Metrics details. Cultural interventions offer the hope and promise of healing from addictions for Indigenous people. Positioned within the Honouring Our Strengths: Culture as Intervention project, a scoping study was conducted to describe what is known about the characteristics of culture-based programs and to examine the outcomes collected and effects of these interventions on wellness. This review followed established methods for scoping studies, including a final stage of consultation with stakeholders. Twelve databases from the scientific literature and 13 databases from the grey literature were searched up to October 26,
Literature review on the relation between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents
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Emerging research suggests that some individuals with particular types of substance use and abuse may be more likely to engage in suicidal behaviors. For example, those who use opiates, cocaine, or sedatives may have a noticeably higher risk of suicide than those who use other drugs. Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in the United States; it accounts for more than 34, deaths per year. Mental health problems are some of the best-known and well-studied risk factors linked to suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and suicide mortality. Although it is difficult to compare the relative impact among different mental health problems with the risk of suicide, alcohol and drug use disorders have been found to be strongly related to suicide risk. Among women, a substance use disorder increases the risk of suicide 6.
Substance use disorders SUDs are characterized by recurrent use of alcohol or drugs or both that results in problems such as being unable to control use of the substance; failing to meet obligations at work, home, or school; having poor health; and spending an increased amount of time getting, using, or recovering from the effects of using the substance. Parent substance use and parent experience of an SUD can have negative effects on children. Children with a parent who has an SUD are more likely than children who do not have a parent with an SUD to have lower socioeconomic status and increased difficulties in academic and social settings and family functioning. Previous research indicates that the negative effects of parent SUDs may differ depending on the type of SUD the parent has i.
Performance enhancing drugs PEDs are commonly used by competitive, professional, and Olympic athletes. In a patient presenting to the emergency department with PED abuse, the history and physical exam are critical in identifying the etiology of the patient's illness because most PED test results will not be available to guide emergency department management. Although uncommon, the emergency department provider must be prepared to identify and manage these unusual toxidromes. Patient history may be especially challenging in this population as they may be reluctant to acknowledge their PED use. This review covers some of the non-steroid options which are commonly used by athletes and weightlifters of both amateur and professional status.