Family caregivers are an essential resource for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD). Overburdened caregivers often experience detrimental effects to their emotional and physical well-being.
Stigma is a major barrier to the well-being and recovery of people with lived and living experience of substance use disorders.
This animated video about two friends, Alex and Sam, explores the devastating impact of substance use stigma and how to challenge it in our communities.
Policies, delivery models, and lessons learned from integrating mental health and substance abuse services into primary health care in Ethiopia.
In Ethiopia, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) represent 18.3% of premature mortality, consume 23% of the household expenditures, and cost 1.8% of the gross domestic product. Risk factors such as alcohol, khat, and cannabis use are on the rise and are correlated with a substantial portion of NCDs. Associated NCDs include depression, anxiety, hypertension, coronary heart disease, and myocardial infarction.
This online course provides an overview of how community health workers (CHWs) can support their communities by providing appropriate mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this course you will learn how to: