September 2019

International Drug Abuse Research Society Meeting

Location: Casablanca, United States

International Drug Abuse Research Society is an international scientific organisation that promotes and fosters the research and collaboration of scientists around the world in the area of substances of abuse and addiction.

The focus is to foster research in molecular, cellular and systems biology and includes neuropharmacological, neurobehavioral, neurochemical and neuroanatomical themes.

The purposes of IDARS are scientific, educational and charitable. We strive to promote excellence in:                 

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Men, Alcohol and Identity

Location: Edinburgh

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) are co-hosting a four-part seminar series to discuss issues relating to men and alcohol.

Each session will be chaired by an expert in the field who will invite three guest speakers to present their personal responses to three pre-set questions, which are relevant to the topic.

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Refocus on Recovery

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Refocus on Recovery 2019 aims to advance the field of recovery research and to create an international community of influence. 

The conference brings together leading researchers and people who use mental health services, their carers and informal supporters, mental health workers and professionals, and policy-makers and other stakeholders from across mental health services and wider systems.

The four key themes of the event are:

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Submitted on Thursday 14th February 2019 - 07:45
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The 33rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society

Location: Dubrovnik

The European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) is a professional organisation formed to promote empirical and theoretical research in and applications of health psychology within Europe as well as the interchange of information related to health psychology with other associations throughout the world towards an international achievement of these aims.

The Croatian Psychological Association is honoured and delighted to host the 2019 annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society from the 3rd – 7th of September 2019.

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Coming of Age: A Symposium on Cannabis and the Brain

Location: Brisbane, Australia

To mark the tenth anniversary of the Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR), CYSAR and QBI present a series of talks on two important topics that show the intersections between the brain sciences and the study of youth substance use:

  1.  the implications of the legalisation of cannabis in Canada, Uruguay and the USA for the mental health and cognitive development of young people; 
  2. the reasons for and responses to the co-occurrence of alcohol and other drug use and serious mental disorders in young people and their development toward adulthood.
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Submitted on Monday 2nd September 2019 - 08:16
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California Society of Addiction Medicine Review Course & Board Examination Preparation Track

Location: Anaheim, United States

The California Society of Addiction Medicine's Conference is the largest gathering of addiction medicine physicians in the Western U.S.

More than 700 physicians and clinicians are expected to attend, from a variety of practice settings.

Exhibiting at this conference is a unique chance to connect your cutting edge products and services with these clinicians. Exhibits will be available for viewing starting at 7:00 AM on Thursday, September 5th until 4:30 PM on Friday, September 6th. 

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Fifth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference

Location: Prato

Fifth Contemporary Drug Problems Conference will be held from the 4th to the 6th September 2019 at the Monash University Prato Centre in Prato, Italy, near Florence. 

The theme of the event is Rethinking ‘Change’: New Theories, New Topics, New Questions, New Methods.

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The 4th International Congress on Addictive Behavior and Dual Diagnosis

Location: Budapest, Hungary

The 4th International Congress on Addictive Behavior and Dual Diagnosis will be organized around the theme “Exploring Advance Methodologies for Addiction & Mental Disorders Treatment”

Dual Diagnosis 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on the latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Dual Diagnosis 2019.

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CCSAD - Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Location: Hyannis, United States


Last year CCSAD hosted 1200 participants from 7 countries and 42 states. This premier behavioral health conference is dedicated to continuing education and networking, combining workshops and seminars on timely industry topics with an unmatched show-case of the industry’s products, services and facilities in our exhibit hall.

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31st International Conference on Cancer Research and Therapy

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

31st International Conference on Cancer Research and therapy

September 09-10,2019 Zurich, Switzerland

Theme: Battle together for a cancer-free world

Cancer Research and therapy focus on innovative technologies. This gathering incorporates inspiring intelligent presentations and keynote speakers who will give a universal stage to discourse of present and future difficulties in Cancer research and therapy.

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NHS Substance Misuse Provider Alliance Conference

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

The NHS Substance Misuse Providers Alliance invite you to join us for our 2019 conference at Sheffield Hallam University on 9th September 2019.

The conference will bring together a range of speakers who will be sharing their innovations and expertise, offering insight and reflections on how we can more effectively engage and then provide support and treatment for those negatively affected by their use of alcohol.

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Public Health England Annual Conference 2019

Location: Coventry, United Kingdom

Public Health England looks forward to welcoming around 1500 participants to the Public Health England Annual Conference 2019, representing the wide range of organisations working together to improve the health of the public.

Over two days there will be the opportunity to learn, share experience and network.

Speakers will include renowned experts and those with practical experience in putting evidence into action at the local level. 

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8th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Location: Montréal

The 8th INHSU conference covers the latest advances on hepatitis C epidemiology, management and treatment of viral hepatitis among people who use drugs, with a specific focus on hepatitis C.

Through the dissemination of scientific knowledge, the conference aims to contribute to the World Health Organization’s goal of eliminating hepatitis C by 2030.

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Webinar: Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioural Development in Children and Youth

Location: Webinar

Please join the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for the release of the new report, Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development in Children and Youth: A National Agenda.

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Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco - Europe Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

On 12-14th September 2019, the 19th SRNT Europe conference will be held in Oslo, Norway.

The conference will be centred around the theme of ‘Tobacco use in clinical practice and populations’, and will cover the great breadth of tobacco and nicotine research in the following topics:

· Pre-clinical/basic science

· Clinical

· Epidemiology/ Public health

· Policy

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The European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) Conference

Location: Ghent, Belgium

EUSPR 2019 is being held in Ghent, Belgium on 16th and 17th September 2019, with workshops and project meetings scheduled for the 18th.
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World Patient Safety Day

Location: Global Campaign

In May 2019, the 72nd World Health Assembly endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on the 17th of September.

The main objective of World Patient Safety Day is to raise global awareness about patient safety and encourage global solidarity and action.

The theme for the very first World Patient Safety Day is Patient Safety: A Global Health Priority and the slogan is Speak Up for Patient Safety!

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The 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress 2019

Location: Athens, Greece

This year the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress 2019 will take place in Athens, Greece. 

This Congress will feature an exciting line-up of expert speakers and an excellent platform for the exchange of clinical and scientific knowledge on the latest developments and emerging challenges of pediatric neurology. In keeping with the tradition of the EPNS congresses, the event will be a stimulating occasion both scientifically and socially.

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Alcohol Change UK’s Annual Conference

Location: Wrexham, United Kingdom

Alcohol Change UK's 2019 annual conference will take place in Wrexham on Wednesday 18th September 2019.

At this multidisciplinary event, there will be focusing on how to provide the best support for people who might not fit the usual treatment criteria – including some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.

During the day, experts in a range of fields will help us get to grips with issues including: 

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17th EFTC Conference 2019

Location: Thessaloniki, Greece

The European Federation of Therapeutic Communities (EFTC) Conference aims to provide to member organizations and colleagues from all disciplines of drug treatment the opportunity to present, question, clarify and communicate the results, and evaluation of the processes of addiction recovery achieved in therapeutic communities.

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Submitted on Thursday 28th February 2019 - 09:20
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Digital Marketing in the Spotlight

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Digital Marketing in the Spotlight conference is organised by EUCAM, EUROCARE and the Amsterdam Centre for Health Communication (ECHC) and will take place on the 19th of September in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The event will open up a conversation about the impact of digital marketing on the drinking behaviour of young people and ways it can be regulated.

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Location: SERTÃOZINHO-SP, Brazil

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Nordic Reform Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

Join us in Oslo on 20 – 21 of September 2019 to learn what can be done to minimise the harms caused by both drug use and current drug policies.

The Association for Safer Drug Policies has invited some of the world's leading voices in drug policy reform to share their prevention strategies with the Nordic drug policy community.

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European Society for Social Drug Research

Location: Riga, Latvia

The ESSD was founded in 1990 as an association of European social scientists working on drug issues. Its principal aim is to promote social science approaches (especially qualitative research) to drug research, with special reference to the situation in Europe.

At the first ESSD conference in 1990, nearly all the participants took an active role and presented their own research. This active participation has remained a characteristic feature of ESSD conferences and means that participants can actively and effectively share their experiences with their colleagues across Europe. 

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Submitted on Friday 9th August 2019 - 08:03
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16th Annual INEBRIA Conference

Location: Lübeck

International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA) is an international network, primarily consisting of researchers, and importantly also including policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders interested in the potential of brief interventions in health and other settings to reduce the problems caused by alcohol and other drug use. 

Their annual conference is the main event for the network and an important means by which we fulfil our aims and objectives. 

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NAADAC 2019 Annual Conference

Location: Orlando

NAADAC invites you to its 2019 Annual Conference: Navigating the Addiction Profession in Orlando, FL from September 28 - October 3, 2019.

Don't miss six days of education, training, networking, and capacity-building with leaders in the addiction profession!  

Topics include:

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Campus-Based Interventions

Location: Sherbrooke, Canada

Drinking in excess is a long-standing ritual that many students see as an integral part of the postsecondary experience. It is also a significant public health problem that affects students’ lives, including social, academic, legal and health issues. 

The meeting will bring together researchers from around the world to discuss evidence around campus-based interventions that reduce alcohol-related harms among college and university students. 

The program will be organized around the following main areas:

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Submitted on Tuesday 29th January 2019 - 10:30
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