Prevention

Use of e-cigarettes among young people in Great Britain, 2022

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ASH

Summary of key findings

The evolving youth use of e-cigarettes in Britain is monitored using the ASH Smokefree GB survey of 11-18 year olds 2013-2022 (see Appendix 2 for methodology), in the context of changes in tobacco use and the regulation of e-cigarettes (see Appendix 1). We present the results for 11-17 year olds separately from 18 year olds. It is an offence to sell e-cigarettes to children under 18 in the United Kingdom.

Mapping prevention systems in the European Neighbourhood Policy area

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EMCDDA

Between March and May 2021, the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project supported the mapping of national prevention systems in European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area countries.

This briefing describes the rationale and methodology of the prevention system mapping, presenting selected findings and highlighting key challenges encountered.

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Association of Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Drinking and Smoking With the Risk of Stillbirth

Citation
Odendaal H, Dukes KA, Elliott AJ, et al. Association of Prenatal Exposure to Maternal Drinking and Smoking With the Risk of Stillbirth. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(8):e2121726. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.21726
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Abstract

Importance  Prenatal smoking is a known modifiable risk factor for stillbirth; however, the contribution of prenatal drinking or the combination of smoking and drinking is uncertain.

Objective  To examine whether prenatal exposure to alcohol and tobacco cigarettes is associated with the risk of stillbirth.

Cross-sectional online survey of the impact of new tobacco health warnings in Colombia

Citation
Adams S, Clavijo A, Tamayo R, et al. Cross-sectional online survey of the impact of new tobacco health warnings in Colombia. BMJ Open 2022;12:e056754. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056754
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Objectives This study aimed to explore the impact of a new set of six pictorial warnings introduced in 2018.

Design and setting Using a cross-sectional design, we examined awareness of the new warnings among Colombian smokers across two time points of data collection.

Combining the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) and Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) in a Master’s Degree in Addictions

Citation
Orte, C., Amer, J., Gomila, A. M., & Pascual, B. (2022). Combining the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) and Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) in a Master’s Degree in Addictions. Adiktologie, 22(1), 7–12. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0006
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From Face-to-Face to Online Delivery: Training of Professionals in Evidence-Based Prevention

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Hein, A. W., Goycolea, R. M., Rivas, J. A., & Montenegro, M. C. (2022). From face to face to online delivery: Training of professionals in evidence-based prevention. Adiktologie, 22(1), 13–20. https://doi.org/10.35198/01-2022-001-0001
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BACKGROUND:

By disseminating the Universal Prevention Curriculums (UPC), the Colombo Plan (CP) seeks to narrow the gap between scientific knowledge on effective prevention of substance use and its application in the field. In 2020 CP adapted these training methods for online delivery.

Highlights from the 2022 UNODC World Drug Report: Implications for drug prevention, treatment and care responses

Vienna, Austria,

ISSUP presented a webinar on Thursday, July 7, 2014, featuring Giovanna Campello, Chief of the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presenting highlights from the 2022 edition of the UNODC World Drug Report. The presentation included implications on drug prevention, treatment and rehabilitation responses during times of crisis.

Time: 2PM UK | 3PM Vienna

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

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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
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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.