Interested in becoming a credentialed drug demand reduction professional?
Here is an opportunity to be trained in the entry level courses of the Universal Treatment Curriculum training series at 5000 feet above sea level in the mountain resort city of Baguio, Philippines
Adolescence is one of the most dramatic periods of human development. As well as undergoing important physical changes, adolescents are continuing to develop their identity, which is shaped by the environment and the important relationships they hold.
From a neurological perspective, the adolescent brain is also rapidly changing.
While men are currently more likely to smoke than women, this sex/gender gap is narrowing globally. This is especially concerning given that compared to men, women are at higher risk for smoking-related adverse health effects and also have a more difficult time quitting smoking. This seminar provides an overview of the trends of use and cessation outcomes by sex/gender, as well as factors contributing to these sex/gender differences.
The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.
Education has transformative power. It is broadly recognized that education plays a pivotal role in shaping the values of future generations and creating inclusive, peaceful, just and sustainable societies. To ensure that the next generation is ready to become proactive agents of change, the international community, governments and societies must invest in quality education.
Healthcare and allied health professionals — including family physicians, nurses, addiction specialists, psychologists and social workers — use alcohol screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) to help individuals manage their alcohol consumption. The resources include links to evidence-informed guidance and tools.
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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder in Jails and Prisons: A Planning and Implementation Toolkit
People who have been incarcerated are approximately 100 times more likely to die by overdose in the first two weeks after their release than the general public. Despite high rates of opioid use disorder among justice-involved individuals, evidence-based medications exist and can be successfully implemented within jails and prisons.