Upcoming Events

Resilience: How to Thrive During COVID-19

Location: Webinar

During times of extreme stress and uncertainty, such as we are experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common to feel anxiety, depression, and even traumatic stress. The psychology of resilience offers a way to transform these normal reactions to ones that support our strength and growth. 


This webinar will focus on the ways in which we can intentionally process our responses during the pandemic, connect with purpose and meaning, and thrive. 

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Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine and Withdrawal Options

Location: Webinar

This webinar will explore the impact of COVID-19 on access to addiction medicine and withdrawal options. More details to be released soon.

This event is part of the CCSA and CCDUS new webinar series on the Implications of COVID-19 on Public Health in Canada.

Speaker:

Dr. Ginette Poulin, Clinical Lead, Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse

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Submitted on Saturday 25th July 2020 - 08:11
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COVID-19 and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: International and Local Perspectives

Location: South Africa, South Africa

ATTC and SANCA National

COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.

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Submitted on Monday 3rd August 2020 - 07:45
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Claremont Graduate University Professional Development Workshops August 14-22, 2020

Location: Online, United States

The Claremont Evaluation Center provides world-class practical and theoretical training workshops in the evaluation and applied research.

This longstanding series, taught by leading academics and seasoned practitioners, is made even more accessible by highly interactive online webcasts. Previous years have consistently brought hundreds of participants to Claremont from across the globe, representing an exciting cross-section of the private and public sectors.

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Submitted on Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 03:47
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The Effects of COVID-19 on the Illegal Drug Supply

Location: Webinar

This webinar will explore how regulations put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are inadvertently contributing to an increasingly toxic illegal drug supply and how this shift has both increased health harms and created policy opportunities. Presentations will highlight different perspectives, including systems-level epidemiology data, findings from a local drug checking program and experiences shared by people who use drugs.

Speakers:

Dr. Jane Buxton, Physician Epidemiologist and Harm Reduction Lead, BC Centre for Disease Control

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Submitted on Saturday 25th July 2020 - 08:13
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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.

The Congress will include internationally known keynote speakers and master lecturers who will deliver talks on topics of critical importance to behavioural medicine.

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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Staffing and Training

Location: Webinar

Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)

Organizational staffing directly impacts program capacity for integrated treatment, particularly whether an organization’s staff composition includes staff with dual licensure or extensive experience treating individuals with co-occurring disorders. This webinar will address strategies for staffing, supervision, and training that can contribute to an improved infrastructure and ongoing staff development that will enhance integrated care.

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:27
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UTC 6 Case Management Training

Location: Baguio city Philippines

Blended live and online training 

Register at: https://bit.ly/AugUTC6

 

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Submitted on Friday 31st July 2020 - 13:05
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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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Submitted on Thursday 26th September 2019 - 11:43
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The Impact of Disaster on Recovery: The Perfect Storm

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

While natural and human-made disasters continue to plague humankind, the impact of disasters on people in recovery is a largely unexplored territory. In consideration of the fact that disruption of the person's life can put them at risk for relapse, the astute therapist knows that these unexpected events can cause significant distress to the client and possibly have a negative impact on their recovery.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:02
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4th Annual Recovery Capital Virtual Conference of Canada

Location: Online, Canada

Mental health and addiction Conference “Building Recovery Capital in Canada Virtual Conference” will feature expert speakers presenting on prevention, treatment, workplace wellness, and more.

In response to COVID-19, the in-person 5 city Recovery Capital Conference will take place as a virtual event on a production stage streamed as a virtual conference instead to respect physical distancing protocol.

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European Conference on FASD (EUFASD) 2020

Location: Arendal, Norway

The EUFASD conference will take place from 14th to 16th September 2020.

The first Regional Competence Center for children with prenatal alcohol/drug exposure in the Nordic countries is proud to host this exciting cutting-edge conference for the first time in Norway.

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Fostering Couple Recovery: Tools for Counsellors and Therapists

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 @ 3-5:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

A relational approach to addiction treatment is the missing component in most contemporary addiction models, even though this default assumption conflicts with most empirical evidence. Long-standing and well-established research has consistently supported couple and family approaches for treating addictive disorders.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:03
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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Intake, Screening, and Assessment

Location: Webinar

Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)

Routine screening and assessment for mental health and substance use is essential for identifying the full range of behavioural health issues affecting each client. This webinar will explore best practices for screening, including recommended and validated screening tools as well as policies and procedures that will support routine, systematic, and comprehensive clinical assessment

Time: Sep 23, 2020 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:29
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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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Submitted on Thursday 14th November 2019 - 10:39
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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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Submitted on Monday 18th November 2019 - 09:51
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International Recovery Day

Location: Globally

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Submitted on Tuesday 15th October 2019 - 11:16
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International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) 2020 Virtual Conference

Location: Online

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) will run its first-ever Virtual Educational Conference between October 4 through October 31.

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Submitted on Tuesday 16th June 2020 - 08:33
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11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The EUSPR Board has decided to move its Eleventh Conference and Members’ Meeting and Workshops to an online event. The face to face event scheduled October 7th -9th 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal is cancelled.

The decision is taken due to the yet uncertain impact of the corona regulations on international travel and gatherings. The Conference Committee is working on a series of online meetings, webinars, and other virtual scientific activities during the conference week and will publish information in the first week of July 2020.

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Submitted on Monday 27th January 2020 - 14:54
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9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The 9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 8 – 10 October 2020.

The INHSU annual conference is a unique opportunity to connect with the global community working to improve health outcomes for people who use drugs including the prevention, treatment and care of hepatitis C.

Join with researchers, policy makers, advocates, practitioners and people who use drugs to share knowledge, learn from each other and amplify the evidence.

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 07:41
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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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Submitted on Tuesday 19th November 2019 - 08:57
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3rd CND intersessional meeting 2020

Location: Vienna

The 3rd CND intersessional meeting for the 63rd session will be held from 19th October to 21st October at the Vienna International Centre, Board Room C. The meetings will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. In light of social distancing requirements as well as possible restrictions on in-person participation at the time of the meeting, the thematic sessions will be held as a virtual or blended (virtual and limited in-person participation) meeting.

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Submitted on Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 10:09
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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

Location: Webinar

Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

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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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Unintended Consequences of the Cannabis Panacea: What Addiction Specialists Need to Know

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Hailed as safe, natural and a potential cure-all by the public, both medical and recreational cannabis is quickly becoming legal and mainstream across the country. While it has the potential to help fill state coffers, there are many unintended consequences that will mean big challenges for addiction specialists.

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Working with Antisocial Personality: Etiology Through Treatment Interventions

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Antisocial personality disorder and substance use disorder frequently go hand-in-hand. This presentation will review the diagnostic criteria and clinical presentation of APD and why it is so prevalent in SUD populations. This presentation will also explore some treatment interventions and techniques for clinicians to use with this population.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:08
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SSA Conference and PhD Symposium

Location: Online

SSA's Conference and PhD Symposium will go ahead this year.

Booking is now open. Due to the ongoing pandemic our Conference will be delivered online.

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Safety 2020

Location: Adelaide, Australia

ISSUP

The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 8-11 November 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia  and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization, and other key national and international organisations, Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 13:30
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ISAM – CSAM Joint Conference 2020

Location: Victoria, Canada

The International Society of Addiction Medicine [ISAM] and the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine [CSAM-SMCA] (La societe medicale canadienne sur l’addiction) invites your organization to be part of our joint Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference November 12-14, 2020 in beautiful Victoria, BC, Canada.

The 2020 conference will highlight new research findings, sociopolitical ideas and approaches to treating addiction.

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 07:27
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Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders: Already in our Care

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

Adolescence is a unique and active period of development. Differential diagnostic understanding and treatment is complicated, specialized, and vital. Often, protective change and treatment progress can be stalled by unrecognized areas of risk and need. As many as 40% of adolescents with identified mental health needs have co-occurring substance use issues. Identified substance use needs predict co-occurring mental health disorders over 70% of the time.

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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

ISSUP

The 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference, will be held in Oslo, 18 – 19 November 2020. This is the 9th in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016 and Edinburgh 2018). The theme of this year’s conference is “Futureproofing Alcohol Policy”.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 13:35
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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo

On behalf of The European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) and Actis – Norwegian Policy Network on Alcohol and Drugs, it is with great pleasure that we announce the 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference, to be held in Oslo, 18 – 19 November 2020. This is the 9th in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016 and Edinburgh 2018). 

The theme of this year’s conference is “Futureproofing Alcohol Policy”.

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Submitted on Tuesday 17th March 2020 - 01:36
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Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy

Location: New York, United States

Longdom Conferences extends our immense pleasure and honor to invite you to attend “Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy”, scheduled on November 23-24, 2020 in New York, USA.

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 05:18
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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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Submitted on Sunday 8th December 2019 - 12:02
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