Namibian government is planning to develop a policy geared towards the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of people affected by alcohol abuse.
Prevention Update: Search Result
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) released a comprehensive 10-year, pan-Canadian strategy to address the devastating harms associated with prescription drugs in Canada.
First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis' is a strategy highlighting the action required to address the devastating harms associated with prescription drugs in Canada in the areas of prevention, education, treatment, monitoring and surveillance, and enforcement.
Authorities in Bogota, capital of Colombia, are considering the use of marijuana to treat people addicted to basuco, a drug similar to crack cocaine.
The conference theme is prevention and treatment of substance abuse and HIV, focusing on Asian countries and Pacific Islands.
A question of balance: delivering an inclusive treatment and recovery system. DrugScope conference 2012
Tuesday 6th November 2012, London
The Euro-TC Conference 2012 will take place in Mallorca from 25 - 26 of October 2012 with the title: Drug Prevention and Treatment in Europe; Protecting Achievements in Times of Crisis & The European Family Empowerment Project.
Obama Administration 2012 National Drug Control Strategy: full document
(see also 'Fact Sheet')
Review of 50 treatment studies shows that this treatment is effective. The authors suggest it should be advertised routinely. The opioid antagonist reduced the risk of return to heavy drinking by 17%, drinking days by about 4%, and heavy drinking days by about 3%,
presentation reveals proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use and maybe helped future work on drug treatments and further research on cannabinoid receptors