April 2020

41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Location: San Francisco

The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting the 41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Francisco, CA, from April 1-4, 2020.

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AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

Location: Alice Springs, Australia

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

Registrations close Thursday 26th March 2020 COB.

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AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

Location: Alice Springs, Australia

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

During the two-day conference, there will be an opportunity for organisations to bring banners, pamphlets, posters, and information about their services and programs to sit on tables in a dedicated room. 

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Global Festival of Action

Location: Bonn, Germany

The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking annual event, designed by and for the SDG Action community and powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German BMZ, the German Federal Foreign Office and other partners with the overall aim of inspiring action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Submitted on Monday 6th January 2020 - 09:45
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SUAB Annual International Conference - Older Adults’ Substance Use: An International Perspective

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

The Substance Use and Associated Behaviours (SUAB) research centre at Manchester Metropolitan University is delighted to present the SUAB 2020 International Conference Older Adults’ Substance Use: An International Perspective

This one-day conference will take place on April 1st, 2020, from 9am, at Innside Hotel Manchester. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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2020 Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Meeting

Location: San Diego

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference provides scientific programing on cutting-edge research and clinical advances across the addiction field.

Attendees at all levels will have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts in the field while attending a variety of educational and practical sessions.

The theme for the 2020 CPA conference focuses on substance use and addictive behaviours across the lifespan. 

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2020 Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Meeting

Location: San Diego, United States

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference provides scientific programing on cutting-edge research and clinical advances across the addiction field. 

Attendees at all levels will have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts in the field while attending a variety of educational and practical sessions.

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The ASAM 51st Annual Conference

Location: Denver, United States

The ASAM Annual Conference showcases best practices, the latest science, research, and innovations from the masters of addiction medicine.

Learning Objectives

 

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

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The Impact of Disaster on Recovery: The Perfect Storm

Location: Webinar

Description

While natural and human-made disasters continue to plague humankind, the impact of disasters on people in recovery is a largely unexplored territory. In consideration of the fact that disruption of the person's life can put them at risk for relapse, the astute therapist knows that these unexpected events can cause significant distress to the client and possibly have a negative impact on their recovery.

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FREE WEBINAR: Prevention in the COVID-19 Crisis

Location: Webinar

COVID-19 presents a rapidly changing situation for families and young people. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in children and teens. A few of the many things teens might turn to in stressful situation includes the use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs.

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Submitted on Friday 3rd April 2020 - 16:43
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Supporting People who Smoke or Vape During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP

Scientific research is steeply generating a plethora of information on COVID-19. Collecting and analyzing data from cases enhances the identification of risk factors for infection and complications. Because it affects the lungs, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is a severe threat to people who smoke or vape drugs like cannabis and tobacco.

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Submitted on Friday 3rd April 2020 - 14:51
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Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.

The 2020 conference will cover subjects related to research and practice to change health-related behaviour using digital and non-digital approaches; harnessing ideas from digital technologies, the science of behaviour change and industry-academic collaborations to advance knowledge and practice.

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Webinar: Mental Health & COVID-19 Latest Knowledge

Location: Webinar

The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health are launching a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.

The first in the series is Mental Health & COVID-19 Latest Knowledge.

The webinar will address the following questions:

What Do We Know so far?

What Is The Mental Health Impact Of Social Isolation And How To Address It?

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Webinar: Protecting mental health during the COVID-19 epidemic

Location: Santiago, Chile

The Chilean chapter of ISSUP invites you to participate in a webinar on the protection of mental health during the COVID-19 epidemic that will take place next Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. (Chile time).

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Submitted on Friday 3rd April 2020 - 16:50
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Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention & Recovery Models Fit Together

Location: Webinar

Description

This webinar is for anyone with a personal or professional connection to the recovery and prevention communities (such as family members, recovery coaches, therapists, peer support specialists, health educators and prevention specialists) on effective and evidence-based prevention approaches and how they correlate to recovery. Creating a shared language, dialogue, and tools strengthens our collective efforts to work against stigma and provide support to those in need.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:25
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Webinar: Crisis sanitaria y atención remota en salud mental ¿es realmente una innovación? 

Location: Santiago, Chile

El capítulo chileno de ISSUP te invita a participar en un webinar sobre la crisis sanitaria y atención remota en salud mental que se llevará a cabo el próximo jueves, el 9 de abril del 2020 a las 11:00 horas (tiempo Chile). 

Se revisarán los antecedentes de este tipo de intervenciones, su aplicación en las últimas décadas y su consideraciones para su incorporación como alternativa en épocas donde lo presencial deja de ser la condición normal de abordaje.

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Peer Recovery Support Series, Section II: Hiring, Onboarding, and Integration

Location: Webinar

Description

The structure and process of bringing on a Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) staff should be carefully considered before beginning the recruitment process. The role of the PRSS, as well as the flexibility and cooperation of existing staff, will impact the level of integration. To ensure a cohesive team, the entire organization, from administration to executive leadership, will need resources and training as well as implementation support around peer recovery support services and working within a recovery-oriented practice.

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 04:27
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Webinar: Mental Health & COVID-19, Supporting the Mental Health of Frontline Health Workers

Location: Webinar

The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health are launching a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.

The webinars will provide practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants will be encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19.

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Submitted on Monday 6th April 2020 - 13:59
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Webinar: Telemedicine - Challenges in mental health practice

Location: Santiago, Chile

The Chilean chapter of ISSUP invites you to participate in a webinar on 'Telemedicine: Challenges in the Practice of Mental Health' that will be held next Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 9:30 hrs (Chile time).

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Submitted on Tuesday 14th April 2020 - 10:34
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ISAM Webinar- COVID-19 and SUD: A Global Perspective on Challenges and Solutions

Location: Webinar

ISAM Webinar Series on COVID19, 2nd Meeting

Wed, Apr 15, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT) - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (BST)

Speakers will discuss:

  • Examples of good practice.
  • Items that were first considered non-essential services that might have had unintended consequences for substance-using (drug and/or alcohol) populations.
  • Suggestions for training, research, or policy that could help experts to be better prepared in the future.

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Webinar: Alcohol Marketing and Public Health: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP PAHO WHO

Join us on Wednesday, 15 April, 2020, for a new session of the Alcohol and Health Webinar series, titled:  "Alcohol Marketing and Public Health: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?", presented by Dr. David Jernigan .

The session will be in English.

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Peer Recovery Support Series, Section III: Understanding the Pathway and the Process

Location: Webinar

Description

Successful recovery is a journey through a process of change. This webinar will explore the process and identify how peer specialists and providers can intervene in helping individuals with substance use disorders negotiate that recovery journey. The first step involves understanding important tasks and critical activities involved in recovery. There is a common process underlying the many different changes involved in recovery.

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Peer Recovery Support Series, Section IV: The Participatory Process for Solutions to Addiction

Location: Webinar

Description

To support a cohesive recovery community and addiction field services, there needs to be alignment. The treatment model for addiction has evolved with time. There are multiple pathways to recovery for substance use disorder. As treatment for addiction has changed and grown, there is a need for peer to peer participatory process. The outlook on addiction is still strongly negative in areas of the world. Sometimes, even in our own field, there is tension on what is the right treatment for an individual with substance use disorder.

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Serving Families Affected by SUD/MH During COVID-19

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP

The Center on Addiction is supporting families impacted by problems due to substance use that may face new difficulties because of COVID-19. To learn about strategies for helping families navigate these challenges, you can join the online meeting 'Serving Families Affected by SUD/MH During COVID-19', on Friday, April 17, 2020, starting at 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada).

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Submitted on Wednesday 15th April 2020 - 09:21
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Promoting Use of Evidence Based Practice: A Webinar

Location: Webinar, United States

Practice-driven Conceptual and Organizational Framework for Promoting the Adoption and Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices

ICUDDR


Presenter: Laurie Krom, Director Network Coordinating Office Technology Transfer Centers

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14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Location: Kyoto, Japan

The Fourteenth Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 20 to 27 April 2020.

United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice have been held every five years since 1955.

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Webinar: Mental Health & COVID-19 Research

Location: Webinar

The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health are launching a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.

This webinar will address Mental Health & COVID-19 Research.

Speakers will include Mark van Ommeren of WHO, decision makers outlining the research answers they need immediately and mental health researchers explaining what science can tell us now and in the future.

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Submitted on Monday 6th April 2020 - 15:16
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Webinar: Developing University-Based Drug Demand Reduction Academic Programs: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities for Resource Constrained Countries

Location: Webinar

Developing University-Based Drug Demand Reduction Academic Programs: Experiences, Challenges, and Opportunities for Resource-Constrained Countries

ICUDDR

When: April 21st at 5 PM BST.

Presented by: Beatrice Kathungu, Faculty, Department of Psychology, Kenyatta University

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Submitted on Tuesday 21st April 2020 - 10:19
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Webinar: Trauma and Substance Use

Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide information about

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Submitted on Monday 20th April 2020 - 08:23
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9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Although there have been thousands of published articles on FASD, there still remains limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD. As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas continues to be critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions.

Continuing on the work of eight previous conferences, there remains a clear need to examine relevant global research, programs and policies. 

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Practical Recommendations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Location: Webinar

Description

This presentation will discuss strategies for effectively assessing, conceptualizing, and treating co-morbid eating disorders and substance use disorders. The presentation will begin with a brief review of quantitative and qualitative assessment strategies, followed by a short discussion around case conceptualization. The majority of the presentation will focus on psychotherapeutic interventions, with an emphasis on strategies drawn from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 04:33
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Webinar: Recomendaciones de cuidado para las personas usuarias de drogas frente a la pandemia de COVID-19

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 revención en consumos problemáticos desde el modelo participativo

ISSUP Argentina les invita a participar en un webinar en el que se abordarán las dificultades y desafíos a los que nos vemos enfrentados quienes trabajamos en prevención y asistencia en el campo de los consumos problemáticos. El webinar tendrá lugar el 22 de abril de 2020 a las 11 hrs (tiempo de Argentina).

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Submitted on Tuesday 14th April 2020 - 10:38
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Supporting the Families of Substance Users: An Interview with Vivienne Evans OBE

Location: London, United Kingdom

Register for the next webinar in the ISSUP Expert days series:

ISSUP Expert Days

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Submitted on Tuesday 7th April 2020 - 12:29
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Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research

Location: Haarlem, Netherlands

The fourth edition of the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research. ICPR 2020 takes place from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 April 2020 in Haarlem, The Netherlands.

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Submitted on Tuesday 11th February 2020 - 08:49
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Peer Recovery Support Series, Section V: Supervision and Management

Location: Webinar

Description

To support a successful peer program, effective supervision is essential. Equipping supervisors with knowledge of the day to day functions, including practice boundaries specific to the peer role, will increase job satisfaction and retention, reduce communication breakdowns, and lead to better outcomes for the individuals served. For Peer Recovery Support Specialists (PRSS), supervision typically has two components: administrative and supportive. Administrative supervision works with the needs of the agency (scheduling, benefits, etc.).

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 04:35
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UTC 4 Counselling Skills for Addiction Professionals and UTC 6 Case Management

Location: San Juan, La union , Philippines

Registration link. http://tiny.cc/UTCAPRIL2020
These are core courses towards your addiction professional credential goals

 

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19th World Congress on Clinical Pediatrics

Location: Prague, Czechia

The Clinical Pediatrics Congress 2020 will take place on April 27-28, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Clinical Pediatrics Congress 2020 is an international platform which is set to discuss the recent approaches and challenges faced in relevant to child health care and medicine.

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Submitted on Monday 6th January 2020 - 09:50
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Mental Health & COVID-19 Funding

Location: Webinar

The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health are launching a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.

This webinar will look at Mental Health & COVID-19 Funding.

Speakers will include UN agencies, bilateral donors and national governments, on what funding exists and how to maximise its impact.

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Submitted on Monday 6th April 2020 - 15:19
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Public Health 2020

Location: Winnipeg, Canada

Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Public health is constantly evolving and is directly impacted by our ever-expanding knowledge of the world in which we live and by the political climate of time and place.

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Webinar: Prevención - El sistema SENDA basado en la evidencia

Location: Santiago, Chile

Webinar

El capítulo chileno de ISSUP te invita a participar en un webinar sobre 'Prevención - El sistema SENDA basado en la evidencia' que se llevará a cabo el próximo martes, el 28 de abril de 2020 a las 10:00 hrs (tiempo de Chile). 

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Submitted on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - 08:23
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The Three I's - Impairment, Intoxication, & Under the Influence: How to Identify These in the Workplace

Location: Webinar, United States

Drug free America ISSUP

Calling All Workplace Stakeholders!

Drug Free America Foundation cordially invites you to participate in this essential workplace live webinar Tuesday April 28, 2020 at 10:00 AM ET with the topic of The Three I's - Impairment, Intoxication, & Under the Influence: How to Identify These in the Workplace.

Webinar Summary

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Submitted on Tuesday 31st March 2020 - 10:09
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First Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting of the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ICUDDR

The goal of the meeting is to present and discuss proposals in relation to the development of activities to reduce the demand for drugs, between Latin American and Caribbean universities, in coordination with the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD), and the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR).

More Information available in:

http://www.cicad.oas.org/main/aboutcicad/activities_eng.asp?IE=AR012C

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 08:58
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Addiction Medicine Conference

Location: Asheville, United States

The 11th annual spring Addiction Medicine Conference to be held April 30 – May 2, 2020 in Asheville, NC, will continue to provide 3 days of in-depth exploration of addiction medicine and will include a wide range of topics combining plenary sessions and skill-building workshops, and providing opportunities for networking.

Addiction Medicine 2020 is appropriate for primary care providers as well as addiction medicine specialists.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 08:05
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Webinar: El sistema de tratamiento en Chile - Situación actual y los desafíos futuros

Location: Santiago, Chile

Webinar

El capítulo chileno de ISSUP te invita a participar en un webinar sobre 'El sistema de tratamiento en Chile: Situación actual y los desafíos futuros' que se llevará a cabo el próximo martes, el 30 de abril de 2020 a las 10:00 hrs (tiempo de Chile). 

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Submitted on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 - 08:27
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