SHAAP and IAS are delighted to announce that we will be launching the final report of our Men & Alcohol seminar series on 9th September from 2-4 pm BST.
According to the WHO, harmful alcohol use is one of the leading risk factors for the global burden of disease.
In response to concerning trends, governments around the world have intervened in the market for alcohol by levying specific taxes.
Research suggests that early initiation of alcohol use is a risk factor for multiple problems later in life, including heavy episodic drinking and alcohol use disorders.
Prevention scientists are particularly interested in understanding the reasons why young people experiment with alcohol and measures that can be introduced to help reduce alcohol use amongst this age group.
The NGO Marketplace is a joint project of the UNODC Civil Society Team and the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs and was first launched in 2016.
The Maldives Drug Act provides an overview and guidance on the prevention of use and trafficking of drugs.
The publication also provides information for people who are addicted to drugs that will support them in accessing appropriate treatment that includes safe reintegration back into the community.
Finally, the Drug Act addresses the legal implications of the misuse of drugs in the Maldives.
The UPC Coordinators Series provides a 288-hour training programme for prevention coordinators, managers, and students/trainees whose role includes, or will include coordination and supervision of the implementation of prevention interventions and/or policies. The content is organised within the following nine courses:
The Relationship Between Alcohol-related Hospital Admission and Specialist Alcohol Treatment Provision in England
In March 2012 the Health and Social Care Act (HSCA) was approved, resulting in the commissioning responsibility of specialist drug and alcohol service transferring from the National Health Service (NHS) to local authorities in England.
This shift was designed to allow greater flexibility and freedom to respond to local need.