Practice

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

The Role of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

London, United Kingdom,
Join Khary Rigg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, and Kelly Miller, NTMC, Nutritional Therapist and owner of The Addiction Nutritionist LLC for a webinar exploring the connection between substance use disorder and nutrition.

Representation of Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked with Lower Public Stigma Towards People Who Use Drugs

Citation
Sumnall, H. R., Hamilton, I., Atkinson, A. M., Montgomery, C., & Gage, S. H. (2020). Representation of adverse childhood experiences is associated with lower public stigma towards people who use drugs: an exploratory experimental study. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 1-13.

Public stigma towards people who use substances can impact people seeking support and treatment outcomes. It can also influence how public health policy is shaped and accepted.

Researchers have been interested in understanding how people appraise substance use and whether attitudes can be changed if they frame substance use in different ways.

Addiction Conference 2021

Online,

Lives and livelihoods in Africa are lost every day to a medical disorder of which the true extent and severity is unknown.

Addiction needs to be seen for what it is. Not as a weakness. Not as a lack of character. Not as something that needs to be punished.

Presentation of the UNODC Strategy 2021-25

Online,

UNODC has recently launched its new five-year strategy, covering 2021-25. Recognizing that a key to successful implementation of this Strategy will be the expanded use of partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, the online meeting on February 25th will provide a briefing to Civil Society partners.