October 2018

International Youth Campaign on Kindness for the Sustainable Development Goal

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Ahmad Shah, Director of ISSUP Pakistan, participated in the International Youth Campaign on Kindness for the Sustainable Development Goal's to mobilize the world's youth to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through transformative acts of sustainable change.

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Submitted onSaturday 13th October 2018 - 08:22
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The Asian Center for Drug Policy in the Making....

Location: Ortigas, Manila, Philippines

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Submitted onThursday 4th October 2018 - 10:20
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International Nurses Society on Addiction 42nd Annual Educational Conference

Location: Denver, United States

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse and addictions. Providing patient centered care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services is best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes. Interdisciplinary collaboration utilizes the Institute Of Medicine’s core competencies of evidence-based practice, informatics, and quality assurance to promote positive lifestyle changes.

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Submitted onFriday 16th March 2018 - 11:56
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NAADAC (The Association for Addiction Professionals) 2018 Annual Conference

Location: Houston, United States

NAADAC's 2018 Annual Conference: Shoot for the Stars will take place in Houston, TX at The Westin Galleria Houston from October 5-9, 2018. 

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Submitted onFriday 16th March 2018 - 12:01
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31st ECNP Congress (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology)

Location: Barcelona, Spain

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, attracting neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world. 

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Submitted onFriday 16th March 2018 - 12:05
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Asian Center For Drug Policy MOU Signing

Location: Ortigas, Manila, Philippines, Philippines

Asian Center For Drug Policy MOU Signing

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Submitted onSaturday 6th October 2018 - 12:48
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Overlapping Issues: Domestic & Sexual Violence, Mental Health, Trauma & Substance Use

Location: Webinar

Many persons with substance use disorders have multiple vulnerabilities. Professionals must know the correlations, implications, and ramifications of these intersections. Clients have often experienced traumas, including domestic violence or sexual assault. Survivors of these crimes also experience trauma reactions such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Some have pre-existing conditions, while others develop them as a result of the traumas. Many have turned to addictive substances to cope with ongoing abuse or traumatic memories of prior abuses.

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Submitted onThursday 4th January 2018 - 13:33
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Introduction Global ISSUP & National Chapter Pakistan Session with BScN Students Nursing School at Aga Khan University Hospital

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Mr. Ahmad Shah, Director of ISSUP Pakistan, organized a Substance Use Prevention session with BScN students at the Aga Khan University Hospital - School of Nursing. The aim of this program is to offer a Substance Use Prevention session to students, teach them about drug prevention and how to lead community-based initiative projects

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Submitted onSaturday 3rd November 2018 - 07:09
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National Opioid Maintenance Treatment Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

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The national opioid maintenance conference is a biennial meeting place for networking, updates in the field, and capacity-building. Participants includes experts within opioid treatment, specialized health care providers, municipal service providers, patient advocacy groups, and other organizations involved in wraparound care.

The last conference held in 2016 was attended by more than 750 participants. As in previous years, 2018's conference is organized jointly by the Norwegian Centre for Addiction Research and the National Advisory Unit on Multidisciplinary Addiction Services.

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Submitted onMonday 24th September 2018 - 12:41
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The Epidemiology and Treatment of Smoking in People with Mental Health Disorders

Location: Bath, United Kingdom

Tobacco is the world’s leading but preventable cause of disease and death. Although cigarette smoking among adults has been steadily decreasing, rates continue to remain high amongst certain vulnerable populations. This includes individuals with mental health issues.

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Submitted onSunday 21st October 2018 - 20:17
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Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Prenatal Opioid and other Substance Exposure on Brain and Behavioral Development

Location: Webinar

An expert panel meeting will be held on the 22nd of October 2018 to discuss the design of a recent piece of longitudinal research examining the impact of substance exposure on pre- and postnatal neural development.

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Submitted onTuesday 16th October 2018 - 14:00
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European Society for Prevention Research 2018 Conference

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The European Society for Prevention Research 2018 Conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from October 24 - 26, 2018. The conference's co-conveners will be the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), and the main conference venue will be the EMSA conference centre on the banks of the Tagus in Central Lisbon. The main conference theme will be 'Prevention Technologies'.

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Submitted onMonday 18th December 2017 - 10:34
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The Intersection of Opioids and Suicide: A Prevention Approach

Location: Webinar

The latest event from the National Prevention Week Webinar Series will take place on October 25, 2018, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT. 

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Submitted onSunday 21st October 2018 - 14:04
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Webcast: NASEM Public Workshop of the Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Abuse Disorder

Location: Webinar, United States

When: October 30, 2018 - October 31, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)

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Submitted onThursday 18th October 2018 - 18:32
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