FOR BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH

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The use of illicit drugs, cannabis for health purposes and abuse of perscription medicines among the population of Slovenia - abstract

The aim of this publication is to present the newest data and changes in the prevalence of illicit drug use, the use of cannabis for health purposes and the abuse of prescription medicines among the populations of Slovenia aged 15-64 years. The data was obtained from 2018 National survey on the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs among the inhabitants of Slovenia.  

Towards tobacco-free Slovenia 2040

In this publication we present achievements and challenges in the area of tobacco control in Slovenia and suggest additional effective tobacco control measures to prevent and reduce tobacco and related products' use and consequences. The publication is intended for all those who in various sectors, both at the national or local level, (co)create tobacco control policies and can contribute to minimization of the damage caused by tobacco in Slovenia.

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The latest data on tobacco and related products use in Slovenia - an overview

The aim of this publication is to present the newest data and changes in the prevalence of tobacco and related products use in Slovenia. The majority of data was obtained from Health-Related Behavioural Style of the Population of Slovenia study and the National Health and Health Care Survey, and is supplemented with data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study and Perinatal Information System of the Republic of Slovenia.
 

Alcohol policy in Slovenia

The aim of the publication, entitled ALCOHOL POLICY IN SLOVENIA – opportunities for reducing harm, costs and health inequalities in population, is to equip policy-makers from different sectors at national and local-community level and others striving to reduce alcohol-related harm in Slovenia with credible data on the extent of the alcohol problem in the country, and to inform on effective, evidence-based alcohol-related policy measures.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SLOVENIA - Results of a panel online survey on the impact of the pandemic on life (SI-PANDA), 16th wave

Pandemic fatigue is the expected and natural human response to long-lasting public health crisis that significantly interferes with the daily life of an individual. It appears gradually and is influenced by emotions, experience, and attitudes. It is a response to long-lasting and unsolved distress in people’s lives. The severity and the scope of COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of strict measures to prevent and limit the transmission of the infection have a huge impact on the daily lives of all people, including those not directly affected by the virus.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SLOVENIA - Results of a panel online survey on the impact of the pandemic on life (SI-PANDA), 15th wave

Pandemic fatigue is the expected and natural human response to long-lasting public health crisis that significantly interferes with the daily life of an individual. It appears gradually and is influenced by emotions, experience, and attitudes. It is a response to long-lasting and unsolved distress in people’s lives. The severity and the scope of COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of strict measures to prevent and limit the transmission of the infection have a huge impact on the daily lives of all people, including those not directly affected by the virus.

Recommendations for regular sleep

Adolescents often face a lack of sleep, as it is often typical for you to go to bed late and get up early due to obligations (mainly school). Socializing, which makes many of you go to bed late, especially on weekends, also contributes to this.

Why sleep is important?

Regular sleep (every day at approximately same time with repetitive number of hours of quality sleep) is a basic human need. For quality sleep, you need su­cient length of uninterrupted and deep sleep. Good sleep is linked to better quality of life in all age periods.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SLOVENIA - Results of a panel online survey on the impact of the pandemic on life (SI-PANDA), 14th wave

Pandemic fatigue is the expected and natural human response to long-lasting public health crisis that significantly interferes with the daily life of an individual. It appears gradually and is influenced by emotions, experience, and attitudes. It is a response to long-lasting and unsolved distress in people’s lives. The severity and the scope of COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of strict measures to prevent and limit the transmission of the infection have a huge impact on the daily lives of all people, including those not directly affected by the virus.

COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SLOVENIA - Results of a panel online survey on the impact of the pandemic on life (SI-PANDA) 13th wave

Pandemic fatigue is the expected and natural human response to long-lasting public health crisis that significantly interferes with the daily life of an individual. It appears gradually and is influenced by emotions, experience, and attitudes. It is a response to long-lasting and unsolved distress in people’s lives. The severity and the scope of COVID-19 pandemic and the introduction of strict measures to prevent and limit the transmission of the infection have a huge impact on the daily lives of all people, including those not directly affected by the virus.