November 2018

NIDA-NIAAA 2018 Mini-Convention: Frontiers in Addiction Research

Location: San Diego, United States

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) are hosting a one-day mini convention on the 2nd of November in San Diego.

The satellite event is part of the 2018 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting and will involve presentations from researchers covering the following topics:

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International Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting

Location: Busan, South Korea

The 20th International Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting (ISAM BUSAN 2018) will be held from the 3rd to the 6th of November 2018.

The event will include lectures, symposiums, young investigator’s sessions, poster presentations, and a lively social calendar of networking events and sightseeing activities.

The theme of this years meeting is ‘Addiction Medicine from the Past to the Future’ and topics will include genetics the prevention & policy of addictions, behavioral addictions, pharmacological interventions, special populations and drug courts.

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The Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Location: San Diego, United States

The Society for Neuroscience is holding its annual meeting on the 3rd to 7th of November in San Diego. 

It is expected over 30,000 people will attend this year's meeting in order to share ideas, research and experiences in the field of neuroscience. 

The event will include:

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Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse Annual Conference

Location: San Francisco, United States

Save the Date

42nd Annual AMERSA Conference

Interdisciplinary Addiction Strategies: Prevent, Discover, Teach, Treat

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 – Saturday, November 10th, 2018
InterContinental Mark Hopkins – San Francisco

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Addiction & the Family International Network Conference

Location: Newcastle, United Kingdom

Adfam is hosting its first Addiction & the Family International Network conference from Friday 9th November until Sunday 11th November.

The purpose of the event is to promote research, policy and practice in support of the wellbeing of family members affected by another person’s addiction to alcohol, drugs or gambling.

The conference, which will take place in Newcastle, will provide opportunities to:

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American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

Location: San Diego, United States

The American Public Health Association’s annual meeting will take place between the 10th and the 14th of November in San Diego.

It is expected over 12,000 people will attend making it the largest gathering of public health professionals. The event will include opportunities to:

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Novel Psychoactive Substances Symposium

Location: Philadelphia, United States

The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education is hosting an international 2-day symposium on the status of the Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) crisis in the United States. The event will take place in Philadelphia on the 13th and 14th of November.

The focus of the event will be in on synthetic cannabinoids, opioids, benzodiazepines, stimulants and hallucinogens.

The symposium will cover the following topics:

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NIGHTS 2018 Conference

Location: Brussels, Belgium

NIGHTS 2018 conference will take place from the 15th to the 17th of November in Brussels. The event will address issues concerning night-time economy, nightlife culture, urban development and related public health concerns.

A special focus will be dedicated to urban-coexistence, nightlife-master plans, night councils and ambassadors, drug policy, festival-safety, leisure tourism and nightlife-bars.

The event is designed for individuals, such as activists, policy makers, health professionals and academics, who are involved in creating a safe nightlife culture.

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Association for Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI) Substance Use and Addiction Conference

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Addictive behaviors create many significant health problems, from smoking-related diseases to the current opioid overdose epidemic. Behavior analysts have made important contributions to the understanding and treatment of addictive behaviors, and these will be showcased in this single-track, two-day conference for researchers, practitioners, and students interested in substance use issues.

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Developing Community-Based Recovery Support Systems

Location: Baguio City, CAR, Philippines

Serenity in The Steps, an approved education provider of Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Program (CPDAP) will be conducting a training/workshop on Developing Community-Based Recovery Support Systems Training Series II in Baguio City.

We are inviting those interested to join our training on November 19 - 22, 2018 headed by Mr. Clemente "Junjun" Abella Jr. MAC RGC ICAP III ICRC. 

 

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8th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems) and Eurocare (The European Alcohol Policy Alliance) are the organisers of the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (8EAPC), which will be hosted at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland, on 20th and 21st November 2018.

We are expecting around 300 delegates, and presentations will be made by Government ministers and officials, representatives from the World Health Organization, the European Commission and leading NGOs, as well as top academics and authors.

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2nd International Workshop on the Strengthening Families Program

Location: Palma de Mallorca, Spain

The different 'Strengthening Families Program' interventions around the world face similar challenges: cultural adaptation and fidelity, instruments of evaluation, validation of international adaptations, follow-up analysis, gender issues, incorporation of technologies in the implementation…

This one-day workshop aims at aligning the concerns of SFP researchers and implementers around these subjects. In special, one of the main aims is to reach a “gold standard” of evaluation and to discuss the best instruments for it.

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2nd International Symposium on Drug Policy and Public Health, 26-27 November 2018

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

The 2nd International Symposium on Drug Policy and Public Health is organized by the Turkish Green Crescent Society and will be held in Istanbul in 26-27 November 2018.

The event aims to provide a forum for the exchange of policy and practice ideas and experiences, and for the establishment of local, regional and global collaborations in the area of substance use. The local, regional and global academicians, NGO representatives, decision makers and practitioners, who work for the prevention and control of substance use are invited.

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PCSS Webinar: 'Recovery Support for Young People with Opioid Use Disorders'

Location: webinar, United States

Register now at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/280338473972824577

Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET

Presenter: Amy Yule, MD; Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service at Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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11th European Public Health Conference

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia

The theme for the 11th EPH Conference is 'Winds of change: Towards new ways of improving public health in Europe'. Public health is faced with new challenges to improve population health in Europe. Health care alone cannot accomplish this immense task. At the Ljubljana conference, we will explore the significance of creating partnerships across all levels and sectors. Partnerships are especially relevant in the local community, where people live and work.

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UPC-ADAPT Conference 2018

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

The final UPC-Adapt Dissemination Conference (Nov 30) in conjunction with the EMCDDA/REITOX Academy (Nov 28-29) on prevention will be held in Prague, Czech Republic.

Co-conveners will be the Charles University in Prague (CUNI) and the EMCDDA (REITOX Academy), and the main conference venue will be the Lichtenstein Palace on Malostranské náměstí.

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Drugs Research Network Scotland Annual Conference

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Drugs Research Network Scotland's first conference, supported by the Society for the Study of Addiction, will be held in Glasgow. The conference is designed to support drug researchers in Scotland.

As well as poster sessions of current work in progress, there will be presentations and workshops on:

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Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care

Location: London, United Kingdom

The Royal College of General Practitioners and Substance Misuse Management Good Practice are jointly hosting their 23rd Managing Drug and Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference.  

The event will take place on Thursday 29 - Friday 30 November 2018 and is designed for GPs, shared care workers, nurses and other primary care staff, specialists, commissioners and researchers interested in, and involved with the management of drug and alcohol users in primary care.

The conference includes plenaries, workshops and networking opportunities. 

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Webinar: 'Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity'

Location: webinar, United States

November 29, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm ET

Health equity is crucial and health inequity is costly. All actors in society—residents and community-based organizations, in partnership with businesses, state and local government, anchor and faith-based institutions—have the power to change the narrative and help promote health equity. But where and how can communities begin to unpack the social determinants of health in order to achieve health equity?

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