young people

Not without my Mobile Phone: Alcohol Binge Drinking, Gender Violence and Technology in the Spanish Culture of Intoxication

Romo-Avilés, N., García-Carpintero, M. Á., & Pavón-Benítez, L. (2019). Not without my mobile phone: alcohol binge drinking, gender violence and technology in the Spanish culture of intoxication. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 1-11.
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The practice of binge drinking has in recent decades consolidated what is known as the ‘culture of intoxication’ among young people of Spain. This has coincided with the increase in the use of mobile-phone technology and of social networks within the night-time economy.

Health Promotion Through The Life Course

Geneva, Switzerland,

Promoting health through the life course means to invest in prevention and to provide treatment and care services whenever and for whoever necessary.

This WHA72 side event explores the realities of adolescence and youth as well as older age in relation to noncommunicable diseases risk factors.

Voluntary Researchers Wanted - Mentor UK

Mentor UK is looking for volunteers to help maintain up-to-date knowledge of alcohol and drug prevention and education in community, family and school settings. The role will involve role researching and writing briefs that will contribute to the ongoing development of Mentor programmes and policy work. The researchers will be able to work closely with staff to develop their areas of interest in line with Mentor’s mission and values. This role would suit recent graduates

Invitation to Conduct Research

The Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Drug and Alcohol Task Force, in conjunction with Southside Partnership and Dublin Rathdown Community Addiction Team, invites submissions from suitably qualified parties to conduct a research project to commence during 2019. Study summary: an investigation of current patterns of use and misuse of alcohol and drugs in Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown (DLR) among vulnerable young people aged between 16-24 years. Region: South Dublin Closing date: 10/05/19

Reducción del consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en el ámbito universitario

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Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC)
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El Ministerio Justicia y del Derecho, en asocio con la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito (UNODC), viene liderando el desarrollo de herramientas prácticas que contribuyan a mejorar el quehacer preventivo y de mitigación en ámbitos en los que se encuentran las poblaciones de mayor vulnerabilidad al consumo de sustancias psicoactivas en Colombia.

Supporting Young People who Hear Voices & Use Drugs or Alcohol

London, United Kingdom,

There has been increasing awareness of the relationship between drugs and hearing voices in young people, but much less is said about what it might be like for a young person who uses drugs and hears voices, and even less about ways to support a young person in this situation.

Mental Health of Children and Youth

Zlatibor , Serbia,

The Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions of Serbia is very pleased to inform you that the 5th Congress of DEAPS will be held on Zlatibor in the ’’Čigota’’ Institute from 23rd to 26th of May 2019.

The theme of the event is Mental Health of Children and Youths - a view to the future.