Webinar | The Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in the Asia Region: A Two-Decade Perspective on New Tendencies and Substances
The 14th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, a biennial conference of the World Federation of the Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP), will take place in Vancouver, Canada, from 2 - 6 June 2019.
Statistics Canada has been conducting the National Cannabis Survey every three months since February 2018.
The main objective of the NCS is to monitor changes in cannabis-related behaviours during the period preceding and following legalization on October 17, 2018, of non-medical cannabis use by adults.
NHS Digital has released the latest statistical report on alcohol in England. The publication includes a range of information on alcohol use and misuse by adults and children.
The report presents findings on:
Objective: This small-scale 2-day workshop targets researchers interested in unfolding the relationship between science and policy-making in questions of public health and lifestyle regulation (concerning for example alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use; gambling; nutrition)
Youth alcohol consumption is declining across most high-income nations, often alongside concurrent decreases in drug use and smoking. Researchers are increasingly focusing on the nature and underlying reasons for this decline.
The Kettil Bruun Society is holding a thematic meeting to discuss the nature of these trends.
The programme will be organised around the following themes:
Forced migration is occurring at unprecedented levels. Forced migrants may be at risk for substance use for reasons including coping with traumatic experiences, co-morbid mental health disorders, acculturation challenges and social and economic inequality.
Dr Nora Volkow, NIDA Director, discusses the results of the 2018 Monitoring the Future survey during a teleconference which took place on December 17, 2018.
Monitoring the Future tracks drug use trends of 8th, 10th, and 12th-grade students, including attitudes and perceived risks of specific drugs.