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New Psychoactive Substances: transnational project on different user groups, user groups, user characteristics, extent and patterns of use, market dynamics, and best in prevention

ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)
Project classification

Scientific area

3.3 Health sciences

Discipline(s)

Substance abuse

Project description

Project title

New Psychoactive Substances: transnational project on different user groups, user groups, user characteristics, extent and patterns of use, market dynamics, and best in prevention

Scientific Coordinator's name:

Susana Henriques (local coord. Portugal)

Scientific Coordinator's e-mail:

susana_alexandra_henriques@iscte.pt

Principal R&D Unit:

Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia do Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (CIES-IUL)

Other R&D Units involved in the project:

Bonger Institute, University of Amsterdam (project coord.) CDR, Goethe Universität CIES, ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon WiT, Ireland Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest IPN, Warsaw

Project keyword(s)

psychoactive substances, abuse, users, prevention

Short abstract and comments

This transnational project directly addresses priority area ‘New psychoactive substances’, i.e. ‘to support the implementation of EU legislation on new psychoactive substances by monitoring the extent and patterns of use of such substances, and by sharing best practices on prevention’. The proposed project is directly linked to the European Drugs Strategy 2013-2020. The main objectives are: To determine the extent and patterns of NPS use within three different groups Assess characteristics in three different groups of NPS users Collect information about supply Identify market dynamics for NPS Assess perceptions of legal status of NPS Make an inventory of prevention strategies used in the different countries Identify best practices Disseminate and share project results Europe-wide The research will take place in six EU Member States: Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal.

Potential uses/indications

Potential uses/indications

Status

Ongoing

Partner Status: Seeking Partners?

No

Project weblink

http://https://npstransnational.org/portuguese/index.html

Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Eurpean Commission (Directorate-general migration and home affairs)

Last edited on

2017-01-30 16:34:30

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