Upcoming Events

Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction: conference | trainings | networking

Location: Abu Dhabi

ICUDDR, INL, ISSUP and NRC are partnering to bring together a global in person and online event 11th – 16th May 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

This event will bring the latest learning from the fields of substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support and allow the global workforce to meet and exchange.

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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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Rebuild and Recover: Reducing alcohol harm and remaking connections in the post-pandemic world

Location: Online, United Kingdom

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Alcohol Change UK’s 2021 online conference

On 22 and 23 September, we’ll be bringing you a conference that puts alcohol in context: an opportunity to reflect on the reasons people drink, and the many routes to harm reduction and recovery for a diverse population. Across the two days of Rebuild and Recover, we’ll be seeking to learn the lessons of the lockdown and understand how best to respond to the challenges of the post-pandemic world. Speakers include:

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Evaluating Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Objectives:

1. Identify purposes for evaluating substance use prevention programs.
2. Describe measurement tools and measures to assess substance use Prevention Plus
Wellness (PPW) programs.
3. Examine evaluation designs for determining risk/protective factor and behavior effects of prevention programs.
4. Explore case studies of PPW program evaluations.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LajsV-XuQZ6immw85zTMrw

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ISSUP UK Launch Event

Location: London, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce that the ISSUP UK Chapter launch will take place on Thursday, 23rd. September at 2pm (GMT). The launch will be followed by a webinar on the topic of ‘Substance Use and Families’.
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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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Substance Misuse Treatment and the Criminal Justice System

Location: Online

This webinar will focus on the interconnecting policy and practice that shapes the experiences of people with drug and alcohol problems within the criminal justice system. It will be chaired by Mike Trace, Chief Executive of Forward Trust and Collective Voice Trustee.

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Tools for the adequate approach to problematic consumption in the population of Sex-Affective Diversity and Trans and non-binary people

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on the role that affective sexual diversity and trans and non-binary people have as a determining factor of health in the field of Addictions.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina Time).

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Climate Related Disasters Nexus with Mental Illness (including SUDs)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

ISSUP Kenya are pleased to invite you to their next Bi-Monthly Webinar on the nexus between climate related disasters and mental illness.
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12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Online, Estonia

EUSPR are pleased to announce that the 12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting will take place online on 30th September – 1st October 2021, with workshops scheduled for the 29th September.

The theme this year is ‘Prevention in a COVID Recovery Society’ and the conference will discuss the challenges of planning and implementing prevention approaches in this new normality. We encourage participants to share their experiences on:

  • The impact of COVID 19 on health, health behaviours, and key risk and protective factors

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32nd European Society for Social Drug Research Conference

Location: Europe

The ESSD was founded in 1990 as an association of European social scientists working on drug issues. Its principal aims are to promote social science approaches to drug research, particularly support qualitative and novel research methods, and encourage early career researchers.

The ESSD holds annual conferences to promote collaboration and cooperation among researchers working in the drugs field.

Since 1990, more than thirty annual conferences have been organised in over twenty countries, alternating between North, South, East and West Europe.

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Bi-Monthly Webinar: ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series (Eighth Session)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

ISSUP Nigeria would like to invite you to attend the next Bi-Monthly Webinar in their Knowledge Update Series. This Webinar will focus on 'Standing up to Peer Pressure on Substance Abuse in Schools'.
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UTC Training, Curriculum 1-8

Location: Mangalore, India (Online Live sessions), India

Ecolink Institute to host our VI batch for UTC training from Oct 2, 2021

The Ecolink Institute, Mangalore, India is starting its 6th international batch on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder from 02 October 2021. This is a weekend course and classes are held only on Saturdays from 3 PM (Indian Standard Time). The participants will be also prepared and facilitated to take the online examination by the Global Center for Credentialing and Examination (GCCC) through NAADAC, United States. We have successfully completed 3 batches already and the first batch members have received their ICAP credentials.  Admission started. Apply soon.

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Webinar on Integrating UTC Into Clinical Practice

Location: Mangalore, India (Online Live sessions)

Integrating UTC into Clinical Practice

Ecolink UTC Alumni Association of the Ecolink Institute will be hosting an International Webinar on "Integrating UTC into Clinical Practice" in collaboration with the ISSUP-India Chapter on October 2, 2021 at 4 PM (IST). All those UTC Certified ISSUP members are welcome to participate. E-Certificates will be provided.

In the past decade, The Colombo Plan's Basic Universal Training Curriculum (UTC) sought to increase knowledge, shape attitudes and initiate skill  development in the individual worker.

​In this webinar, we describe the process by which organisations can :

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Профилактика и помощь при передозировках психоактивными веществами

Location: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

ISSUP Казахстан приглашает вас принять участие в предстоящем вебинаре по теме: 'Профилактика и помощь при передозировках психоактивными веществами'.

Время: 10.00 ч. Лондон/15.00 ч. Нур-Султан

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Scientific Evidence: Its Meaning and Contribution to the Drug Demand Reduction Field

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP invites you to join a Webinar on 'Scientific Evidence: Its Meaning and Contribution to the Drug Demand Reduction Field' with Dr. Gabriel Rada. The webinar will explore the issue of scientific evidence and its importance to the field of drug demand reduction.
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Drug Use at Universities - Staff's Perspective

Location: Online

An open and honest conversation around drug-related issues at universities from the perspective of staff.

In this free webinar, different stakeholders from different universities will share their observations and experiences around student drug use. 

University staff will talk about what the problem is, what has or hasn’t worked in their university’s approach, how they believe the issues around drug use should be addressed, and what the barriers are.

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Basics of addiction counselling: Theories, practices and skills

Location: Online

This workshop is intended as both an introduction to the revised Module II of the Basics of Addiction Counseling: Desk Reference and a refresher on addiction counseling to assist those preparing to take the NCC AP credentialing tests.

Presenter Don P. Osborn, PhD, LCAC, MAC, will discuss theoretically-based approaches to counseling, counseling practices, modalities, and skills, and considerations for special populations in addiction counseling.

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Global Alcohol Policy Alliance Virtual Event 2021

Location: Online

The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance Virtual Event 2021 will be held 12-14 October 2021, in the same week that was originally planned for GAPC 2021. While GAPC has been postponed to 2023, the GAPA Virtual Event will offer interactive sessions in different time zones.

Each day there will be a session with key-note speakers which will be followed by a regional session with comments from a panel of regional representatives and discussion among participants. 

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Substance Use in Women Deprived of Liberty: A General Approach and Recent Evidence

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar presenting a general initial framework and evidence on the characterization and approach to problematic substance use in the population of women deprived of liberty.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina time)

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NHS Addictions Provider Alliance 2021 Annual Conference

Location: Online, United Kingdom

The NHS APA invites you to join us at our free and virtual conference on the 13th of October 2021.

Stigma all too often prevents a person from seeking or accessing the vital treatment and support they need to recover from addiction.

​Addressing the problem of stigma, which has clouded addiction treatment services for far too long, is a critical element to improving understanding of the complex issues surrounding addiction and a vital step in improving access to treatment and services.​

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International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU)

Location: Sydney

The 9th International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users will take place in Australia, via a hybrid delivery model.

Join delegates from all over the world, with 20+ sessions from world-leading experts over three days.

For those who can travel, INHSU will be holding a face-to-face event in Sydney, Australia. For those who are unable to travel, INHSU will be hosting conference sessions virtually, available both live and on-demand.

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Women and alcohol

Location: Online

The alcohol research interest group (ARIG) is hosting a webinar on Alcohol and Women.

The event will take place on the 14th of October.

Speakers:

Dr Emily Nicholls

'I just feel nice with a glass of wine': Doing 'girliness' and 'classiness' through alcohol consumption on a Girls' Night Out

Dr Amanda Atkinson

'Pretty in Pink', 'Gil Power' and 'Send Nudes': An analysis of the targeting and representation of women in alcohol brand and venue marketing on Facebook and Instagram.

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Spanish Pre-Conference Session AND Nicotine Pre-Conference Session

Location: Online

On Friday, October 15, 2021 from 11:00am - 6:00pm ET (10CT/9MT/8PT) NAADAC is hosting two engaging Pre-Conference Training Sessions featuring nationally recognized trainers discussing nicotine use disorder and addiction, mental health, and immigration. Earn 6 CEs per session.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre 2021 Symposium

Location: Online, Australia

The Symposium will showcase the wide variety and depth of research and programs at NDARC, as well as highlight the work of our peer organisations, facilitate dynamic discussions, and provide opportunities to create new connections.

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COVID-19 & Substance Use in Canada: Impacts on Consumption, Services, and Service Providers

Location: Ottawa, Canada

ISSUP would like to invite you to attend the upcoming Webinar on COVID-19 & Substance Use in Canada: Impacts on consumption, services, and service providers, presented by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA).
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The 5th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Control Policy in Nigeria

Location: venue to be announced, Nigeria

CRISA are happy to announce the 5th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Control Policy in Nigeria. You are hereby invited to present your work and participate in discussions on the drug and alcohol situation in Nigeria. Special attention will be devoted to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability and use of psychoactive substances and other addictive behaviours.  

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18th European Aids Conference

Location: London and Online

In 2021, the 18th European AIDS Conference will be online & onsite in London, United Kingdom,
October 27-30, 2021.

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Jornada de Actualización en Prevención de Adicciones en el Ámbito Laboral

Location: Quito, Ecuador

ISSUP Ecuador and ISSUP Argentina

En colaboración con ISSUP Argentina, ISSUP Ecuador se complace en invitarlo a asistir a la Actualización sobre Prevención de Adicciones en el Trabajo.

El evento tendrá lugar el 27 de octubre de 2021 - 3:00 pm ECU / 5:00 pm ARG

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NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference

Location: Online

NAADAC is excited to announce that the NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference will be held virtually from October 28-30, 2021!

Last year, the virtual NAADAC 2020 Annual Conference brought together over 1,300 addiction-focused professionals from all 50 states and 13 countries! Our virtual conference platform offered attendees the unique opportunity to network with addiction professionals from across the globe while learning about the latest information on today's most relevant addiction-related topics.
 

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Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference 2021

Location: Online

The 7th international CBC conference brings together academia and industry to exchange developments in behaviour change and digital health to build back better.

The 2021 event promises to be packed with thought-provoking talks, debates and loads of networking opportunities and social exchanges for delegates. With international keynotes and half-day workshops still to be announced, the conference is a great opportunity to share your work and collaborate with experts in the field.

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Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA) Conference

Location: Online

AMERSA 2021 features an exciting multidisciplinary line-up of engaging speakers and 100+ presentations, including oral abstract sessions, a live poster session and interactive skills-based workshops.

Full conference registration includes access to a matched mentor/mentee session, SIG meetings and member-coordinated extra-curricular activities such as morning Peloton sessions, yoga and a book club.

All conference activities will be available for on-demand viewing to registered attendees for one year.

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2021 MCA Symposium on Alcohol & Health

Location: Online

The MCA Annual Symposium is a key event in the alcohol and health field. The symposium attracts delegates from clinical, policy and research backgrounds and across all the health specialties and disciplines.

The 2021 MCA Symposium is on the theme of Interventions and Recovery and includes a programme of world-class speakers.

Bookings are OPEN, please click here to book online.

To view the online programme please click here.

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NordAN conference 2021

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

The NordAN Conference and General Assembly meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on November 19-20, 2021. In case the COVID situation doesn´t allow a physical gathering, the meetings will move online.

The main theme of the conference will be different interferences around alcohol and drug policies. Economic operators, political ideologies and bad data, to name the main ones. The conference will also address alcohol and cancer, COVID-19 and opioid issues.

Stay tuned for updates and mark the dates down.

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Issues of Substance Conference 2021

Location: Online

CCSA’s Issues of Substance is the flagship event of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), a non-profit organization that addresses issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians.

The biennial event is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge brokers, and people with direct or indirect, lived or living experience with substance use or a substance use disorders from across the country.

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The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction's Issues of Substance 2021: A Virtual Experience

Location: Online, Canada

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction invites you to attend CCSA’s Issues of Substance 2021 conference. The conference takes place November 23–25, 2021, as part of National Addictions Awareness Week.

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2nd Asian Public Mental Health Congress

Location: Bali, Indonesia

Asian Public Mental health Congress at Bali, Indonesia by Psychiatrists, Mental health practitioners

2nd Asian Public Mental Health Congress pertains to psychiatry and mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, behavioral disorders, post-traumatic, seasonal depression, persistent depressive disorder, stress management and understanding the effective diagnosis & treatment to facilitate the recovery from psychiatric disorders.

Opportunity for all the presenters to be part of Best Presenter / Best Young Researcher / Best Poster Awards competition.

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SRNT 28th Annual Meeting

Location: Edinburgh

The Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 2022 Annual Meeting may be a hybrid (part in person, part virtual) or entirely virtual, depending on how things play out in the coming months.

The event will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from the 2-5th of March 2022.

Abstract submissions will open on July 7, 2021, and will close on August 11, 2021. 

For more information, visit our 2022 Abstracts page

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Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction: conference | trainings | networking

Location: Abu Dhabi

ICUDDR, INL, ISSUP and NRC are partnering to bring together a global in person and online event 11th – 16th May 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

This event will bring the latest learning from the fields of substance use prevention, treatment and recovery support and allow the global workforce to meet and exchange.

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23rd International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conference

Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands

The  International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) Conferencebrings together delegates from the areas of public health and safety, traffic, and transport psychology, public health, law, medicine, economics, law enforcement, public policy, education, pharmacology, toxicology, forensic science, human factors, and alcohol intervention and rehabilitation.

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