September 2016

Online Session of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse

Location: Bethesda, United States

Join the online session of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse Meeting. Topics covered in the open session will include:

  • Lessons from Marijuana Legalization in Colorado
  • Clinical Studies with an Engineered Cocaine Hydrolase
  • The National Pain Strategy and the Federal Research Agenda

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European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress

Location: Vienna, Austria

The European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) is a pan-European scientific association that encourages innovative research across the neurosciences and aims to translate new knowledge on fundamental disease mechanisms into new medicines and clinical applications. The annual ECNP Congress  brings together neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists and others interested in disease-oriented brain research.

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International City Health Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

City Health 2016

This conference's programme will examine the increasingly complex relationships between policy makers, researchers, communities and individuals, in a world where change is rapid and information technology has increased access to information, as well as changing the dynamics of communication and influence. The focus will be on the role of cities and how they can and should respond to and manage the needs of their communities, to ensure health and well-being are at the centre of policy and planning, in terms of the structures, services and support available. 

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National Substance Misuse Conference 2016

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

The National Substance Misuse Conference 2016 – Breaking Down Barriers will bring together experts in the field to catalyse  and  advance knowledge,  present  the  most  recent  research  findings,  and promote and enhance key skills.

The Conference will provide a national stage to work together, interact with the audience and achieve the following objectives:

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Public Health Policy and Alcohol-Related Harm Seminar

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Europe has the highest levels of alcohol consumption in the world (WHO European Health Report 2015). Alcohol-related harm is a major public health concern, accounting for over 7% of all ill health and early deaths in the EU. 

This seminar focuses on possible measures that EU member states are contemplating in the fight against alcohol-related harm, such as minimum unit pricing, health labelling and regulation of advertising.

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Short Course: Process Evaluation of Complex Interventions

Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom

DECIPHer, the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement, will offer a one-day course on the theory and practice of process evaluation of complex interventions. The course is led by Dr Graham Moore (Senior Lecturer and programme lead for complex intervention methods in DECIPHer). The teaching team (Dr Suzanne Audrey, Dr Rhiannon Evans and Dr Jeremy Segrott) includes authors of numerous empirical and methodological works related to process evaluation, including recent MRC guidance.

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19th European Health Forum

Location: Bad Hofgastein, Austria

Life expectancy reaching a new high, changing fertility patterns, and internal and external migration leading to greater diversity are just some of the phenomena of demographic change currently being experienced in Europe. These all exert different pressures on European health systems, and innovations and visionary foresights are needed to turn these challenges into opportunities for sustainable solutions.

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Short Course: Involving Children and Young People in the Design and Conduct of Research

Location: Cardiff, United Kingdom

DECIPHer, the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement, will run a one-day course on how to involve children and young people in the design and conduct of research, with a particular focus on the development and evaluation of complex interventions. The course includes practical sessions where delegates can apply learning to develop a plan for involving children and young people in their own projects or research ideas. The course is led by Hayley Reed and Dr Jeremy Segrott and draws on their extensive experience of public involvement, i

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Mental Health for All Conference

Location: Toronto, Canada

The Mental Health for All Conference will be the first-of-its-kind opportunity for key individuals and organisations in the fields of mental health, mental illness and addiction to put their collective minds together to bridge these sometimes disparate sectors. Thought leaders, researchers, people with lived experience, service providers, and front-line workers will come together to advance thinking and practice in mental health and addictions.

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