NDEWS Presents are monthly webinars convened by the NDEWS Coordinating Center to explore emerging drugs and timely drug-related topics. Future webinars will offer in-depth reviews of newly detected drugs, timely drug issues or trends, and events in specific geographical areas. Webinars may also be convened to explore innovative research and resources for better understanding changes in drug use and drug use trends in the United States.
Coming soon: Drug Term Discovery Through Social Media Using Natural Language Processing (11/15/2017)
HotSpot Report: Understanding the Increase in Opioid Overdoses: NDEWS New Hampshire HotSpot Study Results (9/12/2017)
G-DEWS International Series - This is a project to examine existing drug monitoring systems around the world to gain an understanding of how they work, the contexts in which they operate, and to describe areas of best practice. The goal of the project is to develop guidance based on proven practices utilized by existing systems to support countries establishing new drug early warning systems (DEWS).
- Examining Global Drug Early Warning Systems (G-DEWS):
- Part 1: Monitoring Drug Trends in North America, featuring: NDEWS (U.S.) and CCSA (Canada) (8/30/2017)
- Part 2: Monitoring Drug Trends in Australasia, featuring: NDARC (Australia); and SHORE and CFAR (New Zealand) (9/26/2017)
- Part 3: Monitoring Drug Trends in Africa, featuring: SAMRC (South Africa), NACADA (Kenya) and UNODC (Nigeria) (10/3/2017)
Using Wastewater Testing as a Drug Epidemiology Tool (11/16/2016)