Management of substance abuse

Our activities

Substances abuse

Current Projects

Public health problems caused by harmful use of alcohol

Alcohol epidemiology, monitoring, and information system

Joint UNODC/WHO Programme on Drug Dependence Treatment and Care

Treatment of opioid dependence

Substance use in pregnancy

WHO collaborative research project on drug dependence treatment and HIV/AIDS

E-health technologies and substance abuse


Assessment of Prevention and Treatment Systems for Substance Use Disorders

ASSIST Project - Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test

Screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems in primary health care - Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)

Gender, alcohol and culture: an international study (GENACIS)

Unrecorded alcohol consumption

Research and training activities

Accomplished Projects

Alcohol and injuries

UNODC/WHO Global Initiative on Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse

WHO Drug Injection Study Phase II

Amphetamine-type stimulants

Indigenous peoples and substance use

Special project on street children

Volatile solvent use


WHO Resolutions Related to Substance Use

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WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence

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WHO Expert Committee on Problems Related to Alcohol Consumption

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UN International Drug Control Conventions

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UN Key Declarations

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