Globally, alcohol consumption is estimated to cause more than 10% of the burden of noncommunicable diseases, including cirrhosis of the liver, respiratory disease, pancreatitis, cancers (oral and pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colorectal), strokes and hypertension.
The Sixty-third United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs session will take place in Vienna, Austria, 2-6 March 2020.
The event involves the policy making body of the United Nations with the prime responsibility in drug related matters.
The harm that tobacco causes is clear. Research has confirmed the damage that smoking has on an individuals wellbeing as well as the wellbeing of those around them. More than 7 million deaths a year are the result of direct tobacco use while around 1.2 million are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke.
The aim of the webinar is to enable participants to understand the concept of the illicit drug market within the broader context of changing patterns of drug use, cultural and social factors and links to wider criminality; to describe to participants in detail the markets for the main drug types and the key points, and to talk about the opportunities for improvement of operational practices by using strategic analysis.<
There are thousands of people in recovery from addiction unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This presentation will provide information on the ADA and how it applies to individuals in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs).
This presentation is geared at increasing addiction counsellor understanding of the legal, ethical, and liability-related factors that come into play with clinical documentation, regardless of pay source (insurance, public funding like Medicare, or private pay, etc.) or work context (agency, private practice, etc.).
Marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario
El documento de marco técnico de acción para orientar las acciones de reducción del consumo de drogas en el Sistema Penitenciario y Carcelario fue elaborado con la asesoría de la Corporación Viviendo, en el marco del Proyecto “Apoyo Institucional al Sistema Penal Colombiano”, DCIALA/2010/022-249, suscrito entre el Ministerio de Justicia y del Derecho y la Unión Europea, con la participación del Instituto Nacional Penitenciario y Carcelario INP
Utilization of Addiction Treatment among U.S. Adults with History of Incarceration and Substance Use Disorders
The high prevalence of substance use disorders (SUDs) among incarcerated adults in the U.S. is well-known, but there has been less examination of SUD treatment and rates of incarceration among the population of adults with SUDs as the denominator.