Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Care

UNODC supports Member States in addressing drug use and drug use disorders as any other health condition, that is by implementing drug use prevention strategies and providing treatment, health care, social protection and rehabilitation services, including for children and adolescents, based on scientific evidence, human rights and gender considerations. Another area of work is promoting access to controlled drugs for medical purposes, whilst preventing diversion and abuse. Click on the links below to know more about UNODC activities and resources in:
For a list of publications on prevention of drug use; treatment, care and rehabilitation of drug use disorders; and, access to controlled drugs for medical purposes please click here.

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Mental Health Matters: UNODC Support for People Who Use Drugs During COVID19

Working to enhance drug prevention, treatment and care supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SDG3, SDG5SDG16, and SDG17