Cannabis is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances in Canada.
The complex relationship between cannabis use and mental disorders has garnered significant attention as a public health issue
This is the first in a series of reports, published by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), that reviews the effects of cannabis use on various aspects of human functioning and development.
On 16 September 2014, European Union (EU) the Member States, represented by the Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action (CNAPA), endorsed the Action Plan on Youth Drinking and on Heavy Episodic Drinking (Binge Drinking) (2014-2016).
Several key risk factors for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have been identified, including the harmful use of alcohol.
Half the world’s population drinks alcohol, and harmful alcohol use is the third leading cause of ill health and premature death globally. WHO’s European Region is the region with the highest levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm.
Substance Misuse and Young People: Critical Issues is a comprehensive source of information on young people’s requirements for assessment, treatment and other interventions because of their misuse of substances.
About this Event
DRNS and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research are delighted to host this event to share learning on the implementation of Planet Youth in Ireland. Emmet Major is coordinating the Planet Youth programme in the west of Ireland and will share his experiences of the programme, with implications for Scottish research, policy and practice.
Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference – the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”
The IOTOD conference offers a range of exciting and interactive sessions, involving thought-provoking talks and expert-led panel discussions.
The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.