Resources

Podcasts: Say Why to Drugs

Created by
Suzi Gage

The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal.

Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances.

Podcast: Recovery-focused Care Planning

Created by
National Elf Service
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The Collaborate Care Planning Project (COCAPP) studies mental health risk, care planning and therapeutic relationships. This podcast interview with Alan Simpson and Sarah Carr explores the importance of assessing and managing risk, how to make care planning work for staff and service users, and what constitutes a positive therapeutic relationship.

Seminar Presentation: Ecological Momentary Assessment of Alcohol Use

Created by
National Drug and Alcohol Research
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The majority of existing knowledge on patterns of alcohol consumption is based on retrospective-recall methodologies.

These are cost-efficient and convenient but are limited in their capacity to record data on the circumstances of alcohol consumption as they emerge in time and space.

Workplace Alcohol and Other Drug Factsheets

Created by
The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

To assist workplaces to respond to alcohol and other drug-related harm in the workplace, The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, has produced a series of factsheets about commonly used drugs and their impact on safety and well-being of individual employees, and overall safety and productivity of the workplace. 

Fact sheets cover the following topics:

Webinar: Compassionate Pragmatism an Integrative Approach to Treating Problematic Substance Use

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Andrew Tatarsky, Ph.D., Founder and Director The Center for Optimal Living will take us through a harm reduction approach which has compassion at its centre. This webinar looks at harm reduction across the range of risk behaviours associated with problematic use of substances.

Inside Health Podcast- E-cigarettes, Prehabilitation before surgery, Hospital safety

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This Inside Health podcast discusses why vaping is dividing public health experts causing a polarised split; prehabilitation before cancer surgery and the benefits of preparing for an operation; plus can hospital safety be compared to lessons learnt from the aviation industry?

The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy

Created by
WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy
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The International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy, developed by WHO UNAids UNDP and the International Centre for Human Rights Policy, are a reference tool for policy-makers, lawyers and civil society organisations working to ensure human rights compliance in drug policy.

Xchange Prevention Registry

Created by
EMCDDA

Xchange is an online registry of evidence-based prevention programmes. In its first phase, the registry will make available manualised interventions that European evaluation studies show have beneficial outcomes relating to substance use. For programmes of US origin, the registry also provides the evidence level of the evaluation studies conducted there (Blueprint ratings).