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|Verba Mentis - Neurology and Psychiatry News|
Welcome to Verba Mentis – the newspaper which finds you the most current and relevant news for the sector so that you don't have to do the searching yourself. If you are a clinician or a researcher you will find business updates, news stories and features relevant to you. Our expert editorial team will filter the information with the aim of keeping you abreast of developments across neurology, neuropsychiatry and psychiatry. You can then prioritise those stories most relevant to you for further explorationWebsite: Verba Mentis - Neurology and Psychiatry News
|EMCDDA - Drugsnet Europe Newsletter|
|WHO News - Alcohol|
WHO/Europe organized a meeting of national experts on alcohol policy in Zurich, Switzerland on 4–5 May 2011 to discuss the draft European alcohol action plan. The experts considered a series of planned surveys on alcohol and health and exchanged information on developments in policy making. Alcohol is the number one risk factor for ill health and premature death among people aged 15–59 years.http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/43320/E92820.pdf Website: WHO News - Alcohol
|Global Commission on Drug Policy launches groundbreaking report|
The Global Commission on Drug Policy has release a groundbreaking report. The report condemns the drug war as a failure and recommends major reforms of the global drug prohibition regime.
The Commission's recommendations are as follows:
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|focus on - NDTMS Data Set J|
NDTMS Data Set J: Initial Understanding
From 1st November 2012, the NTA advices substance misuse treatment services to record data in line with the updated NDTMS Data Set J format.
This article is based on our understanding of the changes to the NDTMS Core Data Set J and how these amendments will affect substance misuse treatment servicesfocus on - NDTMS Data Set J