supports introduction of Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders in Central Asia

The UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia (UNODC ROCA) organized a Regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on Course 18 – “Clinical Supervision” of the Advanced Level of the Universal Treatment Curriculum for Substance Use Disorders (UTC training package) from 20 to 24 June 2022 in Tashkent, the Republic of Uzbekistan with the generous support from U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. “Health-centered, human rights-based and gender-responsive approaches to drug