Upcoming Events

12th European Public Health Conference

Location: Marseille, France

The 12th EPH Conference will be held in Marseille, France. The annual EPH conferences are considered the premier European gatherings of public health professionals worldwide. Delegates include researchers, policymakers, practitioners and educators in public health and many other related fields. 

The theme of the conference is Building bridges for solidarity and public health

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National Conference: Hepatitis C Case-finding in Addiction Related Services

Location: Stirling, United Kingdom

This FREE one day conference, organised by Hepatitis Scotland, is aimed at staff who work in, or have strategic responsibility for, primary and secondary care addiction services.

The day will explore the background to developing successful hepatitis C case-finding initiatives, demonstrating real world successes and issues for practitioners to consider.

There will also be an opportunity to contribute to guidelines for opt out BBV testing in addiction services.

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Center of Excellence Launch: Resources and Tools for Enhancing Integrated Care

Location: Webinar, United States

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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CCSA's Issues of Substance 2019 Conference

Location: Ottawa, Canada

CCSA's Issues of Substance Conference will take place at the Westin Ottawa from November 25-27, 2019, as part of National Addictions Awareness Week. 

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Drugs Research Network Scotland Conference

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The second annual DRNS conference, supported by the Society for the Study of Addiction, will focus on the knowledge, skills and issues relevant to the future of drugs research in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

The day will feature four plenary speakers who are experts in various aspects of the drugs research field. Parallel sessions will be chaired by our academic theme leads and will include presentations and discussions on emerging research findings and how they can inform developments in policy and practice.

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Cannabis and Adolescence: From Science to Clinical Practice

Location: Dublin

Join the Department of Public Health & Primary Care for an open lecture "Cannabis and Adolescence: From Science to Clinical Practice" at Trinity College Institute of Population Health, Tallaght. The lecture will include perspectives from neuroscience and clinical practice. 

Speakers include:

Dr. Hugh Garavan, PhD- Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont.

Dr Gerry McCarney (MB BCh BAO MRCPsych)- Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with the Addiction Services in Dublin

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Perspectives on Cases of E-Cigarette, or Vaping Related Lung Injury from 2 Poison Control Centers

Location: webinar, United States

To register, please visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_U7OyvRJBR2eGFGzZusrYwg

 

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

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The 41st Annual Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Conference

Location: Melbourne, Australia

It is the Society for Mental Health Research's pleasure to invite you to Melbourne, Victoria for the 41st Annual Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR) Conference, which will be held at the RACV City Club in Melbourne.

The Conference will run from 27 to 29 November 2019. There will be a number of exciting workshops offered at locations around Melbourne. 

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5th Annual Youth Health Conference

Location: Melbourne, Australia

The Australian Association for Adolescent Health warmly invites you to Melbourne for the 5th Annual Youth Health Conference.

In 2019 we continue our underpinning theme of Owning Future Change – we all have a part to play in taking forward the youth health agenda.

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World Aids Day 2019

Location: Global Campaign

World AIDS Day is on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

Communities are a unique force behind the incredible success of the HIV response.

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International Conference on Aids and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2019)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

The International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) is a major bilingual international AIDS conference which takes place in Africa.

This year the 20th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa will take place in Kigali, Rwanda.

The event represents a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the African region’s HIV epidemic and the unique response to it.

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6º Congresso Internacional Freemind 2019

Location: Águas de Lindoia, Brazil

O Congresso Internacional Freemind já se tornou referência e hoje é considerado um dos maiores eventos sobre drogadição do mundo. Em 2019, o tema do nosso 6º Congresso será: “Perder o futuro seria uma droga.Qual o impacto do álcool e do tabaco junto aos nossos filhos”?Pretendemos propor uma reflexão sobre a grande tolerância existente frente às drogas lícitas e os danos que elas causam na sociedade. E mais: como a alta disponibilidade afeta o crescimento do consumo. Isso pode nos servir de exemplo quando a questão é a legalização de outras drogas?

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"It's not that simple" - Adfam's 2019 Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

Adfam’s 2019 conference offers the chance to hear from commissioners, practitioners, service managers, influencers, and families affected by substance use.

Join Adfam to discuss the multiple impacts of substance use on families, best practice in the field, and the possible solutions that can be adopted to tackle these pervasive problems. 

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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) 29th Annual Meeting

Location: San Diego

The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry employs several mechanisms to provide the latest information on issues critical to the treatment of addictions, the Annual Scientific Meeting and Scientific Symposium is its primary and most visible activity. 

The meeting also provides the organizational backdrop for the exchange of ideas, discussion and working groups focused on other AAAP educational and policy-based activities. 

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Integrated Mental Health and Addiction Care: A Framework for Co-Production

Location: Stirling, United Kingdom

Session overview

This session explores the co-design and co-implementation of standardised but flexible integrated care across separate mental health and addiction services in regional Australia.

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World Youth Forum 2019

Location: Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

The long-awaited Moment! Finally, World Youth Forum 2019 applications are open to apply for the International Youth Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. This is the Biggest Conference in Egypt for all International Students & Nationals of Egypt.

 

The International Youth Forum is taking place from 7 to 14 of December 2019 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Leadership in Mental Health

Location: Sangath, India

9th-20th December 2019

This course is an excellent opportunity to enhance your understanding and skills in the field of global mental health. The course takes place annually at Sangath, Goa, India, and it welcomes participants from across the world to share their experiences and learn collaboratively. SANGATH is now welcoming applications for this year's course.

 

Course content: https://www.leadershipinmentalhealth.com/course-content

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9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence, Reservoirs and Eradication Strategies Conference

Location: Miami, United States

The 9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy will be held in Miami, from December 10-13, 2019.

This is the only scientific event tackling the topics of HIV Persistence, HIV Reservoirs and HIV Cure that attracts, every 2 years, VIPs and young investigators. Its quality increases at each edition, with more and more fresh data not yet shown elsewhere nor published. 

The International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy is a closed workshop with a limited attendance of 300 delegates. 

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9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy

Location: Miami, United States

The 9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy will be held in Miami, from December 10-13, 2019.

It is the only scientific event tackling the topics of HIV Persistence, HIV Reservoirs and HIV Cure that attracts, every 2 years, VIPs and young investigators. Its quality increases at each edition, with more and more fresh data not yet shown elsewhere nor published.

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Motivational Interviewing: Changing Client Relationships with Alcohol

Location: London, United Kingdom

This two-day course will help empower practitioners engaged in the alcohol sector to develop knowledge, skills and confidence in using Motivational Interviewing to enable behaviour change in clients and groups.

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15th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting

Location: Bath, United Kingdom

The UK Society for Behaviour Medicine invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in the two day meeting from Thursday 16th January - Friday 17th January 2020.

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2nd International Conference on Trauma and Addiction: Integrated Approaches to Attachment, Relationships, and Family Issues

Location: Scottsdale, United States

This International Conference on Trauma and Addiction brings together world-renowned researchers, authors, clinicians, and trainers to review and discuss the interaction between trauma, chemical and behavioural addictions, and psychiatric illnesses. 

This gathering of health professionals is hosted by Meadows Behavioral Healthcare and Newport Academy.

In a series of plenary sessions along with focused in-depth workshops, this event will focus on the interaction of attachments, neurobiology, and the developmental aspects of trauma’s effects on individuals and families.

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Webinar: Gambling and Public Health in Ontario

Location: Webinar

Gambling is related to many public health outcomes.

In this webinar, Dr Elton-Marshall will provide recent findings from several studies exploring the extent to which gambling relates to behavioural addictions, substance use, bullying, and physical activity among adolescents in Ontario.

She will further discuss recent findings of the legalization of online gambling in Ontario and how online gamblers may differ from “land-based only” gamblers.

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The 24th Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

The 24th Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference 2020 will take place on Thursday 30 & Friday 31st January 2020 at RCGP HQ, 30 Euston Square, London.

This joint Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Substance Misuse Management Good Practice (SMMGP) conference is the largest event in the UK for GPs, shared care workers, nurses and other primary care staff, specialists, commissioners and researchers interested in, and involved with the management of drug and alcohol users in primary care.

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Liver Cancer Summit 2020

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

The program will feature state of the art lectures on updated key aspects of HCC and CCA by renowned experts and rising stars covering a broad spectrum of topics.

Panel discussion with experts will open a discussion on the new directions and avenues for research and clinical practice.

Special emphasis will be placed on involving young clinicians and scientists, who will have the opportunity to gain a compact overview of the field and build new networks by easily getting in touch with advanced scientists and key opinion leaders.

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Behavioural Science and Public Health Network Annual Conference 2020

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Following the success of our 2019 event, BSPH Network is pleased to confirm the next annual conference will take place on 12th February 2020 at the Derby Enterprise Centre.

This conference will offer an opportunity to be inspired by keynote speakers who exemplify excellence in the fields of behavioural science and public health. 

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The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Location: Los Angeles, United States

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The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference was founded in 2011 by Allen Berger, Ph.D. and Andrew Martin, MBA, LAADC, SAP, CA-CSS and was purchased by C4 Recovery Foundation in 2017. EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction. Since 2011, the conference has grown from 350 to over 600 attendees.

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Webinar: Identifying and Mitigating Liability Risks for Excessive Gambling Behaviour

Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of casinos’ potential liability in negligence for contributing to the risk of excessive gambling, with comparisons to the well-established liability of licensed alcohol providers.

Risk factors include game design, loyalty programs, and an absence of harm-limiting mechanisms.

A case study involving loyalty program data will be used to illustrate how excessive gambling behaviour can be identified and addressed.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST online

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12th Annual Behaviour, Biology and Chemistry

Location: San Antonio, United States

This two-day conference, held 29th Feb - 3rd March in San Antonio, Texas focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioural scientists.

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

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Alcohol and the Nervous System

Location: Galveston

The 2020 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Alcohol and the Nervous System will provide a unique forum to bring together a diverse range of young and established alcohol researchers and experts in complementary fields. 

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Planet Youth Conference

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

Planet Youth's next conference will be held on the 4th to 6th of March 2020. 

Participants will be provided with an extensive overview of the Planet Youth methodology introduced by the employees of ICSRA. 

At the end of the conference, participants should have a good understanding of the basic elements of the Planet Youth method and be able to estimate the feasibility of adopting the model in their own community.

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Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass

Location: London, United Kingdom

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass by the Society for the Study of Addiction in association with Kings College London.

The aim is to stimulate further interest in, and understanding of, qualitative methods in the addiction field. The day will be structured around lectures by four leading UK-based qualitative researchers, who will each showcase one of their own qualitative projects. There will also be time for discussion and interaction with the audience.

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The 6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Dublin, Ireland

The 6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2020 (GAPC 2020) will be held in Dublin, Ireland 9-11 March 2020.

GAPC is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers, advocates, researchers, civil society activists and practitioners. 

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ICATT 2020 : International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy

Location: Miami, United States

ICATT 2020: International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Addiction Treatment and Therapy.

The event also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Addiction Treatment and Therapy.

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3rd International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy

Location: Amsterdam

3rd International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy is designed under the theme “An understandable look at the dilemma of Addiction” to show the latest trends on Addiction Science.

The key motto of Addiction Conference is to unite the like-minded individuals to mold the future of research that will shape the future of the world. Addiction Conference will rewrite your brain with the new technique and innovation which will help to boost self-esteem and confidence.

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41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Location: San Francisco

The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting the 41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Francisco, CA, from April 1-4, 2020.

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2020 Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Meeting

Location: San Diego, United States

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference 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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The ASAM 51st Annual Conference

Location: Denver, United States

The ASAM Annual Conference showcases best practices, the latest science, research, and innovations from the masters of addiction medicine.

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At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

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9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Although there have been thousands of published articles on FASD, there still remains limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD. As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas continues to be critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions.

Continuing on the work of eight previous conferences, there remains a clear need to examine relevant global research, programs and policies. 

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Public Health 2020

Location: Winnipeg, Canada

Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Public health is constantly evolving and is directly impacted by our ever-expanding knowledge of the world in which we live and by the political climate of time and place.

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iCAAD 2020

Location: London

iCADD is hosting the largest European conference on addiction, behaviour, and emotional wellbeing.

Join iCADD for 3 days of networking, furthering global connection, communication and understanding in the prevention and treatment of Behavioral, Mental and Emotional Health, facilitated by world-renowned speakers on our uniquely eclectic combination of topics.

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14th European Congress on Heroin Addiction & Related Clinical Problems

Location: Grenoble, France

The 14th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) conference will be held in Grenoble, France on May 29-31, 2020.

Symposium, Free Communications and Posters Submission Deadline: December 1st 2019

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Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC, United States

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020.

The theme for this year's event is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

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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25th NIDA International Forum

Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States

Graphic Showing the dates -- June 19-22, 2020 -- and location -- Hollywood, Florida -- of the 25th NIDA International Forum

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers. Held each June in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the Forum highlights the range and quality of drug abuse and addiction research conducted around the world.

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European Drugs Summer School

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 2020 edition of the 'Summer school on illicit drugs Europe' will take place from 29 June-10 July 2020. 

The two-week summer school in Lisbon will cover issues related to the drugs problem in Europe and beyond. The summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. The event will involve Scientific Experts from the EMCDDA and guest lecturers from European Universities.

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16th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The International Society of Behaviour Medicine (ISBM) International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Interdisciplinary Behavioural Medicine: Systems, Networks and Interventions will take place 19th-22nd August 2020, in the city of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.

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30th TheMHS Conference

Location: Perth, Australia

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.

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NAADAC 2020 Annual Conference

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

NAADAC is excited to announce its 2020 Annual Conference: Learn, Connect, Advocate, Succeed will take place in Washington, DC, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from September 24-29, 2020.  

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International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs (INEBRIA)

Location: Goa, India

The 17th INEBRIA conference will take place in Goa, India, on September 24-25, 2020 under the title “Setting new directions for brief interventions”. The conference will provide an opportunity for practitioners, implementers, academics, policy-makers, and various other actors to influence the agenda for alcohol-use interventions. The ultimate goal is to change the way we conceptualise addictions care, particularly in low resource settings.

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International Recovery Day

Location: Globally

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16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Location: Rome, Italy

The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.

The congress offers excellent opportunities to learn from the latest research and practice to network with experts and colleagues and to expand your professional horizons.  

Abstract submission is open from 1 December 2019 to 1 March 2020.

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2nd Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

Location: Orlando

The 2nd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioural health and Psychiatry” will be held on October 22-24, 2020 at Orlando, USA.

The theme of the event is “Unifying the new discoveries and advanced approaches towards Addiction and Psychiatry.”

The event aims to deliver an outstanding platform which covers the entire spectrum of research & innovations in addiction and related areas and share the cross-cultural proficiencies of various advancements in this field providing the in-depth exploration.

 

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