Management of substance abuse

Our activities

Substances abuse

Public health problems caused by harmful use of alcohol

Joint UNODC/WHO programme on drug dependence treatment and care

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

Treatment of opioid dependence

Addictive behaviours

Gaming behaviour

Alcohol epidemiology, monitoring, and information system

ATLAS on Substance Use (ATLAS-SU): resources for the prevention and treatment of 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)

Assessment of prevention and treatment systems for substance use disorders

E-health technologies and substance abuse

Latest publications

Resource tool on alcohol taxation and pricing policies

This resource aims at contributing to enhanced knowledge and competence relating to taxation and pricing policies among public health professionals and alcohol-control policy advocates.

The health and social effects of nonmedical cannabis use

This publication aims to present the current knowledge on the impact of nonmedical cannabis use on health.


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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