Globally, the number of young people using e-cigarettes is rising. There is an ongoing debate as to whether vaping acts as a gateway for cigarette use later in life. The long term consequences remain unclear, and some argue we are seeing a new generation addicted to nicotine in a different form.
A recent study conducted in New Zealand has examined the latest trends in adolescent cigarette and e-cigarette use from 2014 to 2019.
Handbook on Quality Standards for Interventions Aimed at Drug Experienced Young People in Contact with Criminal Justice Systems
As one of the objectives of the European Health Programme project “Exchanging Prevention practices on Polydrug use among youth in Criminal justice systems” (EPPIC), the present handbook of quality standards was produced to help practitioners improve the quality of interventions targeting drug experienced young people in contact with Criminal Justice Systems (CJS).
Substance Misuse and Young People: Critical Issues is a comprehensive source of information on young people’s requirements for assessment, treatment and other interventions because of their misuse of substances.
About this Event
DRNS and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research are delighted to host this event to share learning on the implementation of Planet Youth in Ireland. Emmet Major is coordinating the Planet Youth programme in the west of Ireland and will share his experiences of the programme, with implications for Scottish research, policy and practice.
Planet Youth's next conference will be held on the 4th to 6th of March 2020.
Participants will be provided with an extensive overview of the Planet Youth methodology introduced by the employees of ICSRA.
This week the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) has released the European Prevention Curriculum - a handbook designed for decision, opinion and policy makers in science-based prevention of substance use. The aim of the EUPC