Prevention

ISSUP Expert Days

We are excited to announce the launch of the ISSUP Expert Days. This new development will provide opportunities for those working in substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support to learn and develop through being in direct contact with experts in the field by participating in webinars, reviewing recorded webinars and interviews, Q&A sessions, and using the various resources, tools, materials and documents used to support them. This will allow for direct interaction between experts

8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit

Created by
Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.
Publication Date

Join together with drug prevention professionals from across the U.S. at our 8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit on February 17th and 18th, in Tampa, Florida. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear from many influential leaders, including U.S. Surgeon General, VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H and Harvard Medical School Professor, Bertha K. Madras, Ph.D.

Engaging Youth in Substance Use Prevention (EYTSUP) - 2019/2020

Project Goals To educate and train professionals and students on preventing their societies from the hazardous effects of substance use. Key Achievements During Project It was initially intended to invite 20 professionals from different portfolios of Aga Khan Social Welfare Board (AKSWB) and Aga Khan Education Services (AKESP) for Karachi but due to overwhelming response and extensive interest of Aga Khan Social Welfare Board (AKSWB) and Aga Khan Education Services (AKESP) they sent the nomination

Policy Brief: Alcohol Taxation and Pricing Policies in the Region of the Americas

Published by
PAHO

The need to reduce alcohol-related harms has been recognized by the 2010 World Health Organization (WHO) Global Strategy to Reduce the Harmful Use of Alcohol (adopted by the Sixty-third World Health Assembly), the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the WHO Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013-2020, and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Plan of Action to Reduce the Harmful Use o

Harm to Others from Drinking: Patterns in Nine Societies

Published by
WHO
Publication Date

The adverse impact of alcohol consumption include the negative consequences of drinking on individuals other than the drinkers themselves, including both health and social problems.  Alcohol’s harm to others (HTO) is an interactional occurrence at the level of individuals and their relationships and is determined from the perspective of those affected by the drinker rather than from the perspective of the drinker or the society.

Prevention of Substance Use

Published by
Sloboda, Z., Petras, H., Robertson, E. B., & Hingson, R. (Eds.). (2019). Prevention of Substance Use. Springer.

This volume provides a serious examination of substance use prevention research and practices as components of the continuum from health promotion through to prevention and health care in sub-groups and in the general population.

Planet Youth - The Icelandic Primary Prevention Model in Ireland

Stirling, United Kingdom,

About this Event

DRNS and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research are delighted to host this event to share learning on the implementation of Planet Youth in Ireland. Emmet Major is coordinating the Planet Youth programme in the west of Ireland and will share his experiences of the programme, with implications for Scottish research, policy and practice.

Session overview

SPR Annual Meeting

Washington, DC,

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference – the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”