Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders. This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice

Treatment for Psychostimulants and for Co-Morbid Psychiatric and Medical Disorders Are Discussed by Experts from the Central Asian States

On 4-8 November 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 24 specialists from the drug treatment centres, narcology clinics and institutions of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the Regional Training on introduction of the protocols on treatment for psychostimulants and for co-morbid psychiatric and medical disorders organized by UNODC global project GLOJ71 “Treating drug dependence and its health consequences: Treatnet” in collaboration with Sub-programme 3 “Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation and HIV prevention” of the UNODC

Vietnamese Policymakers Attend UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

More than thirty (30) Vietnamese high-level decision makers from the Department of Social Vice Prevention, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), the Office of the Government (OOG), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Public Security (MPS), the Social Affairs Department, National Assembly (NA), the Department of Administrative Sanctions Management, Ministry of Justice (MOJ), academia and civil society are participating in this three-day workshop, being held 4 – 7 November 2019 in Hanoi, Viet

iCAAD 2020


iCADD is hosting the largest European conference on addiction, behaviour, and emotional wellbeing.

Join iCADD for 3 days of networking, furthering global connection, communication and understanding in the prevention and treatment of Behavioral, Mental and Emotional Health, facilitated by world-renowned speakers on our uniquely eclectic combination of topics.

UNODC TREATNET Training for Treatment and Care Providers in Senegal

The UNODC’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN), the Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) and UNAIDS jointly organized a TREATNET training on drug use disorder treatment and care from July 30th to August 2nd 2019 in Saly-Mbour, Senegal. Participants included the Ministry of Health, along with twenty-five health and social work professionals, national defence and security forces’ representatives from the different regions of Senegal. TREATNET is a UNODC capacity building strategy, aiming

Closing Ceremony of 4 Days Training Workshop of UTC 4 and 7 Organized by MATH & ISSUP Pakistan

Closing ceremony of 4 days training workshop of UTC 4 and 7 organized by Mian Afzal Trust Hospital, Gujranwala Pakistan in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter was held at the MATH conference hall. Mr. Bashir Ahmad Naz was the Chief Guest and Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad, Director ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Mr. Sana Ullah Rathore, Director ISSUP Pakistan Chapter, Rana Maqsood Ahmad, Deputy Mayor of Gujranwala were guests of honor. Mr. Bashir Ahmad Naz said that

Using the CONSORT Statement to Evaluate the Completeness of Reporting of Addiction Randomised Trials: A Cross-Sectional Review

Vassar M, Jellison S, Wendelbo H, et al Using the CONSORT statement to evaluate the completeness of reporting of addiction randomised trials: a cross-sectional review BMJ Open 2019;9:e032024. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032024


Objectives: Evaluate the completeness of reporting of addiction randomised controlled trials (RCTs) using the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) statement.

Setting: Not applicable.

Participants: RCTs identified using a PubMed search of 15 addiction journals and a 5-year cross-section.

Drug Use Series from the Lancet Journals

Publication Date

Executive Summary

The drug use landscape is dynamic and changing. Changes in public attitudes and laws towards drug use have occurred in an increasing number of countries.

Global drug production and consumption are increasing as are the risks and harms to health, while new substances continue to emerge. This Series focuses on opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants, and new psychoactive substances.

International Conference on Addiction, Psychiatry and Mental Health

Rome, Italy,

Coalesce Research Group is delighted to invite you to our International Conference on Addiction, Psychiatry and Mental Health on November 11-12, 2019 at Mercure Roma West, Rome, Italy. 

The theme of the event is “Novel approaches and Developments in Addiction Research and Psychiatry”.