EUSPR Conference Co-organiser Expression of Interest

We are seeking locations for forthcoming conferences, and to identify potential co-organisers in host countries.  If you are interested in hosting the EUSPR conference in 2015, or future years,  please complete the brief Expression of Interest: Expression of Interest Expectations The key expectations for a Co-Organiser are to: Propose a conference location Participate in planning the conference […]

Editorial – ADICCIONES VOL. 26, No. 1 – 2014 (David R. Foxcroft)

“Form ever follows function. This is the law”. A prevention taxonomy based on a functional typology David R. Foxcroft, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University Abstract The universal, selective and indicated forms of prevention classification scheme has been recommended and largely adopted as an improvement on previous notions of primary and secondary […]

Editorial – ADICCIONES VOL. 26, No. 1 – 2014 (Zili Sloboda)

Reconceptualizing Drug Use Prevention Processes – Zili Sloboda Abstract The field of drug use prevention has been advanced through a convergence of theories of human behavior, a more enhanced understanding of the factors that have been found to be associated with the onset of drug use, and more sophisticated research methodologies impacting not only study […]

ALICE RAP Policy Paper Series Policy Brief 2. Gambling

Gambling – two sides of the same coin: recreational activity and public health problem The ALICE RAP (Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe – Reframing Addictions Project) Policy Paper series aims to provide succinct evidence briefs for decision-makers and advocates working on key addiction-related issues. This second paper focuses on gambling. This AR policy paper […]

Strengthening Family Strategy Online Conference

From 9 to 20 December 2013. Mainstreams: 1. Cultural Sensitivity and Adaptation on Family-Based Prevention and Intervention. 2. Family Strengthening Strategy for Education, Social Services and Health Services. 3. Family Strengthening Intervention: Evidence-Based Practices. Efficacy and Effectiveness. 4. Family Strengthening Intervention. Longitudinal Studies. Deadlines and important dates: • Abstracts: September 30, 2013 • Communication of […]

Call for Papers – Environmental Interventions Targeting Drug Abuse Risk and Protective Factors

Special Issue of Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy Topic: Environmental Interventions Targeting Drug Abuse Risk and Protective Factors Guest Editors: Karen Friend, Kristi Pettibone, Paul Florin, and Jamie Vela Background: Illicit and prescription drug abuse, initiation and associated problems remain a critical public health issue worldwide.  The World Health Organization recently reported that at least […]

Contributions to NIGHTS 2013 is now open!

 The Nightlife Em-powerment and Well Being Implementation Project are happy to announce that the submission of contributions to NIGHTS 2013 is now officially open! NIGHTS 2013. Health, pleasure and communities, is a first International Conference derived from the “Nightlife Em-powerment and Well Being Implementation Project (NEWIP –” supported by the European Agency for Health and […]

Guidelines and recommendations for school-based prevention in Slovenia

Institute for Research and Development “Utrip” has published the guidelines and recommendations as part of the “Pilot implementation of the European prevention programme EU-Dap in a school year 2010/2011 in the Republic of Slovenia” (is financially supported by a grant from Switzerland under the Swiss Contribution to the enlarged European Union). Download PDF for more […]