Although overall drug use remains low among women, with men three times more likely than women to use cannabis, cocaine or amphetamines, women are more likely than men to misuse prescription drugs, particularly prescription opioids and tranquillizers (UNODC, 2015).
Many unhealthy behaviors often begin during adolescence and represent major public health challenges. Substance abuse has a major impact on individuals, families, and communities, as its effects are cumulative, contributing to costly social, physical, and mental health problems.
This report presents the results of the sixth data-collection wave of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) and marks the 20th anniversary of ESPAD data collection (1995-2015).
The revised National Policy on Drugs, Grenada, provides the education system with relevant and updated guidelines and protocols, to address substance use and related
This resource aims to help schools with the process of reviewing their drug and alcohol policy, with practical advice on consulting with teachers, pupils, parents and others in the community.
La presente Guía es un componente adicional de apoyo para comunidades escolares comprometidas con la prevención, que deberá prepararlos para reaccionar oportunamente en caso de que entre el alumnado se detecten casos de vulnerabilidad, riesgo o inicio de consumo de tabaco, alcohol y otras drogas.
Para orientar el trabajo docente, este Manual para fortalecer la prevención de adicciones desde la educación secundaria brinda, por un lado, información sobre el panorama actual del fenómeno de las adicciones en México, y por otro, describe el Modelo de prevención de adicciones desde la Educación
The main purpose of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) is to collect comparable data on substance use among 15–16-year-old European students in order to monitor trends within as well as between countries.
This briefing paper is part of a series produced by the Drug Education Forum, for schools and others involved in drug education or informal drug prevention. Choosing the best approach to drug education is a key task for educators.
This briefing paper is part of a series produced by the Drug Education Forum, for schools and others involved in drug education or informal drug prevention.