On 19 and 20 September 2016, the EMCDDA will bring together more than forty European and international experts for a meeting on the key indicator Prevalence and patterns of drug use among the general population (GPS). There will be a range of presentations from both EU and other countries, projects and institutions (amongst others, Australia, Switzerland, the ESPAD project or the RARHA project on alcohol).
These regular meetings on the indicator change their focus from year to year. This year particular attention will be given to methodological developments on the indicator, the link between drug use surveys and other drug-related monitoring tools, targeted surveys in drug use and will also serve as a platform for discussion on drug use issues.
Also see our GPS indicator page and our Statistical Bulletin website where we present the detailed methodological information about national surveys and on which you can find the most recent data.