October 2016

Webinar: Moving Evidence into Action

Location: Toronto, Canada

Although rates of substance use have declined among youth in Ontario, Canada key issues such as alcohol and tobacco use continue to be a concern. Many sectors, including health, justice, and education, have a role to play in addressing these issues. The findings from the Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) can help teachers, policy-makers, parents, and youth understand drug use trends as a way to inform related activities and services.

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Submitted onTuesday 4th October 2016 - 17:37
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6th Latin American Conference on Drug Policy

Location: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The 6th Latin American and 1st Caribbean Conference on Drug Policy aims to be a platform for discussion and elaboration of solution-oriented proposals. 

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Submitted onThursday 6th October 2016 - 14:20
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4th National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference

Location: Adelaide, Australia

The 4th National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference will highlight the contributing role that harmful alcohol and other drugs use has on the health and life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the interventions that are required to close the life equality gap that exists between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Non-Indigenous Australians by the year 2030.

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Submitted onTuesday 13th September 2016 - 11:28
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Substance Misuse: Everybody's Business

Location: London, United Kingdom

Substance misuse has a long reach into many medical specialties. Although substance misuse in patients has been managed primarily by psychiatrists, assessment and management of this should be a competency developed by all doctors. This event presents a selection of clinically relevant topics in substance misuse including:

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Submitted onFriday 19th August 2016 - 16:09
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Reducing Alcohol Consumption Event

Location: London, United Kingdom

This free event will bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of excessive alcohol consumption reduction to discuss the latest research evidence and research evidence gaps. It will feature presentations by, amongst others, Prof. Bernie Hannigan (Public Health England), Dr John Holmes (ScHARR), Prof.

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Submitted onThursday 6th October 2016 - 14:13
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‘Alcohol Occasional’ Seminar

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) will host ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars with the aim of showcasing innovative research on alcohol use and providing the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics. 

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Submitted onThursday 1st September 2016 - 15:06
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Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network Conference 2016

Location: Oslo, Norway

One of the most interesting developments in the alcohol and drugs field in recent years is the decline in substance use among young people. This decline is found in a number of European countries with very different use rates and policy frameworks. In some countries this decline comes despite an increase in adult use.

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Submitted onMonday 19th September 2016 - 14:02
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National Alcohol & Drugs Education Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

The Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor are bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective practice that can be used in education settings across the UK for alcohol and drug education and prevention.

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Submitted onFriday 9th September 2016 - 15:20
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Webinar: Peer-led Interventions to Prevent Tobacco, Alcohol and/or Drug Use Among Young People

Location: Bristol

This webinar will provide an overview of the effectiveness of peer-led inte

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Submitted onMonday 17th October 2016 - 12:46
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2016 EUSPR Conference

Location: Berlin, Germany

The 2016 European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR)  Conference will be held in Berlin, Germany from October 31st to November 2nd, 2016. The main theme of this year's conference is Sustainable Prevention in a Changing World. Populations and behaviour in Europe are in transition, and new challenges to health and well being are emerging.

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Submitted onThursday 18th August 2016 - 13:52
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