Tag Archive for prevention

Prevention

What is Prevention? There are three types of prevention: Primary prevention This means trying to stop people using drugs before they have started using them. Secondary prevention This means trying to stop or reduce the harm that people do to…

Education/Prevention – tobacco

Stop smoking interventions and services, 2018 This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged…

Education/Prevention – alcohol

New guidelines of CAYT repository of impact studies, 2016 CAYT‘s primary aim is to provide education and prevention practitioners with evidence of what has proved – or is promising – to be of good practice; to highlight those programmes showing…

Education/Prevention – drugs

European Drug Report 2018 What are the latest drug market trends and what are the factors driving them? What drugs are causing the most concern today? What are the most recent developments in drug prevention, treatment and policy? These, and other,…

What’s the Government doing about drugs?

Drug strategy 2017 The drug strategy 2017 sets out how the government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harms it causes | Home Office, UK Here are the…

How effective are media campaigns?

Trying to determine whether people have changed their drug taking because they saw a campaign is near impossible to measure. Many surveys about drugs show that most people’s main source of information about drugs is the popular media. Most media…