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.
Resources - All Webinars
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
A UNODC drug use prevention initiative that promotes the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities. Presenter: Jenny Roston Lundstrom, Coordinator - 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.
د شااپ / سارن 'الکول کله ناکله' ویبنار وړاندې کولو ویډیو وګورئ، د 2022 کال د مارچ په 31 مه د زوم په سر ترسره شوې: "د لږ تر لږه یونټ قیمت (#MUP): د بې کوره څښونکو، کوڅه څښونکو او خدماتو چمتو کوونکو تجربو په اړه د کیفیت مطالعه، د ډاکټر الینا دیمووا (د ګلاسګو کالډونی پوهنتون) لخوا.
دې وړاندې کولو دا راوسپموله چې څوک، څنګه او ولې د غیر اپېډویی نسخې د درملو غلطه ګټه اخیستنه چې په انټی سایکټیک، محرک او پرګابالین باندې تمرکز کوی.
په دې ویبنار کې ، د CoLAB د کیفی څیړنې څخه د موندنو راپور ورکړل شوی ، چې موخه یې د ټرانسپورټی درملنې د پراختیا یی بوپرنورفین ډیپو ( BUP - XR ) د درملنې د ګڼ شمېر ټولنیزو ، مادی او مهالنیو اغیزو د کتنې په موخه د پیرودونکو په ژوند کې ، د ګډون کوونکو د ډلې په ډله کې چې په استرالیا کې BUP - XR ترلاسه کوی ، او د دې نوی افیوپی اګونیسټ درملنې ټکنالوژۍ د ځای پر ځای شوی پوتنشیالونه په پام کې لری.
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.
د سی این ډی لپاره راتلونکې خواپیښه: "نشه یی توکی له خطر سره مخ شوی ماشومان: پیژندنه او د پروګرام بریالیتوب کیسې"
په ټوله نړۍ کې ماشومان د خطر سره مخ دی ځکه چې دوی په هغو کورونو کې ژوند کوی چرته چې مور او پلار یا نور بالغان د نشه یی توکو یا الکولو څخه غلطه استفاده کوی. په خطر کې د ځوانانو پیژندل کلتوری پوهه ، پوهه ، پوهاوی ، او همدردی ته اړتیا لری.
"Lockdown & Licensed Premises: COVID-19 Lessons for Alcohol Policy” by Professor Niamh Fitzgerald, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK & President of ICARA.
"Alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic in Argentina: Opportunities for public policies” by Dr. Karina Conde, Research Associate, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina.
"Alcohol consumption during COVID-19: A natural experiment for alcohol policy in Chile” by Paula Margozzini Maira, Associate Professor of Public Health, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.
"Unnatural deaths, alcohol bans and curfews in South Africa: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment during COVID-19” by Professor Charles Parry, Medical Research Council of South Africa.
"Alcohol kills Coronavirus, I drink alcohol, ergo I don’t need the vaccine - Stories from India” by Dr. Abhijit Nadkarni, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
"Shifts in alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia” by Dr Sarah Callinan, La Trobe University, Australia.
"Alcohol consumption in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic: Epidemiology and opportunities for public policies” by Dr. Zila van der Meer Sanchez, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil.
The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar Two in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar Two looks at the impact the production, packaging and distribution of alcohol has on both the local and global environment, and what companies should and could do to reduce their impact.
The speakers were:
• Chair and first speaker: Dr Katherine Severi, IAS
• Dr Modi Mwatsama, The Wellcome Trust