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25 Jun
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Support The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The theme for the 2020 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, “Better Knowledge for Better Care,” emphasizes the need to improve the understanding of the world drug problem and how in turn, better knowledge will foster greater international ...

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22 Jun
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Daily e-cigarette use shown to have negative impact on male fertility.

Although cigarette smoking has been previously associated with impaired fertility in males, little was known of the effect of e-cigarette use on fertility. A new study recently published in the Journal of Human Reproduction confirms that daily use of e-cigarettes ...

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20 May
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New Resources!

We’re excited to announce the development of four new prevention resources! Learn about vaping, smoking, and COVID-19; how you can prevent an opioid related death; the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs; and the impact of marijuana use on adolescents. Check ...

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11 May
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It’s National Prevention Week!

This week is SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week (NPW), an annual health observance to increase public awareness and action around substance use prevention and to promote positive mental health. NPW is organized around theme days to focus attention on particular substances ...

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01 May
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#GivingTuesdayNow

We come together for #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity created as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. We are in the grip of the most severe substance abuse and overdose epidemic in the ...

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06 Apr
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Isolation due to coronavirus coupled with stimulus checks may spell relapse and overdose for many

The covid-19 pandemic is one of the most challenging circumstances ever encountered in the history of the United States. The isolating shelter-in-place orders that are in effect in all but 9 states presents a unique set of difficulties for both ...

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06 Mar
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Canadian provincial government releases scathing report on supervised consumption sites

An independent expert committee appointed by the provincial government of Alberta reviewed the social and economic impacts of current and proposed supervised consumption services (SCS), releasing their final report on March 5, 2020. Not surprisingly, stakeholder feedback on the socioeconomic ...

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04 Dec
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8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit

Drug Free America Foundation Inc. is partnering with the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance to host the 8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit. This two day event will be held on February 17-18th of 2020 at DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport-Westshore.

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16 May
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International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care: Inspiration and Direction July 1-5, 2019

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) in collaboration with UNODC is delighted to hold the International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care in Vienna, July 1-5, 2019.

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27 Mar
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New Study From the UK Confirms Link Between Daily Marijuana Use and Psychosis

New study illustrates the impact of marijuana use on population rates of psychosis; Daily marijuana users three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis; rises to five times more likely with high potency marijuana.

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