10 key point of prevent substance abuse: 8. Signs of abuse

Teachers can help prevent substance abuse by creating a safe environment for students to express concerns, building trusting relationships, involving parents in the prevention and intervention process, and recognizing signs of substance abuse. Acting discreetly and providing support can be crucial in addressing the issue.   #edumap #erasmus #erasmusplus #substanceabuse #substance #drug #addiction #education #signs  

10 key point of prevent substance abuse: 6. Strategies

Social phobia is connected to substance abuse and various mental health disorders. Promoting self-esteem and positive self-image is critical in preventing substance abuse and improving mental health outcomes. Strategies such as positive self-talk, practicing self-care, setting achievable goals, and cultivating positive relationships can enhance self-esteem and reduce the risk of substance abuse. Implementing these strategies […]

10 key point of prevent substance abuse: 4. Feedback loop

Drug addiction and substance abuse can have devastating psychological effects on individuals, including anxiety, shame, guilt, depression, and loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities. These effects are often interconnected, creating a negative feedback loop that exacerbates the addiction. Understanding these psychological consequences is crucial for providing appropriate support and treatment to those affected by […]

10 key point of prevent substance abuse: 3. Vicious cycle

Substance abuse and mental health are interconnected, with drug addiction causing changes in the body and brain that can lead to mental illness. Addiction affects the brain’s reward center, altering brain chemistry and encouraging further drug use. As a result, priorities shift and the individual becomes more focused on substance use. This cycle of guilt, […]

EduMap Sneak Peek of Chapter 5

Our international #EduMapProject team would like to present the fifth chapter “Short and long-term effects of substance abuse” of the upcoming Handbook for Substance Abuse. Here’s some statistics about European youth Around 47% admit to regularly using alcohol 1 out of 6 European students (around 17%) admit to have used sedatives or sleeping pills 4% […]

EduMap Sneak Peek of Chapter 3

  Puberty in general is a very difficult phase in the life of a human being. With it comes changes in body, mind and behaviour. It is also usually during this period that most people have their first contact with alcohol, cigarettes and other substances. What are the Emotional and Physical Signs of Teen Substance […]

EduMap Sneak Peek of Chapter 1

The use of alcohol, tobacco, and other substances is one of the biggest problems of adolescence because adolescence is the period when important physical, emotional, behavioural, and other changes take place, which determine one or another way of lifestyle. Young people, especially teenagers can struggle to control themselves, so they often go through crises. To […]

Chip Treatment in Drug Addiction (Naltrexone implant)

Addiction is a lifelong, chronic brain disease that goes with craving. Substance use disorders have become an increasingly important issue in psychiatry due to the increasing incidence and the problems they cause. Opioid addiction is one of the most difficult addictions to treat, the frequency of which is increasing day by day among substance use […]


  What is OTC Drug Abuse? (Over The Counter Drugs) Drugs sold without prescription. There are many different kinds of over the counter drugs that are used to treat a variety of illnesses and symptoms. However, some OTC drugs contain active ingredients that make them more likely to be abused. They are also very easy […]