Social work

Social work concerns itself with individuals, families, groups, communities, and society as a whole in an effort to meet basic needs and enhance social functioning, self-determination, collective responsibility, optimal health, and overall well-being.

New EMCDDA manual and training courses for professionalising drug prevention

Advancing the professionalism of the drug prevention workforce in Europe is at the heart of a new European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) handbook, launched today by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA). The manual is designed to train professionals who are involved in shaping prevention decisions, opinions and policies in Europe in the science-based prevention of substance use

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The Recovery Village

In this website you find short list of all substances that most often cause addictions and ways to deal with them

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In this website, you find a great selection of information covering: types of addiction, how Is addiction recognized, what causes addiction and how organized support groups for families of addicts.

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Drug use health consequences

The Statistics and Trend Analysis of the Illicit Drug Market

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Safer Injection Video Series

Five part series on safer injecting and vein care.

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TripApp - guide to a safer journey

TripApp is a mobile application designed to reduce the harms associated with the use of psychoactive substances. We believe this can be achieved by providing people with reliable and honest information about drugs, and getting members of the community actively involved in this process.
Nowadays, the drug markets are changing so rapidly, that the old ways of drug education are not sufficient anymore. Introduction of a vast number of New Psychoactive Substances, increase in the role of the internet in the drug trade, or invention of the new methods of production of certain substances, resulting in their increased potency, are all reasons which made us re-think on how we should spread the information about substances.

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Drug Decriminalization PolicyLiterature Review: Models,Implementation and Outcomes

The prevalence of drug use has increased for decades all around the world despite allthe strict measures taken. The traditional approach creates not only social injusticesat the individual level but also public health problems and high social costs at themacro level. Decriminalization policy has emerged to balance the unresponsiveprohibitionist drug policy. Hence, the primary purpose of this study is to evaluatethe impact of decriminalization policy. The literature reviews are based on reportspublished by governments and NGOs and peer-review articles, as well as criticalresponse papers on the topic. To this end, relevant keywords were used to searchGoogle Scholar and other academic search engines. The results were analyzed toexamine the models, implementation procedures, and as well as the outcomes.

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NLO Service Design Checklist

This Checklist is intended for use by service providers and policymakers to design and deliver targeted health and socialservices that are accessible to people in marginalized, underserved communities who are risk at vulnerability, namely: homelesspeople, LGBTI people, people who use drugs, prisoners, sex workers and undocumented migrants.

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