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Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises: Settings in need of care for a comprehensive drug use prevention in Nigeria

Citation
Agwogie, Martin O., 'Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises: Settings in need of care for a comprehensive drug use prevention in Nigeria', Paper Presentation, State House Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, June 2022
Publication Date

Paper presented at the commemoration of the 2022 International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking, State House Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria on June 27th, 2022.

Author: Dr. Martin O. Agwogie

The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Citation
The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis Baranyi, Gergő et al. The Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, Issue 6, e557 - e568
Publication Date

Background

Comorbid mental illnesses and substance use disorders are associated with adverse criminal, social, and health outcomes. Yet, their burden is not reliably known among prison populations. We therefore aimed to estimate the prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders (dual disorders) among people in prison worldwide.

Guam's 3rd Annual Conference on Substance Use Disorders among Pacific Islanders

Online,

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center cordially invite you to save the date for Guam’s Third Annual Conference on Substance Use Disorders among Pacific Islanders. This live virtual conference is available at no-cost and is scheduled to take place during National Recovery Month on September 20-21, 2022 from 8:00am-3:00pm ChST. 

Webinar on Career Opportunities at UNODC

Online,

Discover UNODC's mandated areas!

02 June 2022, 9-10 AM (Central European Time zone, Vienna, Austria)

02 June 2022, 3-4 PM (Central European Time zone, Vienna, Austria)

Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) for Substance Use Disorders, Course 4.

Windhoek, Namibia , Namibia,

The ISSUP Namibia National Chapter, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Directorate Social Welfare Services, Division: Substance abuse prevention, Drug control and Rehabilitation, will be conducting a training of practitioners dealing with SUDs at different levels of care from the 6th -10th of June 2022.  The in-person 5 days long meeting will  be facilitated by globally credentialed experts in the drug addiction fi

Words Matter Language Guide

Published by
INPUD and ANPUD

The need to change our language in relation to people who use drugs has become an increasing topic of discussion, but there is still a long way to go. People who use drugs are highly diverse and their relationship with drug use takes many different forms. Current prohibitionist approaches to drug use and ‘war on drugs’ rhetoric do little to encourage language that acknowledges this diversity.