Objective: This webinar marks the official launch of the EMCDDA’s foresight toolkit for the drugs field entitled How to run a trends workshop in the drugs field. The event also aims to promote a foresight approach and increase foresight literacy among the EMCDDA’s stakeholders and to take stock of current initiatives in this area and reflect on possible ways forward.
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Presented by Jo Cassar (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney), by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Recognise the importance of assessing for substance use when a client presents with a mental health disorder;
Presented by Associate Professor Sarah Maguire (Director, InsideOut Institute), by attending this webinar, attendees will learn:
- How to recognise the most common eating disorder symptoms;
- Eating disorder interventions and how workers might deliver them;
- How workers may interpret those interventions in instances of co-occurring eating disorders and AOD use.
Presented by Professor Brin Grenyer OAM, by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Identify personality disorders in the context of AOD challenges;
- Select from various skills to effectively respond to people with concurrent AOD and personality disorder;
On Sunday, June 26, 2022, an activity was planned online to honor the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Females are at high risk of substance use with lack of opportunities to reach treatment facilities as compared to males. The societal factors are serving as great stigma in continuing victimization.
The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar Four in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar Four explored workers’ rights for alcohol industry employees in the developing world; industry practices in Africa, including female promotional workers’ rights and their risk of sexual harassment and assault; gender and health inequality; and how human rights litigation can be used as a last resort control policy
In this presentation, the speakers reported the results of a series of three population-based cohort studies relating to the use and effects of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies. The first of these studies provided evidence on how the three smoking cessation pharmacotherapies available in Australia (nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline and bupropion) compare to each other in terms of cardiovascular safety.
This webinar presented ways the illicit drug control field can inform the tobacco endgame.
Various NPS have significantly changed the picture of drug use in different countries. They are now very prominent in the drug market. Indeed, many of these substances are intended to circumvent drug laws and are sold as ‘legal’ replacements for cannabis, heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, MDMA and benzodiazepines.
Opioid Facts and Figures, recorded 3-June-2022. Presented by Lauran Wirf, DO: Addiction Medicine Fellow; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colorado. With the increasing prevalence of illicit fentanyl, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the new hurdles they may face in treatment of opioid use disorders.
On June 3 Friday evening, 2022, a webinar was held to educate youth, students and professionals about a new clinical construct called Psychological Flexibility. The importance of this ability was elaborated in the context of managing addictive behaviors and the damage caused by substance use. It has special skills to teach for cravings and withdrawal symptoms reduction. More than 70 participants attended the webinar.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been found to be effective for treating a variety of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). This webinar will review the CBT model of substance use, as well as practical treatment strategies and tools in order to best help individuals affected by SUDs. This webinar was presented by Heather Fulton, PhD.
During this webinar you will learn how to:
-Discuss research findings related to brain recovery following the use of stimulants.
-Recall evidence-based behavioural interventions found to be effective in treating people with a stimulant use disorder.
-Specify recovery supports for people who use stimulants.
Stress, Relationships, & Substance Use Disorders An Introduction to Neuroscience Informed Counseling
During this webinar you will learn how to:
- Discuss the foundations for incorporating neuroscience into clinical practice
- Describe a neuroscience informed model of SUD treatment
- Apply a model of stress, relationship, and SUD
This workshop is Part 2 of a set of presentations on the integration of neuroscience with SUD treatment. Part 1 laid a foundation for ethical practice. Part 2 describes the application of a metaphoric model of neuroscience-informed intervention that participants can put into practice with their clients immediately.
In this webinar series, hosted by the South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre in collaboration with MI & Beyond, William Miller and Stephen Rollnick, co-founders of Motivational Interviewing engage with clinicians and researchers from across Africa, drawing on lessons from existing research and dissemination activities, and exploring the broader potential of Motivational Interviewing on the African Continent.
Participants will review major social and biological factors of adolescent development and implications for ways to approach substance use prevention/intervention.
This presentation focussed on the strategies used by alcohol marketers to promote their products, impending trends in alcohol distribution, effective approaches for messaging about alcohol-related harms, and public support for a range of alcohol control policies.
Presented by Kristin Waite-Labott, RN, BSN, CARN; April Lynn Lenzmeier, RN, DNP; Rachel Shuster, BSN, RN, CARN, CAAP. The American Nurses Association estimates that six to eight percent of nurses use alcohol or drugs to an extent that is sufficient to impair professional performance. Others estimate that nurses generally misuse drugs and alcohol at nearly the same rate (10 to 15 percent) as the rest of the population.
Presenter: Dr. Richard Pates, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Editor in Chief, Journal of Substance Use
ابتکار پیشگیری از مصرف مواد مخدر UNODC که رفاه کودکان و جوانان، خانواده ها و جوامع آنها را ترویج می کند. مجری: جنی روزتون لوندستروم، هماهنگ کننده - UNODC PTRS
Watch the research presentations on alcohol-related violence and deprivation by Lucy Bryant (Institute of Alcohol Studies, IAS) and Dr Carly Lightowlers (University of Liverpool), delivered at the SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' webinar held over Zoom on 30 March 2021.
Watch the video of the SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' webinar presentation, held over Zoom on 31 March 2022: "Minimum Unit Pricing (#MUP): Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless drinkers, street drinkers and service providers", by Dr Elena Dimova (Glasgow Caledonian University).
This presentation explored the who, how and why of non-opioid prescription drug misuse focusing on antipsychotics, stimulants and pregabalin.
In this webinar, findings were reported from the CoLAB qualitative study, which aimed to examine the multiple social, material and temporal effects of extended-release buprenorphine depot (BUP-XR) treatment in clients’ lives, among a group of participants receiving BUP-XR in Australia, and considers the situated potentials of these new opioid agonist treatment technologies.
Three international experts discussed anabolic androgenic steroids – illicit or prescription-only drugs that are manufactured to mimic the effects of the male hormone testosterone, and that are sometimes taken to increase muscle mass and improve athletic performance.
Upcoming Side Event to the CND: "Drug Endangered Children: Identification and Program Success Stories"
Around the globe there are children at risk because they live in homes where a parent or other adult misuses drugs or alcohol. Identifying at risk youth requires cultural knowledge, understanding, awareness, and empathy.