The National Institute on Drug Abuse has put together information on the potential implications of this pandemic on those who struggle with substance use disorder.
This webinar provided information about the nature of trauma (including post-traumatic stress disorder) and its effects. As well as discussing the link between trauma and the use of alcohol and other drugs (including methamphetamine).
People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) often face social stigma, discrimination, and other challenges not encountered by people who identify as heterosexual. They also face a greater risk of harassment and violence. As a result of these and other stressors, sexual minorities are at increased risk for various behavioural health issues.
Mindfulness is a concept that has gained significant popularity over the past few years that involves the practice of being fully present.
Mindfulness involves the nonjudgmental awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.
Mindfulness in addiction treatment can be used in recovery programmes and rehabilitation facilities.
This document provides guidance to African Union Member States on key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
It contains useful guidance on MHPSS for the community, healthcare workers, caregivers of vulnerable populations and people in quarantine, isolation or treatment centres.
ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar on mental health issues in Ukraine during the COVID-19 epidemic. The webinar is scheduled to be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Ukraine time)
Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care
Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care
Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)