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

ATLAS on Substance Use (ATLAS-SU): resources for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders, 2010

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

Latest publications

Drug use and road safety: a policy brief

This publication provides up-to-date information on drug use and road safety to support informed decisions on road safety and drug policies in WHO Member States.

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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