People use alcohol or other drugs for various reasons: to seek pleasure, to support the difficulties of life, to improve one’s performances, etc. In most industrialized countries, alcohol and other drug use is increasing in the workplace as in society and no professional sector is immune to this phenomenon.
What are we talking about when we speak of substance and non-substance addictions? Why is prevention important to society? What are the impacts of prevention on general health? These questions were the guidelines for structuring this paper, in which the conceptualization of prevention and prevention practices are systematically discussed. Furthermore, some emerging challenges in the development of preventive strategies are raised.
Dianova reinforces message at the United Nations: Addiction Treatment Works &nsbp; Took place the 12-16 March in Vienna, Austria, the 61st CND Session UNODC – Commission on Narcotic Drugs – United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs, in which Dianova Portugal attended as participant and speaker…