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 […]

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 […]