The European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies #LxAddictions22 kicks off tomorrow! The EMCDDA is one of the co-organisers. Take a look at this overview of the sessions and presentations involving our staff: https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/events/lisbon-addictions-2022/presence-emcdda-staff_en
Although the retail price of #cocaine has remained stable between 2010 & 2020, purity has been increasing in Europe. In 2019, purity levels were the highest in the last decade.
Register now for the last EMCDDA webinar of 2022: Displaced people and EU preparedness — lessons from Ukraine
📅 Wednesday, 14 December 2022
⏰🇺🇦13.00-14.30 CET (Brussels)
Did you miss our last webinar on how #wastewater monitoring can boost preparedness for new health threats?
Today, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) adopted a report creating the European Union Drugs Agency and endowing it with new competences.
Despite falling HIV transmission rates, more than 1 in 10 new AIDS cases in the EU are still attributed to injecting drug use. What are the measures for preventing and controlling infectious diseases among people who inject drugs?
RT @toxicovigilance: Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) use and harms has been growing in some parts of the world in recent years.
Our new @emcdda report looks at the situation, risk, and responses in Europe…
Just sent out to our subscribers' inboxes — the latest issue of our round-up newsletter, Drugnet.
In this issue: Lisbon Addictions 2022, new EMCDDA regional reports, latest analysis on nitrous oxide, Reitox video and webpage and a new accord with CEPOL.
The Justice and Home Affairs EU agencies met in Budapest for a high-level meeting, to take stock of 2022 main achievements, including the ongoing engagement with Ukraine and Moldova. #StrongerTogether
Yesterday @EU_CEPOL Executive Director Ms. Marín López and our Director Mr. Goosdeel signed the first working arrangement aimed at boosting learning and knowledge exchange in the area of security:
Heads of the national focal points of the #Reitox network are meeting in Lisbon this week to discuss network business and planning activities for 2023.
Learn more about the meeting: https://www.emcdda.europa.eu/news/2022/reitox-network-meeting-2022_en
Watch our new video on the Reitox network:
Illicit drug producers in Europe have introduced new methods to convert the less potent l-#methamphetamine isomer back to a racemic 50:50 mixture of d- & l-methamphetamine.
🇺🇦 🤝 Irina Pinchuck, Director of the Institute of Psychiatry of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv joins EMCDDA Scientific Director Paul Griffiths to reflect on how to provide care in a time of war. #LxAddictions22 https://www.lisbonaddictions.eu/lisbon-addictions-2022/sessions/closing-keynote-providing-care-time-war-perspectives-ukraine
This afternoon we listen to the Richard Hartnoll memorial lecture, a commemorative event in honour of our late EMCDDA colleague. Join us in the main stage at 15.00 #LxAddictions22 https://www.lisbonaddictions.eu/lisbon-addictions-2022/sessions/richard-hartnoll-memorial-lecture
RT @RitaFJorge: Before you leave #LxAddictions22, make sure you check out @chem_rachael's poster, looking at the structural variation of #syntheticcannabinoids in Europe over 15 years. @RachYChristie @LxAddictions
RT @LxAddictions: Our closing keynote speech today focuses on providing care in time of war. Dr Irina Pinchuk shares with us perspectives from Ukraine (15:30-16.00). #LxAddictions22
RT @LxAddictions: Today, we remember Richard Hartnoll and his extraordinary contribution to the drug epidemiology field. Join us on the Main stage at 15.00 today to hear @emcdda Paul Griffiths and @tim__rhodes pay tribute in a memorial lecture. #LxAddictions22 https://www.lisbonaddictions.eu/lisbon-addictions-2022/sessions/richard-hartnoll-memorial-lecture
📱💻Today, there are new opportunities to engage with online communities of people who use drugs. EMCDDA's Alexander Soderholm is chairing a workshop in C4 on how web surveys can be used in #policy and practice at 10.50. #LxAddictions22 https://www.lisbonaddictions.eu/lisbon-addictions-2022/sessions/digital-future-engaging-online-communities-people-who-use-drugs-influence-policy-and
Today is the International Day to End Violence Against Women.
We are wearing orange to recall one simple message:
violence against women has no place in the EU, or the world.
𝗡𝗼 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿-𝗯𝗮𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘃𝗶𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲.
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