To Cushion the impact of COVID-19, CRISA shared palliatives to clients and our community members while sensitising them on the negative impacts of substance use on their health.
With the outbreak of coronavirus, the use of alcohol and psychoactive drugs increases the risk associated with serious complications arising from COVID 19. The situation with regards to responses to the COVID-19 outbreak is fast evolving. Up-to-date information can be found in the guidelines issued by the WHO Get the guidelines from WHO here: Download PDF
The 14th Biennial International Conference on Drugs, Alcohol and Society in Africa is fast approaching and we are looking forward to seeing you in Abuja. The Symposium will take place on the 21st and 22nd of October; on the 22nd there will be a full day of activities for members of the NGO network organized by CIND. Both the NGO event
The First Scientific Conference of the Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse (CRISA) took place in 1991 in Jos, Nigeria. In October 2020 the 14th conference in the biennial series will be held in Abuja, coinciding with the 30th Anniversary of the founding of CRISA in 1990. You are hereby invited to present your work and participate in
Drug Policy and the Public Good 2nd Edition has been commended in the public health category at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2019. This award was presented to Thomas F. Babor, Jonathan Caulkins, Benedikt Fischer David Foxcroft, Keith Humphreys, María Ellena Medina-Mora, Isidore Obot, Jürgen Rehm, Peter Reuter, Robin Room, Ingeborg Rossow and John Strang.
The 2019 National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Policy in Nigeria is fast approaching and we are looking forward to seeing you in Abuja. The Symposium will take place on the 23rd and 24th of October; on the 22nd there will be a full day of activities for members of the NGO network organized by CIND. Both the NGO event
The Nigerian Psychological Association just concluded its national congress and scientific conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. It was a four-day event and CRISA had a stand where samples of the African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies and other bestselling CRISA publications were displayed. Also featured, is the meeting held at Barcelona Hotel in Abuja to develop a national
The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policymakers, advocates, researchers, civil society activists and practitioners. Building on the strong commitment and recent alcohol policy interventions in the country, Ireland is the perfect host for GAPC 2020. It will be held in Dublin 9-11 March 2020. The conference in Ireland will have the theme:
The Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse (CRISA), in collaboration with Community Intervention Network on Drugs in Nigeria (CIND) and our partners (European Union, UNODC, etc.), is pleased to announce the 4th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Policy in Nigeria. Symposium theme The major theme of the 2019 symposium is “Non-Medical Use of Prescription and
The report of the first national survey of the extent and patterns of drug use in Nigeria was launched by the Federal Government on 29 January 2019 in Abuja. The report consists of findings from three surveys conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS (Household Survey) and the Centre for Research and Information on Substance Abuse, CRISA (Survey of