Public health

Harm Reduction 2023

Melbourne, Australia,

HR23 will take place in Melbourne from 16th-19th of April. The theme of the conference is 'strength in solidarity'.

HR23 presents an opportunity too good to miss for organisations and individuals looking to maintain or enhance their profile with a diverse conference audience.

European Drugs Winter School 2023


Illicit drugs in Europe: demand, supply and public policies

Special Focus on Displaced Populations and Drug Related Issues

Our two week online Winter School (13th to 24th of February 2023) prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe and the World in the field of drugs.

Recreational use of nitrous oxide — a growing concern for Europe

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The purpose of this report is to examine the current situation, risks and responses to the recreational use of nitrous oxide in Europe. To support this, the report also provides a state-of-the-art review of the chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology of the gas. It is intended for policymakers and practitioners.

The report is structured as follows:

Parent Guide- The Improving Treatment Together (ITT) Project

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This handbook is a collection of shared experiences and stories to help other parents and caregivers find refuge, support and courage to reach out for help.

Whether your young person is experimenting with substances or has developed a substance use disorder, this handbook may help you feel connected with other parents and caregivers going through similar experiences.

Disruptions to U.S. local public health’s role in population-based substance use prevention and response during COVID-19

Hall, K., Higgins, F., Beach, K.F. et al. Disruptions to U.S. local public health’s role in population-based substance use prevention and response during COVID-19. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 17, 73 (2022).
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The COVID-19 emergency has tested the public health, medical, and public safety infrastructure of the United States (U.S.) in unprecedented ways. As the focal point for public health in their communities, local health departments (LHDs) were particularly impacted by the pandemic’s onset. The pandemic limited the scale and scope of local health department (LHD) work, redirecting resources to the response.

EIE2023 Call for Abstracts

Basel, Switzerland,

Implementation enthusiasts around the world are invited to submit their work to EIE2023!

The EIE2023 welcomes submissions from all settings and contexts in health, social welfare and education – and from all perspectives, i.e., from scientists, researchers, organisational leaders, practitioners, policymakers, funders and others.

European Implementation Event 2023

Basel, Switzerland,

The European Implementation Event 2023 will take place in Basel, Switzerland, on June 8 & 9, 2023. The planning team is excited to announce that registration is now open and that Early Bird tickets are available until March 15, 2023.


What to expect from #EIE2023?