Health promotion

Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises: Settings in need of care for a comprehensive drug use prevention in Nigeria

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Agwogie, Martin O., 'Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises: Settings in need of care for a comprehensive drug use prevention in Nigeria', Paper Presentation, State House Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, June 2022
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Paper presented at the commemoration of the 2022 International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking, State House Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria on June 27th, 2022.

Author: Dr. Martin O. Agwogie

Evento SONEPSYN / ISSUP Chile: Chemsex

Santiago, Chile,
Este lunes 11 de julio, a las 20:00 hrs. se realizará la reunión académica del Grupo de Trabajo de Adicciones de Sonepsyn, junto a ISSUP-Chile.

The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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The prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders in prison populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis Baranyi, Gergő et al. The Lancet Public Health, Volume 7, Issue 6, e557 - e568
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Background

Comorbid mental illnesses and substance use disorders are associated with adverse criminal, social, and health outcomes. Yet, their burden is not reliably known among prison populations. We therefore aimed to estimate the prevalence of comorbid serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders (dual disorders) among people in prison worldwide.

WHA adopts Global Alcohol Action Plan

This article was first published in the GAPA Newsletter On Friday 27 May, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted the Global Alcohol Action Plan, in the making for two years. GAPA welcomes the decision by the WHA. Now words must be followed by action, globally and in the member countries. For that, adequate resources are needed, particularly in low and middle-income countries to address global inequities. In

Women in Recovery Specialty Online Training Series: Come On Get Happy: Women, Recovery, and Happiness

Online,

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

Everyone in recovery wants to discover the techniques to enhance their life’s purpose, well-being, and ability to thrive, but women have a unique journey to elevate their happiness. This presentation will look at the science of happiness, as well as offer a dozen strategies to enhance your life and your happiness quotient.

Prevention toolkit — a new one-stop shop for EMCDDA prevention materials

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EMCDDA
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The EMCDDA launched a new Prevention toolkit, bringing together all of its key prevention-related materials to date. Part of the agency’s toolkit series, this new resource is aimed at anyone involved in shaping decisions, opinions and policies in Europe in the science-based prevention of substance use. The toolkit is centred around four key existing prevention resources, all brought together in a one-stop-shop for easy access: