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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Submitted onTuesday 5th February 2019 - 14:59
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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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Submitted onThursday 7th February 2019 - 13:22
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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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Submitted onWednesday 17th October 2018 - 13:59
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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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Submitted onWednesday 14th November 2018 - 14:09
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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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Submitted onFriday 26th October 2018 - 11:14
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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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Submitted onTuesday 22nd January 2019 - 08:19
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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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Submitted onWednesday 17th October 2018 - 14:15
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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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Submitted onWednesday 23rd January 2019 - 14:46
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Conference: Communities Speak

Location: Bratislava

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Submitted onFriday 8th February 2019 - 14:26
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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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Submitted onMonday 11th February 2019 - 09:31
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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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Submitted onMonday 11th February 2019 - 15:52
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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 onWednesday 13th February 2019 - 14:00
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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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Submitted onThursday 7th February 2019 - 11:30
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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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Submitted onThursday 14th February 2019 - 14:58
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