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I-Trend (Internet Tools for Research in Europe on New Drugs)

Web Address: http://www.i-trend.eu/index.htm

A European research project (Czech Republic, France, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom) which aims to help prevent health and social harms associated with new/novel psychoactive substances (NPS), or ‘new synthetic drugs’. Using a combination of data sources (e.g. law enforcement seizures, evidence on increased interest in NPS among users, NPS-related fatalities) and consultations with key stakeholders, each country will develop a top list of NPS for in-depth investigation.

Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs

Organisation: Public Health Wales and Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
Web Address: http://www.ipedinfo.co.uk/index.html

Developed by Public Health Wales in conjunction with partners at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, this website provides reliable and evidence based information and advice to reduce the harms associated with the use of steroids and image and performance enhancing drugs ( IPEDs.)

Improving liver health in the East Midlands: A call to action

Organisation: Public Health England

Summary of liver disease risks and interventions from a public health perspective, with a focus on the East Midlands

Injecting Advice

Web Address: http://www.injectingadvice.com/v4/

Set up in 2007 Injecting Advice is a website that offers support and advice to people working in harm reduction services (especially needle programmes) and to injecting drug users. The articles on the site cover much of the basic (and some advanced) information to help workers provide the best support to the people they are helping.

Institute for Global Tobacco Control

Organisation: Institute for Global Tobacco Control Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Web Address: Institute for Global Tobacco Control

Institute for Global Tobacco Control's (IGTC) mission is to prevent death and disease from tobacco products by generating evidence to support effective tobacco control interventions.

Institute of Alcohol Studies

Web Address: http://www.ias.org.uk/

The IAS is a public policy  organsiation that advocates for the use of scientific evidence in policy-making to reduce alcohol-related harm. Makes evidence accessible to anyone with an interest in alcohol – politicians, reporters, health professionals, students, youth workers and others.

International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute

Organisation: International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute
Web Address: https://icci.science/en/

Research institute with brief to foster evidence-based exploration of the therapeutic applicability of cannabis-based medicines.

International Doctors for Healthy Drug Policies (IDHDP)

Organisation: IDHDP
Web Address: http://www.idhdp.com/

A network for doctors to share expertise and good practice in reducing the health, social, and economic harms of people who use drugs and influence practice and drug policy.

International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

Organisation: International Nurses Society on Addictions
Web Address: http://www.intnsa.org/

An  international professional specialty organisation founded in 1975 for nurses committed to the prevention, intervention, treatment, and management of addictive disorders including alcohol and other drug dependencies, nicotine dependencies, eating disorders, dual and multiple diagnosis, and process addictions such as gambling.

International Society of Addiction Medicine

Organisation: International Society of Addiction Medicine
Web Address: http://www.isamweb.org/home/

An international fellowship of physicians founded in 1998. Its aims are to advance knowledge about addiction as a treatable disease, thorough meetings, education and sharing of knowledge and expertise.


Organisation: BASIS e.V
Web Address: https://legal-high-inhaltsstoffe.de/en

This German website (in English) provides information and help for individuals, families, and professionals about drugs, focusing on ‘legal highs’.

Letting the Light In

Web Address: http://lettingthelightin.com/

Aim of this site is primarily to provide help for parents (and foster parents) who face drug addiction in the family.

Local and national alcohol policy: how do they interact?

Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Web Address: http://www.alcoholpolicy.net/2015/01/index.html

Report of a seminar on Alcohol policy, held in Dec 2014 at the Centre for Public Health History, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The seminar explored the interaction between the local and the national in the making of alcohol policy in the past and in the present, focusing on continuities and changes over time.

Medical Council on Alcohol

Organisation: Medical Council on Alcohol (MCA)
Web Address: http://www.m-c-a.org.uk/

A charity concerned with the effects of alcohol on health and improving the understanding and management of alcohol-related health harm. Publishes newsletters, a journal, runs conferences and is active in medical education at all levels.


Organisation: Mentor
Web Address: http://www.mentoruk.org.uk/

A UK organisation that works to prevent alcohol and drug misuse and promote the health and well-being of children and young people. Its work is based on international scientific evidence.  Provides resources for drug education and prevention in schools


Organisation: Scottish National Naloxone Programme
Web Address: http://naloxone.org.uk/

Official website of the Scottish National Naloxone Programme.Resources include online training, vidoes, law, policy, research and news.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Organisation: National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Web Address: http://www.nacoa.org.uk/

Offers information, advice and support for children affected by parental drinking.

National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training

Organisation: NCSCT
Web Address: http://www.ncsct.co.uk/

Supports the delivery of effective evidence-based tobacco control programmes and smoking cessation interventions provided by local stop smoking services. It works with, and for, the field to deliver training and assessment programmes, support services for local and national providers and conduct research into behavioural support for smoking cessation. Provider of online training in smoking cessation; smoking data and evidence-based resources.