Upcoming Events

International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021

Location: Online

International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021 will take place online from the 26-28th of Feb.

This year’s theme of ‘Connecting the Disconnected’ acknowledges that doctors work with patients and communities who use substances that can cause complex issues, disconnection and marginalisation, and that they need to respond to people’s unique situations and issues.

The content will be available for up to 30 days after the conclusion of the event, so you can engage with this quality content at your leisure.

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European Drugs Winter School 2021

Location: Europe

The EMCDDA and the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL) are offering two upcoming events in 2021: the European Drugs Winter School (EDWS) and the European Drugs Summer School (EDSS).

The EDWS will take place as a virtual event from 1–12 March 2021 and will explore the theme of 'Responses to, and preparedness for, health-related threats (COVID-19 lessons learned)'. 

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Delivering Medication Assisted Treatment for Addictions via Telehealth

Location: Online

This seminar marks the launch of a consultation process funded by the Drug Deaths Task Force (DDTF), Scottish Government and Corra Foundation on best practice approaches on delivering Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Use Disorder via Telehealth. In keeping with the landscape of substance use in Scotland contributing to drug-related deaths, the main focus will be on the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder for example with methadone or buprenorphine.

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Webinar: "Medication Options for Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders: Optimistic Update and New Research"

Location: Maryland, United States

Register now at https://thenationalcouncil-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-W5Zn4sRTb6FgD0_PxM5Yw
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, starting at 01:00 PM (Washington, DC time)

Overdose deaths associated with illicit stimulants (cocaine and methamphetamine) have surged in the past eight years, according to a recent study by the National Institutes for Health (NIH).

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Residential Rehab and Detox - Mapping a way forward for Tier 4

Location: Online, United Kingdom

This webinar will discuss the challenges facing Tier 4, and ask how the system needs to change to improve access to these vital services.

About this Event

Through presentations and panel discussions, this webinar will discuss:

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Webinar 'Who's Doing What?: The Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use'

Location: USA, United States

Register now: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5017510673728957453

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12pm-1pm ET (Washington, DC time, corresponding to 11CT/10MT/9PT)

 

A webinar produced in partnership with the ATTC Network Coordinating Office and AMERSA

 

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Behavior, Biology, and Chemistry (BBC) Annual Meeting: Translational Research in Addiction

Location: Online

This three-day virtual conference focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioral scientists.

The diversity of participants and attendees at this meeting (undergraduate students to senior faculty, chemists to psychiatrists) provides a unique venue for networking among different disciplines and in so doing promotes new and innovative approaches to medications development in addictions biology.

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Weekend Course on UTC Curriculum 1 & 2 from March 6, 2021

Location: Mangalore, India (Onine Live sessions)

Online Course on Science of Addition, Treatment and Recovery, UTC 1 & 2

Online course on "Science of Substance Use Disorder, Treatment and Recovery", as per the Universal Treatment Curriculum by the Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme, starting from 6 March 2021, every Saturday from 9 am to 1.30 pm (Indian Standard Time) with 40 minutes break. This course is designed for practitioners in SUD and mental Health sector as a weekend course. Those completing Curriculum 1 & 2 will also get opportunity to complete the entire 8 curriculums and write ICAP exam for international credentials.

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"Recovery Support Services" Training Workshop

Location: Kualalumpur, Malaysia

Recovery Support Services Training

Serene Retreat is organizing "Recovery Support Services " training workshop starting from 8TH March to 12TH March 2021. This training course gives you an opportunity to be able to sit for the Recovery Coach Credentialing Examination (RC).

To register kindly click the link https://forms.gle/v87Lo3NMg2ZMcvXj9

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Webinar | Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders: A Focus on Females Across the Life Course

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

ISSUP Lebanon would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar with Dr. Hendrée Jones on the topic of treatment and prevention of substance use disorders among females across the life span.
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Reporting of Substance: A discussion on developing media guidelines

Location: Online

AdfamScottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs and Scottish Recovery Consortium invite you to a discussion event for journalists, broadcasters, editors, press photographers and anyone with a role in developing or sharing media content

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ISSUP Greece Launch Event

Location: Athens, Greece

ISSUP Greece would like to invite you to attend their upcoming launch event on March 12th 2021. This Webinar will introduce the new National Chapter in Greece in regards to what ISSUP has to offer worldwide and in Greece in particular.
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James Morris: Why harmful drinkers reject change: coping and cognition in maintaining heavy drinking

Location: London, United Kingdom

Join DARC and James Morris, LSBU, for a talk on Why harmful drinkers reject change: coping and cognition in maintaining heavy drinking.
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Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Annual Meeting

Location: Online

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference is sponsored by Division 50 (Society of Addiction Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA). The meeting provides scientific programing on cutting-edge research and clinical advances across the addiction field.

Attendees at all levels, will have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts in the field while attending a variety of educational and practical sessions.

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What Works in Reducing Alcohol Harm in Older Adults? Lessons from Drink Wise, Age Well.

Location: Online

About this Event

Dr Sarah Wadd

Director Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team (SMART), Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team (SMART), University of Bedfordshire.

About Sarah:

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Managing Drug & Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference

Location: Online

The 25th Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference will take place digitally on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 March 2021.

This conference will be recorded live and the sessions will be available for delegates to access freely for six months from the conference date.
 

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8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System

Location: Amman, Jordan

 Healthcare Management System Utilitarian Conference

On behalf of the organising committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to join the 8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System during April 6-8, 2021 in Amman, Jordan.

Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. The HMSUCG2021 scientific meeting will encourage hopes and discussion to inspire, educate participants, and young research minds from a wide array of themes to collaborate within and with the investors, funders for the advancement of the Healthcare field.

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The Role of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

Location: London, United Kingdom

Khary Rigg Kelly Miller Nutrition Addiction Treatment ISSUP
Join Khary Rigg, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, and Kelly Miller, NTMC, Nutritional Therapist and owner of The Addiction Nutritionist LLC for a webinar exploring the connection between substance use disorder and nutrition.
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Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Virtual Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

Location: Online

The Society of Behacioural Medicine (SBM) are delighted to extend an invitation for you to participate in the 42nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine from April 12-16, 2021.

For the health and safety of attendees, the meeting will be held virtually. A virtual conference means more attendees than ever before can participate in the largest yearly behavioral medicine gathering in the world! With on-demand and pre-recorded sessions, your science can have maximum reach and impact, and there’s no need to pick between competing sessions.

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Developing the first UK parents' training programme for FASD

Location: Online

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are the range of conditions that can be caused by prenatal alcohol exposure. Current estimates put the prevalence of FASD in the UK at around 3%, making it the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in the country; yet knowledge, understanding and services are severely lacking. FASD mostly affects brain development, and without appropriate support, people with FASD can struggle at school and work, socially, can suffer with mental health problems, may be vulnerable to abuse, and may be at risk of getting into trouble with the police.

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ASAM Virtual 2021

Location: Online

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Virtual.2021 highlights best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field. For the second year, ASAM is offering two-and-a-half-days of 60-75 hours of CME/CE/MOC, high-quality education, innovative topics, sessions, posters and supplemental virtual courses in a completely online platform.

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Faculty of Addictions Psychiatry Annual Conference 2021

Location: Online

Join the Royal College of Psychiatrists for their annual scientific conference, with the latest research and service developments.

The Faculty of Addictions Psychiatry is inviting poster submissions for our online conference on 29-30 April 2021.

All submissions will be reviewed ahead of the conference and successful authors will then be invited to present their work as an online poster.

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National Addiction Leadership Conference

Location: Denver

NAATP National is one of the most relevant, engaging, and influential conferences in our industry. This leadership conference remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field. 

NAATP is continuously monitoring the developments surrounding COVID-19 and working with our hotel and golf tournament sites to coordinate a safe environment for our conference events and meetings. The safety and well-being of our community and conference attendees is our top priority

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14th European Congress on Heroin Addiction & Related Clinical Problems

Location: Grenoble, France

The vision

EUROPAD exists to improve the lives of opiate non-medical users and their families and to reduce the impact of illicit drug use on society as a whole. The Association works to develop opiate ad- diction treatment in Europe but also aims to make a major contribution to the knowledge of, and attitudes to, addiction treatment worldwide

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46th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society

Location: Online

About the symposium

The primary purpose of the symposium is to provide a forum where researchers involved in studies on alcohol can exchange ideas about their ongoing research. The scope of the symposium includes studies of determinants and consequences of drinking, drinking cultures and patterns, social and institutional responses to drinking related harms prevention and care.

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SPR 2021 Annual Meeting

Location: Washington DC

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 29thAnnual Meeting that will be held June 1-4, 2021. This year’s theme is “Addressing Racism and Disparities when Considering Biology and Context.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

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14th Annual ISSDP Conference 2021

Location: Aguascalientes, Mexico

The 14th ISSDP Conference will be held in Aguascalientes, Mexico from the 2nd until the 4th of June 2021. This annual event is of interest to academics in the field of drug policy, as well as policymakers and decision-makers interested in drugs and drug policy.

The ISSDP is working in partnership with the IJDP, the official journal partner of the 14th annual conference. The 14th ISSDP Scientific Committee looks forward to receiving proposals in response to its call and will be more than happy to respond to inquiries from interested parties.

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International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

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European Drugs Summer School 2021

Location: Lisbon

The two week Summer School prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe and the World in the field of drugs. Teaching staff include scientific experts from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), researchers, practitioners and policymakers.

This edition will have a special focus on illicit drugs and vulnerable groups.

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2021 ICUDDR Virtual Conference

Location: Washington, D.C.

ICUDDR ISSUP
The 2021 ICUDDR Virtual Conference will be held on July 20 & 21, 2021. Theme: “Sustaining and Adapting Addiction Science to Virtual Realities”
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Addiction Conference 2021

Location: Online

Lives and livelihoods in Africa are lost every day to a medical disorder of which the true extent and severity is unknown.

Addiction needs to be seen for what it is. Not as a weakness. Not as a lack of character. Not as something that needs to be punished.

Substance use disorder (SUD) is a diagnosable, treatable medical disorder and no country or company can afford to lose any more resources to ineffective, uncoordinated addiction treatment protocols. 

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RSMj 2021 4th Annual Scientific Meeting

Location: Boston, United States

The 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) will be held from July 23-25, 2021 in Boston, MA. 

The Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) is a network of scientists with the shared goal of promoting understanding through empirical research of the determinants, correlates, consequences, contexts, and assessment of marijuana use as well as the treatment of problematic marijuana use, including cannabis use disorder.

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Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) Annual Scientific Meeting

Location: Boston

RSMj are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) will be held from July 23-25, 2021 in Boston, MA.

Call for Proposals now open!

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17th Annual International INEBRIA Conference

Location: Goa, India

INEBRIA are delighted to invite you to the 17th Annual INEBRIA Conference in Goa, India.

Brief interventions can play an integral role in addressing the burden, harms and societal costs associated with alcohol use. However, there is limited uptake of brief interventions in culturally diverse and low resource settings. This necessitates a critical appraisal of what we have achieved until now as a field, and debate and discussion on the next steps for brief interventions in specific cultural contexts. 

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2nd Euro Depression and Psychiatry Congress

Location: Barcelona, Spain

European depression and psychiatry congress with eminent psychiatrists, mental health professionals from USA, Europe, Asia, Middle East

2nd Euro Depression and Psychiatry Congress pertains to Psychiatry and Depressive Disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, behavioral disorders, post-traumatic, seasonal depression, persistent depressive disorder, stress and understanding the effective diagnosis & treatment to identify and help to facilitate the recovery of someone suffering from psychiatric disorders.

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12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Tallinn, Estonia

EUSPR are pleased to announce that the 12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting will take place on September 29th – October 1st, 2021, in Tallinn, Estonia. The main conference takes place on the September 30th and October 1st, and pre-conference workshops will take place on the September 29th.

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Global Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2021 to be held in Cape Town – on site and online.

The 7th Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) 2021 will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 11-14 October 2021.

Considering the uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 situation at that time, GAPC 2021 will be a hybrid conference with both on site and online participation.

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