International network of drug dependence treatment and rehabilitation recouse centres
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
UNODC (2010): From Coercion to Cohesion: Treating Drug Dependence Through Health Care, Not Punishment
Treatment as an alternative to criminal justice sanctions for people suffering from drug use disorders. A public health response to illicit drug use and related crime as supported by the drug control Conventions
UNODC/WHO (2009): Principles of Drug Dependence Treatment
This discussion paper aims to encourage Governments and other partners to take concerted action for the implementation of evidence-based drug dependence treatment services, which respond to the needs of their populations.
UNODC (2009): Reducing the adverse health and social consequences of drug abuse: a comprehensive approach
Inspired by the international drug control treaties and supported by a growing body of scientific and medical evidence, this paper, prepared by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in consultation with the International Narcotics Control Board, outlines a comprehensive set of measures designed to prevent drug abuse, facilitate entry into drug treatment and reduce the adverse health and social consequences of drug abuse.