March 2020

Alcohol and the Nervous System

Location: Galveston

The 2020 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Alcohol and the Nervous System will provide a unique forum to bring together a diverse range of young and established alcohol researchers and experts in complementary fields. 

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United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Location: Vienna, Austria

The Sixty-third United Nation Commission on Narcotic Drugs session will take place in Vienna, Austria, 2-6 March 2020.

The event involves the policy making body of the United Nations with the prime responsibility in drug related matters.

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Submitted on Friday 13th December 2019 - 14:51
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Free Webinar: Opioid Agonist Treatment for Pharmaceutical Opioid Dependence

Location: Webinar

Turning Point will be offering a free webinar Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at 8:30 AM ACST

This session aims to briefly cover the main opioid agonist pharmacotherapies for opioid dependence, and summarise the evidence for the use of these treatments for pharmaceutical opioid dependence.

  • What can clinicians do to help clients transition to treatment?
  • What are the current treatments – who is suitable for what – why would clients consider it?
  • A review of some of the content from conversation articles

Objectives

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Submitted on Wednesday 12th February 2020 - 10:03
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Telepsychiatry: The CCBHC Staffing Solution

Location: Webinar, United States

National Council for Behavioral Health

This webinar will explore how telepsychiatry can be an innovative workforce development solution to help you achieve your CCBHC goals specific to patient access and how telepsychiatry removes the geographic recruitment barriers, allowing you augment your on-site clinical with specialty clinicians from around the country.

Mar 4, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Submitted on Friday 7th February 2020 - 13:10
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Planet Youth Conference

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

Planet Youth's next conference will be held on the 4th to 6th of March 2020. 

Participants will be provided with an extensive overview of the Planet Youth methodology introduced by the employees of ICSRA. 

At the end of the conference, participants should have a good understanding of the basic elements of the Planet Youth method and be able to estimate the feasibility of adopting the model in their own community.

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Submitted on Wednesday 25th September 2019 - 10:27
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Reducing Ill-Health, Hospitalisation & Death among People who Use Drugs

Location: Glasgow

About this Event

Join Drug Research Network Scotland for a half-day seminar with Dan Lewer (Public Health Registrar and NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow at University College London).

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Submitted on Wednesday 4th March 2020 - 14:08
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Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass

Location: London, United Kingdom

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass by the Society for the Study of Addiction in association with Kings College London.

The aim is to stimulate further interest in, and understanding of, qualitative methods in the addiction field. The day will be structured around lectures by four leading UK-based qualitative researchers, who will each showcase one of their own qualitative projects. There will also be time for discussion and interaction with the audience.

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Submitted on Friday 8th November 2019 - 19:11
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The 6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Dublin, Ireland

The 6th Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2020 (GAPC 2020) will be held in Dublin, Ireland 9-11 March 2020.

GAPC is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers, advocates, researchers, civil society activists and practitioners. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 26th March 2019 - 11:42
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NAM Action Collaborative Webinar on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Location: Washington DC, United States

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT (the US)

TO REGISTER NOW, PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

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Submitted on Thursday 5th March 2020 - 21:07
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Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 26th Annual Meeting

Location: New Orleans, United States

The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 26th Annual Meeting will take place from the 11th-14th March in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SRNT 2020 Annual Meeting Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, March 11

 8:30 am - 11:30 am
 Pre-conference workshops

 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Lunch (on your own)

 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 Network Meetings

 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
 FDA Session

 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
 Opening Plenary Lecture

 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
 Opening Welcome Reception

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ICATT 2020 : International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy

Location: Miami, United States

ICATT 2020: International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Addiction Treatment and Therapy.

The event also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Addiction Treatment and Therapy.

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Submitted on Wednesday 11th September 2019 - 14:18
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ISSUP Expert Days Webinar: Authentic Self-Care for Addiction Professionals

Location: Webinar, United States

Join us on March 13th, 2020 for our second ISSUP Expert Days webinar with Cary Hopkins Eyles

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Submitted on Wednesday 19th February 2020 - 13:29
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Viewing the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Communities through the Lens of Prevention

Location: Washington, United States

Join the Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) Network 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

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Scholarly Publishing Symposium 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP

Researchers are increasingly using author identifiers, preprints, and social media to improve the visibility and discoverability of their research products. With rapid changes in technology and publishing models, researchers have more options than ever before to place their research findings in the public arena. Join us for this NIH Library-hosted symposium as experts discuss how you can elevate the visibility of your research, make it easier to find, and have a greater impact.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 14:34
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Webinar - The Art of Listening

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP

What does it mean to make listening the central piece of our leadership and organizing practices? How can we do so effectively? And how can we use it as a tool to produce better results?

Join the Communities Project for this webinar and find out.

Thursday, March 19th at 2pm ET / 1pm CT / 12pm MT / 11am PT (US time)

To REGISTER, please visit: https://communitiesproject.formstack.com/forms/march_19th_webinar

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Submitted on Wednesday 4th March 2020 - 10:08
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14th European Congress on Heroin Addiction & Related Clinical Problems

Location: Grenoble

EUROPAD exists to improve the lives of opiate misusers and their families and to reduce the impact of illicit drug use on society as a whole.

The association works to develop opiate addiction treatment in Europe but also aims to make a major contribution to the knowledge of, and attitudes to, addiction treatment worldwide.

Every two years the Association organises a conference in a major European centre. The most recent of these attracted 500 delegates, an impressive collection of international speakers and a wide range of original papers.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 08:34
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Men and Alcohol: Seminar Series IV

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Men & Alcohol: what's next? This is the fourth and final event in the 'Men & Alcohol' seminar series co-hosted by SHAAP and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS). An expert panel will discuss the following questions:

  • How will men be affected by alcohol in the future?
  • How can alcohol-related harms to men be prevented or reduced?

  • How do we strike a balance between state intervention and individual responsibility?

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Submitted on Monday 2nd December 2019 - 14:49
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ISAM Webinar Series on COVID-19 and SUD: A Global Perspective on Challenges and Solutions

Location: Webinar

ISAM ISSUP

The current COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected various populations globally. The International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) believes that the impact of this pandemic on people struggling with Substance Use Disorders could not be overlooked and will be holding a series of webinars with partners from different parts of the world, discussing challenges and solutions regarding the current pandemic from the addiction medicine perspective.

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Submitted on Friday 20th March 2020 - 11:57
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3rd International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy

Location: Amsterdam

3rd International Conference on Addiction Research and Therapy is designed under the theme “An understandable look at the dilemma of Addiction” to show the latest trends on Addiction Science.

The key motto of Addiction Conference is to unite the like-minded individuals to mold the future of research that will shape the future of the world. Addiction Conference will rewrite your brain with the new technique and innovation which will help to boost self-esteem and confidence.

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Submitted on Tuesday 28th May 2019 - 08:22
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Geneva Health Forum 2020

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The Geneva Health Forum, created in 2006, is one of the most important conferences of Global Health.

Every two years the GHF brings together Swiss and international participants from all sectors.

The overall goal of the Geneva Health Forum is to promote innovative practices that improve care access, especially in resource-poor settings.

To achieve this goal, the Geneva Health Forum aims to:

  • give visibility to innovative field experiences;

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 07:54
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The Progress Note: Where Law & Ethics Meet Efficiency

Location: Webinar

Description

This presentation is geared at increasing addiction counsellor understanding of the legal, ethical, and liability-related factors that come into play with clinical documentation, regardless of pay source (insurance, public funding like Medicare, or private pay, etc.) or work context (agency, private practice, etc.). There will also be a discussion about strategies for how to conceptualize medical necessity and efficiently integrate it into different clinical documentation components.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:38
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WEBINAR: 'Update on Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) Curriculum'

Location: Webinar, United States

WHAM

The Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) developed the Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) curriculum to encourage enhanced resiliency, wellness, and self-management of health and behavioral health in people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

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Submitted on Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 13:40
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WEBINAR: 'Mental Health Systems' Response to Public Health Emergencies.'

Location: Webinar, United States

MHTTC

Public health emergencies can render several challenges for mental health facilities' capacity to provide care to the populations they serve. Administrators and providers can take crucial steps to prepare for these emergencies and respond when they occur.

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Submitted on Tuesday 24th March 2020 - 14:04
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Alcohol and the Outbreak: Free Webinar

Location: Webinar

The coronavirus outbreak has created radically new conditions for everyone, including those working to reduce alcohol harm.

They pose profound new challenges, while changing the social and economic drivers of harm, perhaps not always for the worse.

Expert speaker will seed a free-flowing group discussion of a vast and rapidly evolving topic.

Addiction psychiatrist Peter Rice will put post-covid drinking at home in the context of a long trend in that direction.

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Submitted on Thursday 26th March 2020 - 12:34
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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

Location: Global Campaign

Many teenagers are not aware of the risks to their health, to their success in school and the dangers while driving under the influence. When teens are given the scientific facts about drugs, they can be better prepared to make good decisions for themselves and they can share this information with others.

NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 7th January 2020 - 11:22
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