Publications

Cobertura jornalística sobre drogas: distorções e potencialidades na prevenção

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Ana Regina Noto, Emérita Sátiro Opaleye, Danilo Polverini Locatelli e Telmo Mota Ronzani
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Capítulo 11 do Livro: Ações integradas sobre drogas: prevenção, abordagens e políticas públicas. Ed. UFJF, 2013.

The content discussed highlights the influence of the media in the process of health promotion related to alcohol and other drug use.

Improving Care to Prevent Suicide among People with Serious Mental Illness

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NASEM
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On September 11–12, 2018, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in Washington, DC, to discuss what is known, what is currently being done, and what needs to be done to identify and reduce suicide risk among people with serious mental illness in the United States.

A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

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Zila M. Sanchez
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A prática de binge drinking entre jovens e o papel das promoções de bebidas alcoólicas: uma questão de saúde pública.

Zila M. Sanchez
Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, São Paulo-SP, Brasil

Binge drinking among young Brazilians and the promotion of alcoholic beverages: a Public Health concern

Informe Sobre el Consumo de Drogas en las Américas 2019 Resumen Ejecutivo

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Observatorio Inter-Americano sobre Drogas
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El consumo de drogas sigue representando un problema importante en las Américas, y uno que desa a a los formuladores de polí cas en los niveles más altos. La Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD), de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), actúa como el principal foro del Hemisferio Occidental para el debate de polí cas y la cooperación hemisférica en materia de drogas.

Report on Drug Use in the Americas 2019, Executive Summary

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Inter-American Observatory on Drugs (OID)
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Drug use continues to represent a significant problem in the Americas, and one that challenges policy makers at the highest levels. The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (known by its Spanish language acronym, CICAD), of the Organization of American States (OAS), serves as the preeminent Western Hemisphere forum for policy discussion and hemispheric cooperation on drugs.

Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana

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The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University
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The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University commissioned this study to better understand the economic and social costs of legalized marijuana. While much has been written about the tax revenue and total sales generated from commercial marijuana, there has been little research to understand how Coloradans are paying to mitigate the consequences of commercial marijuana.

Information and Advice for the Families of People Living with Hepatitis C

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ADFAM
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Hepatitis C is a highly infectious blood-borne virus that affects the cells of the liver causing inflammation. Although many people with the virus may have no symptoms at all people can experience jaundice, depression, fatigue, skin problems, stomach pain and loss of appetite.

Surveillance for Cancers Associated with Tobacco Use — United States, 2010–2014

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CDC
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Problem/Condition: Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer, contributing to at least 12 types of cancer, including acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx; esophagus; stomach; colon and rectum; liver; pancreas; larynx; lung, bronchus, and trachea; kidney and renal pelvis; urinary bladder; and cervix.