Treatment

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

We are Family - Families and their Role in Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use, Crime and Violence, Including the Prevention of Recruitment into Violent Extremist Groups

The 28th Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) is being held from 20 - 24 May 2019. On Monday, 20 May 2019 UNODC's Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section organized a side event on We are Family: Families and their role in prevention and treatment of drugs use, crime and violence, including the prevention of recruitment into violent extremist groups, together with Government of Sweden. More than 40 delegates attended the side event that

Enhanced Knowledge of Serbian Policymakers on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders

More than twenty-five (25) Serbian high-level decision makers from Ministries of Health, Education, Social Affairs and Counternarcotics are participating in the three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services, held at the Parliamentarians Members Club in Belgrade, Serbia from 20 to 22 May 2019. The event was inaugurated by Mr Milan Pekić, Director of the Serbian Office Against Drugs and it was organized by UNODC

Priorities for UNODC Work on Drug Prevention and Treatment in Southeastern Europe

The programme of work of UNODC in any region of the world is developed in a consultative process together with the concerned Member States. That is why UNODC organised a Regional Consultative Meeting on the Development of the Sub-Programme 3 “Drug use prevention and treatment of substance use disorders” held on 16-17 May 2019 in Skopje, North Macedonia. The workshop brought together more than 30 experts and policy makers from the countries of Southeastern Europe

15th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting

Bath, United Kingdom,

The UK Society for Behaviour Medicine invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in the two day meeting from 

Alcohol Services: Responding to Diversity

London, United Kingdom,

The Drug and Alcohol Research Centre conference will take place at Middlesex University on Friday 14th June. This year we are looking at the needs of diverse communities for alcohol (and other substances) service provision.

The needs of diverse communities for alcohol treatment services are not well understood from the literature or from existing population data.

ICCAD 2019

London,

Optimal-ICAAD is a platform dedicated to expanding knowledge, exchanging ideas, advancing wellbeing and the prevention and treatment of Behavioural, Mental, and Emotional Health issues.

This year, iCAAD 2019 is about the realisation of challenging times both at a collective and an individual level. 

Mental Health in the Americas: An Overview of the Treatment Gap

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Kohn R, Ali A, Puac-Polanco V, Figueroa C, López-Soto V, Morgan K, et al. Mental health in the Americas: an overview of the treatment gap. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2018;42:e165. https://doi.org/10.26633/RPSP.2018.165
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[ABSTRACT]. Objective. To understand the mental health treatment gap in the Region of the Americas by examining the prevalence of mental health disorders, use of mental health services, and the global burden of disease. Methods. Data from community-based surveys of mental disorders in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, and the United States were utilized.

Comparing Credentialing Requirements of Substance Abuse Treatment Staff by Funding Source

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2792883/
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Studies have found that clinicians with higher education and/or attainment of national certification have a more favorable outlook regarding the adoption of evidence-based practices. However, staff hiring decisions may be based on a multitude of factors, including available resources and demands stemming from different funders.

Podcast: Recovery-focused Care Planning

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National Elf Service
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The Collaborate Care Planning Project (COCAPP) studies mental health risk, care planning and therapeutic relationships. This podcast interview with Alan Simpson and Sarah Carr explores the importance of assessing and managing risk, how to make care planning work for staff and service users, and what constitutes a positive therapeutic relationship.