PREVENTION

STAND OUT

Prevention is better than cure. The Dutch ministry has made a national prevention agreement where several agreements are made to prevent obesity, alcohol abuse and smoking. Read more here.

An incentive program for current tobacco users actively trying to quit can be read here. The tobacco cessation telephone quit line with online quitting resources can be found here.

 

Substance abuse prevention
Effectively managing personal substance use or other medicine is very important and when it is not managed well, it can have devastated effects. Learn more about health and medicine here.

Want to learn more about how to best use medicine? Read it here.

Prescription of opioid can happen easily and with it the risk of becoming depended on or even addicted. Which questions do you always need to ask? Read the 5 questions here.

Learn more about safe use of opioids.

Seeking for information about professional care for medicine dependence or abuse? Find more information here

The Reuma Foundation also provides more detailed information about opioids. Find it here.

Trustful information in case of substance abuse emergency can be found at VVN.

Trustful information in case of substance abuse emergency can be found at Rodekruis and Gezondheid en Wetenschap.

More information about rehabilitation clinics can be found here.