October 2019

2019 Conference on Academic, Social and Emotional Learning

Location: Chicago, United States

The 2019 CASEL Conference will provide the opportunity for multiple generations of stakeholders to engage in cross-disciplinary conversations that catalyze new partnerships and drive action. The learning agenda will explore cutting-edge science, practice, and policy. The gathering will reflect social and emotional learning in both content and form, including experiential activities for participants to engage in and bring back to their communities.

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8th European Conference on Mental Health

Location: Belfast

The 8th European Conference on Mental Health will take place 2nd-4th October in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Abstract submission is now open!

The organisation committee particularly welcome papers that challenge current research, policy and practice. When submitting abstracts the themes should be interpreted broadly, as they are not intended to limit potential contributions. The conference themes are set out below:

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Advancing Public Health in International Alcohol Control

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Action is needed by governments to control the marketing, labelling and availability of alcohol given the growing evidence about the burden of disease and premature mortality associated with alcohol use.

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Symposium on Campus-based Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-related Harms Among College and University Students

Location: Quebec

Hear from international experts, network with colleagues working to reduce alcohol harms on Canadian campuses, and learn more about strategies and programs targeting individual students, the campus culture and surrounding communities. 

Speakers to include:


Dr Jennifer Merrill, Brown University, Rhode Island, U.S.
Students’ Motivation for Change 

Registration is now open and is free of charge.

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Together Against Stigma 2019

Location: Singapore, Singapore

The Together Against Stigma (TAS) conference is an international platform to discuss stigma issues that continue to plague people with mental health conditions, preventing them from seeking help, gaining acceptance in society and leading a productive life that they deserve. Uniting against mental health stigma, the global community looks forward to keeping abreast of the latest developments, research outcomes and best practices in this field.

Deadline for abstract submission: 15th April 2019

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UTC 1 and 2 training

Location: Baguio City, Philippines

Utc 1 and 2 training in Baguio city by Serenity in the Steps , approved Colombo Plan DAP education provider And PRc  accredited CPD points provider
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Submitted on Thursday 27th June 2019 - 10:30
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IntNSA 2019 Annual Educational Conference

Location: Baltimore, United States

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse, and addictions. Providing patient-centred care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services are best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.

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Webinar: “Involving Families in Community Behavioral Health, A Win-Win Proposition”

Location: Webinar, United States

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World Mental Health Day 2019

Location: Global Campaign

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health. 

The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

The theme selected for this year’s Day is suicide prevention.

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Webinar: 'Suicide Prevention: Science & Trends'

Location: Webinar, United States

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. ET

Duration:  1 hour

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#RightToKnow - International Conference about Alcohol Labeling

Location: Helsinki, Finland

The International Conference on Alcohol Labeling brings together political and industry experts and stakeholders to discuss alcohol labelling.

The conference aims to encourage the European Commission (EC) and the Parliament to align alcoholic beverages with other food products by introducing legislation for obligatory ingredients or nutritional information listing on alcoholic beverages.

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Submitted on Tuesday 30th July 2019 - 14:46
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Webinar: Alcohol, MDMA and Cannabis Use: Impact on the Adolescent Brain

Location: Webinar

Summary

This webinar is for teachers, school staff, parents and others who are interested in understanding the effect of drugs on the adolescent brain. It will explore the development of adolescent brain and how this process is interrupted by the use of alcohol, MDMA and cannabis. It will also provide information on harm reduction strategies that parents and teachers can implement amongst teenagers, in order to reduce harm.

Benefits

This webinar will provide:

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Drug Policy in Asia: Rights, Wrongs and Emerging Trends

Location: Hong Kong , China

The 1st Asia Regional Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy will be held at the University of Hong Kong from 14 -15 October 2019. 

The theme of the 2019 meeting is “Drug Policy in Asia: Rights, Wrongs and Emerging Trends”. This meeting in Hong Kong aims to provide a multi-disciplinary platform for participants to assess the gap between rights and practice implementation of drug policies in Asia. 

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Addiction Health Services Research Conference

Location: Park City, United States

The 2019 Addictions Health Services Research (AHSR) annual conference will take place in Park City, Utah, October 16 -18, 2019. 

AHSR has been an annual conference for over a decade that brings leading clinicians, scholars, stakeholders, and community partners to share their discoveries, network with colleagues, and learn the most up-to-date research regarding how to identify, assess, and treat persons with addictions.

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Submitted on Wednesday 19th June 2019 - 13:02
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National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre Annual Research

Location: Sydney

The 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is being held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre, UNSW Sydney.

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Alcohol Marketing: Protecting the Vulnerable

Location: London, United Kingdom

On 16 October in London, the IAS hosts a conference on 'Alcohol Marketing: Protecting the Vulnerable'.

There will be sessions on:

  • protecting young people
  • regulating the online 'wild west'
  • disrupting social norms: alcohol marketing and gender, sports and recovery
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2nd International Conference on Addiction Research & Behavioral Health

Location: Vancouver, Canada

The 2nd International Conference on Addiction Research and Behavioural Health will take place on October 16-17th October in Vancouver, Canada.

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Webinar: CBD – The Emerging Science and Potential Health Implications

Location: webinar, United States

October 17, 2019 (12:00 PM Eastern, Washington, DC time)

 

To register, please visit:

https://forum.issup.net/t/webinar-cbd-the-emerging-science-and-potential-health-implications/5325

 

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International Conference on Prevention: Addictions and Other Problematic Behaviors

Location: Sevilla, Spain

On October 17 and 18, 2019 the International conference on prevention: addictions and other problematic behaviors will be held at the Faculty of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry, University of Sevilla in Spain.

The main objetives are:

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2019 AATOD Conference

Location: Orlando

The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. 2019 conference will be held on October 19-23, 2019, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.

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The Fifth Annual Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The 5th International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH2019) is an event that will explore the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health.

The event is set to take place in Edinburgh, Scotland on the 21st-23rd October and will present a Conference Program that will address three main areas:

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International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop 2019

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The International Cannabis Toolkit Workshop 2019 will take place on 22nd October 2019 in Lisbon as a side event of the Lisbon Addictions conference (23rd – 25th October 2019).

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Lisbon Addictions 2019

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The third European conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies will be held in Lisbon from 23–25 October 2019.

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Submitted on Thursday 8th November 2018 - 10:43
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National Conference on Addiction Disorders West

Location: Denver

The National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) is returning to Denver with its NCAD West conference. Join addiction, mental and behavioural health experts for a balanced, professional, and respectful dialogue on different treatment modalities. This is the place to listen and be challenged.

Abstract submission is now open.

 

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Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference

Location: Halifax

The 31st annual Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 24-27, 2019.  #CSAM2019

Building Bridges through Shared Learning/Créer des connections grâce à l’apprentissage partagé is the theme, connecting research and evidence-based treatments with presentations about current knowledge and skills in addictions care in Canada.

The Annual CSAM Conference (October 24-26) will feature:

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SRNT-O Inaugural Conference

Location: Sydney, Australia

The inaugural SRNT-Oceania Chapter conference will be held in Sydney, Australia.

The aim of the conference is to share and celebrate the highest quality research and practice targeting tobacco use reduction and smoking cessation in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations throughout Oceania and the region. 

The conference will be held on the 24th and 25th of October at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney. 

The conference programme can be viewed here.

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The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium

Location: Santiago, Chile

The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will take place in Santiago, Chile on 22 - 25 October 2019.

The Cochrane Colloquium is an annual event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss putting research into important global health questions and promoting evidence-informed health care.

The focus of the Colloquium is on ‘Embracing diversity’, which recognizes that Cochrane is a diverse community, addressing diverse health questions from diverse stakeholders using a range of diverse methods.

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Drug Policy, Diplomacy and Public Health

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem set the tone for the drug policy reform debate but moving forward, many fear that this tone will be lost. In this 3-day course, we will explore questions such as:

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Submitted on Thursday 22nd August 2019 - 13:02
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Drugs & Alcohol Treatment and Recovery: Local System Snapshot

Location: London

Collective Voice invites you to this local 'system snapshot', to hear from people across the treatment and recovery system in London. The event is designed to allow you to voice your opinion and promote discussion about how we can collaborate in the future. 

This event will include a workshop looking at the local response to drug-related deaths.

As well as presentations, a generous amount of time has been allocated for discussion.

Speakers confirmed so far are:

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Submitted on Friday 11th October 2019 - 14:04
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The Road to Global Mental Health

Location: London

The Road to Global Mental Health Conference, which marks the 10-year anniversary of the Centre for Global Mental Health, will focus on research projects, education engagements and overall achievements from 2009 to 2019, as well as reflect on the future of global mental health.

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20th International Congress on Addictions "50 Years of Attention to Addictions"

Location: MEXICO CITY, Mexico

Within the framework of the 50th Anniversary of Centros de Integración Juvenil, A.C. (CIJ), we extend a cordial invitation to attend the 20th International Congress on Addictions "50 years of Attention to Addictions."

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The Importance of Trauma Informed Support for People Using Substances

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Dr Karen Bailey, Jude Kelman (lead psychologist for HMPPS women's estate) & Kirsty Tate (Learning and Development Lead for the Nelson Trust will lead the next Substance Use and Associated Behaviours (SUAB) seminar focussing on: 

The Importance of Trauma Informed Support for People Using Substances

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Submitted on Friday 23rd August 2019 - 11:39
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Testing the Waters 2019

Location: Guangdong province, China

The Fourth International Conference on Wastewater Analysis will take place 29th October – 1st November at Marco Polo Lingnan Tiandi in Foshan, Guangdong province, China.

Target Audience:

Experts of the disciplines involved in wastewater analysis, including analytical and environmental chemists, epidemiologists, pharmacologists; stakeholders in the related areas of public health, addiction and prevention, drug administration, and law enforcement.

Themes:

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9th City Health Conference

Location: Melbourne, Australia

The 9th City Health Conference will take place in Melbourne, 3rd-4th October.

City Health International is a network of individuals and organisations engaged in the study of and the response to structural health issues and health behaviour in the urban environment.

 

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Submitted on Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 11:03
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50 Años de Atención de las Adicciones

Location: Mexico City

This year Centers for Youth Integration, AC (CIJ) celebrates 50 years of uninterrupted work in prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, research and addiction training. 

That is why the 20th International Congress on Addictions will commemorate these 50 years of attention to drug use. 

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