Each issue of the Addictions Counseling Today: Substances & Addictive Behaviors (ACT-SAB) Update provides select research highlights, most of which will appear in subsequent editions of ACT-SAB.
In each update the cited references appear on the last page, ensuring your ease of finding the actual reference should this be important to you.
The current article provides a summary of biopsychosocial gender differences in alcohol use disorder (AUD), then reviews existing literature on gender differences in treatment access, retention, outcomes, and longer-term recovery. Among psychotherapies for AUD, there is support for the efficacy of providing female-specific treatment and for female-only treatment settings, but only when female-specific treatment is included.
At the forefront of a pandemic: COVID-19 through the eyes of psychotherapist at a drug treatment facility
In this video, Charlotte Sisson, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer within the Office of Global Programmes and Policy in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, introduces the audience to the work of the INL, Colombo Plan and ISSUP.
The COVID-19 pandemic proved that a lot of medicine can be delivered virtually. A lot of sentiments were corrected and a lot of anxieties were proven wrong. Online resources can help to build capacity and provide better access to patients who need care and can’t get it.
Policy Change to Support Development of Academic Programs in addiction studies, and Enhance Addiction Prevention and Treatment Services.
Presenter: Zall Kepli Md Rejab, Ph.D,
Co-Presenter: Saddiqua Aishaa (PGDAS Alumni/ ICUDDR Global Trainer)
Moderator: Jessica Keene
11/30/2020 at 11:00am-12:00pm (Malaysia)
Contact Name: Cary Hopkins Eyles
Having held our inaugural symposium last year as part of APSAD in Hobart, NCCRED will host its second symposium on Friday 20th November from 11am-3pm.
NCCRED’s 2020 symposium, in line with the Centre’s aims, is a vital opportunity for the AoD sector to advance its collective response to emerging drugs:
Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Parents with Substance Use Disorders and Their Children
A live webinar exploring strategies for building strength and resilience in parents with substance use disorders during this difficult time.
Presenter: Hendrée E Jones, PhD, Executive Director, UNC Horizons, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina