Upcoming Events

Seminario Prevención del consumo de drogas: Desafíos y experiencias en tiempos de pandemia

Location: Webinar

Junto con saludarle, tenemos el agrado de invitarle a participar del Seminario Prevención del consumo de drogas: desafíos y experiencias en tiempos de pandemia, organizado por la Unidad de Adicciones de la Clínica Psiquiátrica Universitaria y la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile.

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th May 2020 - 10:16
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Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Location: Webinar

Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:44
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Integrated Treatment Webinar Series: Defining and Assessing Integrated Behavioral Health Capacity

Location: Webinar

Topic: Integrated Treatment Webinar Series: Defining and Assessing Integrated Behavioural Health Capacity

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:04
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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 2

Location: Webinar

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Submitted on Tuesday 26th May 2020 - 09:51
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The Unbearable Heaviness of Loneliness

Location: Webinar

Description

In a culture where individual achievement is valued above the welfare of the group, isolation and loneliness will be prevalent. Human beings are troop primates by nature. When we are faced with prolonged loneliness, it goes against our primitive survival impulses to be a part of a group. Loneliness is both complex and multi-determined. As an example, the coronavirus pandemic with mandated isolation has increased the amount of loneliness already prevalent in our culture.

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Submitted on Monday 1st June 2020 - 12:01
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Identifying Barriers and Resources When Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People with SUD

Location: Webinar

Description

This workshop will include information about the various aspects of substance use disorder and how it impacts individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). The information discussed will include barriers that DHH individuals face, unique characteristics of the population, research & demographic information, a current ASL assessment translation project, clinical approaches, relapse prevention, aftercare and self-help group information as well as other resources available for this population.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:46
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Webinar: Implementation Science in Addiction and Criminal Justice

Location: Webinar

ICUDDR

Presented by: Todd Molfenter, PhD, Director, Great Lakes MHTTC, Deputy Director, NIATx, CHESS, University of Wisconsin

Implementation Science in Addiction and Criminal Justice: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice

In this webinar Todd will be covering:

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Submitted on Thursday 7th May 2020 - 12:06
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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 3

Location: Webinar

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Session 3: Fundamental Skills in MI Continued

Thursday June 18th 2020

This third and final session will continue to focus on MI fundamentals, with a focus on more advanced skills and the integration of MI with other strategies and treatment modalities. Research evidence will be reviewed for the efficacy of MI and for the importance of building therapeutic relationship in clients’ outcomes.       

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Submitted on Tuesday 26th May 2020 - 09:57
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25th NIDA International Forum

Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States

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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Submitted on Thursday 7th November 2019 - 17:38
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Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

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The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.

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Submitted on Thursday 5th March 2020 - 10:07
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SPR 2020 Virtual Conference

Location: Online

As the premiere prevention research conference, the SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance the vision of SPR by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, methods, and results from prevention research and related public health fields; and by providing a forum for the communication between scientists, public policy leaders and practitioners concerning the implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions in all areas of public health.

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Submitted on Wednesday 6th May 2020 - 09:59
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Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Webinar

Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment. Data from this ongoing assessment can be used to trigger and track modifications to treatment for the individual, as well as to monitor the overall effectiveness of services.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:52
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13th Nordic Public Health Conference

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

In the fourth week of June 2020 the 13th Nordic Public Health conference will take place in Iceland.

The theme of the conference is “Health and wellbeing for all – heading for the future”.

The conference is a platform for the Nordic countries to come together, share knowledge, experience and cultivate professional relationships and networks in the field of public health. 

The aim is that participants will leave Iceland with a toolbox to implement and work within their field. 

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 08:11
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The Rapidly Changing Composition of the World's Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk for COVID-19

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP Thom Browne

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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 - 11:21
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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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Submitted on Friday 11th October 2019 - 13:53
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How to Integrate Medication-Assisted Treatment within the Healthcare Delivery System

Location: Webinar

Medication can enhance recovery and prevent overdose when it is coupled with other behavioural health interventions that focus on substance use disorders and addiction.

Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions to discover what medication-assisted treatment is, identify when to implement it, and how to successfully integrate it into recovery care plans.

July 2nd, 2 pm Eastern Time (ET)

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 16:18
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The Rapidly Changing Composition of the World's Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk for COVID-19

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP Thom Browne

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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 - 11:37
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Early Career Alcohol Research Symposium

Location: Online

In a time where many other research interactions have been halted, the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group is pleased to host a new annual symposium: the “Early Career Alcohol Research Symposium”. 

This two day symposium is aimed at UK-based early career researchers working in the field of alcohol research from both public health and social perspectives.

The programme will feature early career researchers presenting and discussing each other’s research, as well as a career development session.

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 11:10
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Counselling Emerging Adults With Substance Use Disorders

Location: Webinar

Description

Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout the life that places them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood. This transition into substance use interfaces with the five features of emerging adulthood.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:49
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UTC / UPC Workshop for Addiction Professionals

Location: Kualalumpur , Malaysia

Serene Retreat is organizing Universal Treatment Curriculum Workshop covering UTC 1 & 2 courses for all the healthcare professionals.

Serene Retreat is organizing Universal Treatment Curriculum Workshop covering UTC 1 & 2 courses for all the healthcare professionals.

For more information you can reach us Via Call/Whatsapp Ms Abi +60 10-925 6077 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my

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Submitted on Tuesday 2nd June 2020 - 09:15
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ICUDDR 2020 Conference

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

ICUDDR

The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) will be holding its annual conference at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok Thailand, July 13-15, 2020.

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Submitted on Thursday 5th March 2020 - 16:28
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Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

The Utilitarian Conferences Gathering OCM would like to invite Pharmacists, experts, professors, students, practitioners, medical specialists, clinical scientists, technologists and other healthcare professionals to the Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conference going to be held in Berlin, Germany. Our main aim is to bring leading researchers, scientists, and research scholars researchers to exchange, discuss and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of 

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Submitted on Friday 28th February 2020 - 16:37
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Gastroenterology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Gastroenterology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

On behalf of Utilitarian Conferences Gathering, we extend a warm greeting in welcoming you to the Gastroenterology Conference happening during July 27-28, 2020, in Berlin, Germany. The theme of the Conference is Gastroenterology – Reinventing the life balance. It is an auspicious time to make contact, discuss and share problems, the experience of mutual interest with attendees from all over the world.

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Submitted on Friday 28th February 2020 - 16:44
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Diabetes and Endocrinology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Diabetes and Endocrinology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

We cordially invite you to the Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference set up in Berlin, Germany during July 29-30, 2020. The theme of the conference is “Connecting and Interacting with the latest findings in Diabetes and Endocrinology”. Diabetes conferences includes Keynote lectures and workshops. Meet the experts from all over the world to discuss various sessions on connecting, interacting and transforming the innovations in Diabetes and Endocrinology and to promote international collaboration in clinical and research practice.

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Submitted on Friday 28th February 2020 - 15:37
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Nursing and Healthcare Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Nursing and Healthcare Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

On behalf of the Nursing and Healthcare Committee, it gives us a great pleasure to announce Nursing and Healthcare 2020 scheduled on July 29-30, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Our Gathering aims to bring all the Directors, Specialists, Professors, Doctors, Scientists, Academicians, Nurses, Students, Researchers, Business Delegates, Industrialists to share the knowledge, experience, challenges, innovations and trends encountered in the field of Nursing and Healthcare.

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Submitted on Friday 28th February 2020 - 16:21
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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorder Treatment: Organisational Structure and Service Environment

Location: Webinar

Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorder Treatment: Organisational Structure and Service Environment

Description:

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


Program structure and milieu set the organizational foundation and tone for building integrated behavioral health capacity. This webinar will explore a variety of strategies for establishing an organizational culture that clearly communicates support for individuals with COD.

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:08
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Increasing Effective Clinical Supervision for SUD Treatment Providers

Location: Webinar

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The critical role of clinical supervision in both staff development and retention are well-documented. The disconnect between the need for clinical supervision and the consistent provision thereof in the field, however, is often attributable to common barriers experienced among service providers. This session will explore common challenges and points of resistance to the provision of consistent, effective supervision, principles for improving the delivery of needed supervision, and offer practical examples of the application of these principles in the field.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 14:59
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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.

Programme tracks include:

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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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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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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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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 15:33
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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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11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

EUSPR are pleased to announce that the 11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting will take place on October 7-9, 2020, in Lisbon, Portugal.

The theme this year is  ‘Make prevention science relevant for all: co-production and impact’ and the keynotes and special sessions will focus on reducing the gap between science and practice in prevention, understanding co-production and the role of policymakers, practitioners, communities and researchers to develop efficacious, sustainable and cost-effectiveness prevention interventions in practice.

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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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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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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:32
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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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Submitted on Friday 8th November 2019 - 15:02
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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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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:06
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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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Safety 2020

Location: Adelaide, Australia

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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)

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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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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:09
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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

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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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