Substance use problems cause great suffering and have large personal and social costs internationally. While many agree that “prevention is better than cure”, prevention scientists now have evidence that this is achievable both for substance use problems and for many other health and social problems. You can learn more about prevention science at the Society for Prevention Research. In what follows we explain how you can contact people who can provide practical information about how prevention science approaches can contribute to reducing substance use problems in your community.
Who is working in the field of prevention?
The Society for Prevention Research International Committee provides a good starting point to find out.
- Click here for contact details of people on the Society for Prevention Research International Committee
- Click here for information on International Organisations Working in Prevention
- Click here for Funding Opportunities to Work in Prevention