ISSUP Italy Update - April to June 2023

Over the past few months, Casa Rosetta have been busy promoting their work and the National Chapter in Italy.  Some of these activities include:-

In April 2023, the preliminary version of the second article on the topic of acceptability of using mobile health (mHealth) as an intervention tool for people with drug use disorders in Tanga, Tanzania was launched online.  The link to the article can be found below.

On 23 May, ISSUP Italy hosted a webinar on the topic of early exposure to cannabis and long-lasting consequences on the brain, which was presented by Professor Carla Cannizzaro and Ph.D. Anna Brancato, from the University of Palermo. More than 586 professionals from 77 different countries all over the world attended the webinar.

On 10 June 2023, Casa Rosetta attended the conference of the National Federation Therapeutic Community (FICT) held in Rome. During the presentation, Casa Rosetta introduced and promoted the ISSUP Italy National Chapter activities.

A two-day event was held on 24 & 25 June 2023 to celebrate the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, attracting a wide variety of people from the community and beyond.  During the event, a preliminary Italian version of the Listen First materials,  Science of Care materials was delivered and shared with families and the public. More information can be found in the attached material.

ISSUP Italy have many more exciting activities planned and we look forward to sharing these with you in the coming months.