EQUS drug demand reduction standards: project documentation available online

The EU Action Plan on Drugs (2009-2012) requested that the European Commission propose an EU consensus of minimum quality standards in the field drug demand reduction. The contracted Research Institute for Public Health and Addiction (ISGF) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, has now published the documentation of the resulting EC co-funded “Study on the […]

European drug prevention quality standards

The European drug prevention quality standards, developed by a multi-disciplinary team of experts (Prevention Standards Partnership) with co-financing from the European Commission, provide the first European framework on high quality drug prevention. The standards outline the necessary steps in planning, implementing and evaluating drug prevention activities. Drug prevention work in line with the standards is […]

Standards of Knowledge

The US-American counterpart of the EUSPR, the Society for Prevention Research (SPR), appointed a task group to define prevention science and the type of research that falls within this definition, as well as prepare a document that begins to outline specific training needs for new prevention researchers.  The Standards of Knowledge for the Science of Prevention […]

EUPHA newsletter

The EUPHA newsletter contains information on the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), interesting news and publications, upcoming courses and conferences from the area of public health. View all issues

Healthy Nightlife Toolbox

A relatively large amount of all alcohol and drug use takes place in recreational settings, which is why nightlife is an important setting for prevention. The Healthy Nightlife Toolbox was developed as part of an EU funded project and is designed for local, regional and national policy makers and prevention workers to help them prevent […]

EU-Drug Addiction Prevention Project

For the first time a made in Europe youth drug prevention project was developed and tested thanks to funding from the European Commission.  After six years the EUropean Drug Addiction Prevention Project has ended and has left behind an effective program to prevent the use of drugs.  In short, EU-Dap developed and tested a school-based […]

EU-Dap School Materials – available free of charge

EU-Dap school materials named Unplugged are available free of charge. Before downloading and teaching the program, the EU-Dap group recommends that leaders undergo a 2.5 day training. The materials involve a 12-lesson teacher manual, a student workbook and two card games for youth.   Please visit www.eudap.net to download these free materials.   Please note: The EUSPR is […]