2013 RI CONVENTIONAddiction PreventionProspective Rotarian Action GroupWorld Day against Drugs and Drug Traffic26/06/2013
2013 RI CONVENTION2013 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction PreventionFounding meeting DG 1620 Dirk Schockaert; PP Maldegem, JohanMaertens; DGE 1620 Werner Braemscheute; PDG 1570 Nico de Boer
2013 RI CONVENTION• 2007 DG 1620 2008-2009 Bruno Morel• 2008 D1620 committee Prevention• 2010 Interdistrict 1620-1630-2170• 2012 International cooperation 1620-3140• 2013/02/08 Prospective Rotarian ActionGroup Addiction Prevention• 2013/06/26 Break Out session R.I.conferenceDG 1620 Dirk Schockaert: History prevention addiction D1620
2013 RI CONVENTION• 2013: Procedure Approval PRAG AP– Members: 100 from 50 clubs and 15 districts– Global Grant 2013-2014: 10 clubs and projects– Best Practices on website and monthly newsletters– Advise districts on quality of prevention projects– Actual and scientific information• 2014: the same +– Members: 200 from 75 clubs and 20 districts– Global grant 2014-2015: 25 clubs and projects– Break out session RI conference– Info Stand at RI Conference• 2015: the same +– Members: 300 from 100 clubs and 25 districts– Global Grant 2015-2016: 50 clubs and projectsDGE 1620 Werner Braemscheute: Future 2013-2016
2013 RI CONVENTION• EMCDDA: European Monitoring Center forDrugs and Drug Addiction.• Importance of prevention in the fight againstdrugs• European Policy concerning prevention ofaddiction• Role of Rotary and the Rotarian ActionGroup• Comments by: Roland Simon, head of unitInterventions, Best practice and scientificpartners of EMCDDA.Video Interview Wolfgang Götz, director EMCDDA
2013 RI CONVENTIONWolfgang GötzWolfgang Götz hasbeen Director of theEMCDDA sinceMay 2005, havingbeen appointed bythe agency’sManagement Boardon 19 April that year.In July 2009, theBoard renewed hismandateunanimously for afurther five-yearterm commencing on1 May 2010.
2013 RI CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention: VisionVisionSubstance Abuse and addiction of illicit drugs is a global problem and canonly be stopped by joined efforts of all society layers and organizations ina joined, structural and continued action.It is not only the responsibility of governments. All civil societyorganizations should get involved in their field of activity.Rotarians will strengthen this common effort through the work of theRotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention.
2013 RI CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention: MissionMissionOrganize an International group of Rotarian specialists and activists inPrevention of Substance Abuse and Addiction.Inform, stimulate, support and advise clubs and districts how to tacklethe problem in a structural long term way, with a vision and a strategy.Set up cooperation with the international professional organizationsspecialists in prevention.
2013 RI CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention: StrategyStrategy:We will prospect all Rotarians active in prevention of substance abuseand addiction.Bring their expertise together for study and exchange. We will learn howRotary clubs can participate in the most effective way in the struggleagainst addiction.We will disseminate this knowledge and the developed methodology andinform and stimulate Rotary clubs to integrate prevention of substanceabuse and addiction as an essential part of their community service.
2013 RI CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention: Main GoalsMain goals:1. Gather Rotarians active in prevention of substance abuse andaddiction to work together with a common vision and a strategyfor structural long term actions.2. Attract global active partners, experts in evidence based drugprevention, for global cooperation such as the MentorFoundation.3. Search for existing evidence based prevention programs such asUnplugged, Rebound, Tilda and make this programs available forthe clubs.
2013 RI CONVENTIONProspective Rotarian Action Group Addiction Prevention: Main GoalsMain goals:4. Organize Master training in this evidence based drug preventionprograms in cooperation with EU-DAP, Mentor Foundation,Rebound and other professional prevention organizations.5. Inform and support our clubs all over the world to implementevidence based drug prevention programs in their local area withclear procedures, road maps and financial support through globalgrants.
12Effectivity of Unplugged intervention after 2nd questionnaire(3 months post intervention)Daily smoking 30% reductionRecent drunkenness 28% reductionExperimenting cannabis 23% reductionThe EU-Dap class programme has a preventive effect on earlyonset of drug use and on the transition of experimental to frequentuse. The effect is bigger for boys than for girls.www.eudap.netEvidence Based AddictionPrevention project: “Unplugged”
2013 RI CONVENTIONEvidence Based Addiction Prevention project: “Unplugged”Teachers HandbookThe Unplugged Curriculum hasbeen tested to be effective duringthe EU-Dap interventiontrial. Based on the evaluation, itis now available in its revisedversion. This program is forstudents between the ages of 12and 14 and is to be led by trainedteachers.
2013 RI CONVENTIONEvidence Based Addiction Prevention project: “Unplugged”Students WorkbookThe StudentsWorkbook complementsthe Unplugged Curriculum.It contains activities thatstudents are to workthrough during theUnplugged lessons.
2013 RI CONVENTIONEvidence Based Addiction Prevention project: “Unplugged”1. Preparative work:• Adaptation of the program by certifying Univ.• Contact local authorities and schools• Planning meeting: trainer, school direction, rotary club• Evaluation: Univ., trainer, school direction2. Training process:• Master training for trainer of trainers = 1 (per language)• 1 trainer trains 25 trainers = 25• 25 trainers train each year 10 x 20 teachers = 5.000• 5000 teachers train each year 100 students = 500.0003. Costs:• Master training: 2.500/trainer minimum 4 = 10.000• Trainers 25 training = 2.000• Training 25 teachers = 1.500 + materials: 425• Training 100 students = 0 + materials: 450
2013 RI CONVENTIONCosts and effects1. Costs for a club:1. 2.500 per year for three years: total cost 7.5002. Part adaptation cost included3. 3 trainings for teachers included4. Materials for 300 students included2. Results at club level for :1. 1 training for 25 teachers2. 25 teachers train each 100 students per year3. Total students trained 7.500Conclusions:1. cost prize to save one student from addiction2. for projects on larger scale up to 500.000students:1 $ to save one student from addictionNIDA: 1 $ prevention = 18 $ savings in health
2013 RI CONVENTIONWebsite and Newsletters:www.ragdrugprevention .org1 $ to save one student fromaddictionNIDA: 1 $ prevention = 18 $ savingsin health