December 2018

End of Life Care and Substance Use Conference

Location: Manchester

This national conference focusses on end of life care for people with problematic alcohol and drug use. It will showcase findings from a unique research project exploring end of life care and problematic substance use. This will include the voices of people with experience, families, friends, carers, the professionals who work with them, and what existing evidence tells us. 

Speakers will be drawn from the research project and from wider policy, practice and academic fields. As a new area of practice and research, the day will give plenty of time for discussion and networking.

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Submitted onMonday 26th November 2018 - 07:33
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Eliminating Youth Electronic Cigarette Use: The Role for Drug Therapies Public Hearing

Location: Webcast, United States

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) is announcing a public hearing to discuss the effort to eliminate youth electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use as well as other tobacco product use, with a focus on the potential role of drug therapies to support cessation and the issues impacting the development of such therapies.

Date and Location

December 5, 2018

The meeting will be held at:

FDA White Oak Campus 
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Building 31 Conference Center, Great Room B/C
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002

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Submitted onFriday 2nd November 2018 - 21:13
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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium

Location: Bonita Springs, United States

The Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium provides the latest scientific developments in Addiction Psychiatry for physicians and allied health professionals who treat patients with substance use disorders and mental health disorders. The meeting is structured to encourage interaction among clinicians from various disciplines, approaches, and settings.

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Submitted onFriday 16th March 2018 - 12:16
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Webinar: How to Deliver Effective Opioid Substitute Treatment in Prisons

Location: Webinar

The Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP) is hosting a free webinar on Mond

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Submitted onFriday 16th November 2018 - 13:56
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4th ISSUP Workshop, Nairobi 2018

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The 4th ISSUP Workshop will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from December 10 – 14, 2018.

This year we are partnering with the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) in Kenya and the African Union to provide access to training, information and research to those involved in the substance use prevention and treatment field.

We look forward to seeing you in Nairobi. Watch this space for more info:

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Submitted onThursday 17th May 2018 - 17:34
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Joint NACADA, ISSUP and African Union Drug Demand Reduction Conference & Workshop

Location: Nairobi

Conference & Workshop

This year ISSUP is privileged to be collaborating on a large event in Nairobi, 10-14 December with the African Union and the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) in Kenya. Our partnership with these influential organisations allows for a combination of knowledge

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Submitted onTuesday 8th May 2018 - 12:26
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Webinar - Overlapping Issues: Domestic & Sexual Violence, Mental Health, Trauma & Substance Use

Location: Webinar

There are often many risk factors associated with the development of a substance use disorder. It is essential to understand and appreciate the interaction between all contributing factors.

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Submitted onWednesday 28th November 2018 - 12:20
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2nd Young Leadership Program in Karachi, Pakistan

Location: Karachi , Pakistan

Mr. Ahmad Shah, Director of ISSUP Pakistan, has been invited to speak at a KEYNOTE Session of the U.S. Exchange Program by USEFP in the ‘2nd Young Leadership Program – YLP 2018’ happening on 28th, 29th and 30th December 2018 at the National Incubation Center in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Submitted onFriday 2nd November 2018 - 05:25
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