January 2017

Webinar "Incorporating Key Findings from the Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction into Your Practice"

Location: Webinar, United States

January 5, 2017
3:00pm- 4:30pm EST

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Webinar "Shared and Unique Neurobiological Features of Cocaine-Use Disorder and Gambling Disorder"

Location: New York, United States

CASA Addiction Speaker Series Sarah Yip "Shared and unique neurobiological features of cocaine-use disorder and gambling disorder"

On Thursday, January 5, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT (New York time), the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) will host their monthly Addiction Speaker Series featuring Sarah W. Yip PhD, MSc.

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Submitted onTuesday 27th December 2016 - 17:37
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TEACH Core Course: Learn How to Treat for Tobacco Use Disorder

Location: Toronto, Canada

This online introductory course will help learners to screen, assess and treat people with tobacco dependence using evidence-base pharmacotherapies and psycho-social interventions. The TEACH Project has a primary goal of reducing the prevalence of tobacco use in Ontario, Canada by increasing identification and treatment capacity by health and allied practitioners from diverse disciplines and service settings.

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Submitted onSunday 11th December 2016 - 15:58
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Residential Drug Treatment – Its Place in Future Drug Treatment Systems

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Sheffield Hallam University and Phoenix Futures will jointly present a half-day workshop presenting the evidence for residential treatment and the implications for supporting long-term, sustainable recovery.

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Submitted onMonday 16th January 2017 - 10:49
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Substance Use Disorder & the Adolescent Brain Webinar

Location: Webinar, United States

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is the lead federal agency supporting scientific research on substance use disorders (SUDs).

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Submitted onThursday 15th December 2016 - 21:49
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Webinar: Addressing the Unique Challenges of Opioid Use Disorder in Women

Location: Washington DC, United States

CDC Public Health Grand Rounds January 2017

Deaths from drug overdoses are the number one cause of injury death in the U.S. Most of these deaths are related to the misuse of prescription opioids and heroin. While men were more likely than women to die of opioid overdose, the number of overdose deaths from opioids among women has increased substantially. Since 1999, women’s deaths have quadrupled from prescription painkiller overdose.

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Submitted onThursday 5th January 2017 - 17:17
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Webinar: Nursing Regulatory Boards' Efforts to Provide Guidance to Nurses About Mitigating Prescription Medication Abuse/Diversion

Location: Overland Park, United States

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Acknowledging the integral role of nurses in quality health care, the presenters will describe the extent that nursing regulatory authorities in each state are now communicating methods for their licensees to use to reduce the potential for medication abuse or diversion. The categories and frequencies of all available types of information will be reviewed, and available resources will be identified to help nurses take advantage of these resources. Quality indicators and metrics for benchmarking competencies to reduce harms also will be ascertained.

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Submitted onTuesday 17th January 2017 - 19:13
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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 - 15:21
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Recovery Live! Webinar: Opioid Use Disorder, Medication, and Recovery

Location: Webinar, United States

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time

The opioid public health crisis in the United States impacts people throughout the nation. Providers and peers working in clinics, hospitals, and health centers can use SAMHSA’s opioid use disorder treatment and recovery tool to help individuals with opioid use disorder identify effective behavioral health treatment and supportive services that foster long-term recovery.

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Submitted onMonday 23rd January 2017 - 16:58
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Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day

Location: Online, United States

Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day is a live, online chat held between teen students and scientists during a 10 hour period. During the event, thousands of students from US high schools ask questions about drugs and alcohol use, including health effects, how to help friends or family who are using substances, and what causes addiction.

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Submitted onMonday 16th January 2017 - 13:20
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