Presented in six separate booklets, the World Drug Report 2020 provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016.
Las personas encargadas del tratamiento por abuso de sustancias, quienes ejercen la medicina clínica, los/las extensionistas, las clínicas de salud pública, entre otros, deben conocer la información que se detalla a continuación.
2021 INCSR–Volume I: Drug and Chemical Control (As submitted to Congress)
To read the full report, please visit: https://www.state.gov/2021-incsr-volume-i-drug-and-chemical-control-as-submitted-to-congress/
Effect of Monitoring the Compliance of Banning Alcohol Sales to Minors in the Volume of Underage Acute Alcohol Intoxication Cases in Mexico: A Controlled ITSA Analysis
In México, underage alcohol consumption is a major public health problem. Notwith-standing the complex character of alcohol consumption, evidence indicates that enforcing the policies aimed to control the availability of alcohol has produced positive outcomes and has proved to be one of the most cost-effective strategies for curbing consumption, as well as they have succeeded in reducing health and social problems associated to alcohol use.
To read the full text, please visit: https://www.issup.net/node/13635
U.S. GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE (GAO) "Behavioral Health: Patient Access, Provider Claims Payment, and the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic"
The EMCDDA releases today the third in a series of rapid ‘trendspotter’ studies exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the drug situation and responses to it.
Eight guiding principles of the digital transformation of the health sector. A call to pan-American action
KYDA presented a poster on family therapy interventions taking place at their centre during the second Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference. Family therapy is a collection of therapeutic approaches that share a belief in family-level assessment and intervention.
The poster details the objectives and approach used in these family therapy interventions, and presents a series of recommendations in the conclusion.
ASRS Questionnaire and Tobacco Use: Not Just a Cigarette. A Screening Study in an Italian Young Adult Sample
Abstract: Young adults exhibit greater sensitivity than adults to nicotine reinforcement, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) increases the risk for early-onset smoking. We investigated the correlation between ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) scores and smoking, evaluated the prevalence of ADHD symptomatology (not diagnoses) in smokers and non-smokers and its comorbidity with benzodiazepine and gambling addictions.
This report presents the current status of alcohol consumption, alcohol-attributable harms and the implementation of alcohol control policies in the WHO European Region, using available data from 2010, 2016 and 2019.
This publication is intended to serve as an introductory reference, outlining the options available to States that are in line with the international drug control conventions and other relevant international instruments.
This report provides an overview of the latest trends in the illicit production of and trafficking in drugs worldwide.
The statistics and analysis in the report are based on the latest information available to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
The report includes informaiton on:
This report contains a summary of the information available to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) on the extent of drug use and its health consequences.
The report includes information on:
A recent World Health Organisation (WHO) survey has found that 93% of countries worldwide have experienced significant disruption to mental health services.
With a rise in demand for these services, these worring findings suggest there is an urgent need for for increased mental health investments in the wake of COVID-19.
Behavioral Addiction Report 2020: Gambling with Money, Video Game Use and Compulsive Internet Use in Drug And Other Addiction Surveys in Spain EDADES and ESTUDES
This issue of the bulletin Focused was prepared on the basis of the annual report on the 2019 drug situation in the Czech Republic: MRAVČÍK, V., CHOMYNOVÁ, P., GROHMANNOVÁ, K., JANÍKOVÁ, B., ČERNÍKOVÁ, T., ROUS, Z., CIBULKA, J., FIDESOVÁ, H., VOPRAVIL, J. 2020. Výroční zpráva o stavu ve věcech drog v České republice v roce 2019 [Annual Report on the Drug Situation in the Czech Republic in 2019] MRAVČÍK, V. (Ed.).
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People who are homeless have complex and challenging lives. They tend to have worse physical and mental health than the general population. Substance use is more prevalent among people who are homeless than in the general population, and providing support services and drug treatment in a holistic way for this population should be a priority.
Domestic abuse predominantly affects women, and 35 years of experience supporting families affected by substance use has taught Adfam that women are disproportionately affected by the problematic drug or alcohol use of a loved one. The relationship between domestic abuse and substance use is non-causational, but the impacts of the two are interrelated.