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The Substance Use and Addictive Behaviours (SUAB) 2019 European Conference on long-term recovery and identity

 

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Exploring various aspects of identity including spirituality, employment, and identity change, this one-day conference will discuss what identity means to those in recovery from problematic substance use and what supports their transition from one identity to another.


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The 6th International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

 

8-9 April 2019, Maastricht University, Netherlands.

 

VI International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Invitation for presentation

 

The main objectives are to share evidence-based information on NPS and latest trends of use; improve the understanding of clinical treatment and management of NPS use; explore policy and legislative responses to NPS; develop innovative prevention measures for vulnerable individuals; identify public health implications of NPS and explore motivations and socio-cultural factors underlying NPS use. Register here

 

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Punishing Poverty: How the failed 'war on drugs' harms vulnerable communities

The failed ‘war on drugs’ causes a vicious cycle of poverty around the world, which targets the most marginalised and vulnerable in society. The people most affected are not those in charge of the drugs trade – instead, it’s those caught up at the lowest levels of the trade – a trade that is destroying their lives and communities, particularly in the global south | Health Poverty Action, UK

Statistics on Alcohol, England 2019 [PAS]

This statistical report presents a range of information on alcohol use and misuse by adults and children drawn together from a variety of sources for England unless otherwise stated | NHS Digital, UK

Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE)

Updated.The profiles provide information to monitor the services and initiatives that have been put in place to prevent and reduce the harmful impact of alcohol | PHE, UK

Drug-related deaths in England: ocal authorities and how they are responding (PDF)

Drug-related deaths (DRDs) are at their highest level since records began in 1993 with 3,756 DRDs in England and Wales last year, 53% of which related to opiate use. Almost a third of all deaths from overdose in 2016 in Europe happened in the UK. This constitutes a public health and humanitarian crisis which must be addressed urgently | NAT, UK

Statistics on Alcohol, England 2019 [PAS]

This statistical report presents a range of information on alcohol use and misuse by adults and children drawn together from a variety of sources for England unless otherwise stated | NHS Digital, UK

Local Alcohol Profiles for England (LAPE)

Updated. The profiles provide information to monitor the services and initiatives that have been put in place to prevent and reduce the harmful impact of alcohol | PHE, UK

Drug-related deaths in England: local authorities and how they are responding (PDF)

Drug-related deaths (DRDs) are at their highest level since records began in 1993 with 3,756 DRDs in England and Wales last year, 53% of which related to opiate use. Almost a third of all deaths from overdose in 2016 in Europe happened in the UK. This constitutes a public health and humanitarian crisis which must be addressed urgently | NAT, UK

Hand in hand: Survivors of Multiple Disadvantage Discuss Service & Support (PDF)

This report considers the links between domestic & sexual abuse and severe multiple disadvantage, looking particularly at mental health and substance use issues | Agenda / AVA / Lloyds Bank, UK

Tobacco Use By Youth Is Rising: E-cigarettes are the main reason

More than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students in 2018 had used a tobacco product in the past 30 days. This was a considerable increase from 2017, which was driven by an increase in e-cigarette use. E-cigarette use increased from 11.7% to 20.8% among high school students and from 3.3% to 4.9% among middle school students from 2017 to 2018 | CDC, USA

Widening the availability of naloxone

Updated guidance to include use of nasal naloxone | Department of Health and Social Care, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, and Public Health England, UK

Advice on 2,4-Dinitrophenol

Letter to the Home Office about the appropriate control mechanism for 2, 4-Dinitrophenol (DNP) | ACMD, UK

National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program

For this sixth report, wastewater samples were collected during weeks of June and August 2018.  Wastewater analysis was conducted at 58 sites (22 capital city and 36 regional) across all Australian states and territories, covering 13 substances, providing a detailed picture of national drug consumption. The report covers 56 per cent of the population, which is around 13 million Australians | ACIC, Australia