May 2019

Western Canada Addiction Forum

Location: Kelowna, Canada

The Western Canada Addiction Forum serves as an educational opportunity for those working in, or planning to work in, the addictions field.  

The forum is open to physicians and allied health professionals, including pharmacists, nurses and addiction counsellors, interested in expanding their knowledge of addiction and its related issues.

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Submitted onFriday 12th April 2019 - 16:19
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Recovery Connects 2019

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Recovery Collective are pleased to announce Scotland's first ever alcohol and drug-free festival Recovery Connects at Queen's Park Arena on Sunday 12th May!

Alongside an amazing line up of acts, the festival will also provide addiction, mental health and homelessness services, recovery communities and local social enterprises an opportunity to set up stalls to promote the work they do whilst also entertaining the crowd with a range of family-based activities. 

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Submitted onWednesday 17th April 2019 - 08:47
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National Prevention Week

Location: Campaign

National Prevention Week is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders.

SAMHSA’s National Prevention Week will take place May 12 through 18, 2019.

Each year around this observance, communities and organizations across the country come together to raise awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health.

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Submitted onWednesday 20th February 2019 - 09:47
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Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (IOTOD)

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

The IOTOD conference is an annual, CME-accredited, two-day event developed in partnership with internationally-renowned leading opioid dependence experts.

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Submitted onThursday 31st January 2019 - 10:11
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Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Location: Frankfurt

The IOTOD 2019 conference will take place in Frankfurt the 13th- 14th of May

The conference offers a range of exciting and interactive sessions, involving thought-provoking talks and expert-led panel discussions.

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Submitted onMonday 11th March 2019 - 10:59
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The 5th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Gold Coast, Australia

The 5th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held at the Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Gold Coast on Monday 13 May – Wednesday 15 May 2019.

This annual conference offers a two-day educational program of speakers and a half day of workshops.

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Submitted onWednesday 6th February 2019 - 14:28
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Nordic Workshop: Who Decides the Relevance and Validity of Knowledge?

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Objective: This small-scale 2-day workshop targets researchers interested in unfolding the relationship between science and policy-making in questions of public health and lifestyle regulation (concerning for example alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use; gambling; nutrition)

The target group of the workshop are scholars with an interest in the relationship between knowledge production and policies in the fields of lifestyles and public health.

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Submitted onTuesday 5th February 2019 - 07:33
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11th International Conference on Nightlife, Substance Use and Related Health Issues

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The 11th International Conference on Nightlife, Substance Use and Related Health Issues will be held in Amsterdam, 15-17 May 2019.

The conference hopes to bring together experts and stakeholders from a wide range of fields to present, meet and exchange experiences, evidence and views on the latest research, policy and practice relating to protecting and promoting health in urban night-time settings.

 The objectives of Club Health Amsterdam 2019 include:

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Submitted onTuesday 20th February 2018 - 13:49
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Supporting Young People who Hear Voices & Use Drugs or Alcohol

Location: London, United Kingdom

There has been increasing awareness of the relationship between drugs and hearing voices in young people, but much less is said about what it might be like for a young person who uses drugs and hears voices, and even less about ways to support a young person in this situation.

Delivered by trainers with lived experience of using drugs and hearing voices, this training will:

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Submitted onThursday 7th March 2019 - 10:57
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13th ISSDP Conference

Location: Paris, France

The 13th International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP) will be held in Paris, France on 22-24 May 2019.

The scientific committee is accepting abstracts for the event.

The ISSDP Conference is a unique occasion to present your latest findings to an intellectually engaged, diverse and dedicated scholarly community, and to immerse yourself in the state of the art research across the full spectrum of drug policy research, with the participation of leading international scholars.

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Submitted onTuesday 5th February 2019 - 13:55
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Mental Health of Children and Youth

Location: Zlatibor , Serbia

The Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions of Serbia is very pleased to inform you that the 5th Congress of DEAPS will be held on Zlatibor in the ’’Čigota’’ Institute from 23rd to 26th of May 2019.

The theme of the event is Mental Health of Children and Youths - a view to the future.

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Submitted onTuesday 19th February 2019 - 16:40
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Society for Prevention Research - 27th Annual Meeting

Location: San Francisco

The Society for Prevention Research’s 27th annual meeting will be held May 28 – May 31, 2018, in San Francisco.

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Submitted onTuesday 6th November 2018 - 11:23
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World No Tobacco Day

Location: Global

World No Tobacco DayEvery year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).

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Submitted onWednesday 13th February 2019 - 11:09
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