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‘Ten Years Later’ – Developing Institutional Mechanisms for Drug Demand Reduction and Addictology Education in Georgia – A Case Study

Javakhishvili, J. D., Kirtadze, I., & Otiashvili, D. (2022). ‘Ten years later’ – Developing institutional mechanisms for drug demand reduction and addictology education in Georgia – A case study. Adiktologie, 22(1), 35–46.
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During the last ten years, Georgia made several important accomplishments in responding to the country’s drug problem. Specifically, in 2011, an interagency national drug coordinating body was established within the Ministry of Justice; in 2015, the multidisciplinary Addiction Studies MA Program was initiated within Ilia State University; and in 2019, the National Drug Observatory (NDO) was founded.


Call for papers: International Mental Health Journal

Mexico's National Institute of Psychiatry, "Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz" began editing its official publication in 1977, "Salud Mental", which is currently indexed in: WoS, ScopuS, Academic Search Premier, SciELO, PsycINFO, IMBIOMED, RedALyC, LILACS, DIALNET, Latindex, and the Sistema de Clasificación de Revistas Mexicanas de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT). Manuscripts submitted to "Salud Mental" go through a process that follows scientific publishing ethical policies. The Internal Review Board selects papers suitable for publication that must

Lanzamiento de Maestría en Consumo de Sustancias Psicoactivas desde una perspectiva Sociosanitaria

Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Actualmente existe consenso en relación a que cuando un fenómeno se expande en forma epidémica, existen factores de causación social que lo determinan, razón por la cual, la magnitud poblacional del consumo de sustancias debe ser comprendida y abordada desde una perspectivas sociosanitaria que coordine la asistencia socia educativa y sanitaria incluyendo líneas de acción generales y específicas. 

A qualitative study exploring how young people perceive and experience substance use services in British Columbia, Canada

Turuba, R., Amarasekera, A., Howard, A.M. et al. A qualitative study exploring how young people perceive and experience substance use services in British Columbia, Canada. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 17, 43 (2022).
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Substance use among youth (ages 12–24) is troublesome given the increasing risk of harms associated. Even more so, substance use services are largely under utilised among youth, most only accessing support when in crisis. Few studies have explored young people’s help-seeking behaviours to address substance use concerns.

5th UK Implementation Science Research Conference


A multidisciplinary conference to improve health and care

Now in its fifth year, the 2022 conference will bring together online researchers, policymakers, clinicians, practitioners and service users from around the world. 

The conference will share the best ways to implement evidence-based health and social care research within services and systems to improve health and care outcomes. 

Call for Papers: Hybrid Designs in Implementation Science

Hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial designs have become increasingly prevalent in implementation research. As hybrid designs enter their second decade of widespread use, the Frontiers in Health Services’ Implementation Science section launches a Research Topic to fuel the field’s discourse on the past, present, and future of hybrid designs in knowledge translation. Submissions are welcome of both Original and/or Brief Research, Review, Methods, and Perspective articles. The call addresses critical assessments of hybrid designs, innovative use of