Topic: Recovery

REPORT: Shocking Alcohol Use Disorders Increases In United States

Substantial increases in alcohol use, high-risk alcohol intake, and DSM-IV alcohol use disorder constitute a public health crisis and portend increases in chronic disease comorbidities in the United States, especially among women, older adults, racial/ethnic minorities, and the socioeconomically disadvantaged…

NEWS: UNODC Guide: Drug Prevention, Treatment In Rural Settings

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has published a new ‘an awareness-raising tool’ aimed at policy-makers, public health officials, local authorities and other stakeholders.
Its intent is to guide more effective practice when dealing with substance use issues in rural settings throughout the world.
The guide pays attention to the identification, assessment, planning and implementation of evidence-based substance use prevention initiatives and policies…

NEWS: Guyana: Addressing Scourge Of Alcohol Harm

Advocates across the Caribbean are raising their voices for their countries to start acting on pervasive alcohol harm. In public rallies, letters to the editors of major news outlets and civil society gatherings, advocates are making the case for better alcohol regulation, following the model of tobacco control, and for a “No Alcohol Day”…