May 2018

Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) Conference

Location: Berkeley, United States

In honor of SALIS's 40th birthday, the 2018 SALIS & AMHL Conference is being held in Berkeley, California. The conference will feature informative presentations, educational posters, and committee meetings

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Afghanistan – Pakistan Partnership Summit: Workable Solutions for the New Era

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Participation Report: Afghanistan – Pakistan Partnership Summit

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Submitted onTuesday 22nd May 2018 - 23:15
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3 REGIONAL meeting on DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION-ARARAQUARA-SP

Location: ARARAQUARA SP, Brazil

III Regional meeting for drug abuse prevention

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Submitted onThursday 3rd May 2018 - 14:40
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44th Annual Alaska School on Addictions and Behavioral Health

Location: Anchorage, United States

The Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training (RADACT) program is pleased to announce the 44th Annual School on Addictions and Behavioral Health: "Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders: Advances in Treatment and Recovery." Join us May 7 – 9, 2018 at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel to explore the latest information pertaining to both the national and Alaskan opioid crises.

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International Conference on Addiction and Associated Disorders

Location: London, United Kingdom

In order to effectively tackle the ever growing issues around emotional, behavioural and mental health there needs to be an open dialogue between professionals and people from all countries across the world. It is imperative that our knowledge, best practices and theory are shared.

We anticipate the attendance of at least 1000 people, with over 50 presentations and panels delivered by 60+ expert speakers across 3 days and 2 evenings. 

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Conferencia: "El papel de los cannabinoides en el dolor crónico"

Location: Webinar, Mexico

El Instituto para la Atención de las Adicciones en la Ciudad de México (IAPA), extiende una cordial invitación a la conferencia "El papel de los cannabinoides en el dolor crónico", que será dictada por el Dr. Gonzalo Ferrer Moreno, Médico Algólogo Intervencionista, el miércoles 9 de mayo a las 16:15 horas (tiempo de la CDMX, GMT-05:00).

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Training Organized for Drug Addiction Treatment Professionals

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) Conference

Location: Vancouver, Canada

The International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) is a society of scholars committed to advancing drug policy research. The 12th ISSDP conference will be held in Vancouver, Canada over 16-18 May 2018. The conference will be hosted by Simon Fraser University.

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Addictions 2018 Conference

Location: Cambridge, United States

McLean Hospital is pleased to offer this annual conference bringing together some of the foremost authorities in the addiction field. Topics will include new, evidence-based treatments, the nuances of treating co-occurring disorders along with addiction, and special populations. Smaller breakout sessions allow for in-depth exploration of topic areas in an interactive and stimulating format that should enhance learning and skill-building.

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National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) Conference

Location: Denver, United States

This conference remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field in the US.

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Nicotine and Tobacco: Current Issues, Policy & Practice

Location: Stirling, United Kingdom

Building on our previous CPD courses on tobacco control and alcohol policy, the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies is delighted to be offering the CPD course on nicotine and tobacco again in 2018!

Successfully introduced in 2015, the course is aimed at professionals working in a range of organisations who are interested in public health and policy in the UK or internationally. The module is taught by world-leading academics and practitioners.

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34th Annual Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Dependence

Location: Boise, United States

The purpose of the Idaho Conference on Alcohol and Drug Dependency is to provide education and training for substance abuse and dependence professionals and educators in behavioral health care, criminal justice and recovery support. Over 650 treatment, prevention, coalition professionals and agency administrators, both from the public and private sectors, regularly attend the conference. Additionally, judges with drug court and mental health court value the information provided by nationally known speakers, as well as local practitioners.

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First Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families Conference

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

The first Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families Conference will focus on women, families and young people affected by substance abuse and will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to come together to discuss good practice.

Registration is now open. To find out more about DAWF conference and to reserve a place, visit dawfconference.com or tweet @dawf2018

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InterAction 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

With generous support from Alcohol Research UK, the purpose of the day is to encourage the interplay and exchange of knowledge and ideas around the subject of drugs and alcohol. Speakers will be provocative and challenge received wisdoms with counter narratives. Respectful and evidenced challenge is encouraged by all attendees. There will be three main presentations and seven "lightning talks" intended to spark discussion, thought and actions.

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22nd International AIDS Conference 2018

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

22nd International AIDS Conference logo

The 22nd International AIDS Conference will take place in Amsterdam from 23-27th July 2018. 

The conference will explore topics such as innovations around HIV and substance use, epidemiology of indigenous populations, models of prevention, drugs and drug policy, and meeting the needs of young people from key populations. 

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13th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) Conference

Location: Krakow, Poland

The 13th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) conference will be held in Krakow, Poland on May 25-27, 2018.  

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2018 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Gold Coast, Australia

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 May, with optional workshops on Wednesday 30 May at QT Gold Coast.

The annual Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference covers a broad range of topics in relation to all types of addiction, including prevention, treatment, systematic responses, behaviours, mental health and harm reduction.

Attend the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference and enjoy:

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Public Health 2018

Location: Montreal, Canada

Public Health 2018 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

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Society for Prevention Research 26th Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Mark your calendars to attend the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 26th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 29-June 1, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. 

This year’s theme is “Optimizing the Relevance of Prevention Science to Systems.”

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World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

Location: Día Mundial

World day without tobacco 2018: Tobacco and heart disease

May 31, 2018

On 31 May of each year, the who and its partners celebrated the world no tobacco day in order to highlight the risks associated with smoking, both for health and other areas, and advocate for effective policies to reduce their consumption.

The theme of the world day without tobacco 2018 is: "Tobacco and heart disease". The campaign aims to draw attention on:

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World No Tobacco Day 2018: Tobacco and Heart Disease

Location: Worldwide

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and Heart Disease 

Date: 31 May 2018

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is "Tobacco and heart disease." The campaign will increase awareness on the:

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Webinar: Programa de intervención breve para adolescentes que abusan de las drogas (PIBA)

Location: Washington, DC, United States

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) extiende una cordial invitación para que el jueves 31 de mayo, a las 12:00 pm (hora de Washington, DC) participen en el seminario virtual gratuito "Programa de intervención breve para adolescentes que abusan de las drogas (PIBA): retos en la implementación y la investigación". Se analizará el proceso de desarrollo y evaluación de una intervención que se aplica a nivel nacional para atender a jóvenes usuarios de drogas en México.

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Submitted onTuesday 22nd May 2018 - 18:37
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