Public health

Resilience of Families and Communities During COVID19

Online,

Promoting mental health, well-being and resilience in families and communities in the COVID-19 crisis through evidence-based drug use prevention, treatment and mental health initiatives

Organized by Japan with the support of France, Indonesia, and Jordan, and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, and the World Health Organization 

Family, a Key Social Institution for Addressing Drug Abuse, Violence and Mental Health

Online,

64th Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), a virtual side event on “Family a key social institution for addressing substance use, violence, mental health and promote sustainable development: Lessons learned from parenting under stress, in humanitarian settings and in the context of COVID19 and beyond”

Tuesday 13th of April 2021, 13:10-14:00 CET

Alcohol Use Among Nigerian Students

According to the World Health Organisation, Nigeria ranks second on the list of African countries for heavy episodic drinking. Despite concerning figures, the picture is less clear when analysing particular populations, such as university student. In an article, published in the conversation, researchers from North-West University discuss findings from their latest research, which analyses the prevalence of alcohol use was among students and how this differed by gender, age and geographical location.