The New York Times: colleagues and friends of Dr. Robert Newman express condolences to his family in connection with his passing away.
New national guideline, published in Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), sets out best practices for treating opioid addiction.
The June issue of the journal "HEROIN ADDICTION AND RELATED CLINICAL PROBLEMS", the official journal of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) and the World Federation for the Treatment of Opiod Dependence (WFTOD), has been published.
We present the year 2016 archive of "Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems," the official journal of the European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) and the World Federation for the Treatment of Opiod Dependence (WFTOD).
We, narcology professionals from various countries of the former USSR, have decided to establish the international nongovernmental organization Eurasian Professional Association of Addiction Medicine.
The goal of the Association is to improve policies of aid to persons consuming psychoactive substances and suffering of other pathologic dependence forms through participation in research, information, education programs, publishing, exchange of experience, etc.
The U.S. National Commission on Correctional Health Care has published a position statement on "Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Adults and Adolescents" that primarily focuses on alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid use disorders in incarcerated persons.
A report on the Third Regional Conference on Harm Reduction in Eastern Europe & Central Asia has been published. The event, held in Odesa on May 12-13, 2016, looked for an answer to the question: "Is science able to overcome stigma in the HIV epidemic context?"
The International AIDS Society (IAS) organized the consultation in conjunction with the Ukrainian Institute on Public Health Policy and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Harm Reduction International has publishes its 2016 global report on implementation of harm reduction programs worldwide.
For the first time in history, the official site of the U.S. Surgeon General has published a report dedicated to substance abuse.
A conference "Contemporary Psychiatry: Postmodernist Trends and Development Prospects" will be held on Dec. 9, 2016 in Kazan, Russia. The event will be held with information and technical support of EPAAM.