June 2020

Webinar: ISSUP South Africa – Cannabis and the Youth in South Africa

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa invites you to participate in a webinar on Cannabis and youth in South Africa. The webinar will be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 am (South Africa time).

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Webinar: Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Location: Webinar, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar on mental health issues in Ukraine during the COVID-19 epidemic. The webinar is scheduled to be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Ukraine time)

June 3, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Ukraine time)

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Submitted on Wednesday 27th May 2020 - 06:42
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Webinar: ISSUP South Africa - COVID-19 ~ What can be done through us

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

In partnership with ISSUP Global, ISSUP South Africa invites you to participate in a webinar on COVID-19 - what can be done through us. The webinar will be presented on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 9:00 am (South Africa time).

June 3, 2020, 9:00 am - 10:00 am (South Africa time) 

Click here to register for the webinar 

Presenter: David Bayever

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Working Conditions in Quarantine, Pandemic and Addiction

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on quarantined working conditions, pandemics and addictions. The webinar will take place on May 22, 2020 at 10:00 hrs (Argentina time).

May 22, 2020 at 10:00 hrs (Argentina time)

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Exhibitors: Dres. Roberto Canay and Ernesto Eduardo González

University of the Argentine Social Museum (UMSA)

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Webcast 'Caring for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care'

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM EDT (Washington, DC time)

To register now, please click here

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Access to Drug Treatment Services in Nigeria: The Challenge of Addiction Workforce

Location: Webinar

ISSUP ICUDDR

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EMCDDA webinar: Prevention of drug-related problems in the time of COVID-19: what can we learn?

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. 

This third webinar takes place on 4 June on the theme of 'Prevention of drug-related problems in the time of COVID-19: what can we learn?' (13.00–14.30 CET – Brussels time).

A conversation with:

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Submitted on Wednesday 27th May 2020 - 11:27
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EUSPR Early Careers Forum Webinar

Location: Webinar

Policy and evidence- more than a marriage of convenience.

Researchers are increasingly expected to show that their work is policy relevant. What does that meant? What else are researchers competing with? Are there any rules that will help to be more sure that evidence based results catches the eye of policy makers?

This session will give you a realistic picture of:

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th May 2020 - 13:22
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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 1

Location: San Diego, United States

ISSUP virtual training course on Motivational Interviewing presented by Igor Koutsenok, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry.
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Submitted on Tuesday 26th May 2020 - 09:46
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Seminario Prevención del consumo de drogas: Desafíos y experiencias en tiempos de pandemia

Location: Webinar

Junto con saludarle, tenemos el agrado de invitarle a participar del Seminario Prevención del consumo de drogas: desafíos y experiencias en tiempos de pandemia, organizado por la Unidad de Adicciones de la Clínica Psiquiátrica Universitaria y la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Chile.

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th May 2020 - 10:16
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ASAM Level of Care Certification: Re-Engineering Treatment One Step at a Time

Location: Webinar

ASAM Level of Care Certification, the first program of its kind to independently assess and verify treatment programs’ ability to deliver services consistent with Levels of Care described in The ASAM Criteria®, launched on June 1st 2020. This session will give a brief overview of the certification and then provide an opportunity for attendees to ask detailed questions relative to the certification process.

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Submitted on Friday 5th June 2020 - 14:26
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Online Seminar: Drug Prevention: Challenges and Experiences in Times of Pandemic

Location: Santiago, Chile

We invite you to participate in a webinar Prevention of drug use: challenges and experiences in times of pandemic that will be held next Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 8:30 - 12:30 (Chile time).

June 9, 2020, 8:30 - 12:30 hrs (Chile time)

Click here to sign up for the webinar

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Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Location: Webinar

Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

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Flattening the Curve of Substance Use Harms

Location: Webinar

Initial research points to a shift in people’s use of drugs and alcohol during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now more than ever, young people and schools need access to evidence based resources promoting healthy habits and preventing problematic drug and alcohol use from an early age.

This webinar will explore evidence-based prevention and early intervention programs for substance use, with a focus on digital tools that can be taken to scale.

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Submitted on Tuesday 9th June 2020 - 11:20
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Integrated Treatment Webinar Series: Defining and Assessing Integrated Behavioral Health Capacity

Location: Webinar

Topic: Integrated Treatment Webinar Series: Defining and Assessing Integrated Behavioural Health Capacity

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:04
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Parental Supply of Alcohol Cohort: A 10-year follow-up

Location: Webinar

Event description

Parents are the major supplier of alcohol to adolescents. The Australian Parental Supply of Alcohol Longitudinal Study (APSALS) was established at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW, to explore whether this practice leads to more moderated drinking, or to greater alcohol consumption amongst adolescents. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 9th June 2020 - 10:57
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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 2

Location: San Diego, United States

ISSUP virtual training course on Motivational Interviewing presented by Igor Koutsenok, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry.
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Submitted on Tuesday 26th May 2020 - 09:51
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Regional Dialogue on Care and Rehabilitation of People with Substance Use Disorder in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Location: Webinar

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Regional Dialogue on Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs of PSUDs in the Context of Wuhan Virus Pandemic

Location: Dhakar, Bangladesh

We are going to organize 2nd Regional Facebook Live Program on 12 June 2020 at 7.30 PM, Bangladesh, 7.00 PM India, 8:30 PM Thailand and Indonesia, 9:30 PM Philippines. The topic of the program is Regional Dialogue on Mental Health and Psychosocial Needs of People with Substance Use Disorder in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers will be Danai Indrakamhaeng
Psychiatrist, Bangkok Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Junjun Abella MAC RGC RC ICAP III
Serenity in the Steps - Colombo Plan education provider
ISSUP Advisory Board &

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Submitted on Wednesday 10th June 2020 - 06:59
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The Unbearable Heaviness of Loneliness

Location: Webinar

Description

In a culture where individual achievement is valued above the welfare of the group, isolation and loneliness will be prevalent. Human beings are troop primates by nature. When we are faced with prolonged loneliness, it goes against our primitive survival impulses to be a part of a group. Loneliness is both complex and multi-determined. As an example, the coronavirus pandemic with mandated isolation has increased the amount of loneliness already prevalent in our culture.

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Submitted on Monday 1st June 2020 - 12:01
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Regional Dialogue on Care and Rehabilitation of People with Substance Use Disorder in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Location: Webinar

Event Flyer

 

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Submitted on Tuesday 9th June 2020 - 11:31
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COVID-19 and Alcohol Use

Location: Webinar

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have taken decisive steps to stop the spread of the virus. In these critical circumstances, everyone must be informed about other health risks and hazards so that they can stay safe and healthy.

The World Health Organization notes that drinking alcohol does not protect against COVID19 and could be dangerous. Frequent or excessive alcohol consumption can increase the risk of health problems.

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Submitted on Wednesday 10th June 2020 - 09:24
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EMCDDA webinar: COVID-19 and patterns of drugs use

Location: Webinar

This is the fourth EMCDDA webinar on the coronavirus and will be based on a recent Trendspotter exercise on drug use.

Registration now open >>

A conversation with:

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Submitted on Friday 12th June 2020 - 13:46
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Webinar: Implementation Science in Addiction and Criminal Justice

Location: Webinar

ICUDDR

Presented by: Todd Molfenter, PhD, Director, Great Lakes MHTTC, Deputy Director, NIATx, CHESS, University of Wisconsin

Implementation Science in Addiction and Criminal Justice: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice

In this webinar Todd will be covering:

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Submitted on Thursday 7th May 2020 - 12:06
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Identifying Barriers and Resources When Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People with SUD

Location: Webinar

Description

This workshop will include information about the various aspects of substance use disorder and how it impacts individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). The information discussed will include barriers that DHH individuals face, unique characteristics of the population, research & demographic information, a current ASL assessment translation project, clinical approaches, relapse prevention, aftercare and self-help group information as well as other resources available for this population.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:46
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Webinar: ISSUP Ukraine - Educational Initiatives

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar on Educational Initiatives. The webinar is scheduled to be presented on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Ukraine time).     The webinar will be presented in Ukrainian. 

June 17, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (Ukraine time)

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Trends and characteristics in MDMA deaths in Australia 2000-2018

Location: Webinar

The seminar will provide information on deaths related to MDMA in Australia during a period when MDMA markets have undergone substantial changes, with increasing manufacture of high purity MDMA.

Among the 392 deaths identified, the individuals’ characteristics and the circumstances of death will be described.

Both deaths attributed to drug toxicity and those which occurred due to other causes in which MDMA was recorded as a contributory factor are considered. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 16th June 2020 - 08:52
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UNODC online launch of Toolkit on Stakeholder Engagement for the Implementation of UNTOC

Location: Webinar

In the context of UNODC Civil Society Team's project "Stakeholder Engagement for the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) - SE4U, its Review Mechanism and related activities," a Needs Assessment Workshop was organized in October 2019 for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), academics, and the private sector, to identify the landscape of relevant stakeholders, their needs and understanding of their role in supporting Member States in the implementation of the UNTOC and its protocols in line with COP-UNTOC resolution 9/1

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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 3

Location: San Diego, United States

ISSUP virtual training course on Motivational Interviewing presented by Igor Koutsenok, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry.
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Submitted on Tuesday 26th May 2020 - 09:57
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Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP

The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.

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Submitted on Thursday 5th March 2020 - 10:07
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ISSUP Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Course Session 4

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP Igor Koutsenok Motivational Interviewing
ISSUP virtual training course on Motivational Interviewing presented by Igor Koutsenok, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry.
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Submitted on Thursday 18th June 2020 - 11:54
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25th NIDA International Forum

Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers. Held each June in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the Forum highlights the range and quality of drug abuse and addiction research conducted around the world.

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Submitted on Thursday 7th November 2019 - 17:38
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SPR 2020 Virtual Conference

Location: Online

As the premiere prevention research conference, the SPR Annual Meeting provides a unique opportunity to advance the vision of SPR by providing a centrally integrated forum for the exchange of new concepts, methods, and results from prevention research and related public health fields; and by providing a forum for the communication between scientists, public policy leaders and practitioners concerning the implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions in all areas of public health.

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Submitted on Wednesday 6th May 2020 - 09:59
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Webinar: Community interventions and substance use. Challenges in times of social isolation

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar that will address community interventions and substance use. Challenges in times of social isolation. The webinar will take place on June 22, 2020 at 10:00 hrs (Argentina time).

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Submitted on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 - 11:17
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Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Webinar

Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment. Data from this ongoing assessment can be used to trigger and track modifications to treatment for the individual, as well as to monitor the overall effectiveness of services.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:52
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13th Nordic Public Health Conference

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

In the fourth week of June 2020 the 13th Nordic Public Health conference will take place in Iceland.

The theme of the conference is “Health and wellbeing for all – heading for the future”.

The conference is a platform for the Nordic countries to come together, share knowledge, experience and cultivate professional relationships and networks in the field of public health. 

The aim is that participants will leave Iceland with a toolbox to implement and work within their field. 

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 08:11
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Alcohol and Tobacco Prohibition During SA Lockdown

Location: Webinar, South Africa

Hosted by SANCA National and the South Africa HIV Addiction Technology Transfer Centre (University of Cape Town). 

A discussion of the impact of the prohibition of alcohol and tobacco during the unprecedented lockdown in SA, to flatten the COVID-19 infection curve. We explore the impact from a few perspectives. Panelists include Prof Charles Parry from SAMRC, Mr Shaun Shelley from TB HIV Care and SANPUD, and Ms Adrie Vermeulen from SANCA National.

Tue, Jun 23, 2020 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM BST

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Minimum Unit Pricing in Scotland: A Qualitative Study of Children and Young People’s Own Drinking and Related Behaviour

Location: Webinar

Talk title: 

Minimum Unit Pricing in Scotland: A qualitative study of children and young people’s own drinking and related behaviour

Speakers: 

Dr Briege Nugent & Ian Clark, Director of Iconic Consulting

To register for this event, please send an email to: shaap [at] rcpe [dot] ac [dot] uk 

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Submitted on Tuesday 16th June 2020 - 09:36
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Twitter Chat on Opioid Use Disorder and Nutrition

Location: Tampa, United States

ICUDDR
ICUDDR invites you to join this twitter chat on Opioid Use Disorder and Nutrition with expert panellists Khary Rigg, Ph.D. and Melody Chavez, MPH, RDN, LDN
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Submitted on Friday 19th June 2020 - 13:14
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Webinar: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

On Thursday, June 25, ISSUP Mexico invite you to attend a Webinar Conversation to commemorate the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
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Submitted on Thursday 9th July 2020 - 11:03
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CND Special Event

Location: Online

The 63rd CND will hold a Special Virtual Event commemorating the United Nations International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking including the Launch of the World Drug Report 2020 and followed by a discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the world drug situation.

Friday, 26 June 2020, 2:00 p.m. CEST (Vienna)

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Submitted on Monday 22nd June 2020 - 10:45
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Invitación a la 7ª. Sesión Clínica (UNAM – CICAD/OEA)

Location: Webinar

La Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD) y 

La Facultad de Psicología (UNAM)

Invitan a la 7a. Sesión Clínica: Joven con consumo de alcohol

Fecha: Viernes 26 de junio de 2020.

Hora: 10:00 am - 11:30 am (06:00-UTC) Tiempo de la Ciudad de México.

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Submitted on Thursday 11th June 2020 - 16:39
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The Rapidly Changing Composition of the World's Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk for COVID-19

Location: Arizona, United States

Thom Browne
The first of two presentations by Thom Browne Jr. (MA Criminal Justice, CEO of Colombo Plan) on the emerging and rapidly-changing properties of illicit drugs and their cutting agents that put substance users worldwide at high-risk for near- and long-term chronic health problems, overdose (fatal & non-fatal), and increased vulnerability to both the acquisition of viruses like COVID-19 and more severe complications from the virus.
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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 - 11:21
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Local addiction prevention policies

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

This webinar will address the development of local strategies, focusing on tools to engage civil society organizations, community leaders, scientific societies and citizen collectives.
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Submitted on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 - 11:21
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European Drugs Summer School

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 2020 edition of the 'Summer school on illicit drugs Europe' will take place from 29 June-10 July 2020. 

The two-week summer school in Lisbon will cover issues related to the drugs problem in Europe and beyond. The summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. The event will involve Scientific Experts from the EMCDDA and guest lecturers from European Universities.

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Submitted on Friday 11th October 2019 - 13:53
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