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
In 2010/2011 the Provincial Government of the Western Cape (PGWC) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Southern Africa tasked the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council with conducting a survey in order to determine t
Cette publication est le fruit d’un ouvrage collectif en réponse aux nombreuses interrogations qui interpellent l’ensemble de la communauté scolaire à propos du cannabis.
Este texto pretende ofrecer herramientas para sistematizar las acciones que se llevan a cabo día a día a partir del desarrollo del concepto de prevención integral.
These three leaflets are addressed to students, teachers, and families, respectively.
This step-by-step guide is intended to clarify intent and procedures for conducting searches and testing
for drugs on school premises. For parents/guardians and learners, it addresses some of the common questions
and concerns, and outlines their rights and responsibilities.
Choosing the best approach to drug education is a key task for all stakeholders in the field of prevention. This proposal aims to reduce repetition and minimize class disruptions whilst ensuring that effective drug prevention programmes are in place.