Drugs and substance misuse / Projects

First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Alert on new recreational drugs on the web; building up a European-wide digital Early Warning System [Psychonaut EWS]
The strategic objectives of this project include a regular monitoring of the web in respect of novel recreational drugs and prompt implementation of a technical database on novel recreational psychoac...
The strategic objectives of this project include a regular monitoring of the web in respect of novel recreational drugs and prompt implementation of a technical database on novel recreational psychoactive compounds/combinations, with the resulting data being made available to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction’s (EMCDDA) early warning system for possible dissemination to selected health professionals and health agencies.
Start date: 01/01/2008 - End date: 01/01/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2006)
Topic: Drugs and substance misuse
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Senior Drug Dependents and Care Structures [SDDCare]
The project aims to:
create a knowledge base on senior drug dependents in different age brackets and by gender and on their care and treatment needs;
elaborate practical implementation tools in form...
The project aims to:
create a knowledge base on senior drug dependents in different age brackets and by gender and on their care and treatment needs;
elaborate practical implementation tools in form of guidelines for the implementation of outpatient (non-residential) and residential care structures and offers which are in line with gender mainstreaming principles.
Start date: 01/01/2008 - End date: 01/07/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2006)
Topic: Drugs and substance misuse
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Ten D by Night (Dark, Dance, Disco, Dose, Drugs, Drive, Danger, Damage, Disability, Death) [TEN D]
The project proposes a prevention programme aimed at increasing young people`s awareness of driving under influence of drugs or alcohol. The strategic aim of TEN D is to define a European approach for...
The project proposes a prevention programme aimed at increasing young people`s awareness of driving under influence of drugs or alcohol. The strategic aim of TEN D is to define a European approach for reducing number and seriousness of road accidents, in particular the ones in which young people are involved, that occur during weekends and can be correlated with the consumption of alcohol and psychoactive substances.
Start date: 01/03/2008 - End date: 01/03/2010

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Drugs and substance misuse
First Programme of Community action in the field of public health (2003-2008)
Sharing good practice in supporting kinship carers to prevent substance related harm to young people [Kinship carers and prevention ]
The project aims to improve the quality of prevention programmes targeting children and young people living with kinship carers, thus preventing vulnerable children and young people from experiencing ...
The project aims to improve the quality of prevention programmes targeting children and young people living with kinship carers, thus preventing vulnerable children and young people from experiencing harm as a consequence of alcohol or drug use.


Start date: 01/04/2008 - End date: 01/04/2011

Call: Health Determinants (Hd 2007)
Topic: Drugs and substance misuse
Second Programme of Community action in the Field of Health 2008-2013
Recreational Drugs’ European Network: an ICT prevention service addressing the use of novel compounds in vulnerable individuals [ReDNet]
The main objectives of the ReDNet Research project are:

• to design an innovative and effective ICT-based model to share knowledge and information with health/other professionals and raise awarene...
The main objectives of the ReDNet Research project are:

• to design an innovative and effective ICT-based model to share knowledge and information with health/other professionals and raise awareness of the potential harms associated with new drugs
• to design an innovative and effective ICT-based model to share knowledge and information with health and other professionals and raise awareness of the potential harms associated with new drugs
• to identify and disseminate key recommendations relevant to the development of the awareness on novel compounds initiatives across the EU
• to identify any remaining gaps in knowledge and methodological lessons learned, to inform future projects in the field of drug prevention using ICT tools

Start date: 01/04/2010 - End date: 01/07/2012

Call: Promote Health (Hp-2009)
Topic: Drugs and substance misuse