The World Health Organisation (WHO) have a health topic page dedicated to tobacco use.
The page includes:
- up to date data on smoking, tobacco control country profiles
- factsheet, infographics and maps
- the latest news, events and publications
The page also describes the WHO MPOWER tobacco control measures.
Jayvee Aquino, Ma Veronica Felipe, Marie Isabel Melgar discuss the modifications they made to use the UTC for online training for faculty and students in Philippines.
Watch the video of the research presentation “Understanding drinking transitions during lockdown: social inequalities, alcohol and the COVID-19 pandemic” by Dr Emily Nicholls (University of York), delivered at the SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' webinar held over Zoom on 28 April 2021.
This website provides evidence-based information, training and resources to assist with the management of co-occurring, or comorbid, AOD and mental health conditions.
This infographic shows the different types of medications prescribed for opioid overdose, withdrawal, and addiction.
Medications for opioid addiction, overdose, and withdrawal work in various ways.
Building on the UNODC Global Initiative on Youth Crime Prevention through Sport and its Line Up Live Up programme, the UNODC/WHO International Standards on Drug Use Prevention, and relevant research on the contribution of sport to healthy youth development and wellbeing, skills and learning, this event aims to discuss the evidence on sport as a tool for substance use prevention and present promising case studies.
Side event during the 64th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) organized jointly by the UNODC Civil Society Unit and VNGOC.
The Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs (VNGOC) together with the UNODC Civil Society Unit (CSU) held a webinar on 17th March 2021 discussing UNODC guidance on treatment and harm reduction.
ISSUP Chile invites you to participate in a webinar on quality standards in drug treatment and how to incorporate them into treatment services in Chile
The webinar will take place on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (Chile time)
ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar that will discuss accessibility, quality and equity in addiction treatment services. The webinar will take place on April 20, 2021 at 17:00 hrs (Argentina time).
This webinar seeks to highlight and share international perspectives on tackling local HIV outbreaks.
Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) Video Programs are highly sustainable, interactive video adaptations of our original manual-based programs that can be provided online and in classrooms.
PPW Video Programs provide the same content and three-step process of screening, feedback and multi-behavior goal setting as all PPW evidence-based practices screening and brief interventions.
Quality in School Substance Use Prevention: How Difficult is it to Implement a Real System of Quality Control?
The IAS Alcohol Knowledge Centre is home to an extensive library of information – infographics, factsheets and a host of related resources – about alcohol.
Plan for the opening of the National Unit of the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) Kazakhstan
The ISSUP Kazakhstan team is pleased to welcome you to the upcoming opening ceremony of the National Unit of the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) Kazakhstan, which will be held online April 14, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Nur Sultan time.
"The role of ISSUP in Central Asia"
Olga Myshakiwskaya - ISSUP Regional Coordinator for Asia
AFINet’s first Webinar was given by Professor Richard Velleman on 20th October 2020. The topic of this Webinar was “In Their Own Right: Family Members Affected by Alcohol and other Drug Misuse or Gambling”.
Dr Gallus Bischof presented AFINet’s second Webinar on “Evidence and Implementation of family-based interventions in the addiction field”.
Dr Bischof described and reported the results of a systematic review on the evidence of interventions for AFMs and reported the results of a survey of practitioners in Germany. The implications for further research and service improvement were discussed.
Teleintervenção fundamentada na entrevista motivacional para familías que convivem com um parente com problemas por consumo de álcool e outras Drogas
Cassandra Borges Bortolon, a Clinical Psychologist, Postgraduate Professor in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Director of Acurarte, President of AMTEPA, Founder of the Acurartech Company, and an Independent Research Consultant, presented AFINet’s fourth Webinar on “Motivational intervention for family members living with a relative with a substance-related disorder”, which she presented in Portuguese with a simultaneous English translation.
7 Tips to Engage in Mental Health Treatment the Guatemalan Maya Families Living in the United States
Publication Date: August 1, 2020
Developed By: National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC
The Role of Public Organisations in Providing Assistance to Users of Psychoactive Substances: The Experience of Ukraine
This talk draws upon research surrounding the prominent discourses used to account for alcohol use across a range of contexts. Analysis considers the impact of these constructions in attributing blame and the associated stigma for alcohol use issues.