September 2017

6th International Drug Abuse Research Society Meeting

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia

The 6th International Drug Abuse Research Society (IDARS) Meeting will bring together basic scientists and clinical investigators from the international community to share new conceptual insights into alcohol abuse, substance abuse, and addiction treatment. Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a global problem that is prevalent in rich and poor countries alike. Opiates, methamphetamine, alcohol, cocaine and MDMA are the most widely abused drugs in Europe, North and South America, and in Asian countries.

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Submitted onWednesday 30th August 2017 - 12:15
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Webinar: Alcohol Interventions for Males on Remand in Prison

Location: Webinar, United Kingdom

Alcohol use and offending behaviour often go together. Data from the Alcohol and Crime Commission indicates that 70% of the prison population in the UK, who are mostly young males, reported that they had been drinking when they committed their offence.

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Submitted onMonday 31st July 2017 - 11:23
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6th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Location: Jersey City, United States

This symposium is the leading International conference focused on the management of hepatitis among substance users. It is organized by the International Network for Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU).

The International Symposium on Hepatitis in Substance Users attracts delegates including health professionals (doctors, nurses and allied health), researchers, community organisations, people who use drugs and policy makers.

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Submitted onTuesday 5th September 2017 - 10:05
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Drug Science 2017 Conference

Location: Berlin, Germany

Drug Science 2017: Psychoactive substances in dialogue between scientific cultures and practice concepts

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Submitted onMonday 4th September 2017 - 10:08
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Webinar: Long Acting Injectables and Justice Involved Populations - Continuity of Mental Health and Addictions Treatment for Jail Inmates

Location: Webinar, United States

Navigating the complexities of the fragmented criminal justice and health care systems can be challenging for providers who treat the more than 50 percent of inmates who experience mental health and/or substance use disorders. While the five-year jail recidivism rate remains steady at 75 percent, evidence-based behavioral health services are the leading intervention, improving the likelihood that inmates will successfully be reintegrated into their communities.

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Submitted onThursday 17th August 2017 - 14:44
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Symposium: "Women and drugs, challenges for prevention"

Location: México, Mexico

The National College extends a cordial invitation to the Symposium "Women and drugs, challenges for prevention", which will take place Monday, September 11, from 19:00 to 21:00 hours (time of the city of Mexico), at its facilities, located at number 104 of the Donceles Street, in the historic center of Mexico City.

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Submitted onWednesday 6th September 2017 - 16:23
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National Prevention Network Conference 2017

Location: Anaheim, United States

The National Prevention Network Conference will be held September 12-14, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. The conference is 3 days, complete with keynotes, breakouts, and  networking opportunities. The conference theme for 2017 is Rooted in Tradition, Strengthened by Science, Evolving the Field of Prevention.

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Submitted onWednesday 30th August 2017 - 12:00
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Webinar: Addressing the Opioid Crisis through Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder-The Physician’s Role

Location: Webinar, United States

This program focuses on harms from opioid-type medications, the development and fundamental features of opioid use disorder, and how physicians can play a key role in reversing what has been called the “opioid epidemic” through evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder. Sarah E.

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Submitted onFriday 8th September 2017 - 19:18
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International City Health Conference 2017

Location: Basel, Switzerland

The title for the conference, ‘Empowerment, Engagement and Partnership: participating to develop healthy cities’, reflects the belief that measures and actions for health promotion and urban development are more effective if the affected populations play an active and co-decisive role in the process of design, development and delivery.

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Submitted onTuesday 5th September 2017 - 10:08
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The National Substance Misuse Conference 2017

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

The National Substance Misuse Conference 2017 explores issues facing clients, professionals and services. It will provide an insight into current thinking and latest developments in the field from a variety of perspectives; policy, practice and prevention. The conference draws together the UK’s leading clinicians, researchers, educators and many more to consider how we meet the challenges now and in the future.

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Submitted onMonday 31st July 2017 - 11:17
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Pain Management Nursing Conference

Location: Phoenix, United States

This conference will address important pain management issues, increase the knowledge and skills of pain management nursing professionals and promote the development of the nursing profession. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Share speaker handouts information with colleagues
  • Demonstrate staff participation in continuing education
  • Network with pain management colleagues from around the country
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Submitted onFriday 20th January 2017 - 09:34
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Mental Health For All Conference 2017

Location: Toronto, Canada

Change is in the air for mental health in Canada – you can feel it. But it will take the entire nation to harness those winds of change and make it real.

That’s why the theme of the second annual MH4A Conference 2017 is 'It takes a nation'.

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Submitted onThursday 16th February 2017 - 14:12
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EUSPR Conference 2017

Location: Vienna, Austria

The 2017 European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) Conference will be taking place in Vienna, Austria between the 20th and 22nd of September. Full details will be published here soon. 

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Submitted onWednesday 1st February 2017 - 12:26
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Webinar: Addiction and Medication-Assisted Treatment - Promoting Truth and Avoiding Bias

Location: webinar, United States

On Thursday, September 28th from 2:30 to 3:30pm ET join Nick Szubiak, MSW, Director of Clinical Excellence in Addictions at the National Council for Behavioral Health for Addiction and Medication-Assisted Treatment – Promoting Truth and Avoiding Bias. During this webinar, Nick will provide an overview of addiction as a chronic disease, outline the evidence based practices of MAT, and address the biases surrounding MAT and SUD treatment.

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Submitted onThursday 21st September 2017 - 22:23
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