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Czech National Conference on Illegal Addictive Substances 2021

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Office of the Government of the Czech Republic
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The National Conference on Illegal Addictive Substances 2021 was organized by the Secretariat of the Government Council for the Coordination of Drug Policy - the Drug Policy Department of the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic. Due to the current development of the epidemiological situation, the conference was held online.

The debate was moderated by Jarmila Vedralová, National Drug Policy Coordinator.

Substance Use Among Adolescents: Risk and Protective Factors

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On December 2nd, CICAD's Demand Reduction Unit organised an online event on "Substance Use Among Adolescents: Risk and Protective Factors". The event is part of a series of international dialogues between Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. 

This webinar provided attendees with information about:

Seminario de Investigación | Avances del proyecto ENCODAT-INMEGEN, de la epidemiología a la genómica

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Humberto Nicolini, INMEGEN

María Elena Medina-Mora, Facultad de Psicología, UNAM

Jorge Ameth Villatoro Velázquez, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría "Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz"

Marycarmen Noemí Bustos Gamiño, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría "Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz"

Retos para el fortalecimiento de las capacidades de Reducción de la Demanda de Drogas en la actualidad de Hispanoamérica

Participación del Dr. José Luis Vázquez Martínez, Especialista de la Unidad de Reducción de la Demanda de Drogas de la Comisión Interamericana para el control de Drogas de la Organización de Estados Americanos (CICAD-OEA) en el X Foro de Investigación-Acción en Prevención del Consumo de Drogas el 28 de octubre de 2021.

Lifelong consequences of prenatal drug exposure

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This webinar explored the issues of infants withdrawing from maternal drugs of addiction, and problems beyond the newborn period.

Newborn drug withdrawal is often attributed to maternal opioids, but many other drugs can cause serious problems in the newborn infant. The impact of prenatal substance exposure extends beyond the newborn period and may have serious long-term consequences on the infant until adulthood.

Alcohol and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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Institute of Alcohol Studies

The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar one in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar one looks at the impact of alcohol on the UN's SDGs and the opportunities for improved alcohol policy arising from the Goals.

The speakers were:

• Chair: Kristina Sperkova, Movendi International

• Dudley Tarlton, United Nations Development Programme

Reducing Substance Use Stigma: The Role of First Responders

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Stigma is one of the biggest barriers people face when seeking care for substance use disorders. Designed for members of the law enforcement community, this webinar explored the relationship between substance use, the brain and mental health, and how stigma can be a barrier to accessing and receiving care.

Panelists also discussed the impact stigma has on people who use substances, their families and communities.

Youth drinking declines - what have we learned?

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Since the early 2000s, adolescent drinking in Australia and in many high income countries has fallen dramatically. For example, among 14-17 year old Australians, the rate of risky drinking has fallen from 30% in 2001 to 9% in 2019. This seminar summarised a program of work looking to understand these trends, addressing the potential causes of these declines, the implications for adult drinking and harm and next steps for research.

Anxiety and Alcohol Use: What Clinicians Need to Know

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The Matilda Centre


Presented by Associate Professor Lexine Stapinski (the Matilda Centre) this webinar will lead to:

1. An understanding of typical patterns and issues relevant to the management of anxiety and alcohol use disorder comorbidity;

2. Introduction to an integrated cognitive behaviour therapy program that improves outcomes by concurrently addressing anxiety, alcohol use and the connections between them;