Call for Global Trainers

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announce the formation of a pool of Global Trainers with the support of the U.S. State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). DDR Trainer Development Objectives: Build training skills, based on adult learning theory, for current DDR experts/ trainers around the world. Ensure a consistent level of substantive DDR knowledge across the spectrum

Claremont’s UPC Media Summer Institute Programme

Claremont Graduate University is offering one of the leading certificate programs for the advanced study of Media-Based Prevention Science . In intimate-scale cohorts with a favourable faculty-to-trainee ratio, participants build their knowledge and skills in the use of media in psychotropic substance use prevention. Advanced training in theory-based prevention using the media to enhance effects, and the intersection of prevention science theory and research, along with on-the-ground practice, are covered in depth. The programme culminates

A Guide to Using the Networks

To join a network, add messages, videos, and links or contribute to discussions you must be logged in . So what are they? Networks are online defined interest groups that allow health care professionals, researchers, practitioners and others working in the drug demand reduction field to share research, events, news, success stories, resources and information relevant to the substance use prevention, treatment and recovery field in a virtual setting. There are three types of networks

UTC 6-8 - Guatemala

Guatemala City, Guatemala,

The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (DAP), with funding support from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State will conduct a training of Guatemala treatment professionals in courses UTC 6, 7 and 8.


Course 6: Case Management for Addiction Professionals This is a foundational and skills-based course that provides an overview of case management in SUD treatment and provide skills practice in case management functions. Course 7: Crisis Intervention for Addiction Professionals This course addresses the concept of crisis as part of life and provides guidelines for crisis intervention including managing suicide risk. It also addresses ways in which counsellors can avoid personal crisis situations by providing information

Supporting Young People who Hear Voices & Use Drugs or Alcohol

London, United Kingdom,

There has been increasing awareness of the relationship between drugs and hearing voices in young people, but much less is said about what it might be like for a young person who uses drugs and hears voices, and even less about ways to support a young person in this situation.

Reinforcing Behaviour Change in Addiction Treatment

London, United Kingdom,

Reinforcing Behaviour Change in Addiction Treatment' will present findings from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme grant which sought to develop an evidence base for contingency management in addiction services in the UK.

Summer Institute on Addiction

Amsterdam, Netherlands,

As our hyper-globalized world brings people, substances, ideas, and potential sources of addiction closer together than ever, researchers, care providers, academics and professionals need to look at addiction studies in a new, dynamic light.

This two-week Summer Institute seeks to provide an interdisciplinary approach and lens to the study of addiction.

The programme is built around four themes: