May 2017

8th Australasian Drug and Alcohol Strategy Conference

Location: Wellington, New Zealand

The Australian and New Zealand national drug policies recognise the critical importance of building partnerships between health and law enforcement sectors and engaging all levels and parts of government and non-government sectors and the community. 

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Submitted onMonday 28th November 2016 - 15:03
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Sensitisation Programme on Prevention of Drug Addiction & Importance of Education

Location: New Delhi, India

The team of the Muskan Foundation participated in and led a session on “Consequences of Drug Abuse and the Role of Muskan Foundation in Drug Abuse Treatment” during the first and second Awareness Camp. The objective was to provide information on the consequences of addiction and the importance of education and family support. The session was organised by the District Child Protection Unit-DCPU (East & North-East Delhi) as per the direction of the Honorable Principal Magistrate JJB-IIIrd Delhi to organise an awareness camp in the areas of Seemapuri, Seelampur and Geeta Colony.

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Submitted onFriday 5th May 2017 - 17:07
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Webinar: "Is Big Marijuana the New Big Tobacco? Lessons from Legalization"

Location: New York, United States

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) will host their monthly Addiction Speaker Series featuring Kevin A. Sabet, PhD. Dr. Sabet is an author, consultant, former advisor to three U.S. presidential administrations, and assistant professor who has researched and implemented drug policy for 20 years.

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Submitted onThursday 27th April 2017 - 05:52
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Webinar: "Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice"

Location: Webinar, United States

May 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

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Presenters
Petros Levounis, MD, MA | Rutgers New Jersey School of Medicine
Carla Marienfeld, MD | University of California – San Diego
Bachaar Arnaout, MD | Yale School of Medicine

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Submitted onFriday 5th May 2017 - 18:50
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eHealth Week 2017

Location: La Valletta, Malta

The overarching theme of eHealth Week 2017 is Data for Health: The key to personalised sustainable care. Data lies at the heart of service delivery and the development of effective health policy. During eHealth Week, speakers and delegates will explore the changing ways in which personal health data is created, stored, shared and used.

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Submitted onWednesday 5th April 2017 - 13:58
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New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group (NDSAG) Conference

Location: Somerset, United Kingdom

This conference explores the pressures on drinkers and providers of alcohol services, through exploration of current and emerging best policy, practice and research considerations. It will include examinations of commissioning, interventions, practitioner perspectives and theoretical frameworks. This year’s conference will include a symposium from the newly established Addiction Theory Network and first time presentations from those who have undertaken novel research investigations.  

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Submitted onMonday 30th January 2017 - 14:50
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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 - 15:30
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Diversity and Equity in Mental Health and Addictions Conference

Location: Toronto, Canada

Join the Diversity and Equity in Mental Health and Addictions Conference on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

At the end of the conference, participants will be able to:

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Submitted onTuesday 18th April 2017 - 10:46
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Harm Reduction International Conference

Location: Montreal, Canada

The 25th Harm Reduction International Conference will take place in Montreal, Canada from May, 14th to May 17th, 2017. People who use drugs, sex workers, people living with HIV, researchers, campaigners, activists, health professionals, development specialists, human rights experts and others interested in harm reduction are invited to participate in the four-day programme of presentations, workshops, exhibitions, film screenings, networking events and local site visits.

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Submitted onFriday 19th August 2016 - 16:42
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Mortality Matters: Addressing Rising Rates of Drug-Related Deaths in the UK

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

This one-day conference will take a closer look at the issues surrounding the recent increases in drug related deaths across the UK. Featuring leading cross-sector expertise, the event will also provide an opportunity to discuss solutions to reduce this trend.

Who should attend:

Substance misuse workers, senior managers and decision makers, prison workers, commissioners and other funders, academics and researchers. 

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Submitted onMonday 20th February 2017 - 10:36
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SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2017: Making Each Day Count

Location: Washington, United States

Save the date for the official kickoff of SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week 2017. Tune in live on Monday, May 15, at 11 a.m. EDT

Click here for more details and information

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Submitted onMonday 10th April 2017 - 17:59
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Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health & Addictions Conference

Location: Barrie, Canada

2017 ConferenceThis conference will focus on theoretical, methodological, and practice- and policy-based research in mental health and addictions in the following four core themes:

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Submitted onSunday 11th December 2016 - 16:05
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Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Gold Coast, Australia

The 4th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference will cover topics surrounding prevention, treatment and recovery.

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Submitted onMonday 14th November 2016 - 14:19
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Co-Occurring Disorders for Adolescents

Location: Spokane, United States

Participants will be introduced to terminology, assessment and treatment strategies and models related to co-occurring treatment. The training will provide foundational knowledge on evidence-based practices in the field of behavioral health including differential diagnosis of individuals that have a substance use and mental health co-morbidity.

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Submitted onThursday 23rd March 2017 - 11:01
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Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy

Location: Aarhus, Denmark

The 11th Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) is a unique occasion to present your latest findings to a diverse and dedicated scholarly community, and to learn about research across the full spectrum of drug policy research, with the participation of leading international schol

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Submitted onThursday 6th October 2016 - 15:24
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Drinking Bodies: Alcohol, Embodiment & Social Difference

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

This one day conference will bring together academics and researchers working on issues related to alcohol, embodiment and social difference from diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives. We welcome papers from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including but not limited to sociology, history, geography and addiction studies, and from PhD students and early career researchers.

Topics of interest include:

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Submitted onMonday 16th January 2017 - 13:27
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Immigration, Trauma and Substance Use

Location: Houston, United States

This two-day symposium will provide participants with knowledge and skills to engage with and treat Hispanic and Latino clients whose presenting problems are at the intersection of substance use, mental health, and immigration, from initial assessment to recovery support.

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Submitted onThursday 23rd March 2017 - 11:04
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10th International Conference on Nightlife, Substance Use and Related Health Issues

Location: Dublin, Ireland

This event will bring together experts from a wide range of fields to exchange information on the latest research, policy and practice on protecting and promoting health in nightlife settings.

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Submitted onWednesday 19th April 2017 - 14:24
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2017 Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Mark your calendar for the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC from May 30th to June 2nd, 2017. 

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Submitted onThursday 18th August 2016 - 14:44
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Nicotine and Tobacco: Current Issues, Policy and Practice

Location: Stirling, United Kingdom

The UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS) will offer a four-day course on nicotine and tobacco control at the University of Stirling, UK. The course is aimed at professionals working in a range of organisations who are interested in public health and policy. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:

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Submitted onMonday 19th December 2016 - 11:52
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – A Threat to Development

Location: Worldwide

World no tobacco day

As every year, May 31 is World No Tobacco Day.

The theme for 2017 is "Tobacco – A threat to Development".

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Submitted onWednesday 18th January 2017 - 15:55
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Training on Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)

Location: Delhi, India

The Society for Promotion of Youth and Masses (SPYM) organized a 4-day-training program for functionaries working with people suffering from substance use disorders (SUDs).

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Submitted onFriday 9th June 2017 - 08:14
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