Webinar Rehabilitation for Clients in the Criminal Justice System “Challenges and opportunities for drug rehabilitation practitioners"

In an effort to tackle the problem of abuse and illicit trafficking of narcotics, psychotropics and addictive substances, the government has enacted Law no. 35 of 2009 concerning Narcotics. Basically, the sanctions regulated in the Narcotics Law adhere to a double track system, namely in the form of criminal sanctions and action sanctions. In its development, narcotics abuse and addicts no longer lead to imprisonment but instead leads to the rehabilitation of substance use disorders

ISSUP Lebanon Updates - Jan-Jun 2021

On February 2021, ISSUP Lebanon hosted its first webinar of the year entitled, ‘Prevention of Drug Use and Other Risky Behaviours in Youth: From Evidence to Policy and Programs’, with Lilian Ghandour, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the American University of Beirut on substance use epidemiology and evidence-based prevention programs.

How to Leverage Telehealth Strategies for Substance Use Brief Intervention

Washington DC, United States,

Adapting to telehealth services can pose unique challenges and opportunities for mental health and substance use services organizations working with adults and adolescents. However, effectively delivering screening and brief intervention for substance use challenges via telehealth can improve access to treatment, patient engagement, and overall health outcomes, especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.