May 2020

McLean Hospital Addictions Conference 2020

Location: Boston

Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital are pleased to offer this intensive 2-day course which brings together some of the foremost authorities in the addiction field.

Topics will include new, evidence-based treatments, the nuances of treating co-occurring disorders along with addiction, and special populations. Smaller breakout sessions allow for in-depth exploration of topic areas in an interactive and stimulating format that should enhance learning and skill-building.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 08:20
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iCAAD 2020

Location: London

iCADD is hosting the largest European conference on addiction, behaviour, and emotional wellbeing.

Join iCADD for 3 days of networking, furthering global connection, communication and understanding in the prevention and treatment of Behavioral, Mental and Emotional Health, facilitated by world-renowned speakers on our uniquely eclectic combination of topics.

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Submitted on Friday 1st November 2019 - 20:49
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Webinar: Mental Health & COVID-19 Best Practice Public Health Information Campaigns

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 Best Practice Public Health Information Campaigns.

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Submitted on Monday 6th April 2020 - 15:40
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Webinar: Solidariedade - Momento difícil, mas mostra que o brasileiro ajuda o próximo

Location: Webinar

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 10:14
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Webinar: Advocating for Addiction Science Programs at the University Level

Location: Webinar

Advocating for Addiction Science Programs at the University Level

ICUDDR

When: May 6th at 10 AM BST

Presented by: Matej Kosir, Director, the Utrip Research and Development Institute (UTRIP)

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Submitted on Tuesday 21st April 2020 - 10:11
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Coronavirus and drug-related issues: are we ready to learn the lessons?

Location: Webinar

The EMCDDA is offering a new series of webinars around the theme of COVID-19. The purpose of the webinars is to help those working in the drugs field understand how drug users, and those supporting them, are coping with the pandemic and to share knowledge and experience. The webinars will give a voice to key professionals working in the drugs field and will allow for discussion on emerging challenges. 

The first webinar will take place on 6 May on the theme: 

'Coronavirus and drug-related issues: are we ready to learn the lessons?'

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 13:29
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ISAM Webinar Series on COVID-19 and SUD: A Global Perspective on Challenges and Solutions

Location: Webinar

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.

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 10:41
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COVID-19 - Responding to Mental Health and Isolation in the Pandemic

Location: Webinar

Scottish Drug Forum's fourth free COVID-19 webinar will focus on mental health among people who use substances during the pandemic.

The current COVID-19 situation presents unique challenges for people who use alcohol and other drugs and who experience poor mental health. They are particular risk group with very specific needs and are perhaps most at risk of loneliness and isolation. Difficult feelings can make it easy for substance use to escalate or for people to relapse. 

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Asian-American, Native Hawaiian, & Pacific Islander Communities and Addressing Stigma

Location: Webinar

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Webinar: Nuestras ocupaciones en tiempos de pandemia

Location: Santiago, Chile

 

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ISSUP Chile te invita a participar en un webinar sobre 'Nuestras ocupaciones en tiempos de pandemia' que se llevará a cabo este jueves, el 7 de mayo de 2020 a las 10:00 hrs (tiempo de Chile). 

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 10:20
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Interactive Dialogue on Alcohol and COVID-19: A Dangerous Mix

Location: Webinar, United States

ISSUP

What are Interactive Dialogues?

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Submitted on Monday 20th April 2020 - 11:20
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Webinar: Familias, convivencias con situaciones de consumo en tiempos de pandemia

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina les invita a participar en un webinar sobre familias, convivencias con situaciones de consumo en tiempos de pandemia. El webinar tendrá lugar el 11 de mayo de 2020 a las 10:00 hrs (tiempo de Argentina).

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 10:09
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Nicotine & Tobacco: Current Issues, Policy & Practice

Location: Stirling

This is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module and Knowledge Exchange Workshop currently hosted by the University of Stirling on behalf of SPECTRUM. It is convened by Dr Allison Ford and has been successfully delivered for over ten years at various of our partner Universities throughout the UK.

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Submitted on Wednesday 4th March 2020 - 14:23
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6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Queensland

In the world of addiction, nobody faces the same journey.

Prevention, treatment and recovery is not one size fits all, and when it comes to physical, mental and behavioural addictions, breaking the stigma is essential.

At the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, you have access to the latest research, projects and strategies to help meet the diverse and complex needs of your clients.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 08:24
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Webinar Ask the Experts: innovaTEL Telepsychiatry Shares Telemental Health Best Practices

Location: Webinar

As telehealth expands across the country in response to COVID-19, behavioral health providers are having to rapidly train up and transition staff with limited or little experience in delivering services remotely. 

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:37
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Racial Equity and Health Disparities in the Age of COVID-19: What New Strategies are Needed.

Location: Webinar

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 12:58
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Webinar: Children and adolescents consumed in times of pandemic

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar about children and adolescents with consumption in times of pandemic.. The webinar will take place on May 12, 2020 at 10:00 hrs (Argentina time).

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Submitted on Tuesday 5th May 2020 - 10:12
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Webinar: Supporting University Students During COVID-19

Location: Webinar

Webinar: Supporting University Students During COVID-19

ICUDDR

When: May 12th at 2 PM BST.

Presented by: Cary Hopkins Eyles, MA, CAP

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Submitted on Tuesday 21st April 2020 - 10:14
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Energy Psychology Techniques for Reducing Trauma & Addiction

Location: Webinar

Energy psychology techniques have shown continuous efficacy in reducing trauma brain responses. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Thought Field Therapy (TFT) use tapping on acupressure meridians to reduce agitated sympathetic nervous system agitation to parasympathetic nervous system resting response within minutes.

The webinar will discuss the neuroscience behind the techniques and demonstrate the use of these techniques to reduce anxiety in clients.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Webinar: Una perspectiva de derechos humanos en la prevención del consumo de alcohol

Location: Webinar

Como parte de la serie de seminarios sobre Alcohol y Salud, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) les invita a participar el miércoles 13 de mayo, en el seminario virtual "Una perspectiva de derechos humanos en la prevención del consumo de alcohol". 

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:51
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Prevention in a post-Covid-world: WEBINAR

Location: Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting pretty much everything these days including primary prevention. We at Planet Youth have been keeping in touch with our partners around the world to learn how the pandemic is affecting on-going Planet Youth projects and projects that are being started.
 
We have learned that there is an interest amongst our partners and those working with primary prevention in learning what is going on in other countries and how COVID-19 is impacting public health in general and primary ATOD prevention specifically.
 

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th May 2020 - 04:31
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Building the Capacity of the Prevention Workforce

Location: Webinar

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Submitted on Thursday 30th April 2020 - 14:12
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Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Substance Use Disorders: Prevention & Management

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

On May 15, 2020 ISSUP Kenya, in collaboration with ISSUP Global, presented a webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Substance Use Disorders: Prevention & Management.
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Submitted on Wednesday 13th May 2020 - 13:59
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National Addiction Leadership Conference

Location: San Diego

NAATP National is one of the most important, engaging, and influential conferences in our industry. 

This leadership conference remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field. 

This year’s conference will bring together four powerful segments of the system: providers, payers, policy advocates, and our national guiding agencies.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 08:30
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Universal Treatment Curriculum 1 & 2

Location: Bagiuo City, Philippines

Get on board the Global Initiative to Professionalise and Credential Addiction Workers. 

Begin with the entry level courses of UTC 1 and 2 

Train at 5000 feet above sea level, in the Philippine mountain resort City of Baguio.

UTC 1: Physiology and Pharmacology for Addiction Professionals 

UTC 2: Treatment for Substance Use Disorder | Continuom of Care for Addiction Professionals 

Participants: 30

Attire: Semi Formal / Corporate

Location: Hotel Villa Silvina, 15 Outlook Drive Bagiuo City

Registration link: 

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Submitted on Monday 6th January 2020 - 00:20
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UTC 1 and 2 Training in Baguio

Location: Baguio , Philippines

Interested in becoming a credentialed drug demand reduction professional? 

Here is an opportunity to be trained in the entry level courses of the Universal Treatment Curriculum training series at 5000 feet above sea level in the mountain resort city of Baguio, Philippines 

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 14:08
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IOTOD 2020 Conference

Location: Amsterdam

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

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Submitted on Tuesday 7th January 2020 - 13:21
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Prevention of Substance Use Based on Evidence and Cultural Adaptation

Location: Washington DC, United States

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This presentation will give a brief summary of the meaning of evidence-based prevention, what interventions consist of, and the scope they may have. In the same way, there will also be a review of the learnings and outcomes that both prevention practice and research have left, as well as the barriers that are imposed for the implementation of these interventions.

Keepin'it REAL (KiR), a prevention program that teaches life strategies to young people between the ages of 12 and 14, will be talked about.

Time: May 19, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Submitted on Monday 18th May 2020 - 11:48
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Webinar: School prevention of the use of psychoactive substances - Challenges in the times of COVID19

Location: Webinar

ICUDDR

'School prevention of the use of psychoactive substances - Challenges in the times of COVID19'

Please note that the webinar is presented in Spanish.

When: May 19th at 4 PM BST.

Presented by: Fernando Salazar, PhD

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Submitted on Tuesday 21st April 2020 - 10:17
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How is COVID-19 shaping the future of drug services in Europe?

Location: Webinar

The EMCDDA is offering a new series of webinars around the theme of COVID-19. The purpose of the webinars is to help those working in the drugs field understand how drug users, and those supporting them, are coping with the pandemic and to share knowledge and experience. The webinars will give a voice to key professionals working in the drugs field and will allow for discussion on emerging challenges. The sessions, chaired by EMCDDA staff members, are open to EMCDDA employees, the Reitox network and professionals working in the domain.

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Submitted on Friday 15th May 2020 - 12:37
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14th European Congress on Heroin Addiction & Related Clinical Problems

Location: Grenoble, France

The 14th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) conference will be held in Grenoble, France on May 29-31, 2020.

Symposium, Free Communications and Posters Submission Deadline: December 1st 2019

Suggested topics are:

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Submitted on Friday 13th September 2019 - 10:47
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Introduction to Addiction Prevention for Academics: An Original E-learning Module Based on EUPC

Location: Online

Summary: This learning collaborative will provide support and instruction in using the new e-learning module based on EUPC. Our instructor will train people how to use it and integrate it into their academic programs/courses. 

This series is for professionals who want to be able to provide a basic overview of addictions to their students and professionals who may benefit from the knowledge but do not necessarily specialise in it. This may include social workers, medical professionals, and law enforcement officials.

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Submitted on Thursday 9th April 2020 - 15:01
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Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC, United States

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020.

The theme for this year's event is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

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Submitted on Monday 14th October 2019 - 14:40
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SPR Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference – the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

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Submitted on Wednesday 8th January 2020 - 15:34
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Network Digital Education: Different Strategies and Models

Location: Webinar

ICUDDR ISSUP

We all face unprecedented changes as we move into a digital age and need to move from a transmission model of education (‘instruction’) to the facilitation of learning (‘teaching’). In this webinar Susana Henriques will approach the following topics:

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Submitted on Thursday 30th April 2020 - 14:23
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Salud Mental y el Abuso de Sustancias en el Contexto del Aislamiento Social

Location: Webinar

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Submitted on Wednesday 27th May 2020 - 06:39
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The Americans with Disabilities Act: SUDs and Barriers to Treatment and Recovery

Location: Webinar

Description

There are thousands of people in recovery from addiction unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This presentation will provide information on the ADA and how it applies to individuals in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). It will also explain how the ADA addresses alcohol, in addition to providing a general review of the law and cases that have interpreted the ADA’s protections for these individuals.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:42
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6th. Clinical Session (UNAM – CICAD/OAS)

Location: Webinar

Through this conduit we make a cordial invitation to participate in the sixth clinical session organized by the Faculty of Psychology (UNAM) and the Inter-American Commission on Drug Abuse Control.

The case is titled: Young person with alcohol consumption.

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Submitted on Tuesday 19th May 2020 - 07:06
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Experiences from the US and Canada: Primary Prevention in a Post-Covid World

Location: Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting pretty much everything these days including primary prevention. We at Planet Youth have been keeping in touch with our partners around the world to learn how the pandemic is affecting on-going Planet Youth projects and projects that are being started. 

We have learned that there is an interest amongst our partners and those working with primary prevention in learning what is going on in other countries and how COVID-19 is impacting public health in general and primary ATOD prevention specifically.

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Submitted on Wednesday 27th May 2020 - 06:46
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World No Tobacco Day

Location: Global Campaign

In response to the tobacco and related industries’ systematic, aggressive and sustained tactics to attract a new generation of tobacco users, World No Tobacco Day 2020 will provide a counter-marketing campaign and empower young people to engage in the fight against Big Tobacco.

The World No Tobacco Day 2020 global campaign will serve to:

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st April 2020 - 04:54
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