UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs 64th session
Enosh and Elem hosted a virtual side-event on the sidelines of the 64th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. This event presented the vital intersection of mental health and substance abuse and highlight the need for a wide variety of community-based services, especially amid COVID-19. The focus was given to differences in proactive approaches among youth and young adults.
The panel of speakers focused on the global work of the WHO; State-level directives and policies presented by the Israeli Ministry of Health; and examples of services in the community from Israel and the USA, which highlighted the need of community support and lived experiences.
More than 90 participants from around the world attended the event.
• The World Health Organization
• The Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations & International Organizations in Vienna
• Jewish Child and Family Services, Chicago, USA
• Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. Washington DC, USA