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Intervene

Intervene is a blog, part of the Partnership at Drugfree.org, that brings together a community of experts, parents and caring adults concerned about teens’ alcohol and drug use who aim to share their insights, inspiration, guidance and help.

Phoenix Futures

Phoenix Futures is a provider of services for people with drug and alcohol problems, offering services within community, prison and residential settings in England and Scotland. The organisation brings positive change in the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by substance misuse by supporting service users at every stage of their recovery which includes: engagement on the streets and in communities, harm reduction at drop in centres, structured day programmes, supported resettlement and services within prisons.

EMCDDA. The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

The EMCDDA exists to provide the EU and its Member States with a factual overview of European drug problems and a solid evidence base to support the drugs debate. Today it strives to offer policymakers the data they need for drawing up informed drug laws and strategies and also to help professionals and practitioners working in the field pinpoint best practice and new areas of research. EMCDDA has 28 members (27 EU Member States + Norway) but also works with candidate countries to the EU (Croatia and Turkey) as well as, among others, with countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy.

Parents The Antidrug

TheAntiDrug.com was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Working with the nation's experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, TheAntiDrug.com serves as a drug prevention information centre, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other.

Positive Action

Positive Action is a nationally recognized, evidence-based programme that envisions a world where all children, youth, families, and communities feel good about themselves and what they are doing, where all individuals are encouraged to realize their full potential. Positive Action programme “Does It All” has a demonstrable track record of improving academics, behaviour, and character and of preventing problem behaviours and it accomplishes those ends by involving teachers, students, counsellors, administrators, staff, parents, and the community.

YMCA of Greater Toronto. Outreach and Awareness Program

The YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program and the YMCA Youth Substance Abuse Program help young people make healthy choices and stay safe. The programme offers a wide range of free services, including:

  • Prevention education programs for youth between the ages of eight and 24;
  • Educational workshops for parents, teachers, health professionals, and other agencies and organizations that work with youth;
  • Counselling for more directed, one-to-one work; and
  • Referrals to gambling treatment and substance abuse treatment services.

PAD. Parent Action on Drugs

Registered as a charity in 1983, Parent Action on Drugs aims to offer a wide range of programmes and services aimed at alcohol and drug prevention, education and support. Parent Action on Drugs website has a wide range of resources for parents, professionals and youth on the issues related to alcohol, marijuana and other drugs.

RADAR Network

The RADAR Network is sponsored by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention’s (CSAP) information component, SAMHSA’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI). The Network transforms communication, connections, and empowerment into action through its collaboration, knowledge exchange and transfer, and enthusiastic commitment to reducing the prevalence of substance abuse worldwide.

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Organisation Name: 
Office for drug prevention Podgorica Montenegro
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Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
School
Family
Community
Youth Group

Where's Your Head At?

'Where's Your Head At?' is a website from the Children & Young People's Emotional Health & Wellbeing Service at Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. The website is split into four different zones for children (Kids Zone), teenagers, parents, carers and professionals. The site provides helpful information and advice about young people's mental health and emotional well-being such as addictive behaviours, anxiety and depression.

CAMH. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is a mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as a research centre in the area of addiction and mental health. It is dedicated to integrating specialised clinical care with innovative research, education, health promotion and policy development. CAMH provides a wide range of clinical programmes, support and rehabilitation services that meet the diverse needs of people who are at risk and are at different stages of their lives and illnesses.

LAWAL ABDULLAHI MOHAMMED

Describe your prevention-related activities: 
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Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
All Settings

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Bsc.sociology
In what area or discipline?: 
social management science
Professional Organisations: 
GRASSROOT HEALTH ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA
SPR Meetings: 
SOCIETY FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT
Prevention Meetings: 
PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE IN KANO STATE

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I would like to establish an international collaboration. FIGHTHING DRUG ABUSE AMONG YOUTH AND TO THE SOCIETY IN GENERAL

I initiated the collaboration

Celine Garcia

Organisation Name: 
safeclothes caribbean
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Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
School
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Youth Group
Biography: 
work with a group of professionals that can assist in these areas.

The Prevention Researcher

The Prevention Researcher is a quarterly journal that aims to keep professionals up-to-date on the latest adolescent behavioural research and best practices in working with youth. The Prevention Researcher provides information about programmes that create supportive environments for youth, strategies for preventing problems affecting adolescents, and resources that help youth-serving professionals working in a variety of settings. Major topics covered in the journal include adolescent development, mental health, victimization and violence, and schools, families, and communities.

The Centre of Addictology

The Centre of Addictology is a specialised department of the Psychiatric Clinic of the 1st Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and the General University Hospital in Prague. It carries out research into substance abuse and addictive behaviour, new approaches to the prevention, treatment and social reintegration of those affected by such behaviour and university-level instruction.

Binyam Negussie

Organisation Name: 
Haramaya University
Job Title: 
Lecturer/Epidemiologist
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Research / science
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Advocacy
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
All Settings
Biography: 
Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology Speciality) Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science I've been actively involved and continuing involvement in prevention research activities ( eg. study on prevalence and determinants of substance use in highschool students)

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Masters degree
In what area or discipline?: 
Public Health (Epidemiology Speciality)
Professional Organisations: 
Ethiopian Public Health Association Ethiopian Environmental Health Association (new) American College of Epidemiology, Associate Member
SPR Meetings: 
I haven't attended any SPR meetings
EUSPR Meetings: 
I haven't attended any EUSPR meetings
Prevention Meetings: 
I've attended meeting in the past two years at college levels(concerning infection prevention, HIV/AIDS and malaria)

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

I would like to establish an international collaboration. collaboration in research activities and public health projects with researchers and institutions

Maria Lourdes Nayon

Organisation Name: 
Aboitiz Construction Group Inc.
Job Title: 
Company Nurse
Describe your prevention-related activities: 
Program delivery
Program development
Evaluation
Training
Technical assistance
Administration
Policy making
Advocacy
Other Activities: 
Promoting a drug free workplace
Does your prevention work and efforts focus on a specific setting?: 
Workplace

Registry Questionnaire

What is your highest academic degree?: 
Masters in Management
In what area or discipline?: 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (with Occupational Health and Safety Training)
Professional Organisations: 
Occupational Health Nurses Association of the Philippines
Prevention Meetings: 
Philippines Department of Labor and Employment - prevention on drug use and abuse

Collaboration History

I have never had any kind of international collaboration with researchers, practitioners or institutions.

Detached Drug Project and Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Support

The Detached Drug Project is a small youth organisation that delivers drug education workshops within schools, provides support for schools with ‘at risk’ pupils, one-to-one interventions for young people with an identified substance use problem and also delivers training for professionals. The organisation works from a philosophy of harm reduction, that the only way is to avoid drugs, but if a choice is made to use drugs there are steps that can be taken to reduce harm.

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