The health and well-being of men in the WHO European Region: better health through a gender approach
Publicado el 17/09/18
This is the first time that the WHO Regional Office for Europe has produced a comprehensive overview of the health and well-being of men, and it does so from a gender perspective. This report builds on a wealth of knowledge on men’s health and well-being but takes the analysis one step further through a consistent focus on how gender norms and notions of masculinities are shaping health outcomes for men and women.
The Children’s Inquiry: How effectively are the UK’s cannabis policies safeguarding young people?
Publicado el 12/09/18
In The Children’s Inquiry, Volteface examines how effectively the UK’s cannabis policies are safeguarding young people from harm to their wellbeing and life chances. This is explored through considering the practical consequences of cannabis policies on young people’s access to cannabis and the type of cannabis they are accessing, the impact this can have on their mental health and the support available to them, their interaction with the criminal justice system as users and dealers of cannabis, and who they and their families can turn to for information and guidance on cannabis.
High-risk drug use and new psychoactive substances – results from an EMCDDA trendspotter study
Publicado el 30/06/16
This report provides a first look at the emergence of more problematic forms of use of new psychoactive substances among a range of demographic groups, including opioid and amphetamine injectors, prisoners, the homeless and men who have sex with men. It explores, in particular, the use of synthetic cathinones, synthetic cannabinoids and new synthetic opioids, as well as related harms and responses.