December 2018

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 on Friday 2nd November 2018 - 21:13
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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 on Monday 26th November 2018 - 07:33
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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 on Friday 16th March 2018 - 12:16
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Seminario por internet: Alcohol y políticas públicas

Location: Webinar, Mexico

Viernes 7 de diciembre de 2018 / 9 h

Seminario: Alcohol y políticas públicas

Transmisión por internet:

Coordina: María Elena Medina-Mora (ECN)


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Submitted on Monday 3rd December 2018 - 20:17
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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 Monday the 10th of December at 7 pm.

The title of the webinar is ‘How to deliver effective opioid substitute treatment in prisons’ and will cover:

  • overcoming organisational and cultural issues 
  • stabilisation and assisted withdrawal 
  • retox and continuity of care 
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Submitted on Friday 16th November 2018 - 13:56
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Joint NACADA, ISSUP and African Union Drug Demand Reduction Conference & Workshop

Location: Nairobi

Conference & Workshop

In December 2018, ISSUP jointly hosted a fantastic international conference with the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) and the African Union.

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Submitted on Tuesday 8th May 2018 - 12:26
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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 on Thursday 17th May 2018 - 17:34
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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. In this free webinar, organised by NAADAC, Julie Owens, a Certified Domestic Violence Counsellor, will discuss the overlapping vulnerabilities.

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Submitted on Wednesday 28th November 2018 - 12:20
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New Project Implementation: Diversity Tour to Worship Places in Pakistan

Location: Khairpur, Pakistan

Mr. Ahmad Shah as a Consultant for the Youth Development Foundation helped implement their new project in Khairpur, Karachi, Pakistan on the 26th of December 2018. The “Diversity Tour to Worship Places” provided opportunities to bridge the growing gaps among different faiths and communities through youth initiatives by pointing out the commonalities of all faiths and by fostering interfaith understanding and cooperation and spending time in safe spaces. The concept of physically going to different places of worship was a more tangible experience than sitting in a neutral conference room.

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Submitted on Sunday 23rd December 2018 - 14:26
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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 on Friday 2nd November 2018 - 05:25
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