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.
Nesta série webinar, organizada pelo South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre em colaboração com a MI & Beyond, William Miller e Stephen Rollnick, co-fundadores da Motivational Interviewing se envolvem com médicos e pesquisadores de toda a África, baseando-se em lições de atividades de pesquisa e divulgação existentes, e explorando o potencial mais amplo da Entrevista Motivacional no Continente Africano.
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.
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.
Três especialistas internacionais discutiram esteroides anabólicos androgênicos – drogas ilícitas ou somente prescritas que são fabricadas para imitar os efeitos da testosterona hormonal masculina, e que às vezes são tomadas para aumentar a massa muscular e melhorar o desempenho atlético.
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.
"Lockdown & Licensed Premises: COVID-19 Lessons for Alcohol Policy” by Professor Niamh Fitzgerald, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK & President of ICARA.
"Consumo de álcool durante a pandemia COVID-19 na Argentina: Oportunidades para políticas públicas" da Dra Karina Conde, Pesquisadora Associada da Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina.
"Consumo de álcool durante o COVID-19: Um experimento natural para a política do álcool no Chile" por Paula Margozzini Maira, Professora Associada de Saúde Pública da Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.
"Mortes não naturais, proibições de álcool e toques de recolher na África do Sul: Evidências de um experimento quase natural durante o COVID-19" pelo professor Charles Parry, do Conselho de Pesquisa Médica da África do Sul.
"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.
"Mudanças no consumo de álcool durante a pandemia COVID-19 na Austrália" pela Dra Sarah Callinan, Universidade de La Trobe, Austrália.
"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.
O Instituto de Estudos do Álcool apresenta o Seminário Dois em sua série de quatro partes sobre álcool e sustentabilidade. O Seminário Dois analisa o impacto que a produção, embalagem e distribuição de álcool tem no ambiente local e global, e o que as empresas devem e poderiam fazer para reduzir seu impacto.
Os alto-falantes eram:
• Cadeira e primeira palestrante: Dra Katherine Severi, IAS