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Outreach work among drug users in Europe

Outreach work among drug users in Europe

concepts, practice, and terminology

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction in Luxembourg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- Europe,
    • Drug abuse -- Europe -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-190).

      StatementDirk J. Korf ... [et al.].
      SeriesEMCDDA insights series ;, 2
      ContributionsKorf, D. J. 1952-, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.E85 O87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6843632M
      ISBN 109291680621
      LC Control Number00344249
      OCLC/WorldCa42609542

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Outreach Work Among Drug Users in Europe: Concepts, Practice and Terminology (European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Insights Series) [Dirk J.

Korf, Heleen Riper, Marielle Freeman, Roger Lewis, Ian Grant] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. in national-level drug policy documents.

The degree of diffusion of outreach work among drug users is greatest in north-west European countries and lowest in southern countries. A great deal of variation exists between countries in the funding of outreach work, and different funding models may be applied concurrently.

among certain groups practicing high risk behaviours. Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) form such a group, which is vulnerable to the spread of HIV infection and other blood-borne viruses.

The practice of injecting drug use and unsafe sex among IDUs is associated with an increase in HIV prevalence rates among IDUs. Outreach has been found to be an effective way of reaching people who use drugs. 7 For example, data from the United States estimate that betweenand 1 million outreach contacts were made each year between and 5 In Bangladesh, there are reports that up to 80% of injection drug users have been reached, and between and.

Outreach work among drug -users in Narva. – Relation with authorities: the police allows to work, but there are conflicts with outreach workers, police arrests and checks outreach workers Relation with authorities: the Government does not support, there is criminal punishment for the using of drugs.

Reaching drug users: A toolkit for outreach services Published on Feb 7, This guide provides tips on how to do outreach work among communities of people who use drugs, in particular among. Alongside professional and volunteer work, models of peer outreach were found to be effective with drug users (Deren et al., ) and other populations (Gilman, ; Gibson, ; Sand, ).

It seems reasonable to argue that diversity among professionals, peers and volunteers can yield an effective sustainable by: 5. Korf D, Riper H, Freeman M, Lewis R, Grant I, Jacob E, Mougin M and Nilson M () Outreach work among drug users in Europe: concepts, practice and terminology.

Lisbon: EMCDDA. Bunning E () Outreach in Focus: review of outreach services in the Drugs/AIDS service in the eastern region. Dublin: ERHA unpublished report. DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO. Driven by data. Go to page top Go back to contents Go back to site navigationCited by: Drug dependence is a complex, chronic, relapsing condition that is often accompanied by severe health, psychological, economic, legal, and social consequences (IOM,).It is manifested by a complex set of behaviors including compulsive drug craving, seeking, and use that interferes with an individual’s physical, mental, and social functioning (IOM.

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Country of Publication: Luxembourg Publisher: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities ; European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, The needle and syringe program did not encourage drug use either by increasing drug use among current injecting drug users, or by recruiting new or young injectors.

In fact, injection frequency amongst injecting drug users in the community decreased from injections per day toand the percentage of new initiates into injecting drugFile Size: KB. Harm reduction is an evidence-based, public health approach that uses practical strategies to reduce the harmful consequences associated with certain high-risk behaviors[1].

For example, a harm reduction approach to drug use could involve counseling someone about the risks involved or giving them sterile syringes. With the aim of “meeting people where.

Peer outreach models have been successful in addressing HIV risk behaviors of drug users. Patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs who were migrants from Puerto Rico and/or familiar with drug use there were trained to conduct HIV-related peer outreach. and to share ideas about how staff and patients could work together to reach Cited by: 6.

Correlation Network EU HCV and Drug Use. 1 Outreach Work among Marginalized Populations in Europe: Guidelines on Providing Integrated Outreach Services. Injecting drug users (IDUs) are at high risk for blood-borne virus infections, including HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C [1–3].IDUs are also at risk of drug overdose and social instability [] leading to higher morbidity and mortality in this group as compared to the general population [].In addition, high rates of anti-HCV and HBsAg coinfection have been recorded Cited by:   The overall prevalence of HIV among UK CSW ranges between 0 and % while a study from 11 European centres found an HIV prevalence of % among non-injecting CSW but % among injecting drug by: EMCDDA PAPERS I Mortality among drug users in Europe: new and old challenges for public health 3 / 21 the pooled study allows analysis of sub-groups like women or people who died from specific causes such as suicide or disease related to hepatitis C virus infection.

The transmission of HIV among injecting drug users and related populations of sex workers, youth and other vulnerable people is greatly adding to the burden of disease in countries worldwide. Evidence from 20 years of research shows that needle and syringe programmes (NSPs) prevent, control and ultimately reduce prevalence of HIV and other.

These programs range from efforts to curtail non-medical drug use to those that encourage reduction in high-risk behavior among drug users.

Although the report focuses on HIV prevention for IDUs in high-risk countries, the Committee considered evidence. It is so common among users that it’s often called “dope sickness”.

Because of the severe withdrawal symptoms heroin addicts can experience, it is imperative that heroin addicts seek treatment in a professional facility that can aid in their recover. During detox the drug is flushed from the user’s body. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 29 () Eisevier Scientific Publishers Ireland Ltd.

AIDS among drug users in Europe H. Brenner81, P. Hernando-Briongos1' and C. Goos0 "North- Western Health Board, Sligo (Republic of Ireland), ^Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs, Mail rid iSpuwl mni ''World Health Organization, Regional Office for by: 8.

Prior to the s, neither homelessness nor drug addiction was seen as issues of major concern in Europe. At most, they were of local interest and of particular importance only in some larger metropolitan centres.

Over the last three decades they have come much more into public prominence and risen up in local and national policy agendas. At the level of the Cited by: 4. widespread panic about teenage drug abuse.

Most heroin users are middle-aged Americans, not adolescents. There Is No Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis by Tom Shales 76 The media’s reports of drug abuse are often sensationalized and distorted. The trend of prescription drug abuse, in particular, is exaggerated and is no cause for Size: KB.

AIDS and drug addiction is a topic of great and growing concern. AIDS first appeared among intravenous drug users in Europe inthree years after the first cases were seen among homosexuals.

This epidemic has spread more rapidly among intravenous drug users than in any other risk group. The outreach programs were designed and sponsored by the National AIDS Demonstration Research Project, a demonstration program striving to reduce the risk of HIV infection among intravenous drug users and their sexual partners.

Background. As ofabout percent of the U.S. population are estimated to be infected with HIV. InPortugal had the highest rate of HIV amongst injecting drug users in the European Union.

There were 2, new cases a year, in a country of 10 million people. In45% of HIV reported AIDS cases recorded originated among IV drug users, so targeting drug use was seen as an effective avenue of HIV prevention.

Drugs in the workplace 'widespread' ( to ) to measure the prevalence of drug use among employees. The drug tests that were analysed were conducted as part of random or pre-employment programmes, rather than following an incident at work or where there was a suspicion of drug use.

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Permanent. People who inject drugs (PWID) More than 80% of all HIV infections in eastern countries in the WHO European Region occur among injecting drug users (IDU). In the Russian Federation and Ukraine, IDU account for the majority of infected people (93% and 69%, respectively). The International HIV/AIDS Alliance () ‘Reaching drug users: A toolkit for outreach workers’, p [pdf] Nazari, SHH () ‘The effect of on-site and outreach-based needle and syringe programs in people who inject drugs in Kermanshah, Iran’, International Journal of Drug Policy, p   The Science of Drug Use: Discussion Points for Teens or Adults Chip MaAM 6 Party Drugs That May Have Health Benefits Chip MaAM Drug use can have social benefits, and acknowledging this could improve rehab.

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Council of Europe. 25–   A top drug control official, Saeed Sefatian, said in that 18 percent of injecting drug users were H.I.V.-positive, but estimated that if it weren’t for harm reduction, that number would have been 40 percent. New infections among drug users have continued to drop.

A mobile outreach program staffed by current and former sex workers is associated with increased entry to detoxification and residential drug treatment among women in street-based sex work. INTRODUCTION Inthe world youth population—defined by the United Nations as the age cohort —is estimated to be billion, or 18 per cent of the total world population.

Europe for example have important experiences in working under difficult circumstances, they often have effective strategies in outreach work and prevention activities.

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Based on statistics, 20% of all drug addicts in Russia are school children, 60% are young people aged 16 to 30, and 20% are older. Statistically, drug use begins between the ages of 15 and 17 in Russia on average. The percentage of drug users among children between the ages of 9 and 13 has been increasing dramatically.

Alcohol Drug Outreach Worker jobs available on Apply to Outreach Worker, Counselor, Outreach Specialist and more!EMCDDA PAPERS I Alternatives to punishment for drug-using offenders 3 / 22 I Context and definitions I History and shifting focus A summary of historical developments in the concept of alternatives to punishment in drug control policy can contextualise some File Size: KB."While a general increase in drug abuse in Europe was observed at the time, the deterioration of drug use indicators in Sweden was nevertheless startling.

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