March 2019

International Medicine in Addiction (IMiA) Conference

Location: Melbourne, Australia

The 5th International Medicine in Addiction (IMiA) Conference will take place in Melbourne, 1st- 3rd March 2019.

The programme is structured to provide in-depth perspectives on common clinical presentations by leading clinical academics in the addiction field, with related workshops available each afternoon. The program also provides an opportunity to network with colleagues, and actively promote connections between addiction clinicians across the region.

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Webinar: An Overview of CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) Program

Location: Webinar, United States

March 5th 11:00am-12:00pm

Drs. Kariisa and Roehler will provide an overview of CDC’s Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program. We will highlight the three key strategies CDC is employing to improve opioid-related overdose surveillance.

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HRSA and SAMHSA Virtual Job Fair

Location: Online job fair

HRSA, in collaboration with SAMHSA, is hosting a Virtual Job Fair on March 5th, 2019 for Region 7 (Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri) and Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming).

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Planet Youth Workshop

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

The Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA) is running a three-day workshop from the 6th until the 8th of March 2019 to give an overview of the Icelandic Prevention Model.

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8th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Location: Vancouver, Canada

The 8th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder will take place March 6-9, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.

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The Society of Behavioural Medicine Annual Event

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting its 40th annual meeting and science session between the 6th and 9th of March in Washington, DC.

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Women, Violence, Drugs & Prison: What Works beyond Risk and Vulnerability?

Location: Birmingham

Birmingham Criminology Seminar Series

The Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology invites you to the second event in the Birmingham Criminology Seminar Series.

The harms of violence, drugs and prison for women is a pressing and gendered issue, which falls between criminal justice, social care and health provision across statutory, third and private sectors. 

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Webinar: The Biology of Addiction

Location: Webinar

Drugs of abuse target discrete collections of nerve cells - called circuits- in the brain that normally regulate responses to natural rewards in the environment, like food, sex, and social interactions.

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Webinar: Technology-based Contingency Management to Promote Smoking Cessation

Location: Webinar

Contingency management (CM) is one of the most efficacious interventions to promote drug abstinence. Under CM interventions, desirable consequences such as goods or services are provided contingent on objective evidence of abstinence.

Traditionally, CM has been delivered in person so that clinicians could confirm abstinence and provide access to additional therapeutic services. Now, new technologies not only permit remote confirmation of abstinence, but also remote delivery of incentives.

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The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics is hosting its annual meeting from the 13th to the 16th of March 2019 in Washington, D.C.

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An Evening with Professor Carl Hart from Columbia University, New York City

Location: Glasgow

Scotland’s new drug strategy says that ‘there is a need (to) examine the links between the law relating to illegal drugs, and the prevention and treatment of drug harm’.

What if drug policy were shaped by science?

Scottish Drugs Forum has asked Professor Hart to envision a drug policy based not on beliefs and stigma; nor on moralising and media outrage but in what can be proved to be true.

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Webinar: Buprenorphine Prescribing in Criminal Justice Settings: The Real Picture

Location: Webinar

Delivered by experts, this webinar will discuss buprenorphine prescribing in criminal justice settings in both secure environments and the community. Topics covered include:

  • an overview of different formulations of buprenorphine
  • the impact of diversion on prescribing decisions
  • evidence regarding the impact of buprenorphine prescribing in criminal justice settings
  • practical dos and don’ts of buprenorphine provision in prisons.

Start: 13th May, 2019 at 7:00pm

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Bridging That Gap – Delivering Scotland’s Drug and Mental Health Strategies

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Mental health issues can lead people to develop a substance use problem; living with a substance use problem can cause or exacerbate a mental health problem.  Mental health can be a significant cause and complication to problem substance use and affects people in midst of crisis and in recovery.

This event will aim to offer a vision of the potential impact of better effective joint work and what can be achieved, and discuss the next steps in terms of service development.

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Conference: Communities Speak

Location: Bratislava

IOGT International invites you to an innovative space to jointly explore comprehensive solutions to the world drug problem. Welcome to this much-needed and innovative conference. 

“Communities Speak” is a conference that provides space for community activists and all people affected by drugs to discuss, share experience and inspire action rooted in evidence-based, comprehensive approaches to the world drug problem.

Time to speak up. Time to give voice to communities. Time for a better approach to the world drug problem.

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Webinar: Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines: New Tools for Professionals

Location: Webinar

Join the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) for a webinar on the Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines (LRCUG).

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An Introduction to Working with Families, Drugs and Alcohol

Location: Liverpool

This training is for any practitioner that works with adult family members affected by drug and/or alcohol misuse.
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Responsible Travels

Location: Brussels

RESPONSIBLE TRAVELS is an event hosted by Euorocare which will take place on 19 March in Brussels.

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Webinar: How to Leverage Partnerships for Communities

Location: Webinar

SAMHSA’s Underage Drinking Prevention Education Initiatives (UADPEI) invites you to join national experts on March 20 to learn about leveraging partnerships in planning/hosting a Communities Talk: Town Hall Meeting to Prevent Underage Drinking (Communities Talk) event. 

This webinar will provide community-based organisations and institutions of higher education with the opportunity to gather recommendations and ask questions of presenters.

Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET​​​​​​​

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Depot Buprenorphine

Location: Sydney, Australia

Depot formations are the cutting edge of drug delivery systems and have the potential to revolutionise opiate substitution treatment.

Professor Lintzeris will explain what depot formulations are and what are their clinical implications.

He will also comment on trials of depot buprenorphine being conducted by the National Drug and Alcohol Centre, UNSW

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Thursday, 21 March 2019

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT

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Alcohol-Induced End Organ Diseases

Location: Ventura, United States

The 2019 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Alcohol-Induced End Organ Diseases "Inflammation and Cell Death: Mechanisms of Tissue Injury by Alcohol" will provide a unique forum to bring together a diverse range of young and established scientists who are studying alcohol-related organ damage.

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UTC 6-8 - Guatemala

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala

The Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (DAP), with funding support from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State will conduct a training of Guatemala treatment professionals in courses UTC 6, 7 and 8. This training will take place between March 25th and April 4th, from 8:30 am to 5 pm at SECCATID zona 10. We expect to train 30 professionals working with SECCATID (national drug authority) and treatment centers.

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Submitted on Thursday 14th March 2019 - 21:27
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NWATTC Webinar: Teens R' Us and the SBIRT Model

Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) model for use with adolescents suspected of substance abuse. An emphasis will be placed on clinical applications of SBIRT.

Mar 27, 2019 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada).

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The MRC Addiction Research Clinical (MARC) Spring School

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

‌The MARC Spring event will deliver a programme of training and talks about clinical academic addiction activities in the UK from leading experts and current MARC fellows.

Thursday afternoon will deliver training and skill development in publishing your work. Speakers include Niall Boyce, Editor of Lancet Psychiatry and Dr David Kessler, Reader in Primary Care at University of Bristol.

You are eligible to attend if you are interested in applying to the MARC scheme to undertake a PhD.

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The Substance Use and Addictive Behaviours (SUAB) European Conference

Location: Manchester

The Substance Use and Addictive Behaviours (SUAB) research group at Manchester Metropolitan University is delighted to present the SUAB 2019 European Conference on long-term recovery and identity.

Exploring various aspects of identity including spirituality, employment, and identity change, this one-day conference will discuss what identity means to those in recovery from problematic substance use and what supports their transition from one identity to another.

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Smoking and Money Advice

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Two thirds of smokers say they want to quit, and if they do it frees up hundreds of pounds a year to spend on other things.

This seminar will describe the work of ASH Scotland's Smoking and Money Advice Project which has recruited a variety of organisations from across Scotland in the trial of a smoking advice resource.

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th February 2019 - 14:00
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Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Location: Chicago, United States

The Global Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference will bring more than 400 student members, alumni, and supporters to the Chicago area from March 29-31 for our annual gathering featuring:

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WCSAD - West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Location: La Quinta, United States

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Join us for this premier behavioral healthcare event and see how we’re creating a unique experience through numerous networking opportunities, a challenging and dynamic agenda, spotlighting programs and services, and much more. Enjoy the company of 1,350 of your fellow colleagues from across the country on the beautiful grounds of the La Quinta Resort. With the help of 78 esteemed faculty, WCSAD will offer 62 varied and challenging workshops and up to 26 continuing education credits. In addition, we offer the following areas of focused interest:

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Submitted on Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 14:19
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