Tagged: Drug Free

BLOG: New Indian Drug Demand Reduction Policy: Towards Good Health?

It is clear that only a comprehensive drug demand reduction policy will allow India to achieve Goal 3 of the 2030 Agenda. With the accelerating NCDs epidemic, alcohol-fueled violence against women, and children being exposed to grave harms associated with alcohol and other drugs the threats to healthy lives and well-being for all are massive…

REPORT: 5 Typologies Of Alcohol, Other Drug Prevention Programs

Adolescents exhibit a high rate of use of alcohol and illicit drugs. Effect studies rarely describe the actual content of the interventions in detail. Less is known about what was actually done in the prevention than about their effects. Only four studies that employed any form of targeting or profiling of the subjects prior to the delivery of the prevention intervention or initiative were identified. The skewness towards primary prevention skill-training approaches should be addressed, given the diverse consumption patterns among adolescents…

NEWS: European Drug Report 2016

The European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments, provides a comprehensive analysis of the latest tendencies across the 28 EU Member States, Turkey and Norway. In print and pdf in 24 languages, the report examines: drug supply and the market; drug use prevalence and trends; and drug-related health problems and responses to them…

NEWS: Botticelli For Prevention, Treatment, Recovery, Support

United States “Drug Czar” Botticelli on PBS: “There was a growing consensus, particularly with this administration, that we needed to really deal with the historic racial and ethnic inequities in our prison system, and that’s been largely focused on people of color who have been incarcerated, many of whom are there as low-level nonviolent offenders around drug-use issues.”

BLOG: Five Points: Illicit Drugs And Human Rights Issues

Our official statement at CND 2015 on cross-cutting issues concerning illicit drugs and Human Rights. We share five perspectives and outline the third way for balanced, broad and humane drug policy that puts children in the center and focuses on women and developing societies…