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The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction


International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) supports the rapid improvement in competencies and skills among current and future generations of addiction professionals, to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment and public health services. Toward this end, the ICUDDR facilitates networking among universities to promote high quality education and training in the field of addiction prevention, treatment and public health interventions. It also pursues related applied addictions research, outreach and advocacy.

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The NIDA International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by substance use researchers and highlights the range and quality of substance use and addiction research conducted around the world. This unique scientific meeting allows participants to network with talented colleagues, learn about substance use research and policy issues in other countries, and discuss NIDA-supported fellowships and other programs that can support international collaborations. There is no fee to attend the NIDA International Forum.
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Understand more about The Colombo Plan Global Center for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC), International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) and The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR). The three organisations have unique roles, but share a common purpose and form an international network to strengthen the capacity of the global drug demand reduction workforce.

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Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC)
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UNODC Listen First

A drug use prevention initiative that promotes the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities. View the recording here