October 2020

Effective Approaches to Addiction Treatment

Location: Ohio

Following the event, participants will be able to: 

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International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) 2020 Virtual Conference

Location: Online

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) will run its first-ever Virtual Educational Conference between October 4 through October 31.

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Submitted on Tuesday 16th June 2020 - 08:33
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Plenary 3: A Focus on Treatment and Recovery

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Virtual Conference ISSUP
The Third Plenary Session of the 'Drug Demand Reduction in Africa: Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology' Virtual Conference from 16th September to 10th November 2020.
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Submitted on Thursday 20th August 2020 - 16:08
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Reentry for Citizens Needing Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Location: Online

Prisons and jails are the largest behavioural health treatment institutions/organizations in every state, and often, especially for those with substance use disorders and mental health conditions, jail or prison are the entry points to Behavioral Health treatment. Once individuals with substance use disorders are released from prison, they have a greater risk of disrupted behavioural health treatment and even fatal overdose.

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Submitted on Friday 18th September 2020 - 13:17
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11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The EUSPR Board has decided to move its Eleventh Conference and Members’ Meeting and Workshops to an online event. The face to face event scheduled October 7th -9th 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal is cancelled.

The decision is taken due to the yet uncertain impact of the corona regulations on international travel and gatherings. The Conference Committee is working on a series of online meetings, webinars, and other virtual scientific activities during the conference week and will publish information in the first week of July 2020.

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Submitted on Monday 27th January 2020 - 14:54
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Prevention Talk # 1 - A Culture of Prevention: What does that mean and how would it affect research and practice?

Location: online

About the Event

A recent commentary in Prevention Science, [Sloboda, Z., David, S.B. Commentary on the Culture of Prevention. Prev Sci (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01158-8 ] explored the concept of a culture of prevention and what that means to research and practice. The commentary was requested by the Associate Editors of a Special Issue on the topic.

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Submitted on Friday 18th September 2020 - 15:36
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9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The 9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 8 – 10 October 2020.

The INHSU annual conference is a unique opportunity to connect with the global community working to improve health outcomes for people who use drugs including the prevention, treatment and care of hepatitis C.

Join with researchers, policy makers, advocates, practitioners and people who use drugs to share knowledge, learn from each other and amplify the evidence.

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Submitted on Monday 10th February 2020 - 07:41
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16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Location: Rome, Italy

The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.

The congress offers excellent opportunities to learn from the latest research and practice to network with experts and colleagues and to expand your professional horizons.  

Abstract submission is open from 1 December 2019 to 1 March 2020.

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Submitted on Tuesday 19th November 2019 - 08:57
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Balochistan Youth Convention by Kuchlak Welfare Society, Youth Forum Pakistan, ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and ANF Balochistan

Location: Quetta/Balochistan, Pakistan

“Youth Engagement for Global Action” guided by the theme of International Youth Day 2020, Kuchlak Welfare Society, Quetta-Balochistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (YFP) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan is going to organize “Baluchistan Youth Convention” at Quetta-Pakistan.

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Submitted on Thursday 10th September 2020 - 20:29
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Balochistan Youth Convention

Location: Quetta/Balochistan, Pakistan

YOUTH FORUM PAKISTAN, ISSUP PAKISTAN CHAPTER

Baluchistan Youth Convention by Kuchlak Welfare Society, Youth Forum Pakistan, ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and ANF Baluchistan

“Youth Engagement for Global Action” guided by the theme of International Youth Day 2020, Kuchlak Welfare Society, Quetta-Baluchistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (YFP) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan is going to organize “Baluchistan Youth Convention” at Quetta-Pakistan.

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Submitted on Wednesday 9th September 2020 - 17:47
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SUAB Webinar: Why don't they just stop using drugs then?

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Why don't they just stop using drugs then? Making the case for trauma and ACE informed substance use services.

Date And Time

Wed, 14 October 2020

13:00 – 14:00 BST

About this Event

Andrew has developed trauma and ACE informed approaches in North Wales and other parts of the UK and Ireland during the last five years. From 2018 to 2020, he supported the National ACE Approach to Policing Vulnerability Programme in Wales. 

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Submitted on Monday 7th September 2020 - 13:13
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3rd CND intersessional meeting 2020

Location: Vienna

The 3rd CND intersessional meeting for the 63rd session will be held from 19th October to 21st October at the Vienna International Centre, Board Room C. The meetings will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. In light of social distancing requirements as well as possible restrictions on in-person participation at the time of the meeting, the thematic sessions will be held as a virtual or blended (virtual and limited in-person participation) meeting.

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Submitted on Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 10:09
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Plenary 4: Epidemiology and Its Role in Drug Demand Reduction

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Plenary 4 - Africa Virtual Conference 2020
The Fourth Plenary Session of the 'Drug Demand Reduction in Africa: Prevention, Treatment and Epidemiology' Virtual Conference from 16th September to 10th November 2020.
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Submitted on Thursday 20th August 2020 - 16:19
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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

Location: Webinar

Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

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When Helping Hurts: Understanding the Impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue

Location: Webinar

Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS), also referred to as Compassion Fatigue is defined as the indirect exposure to difficult, disturbing, and/or traumatic images and stories of the suffering of others. Now, the fight against two global pandemics plaguing this country: health and systemic racism is amplifying all the factors that lead to compassion fatigue. These pandemics demand an increased need for front line and direct response workers to fulfill the medical, mental, and social health needs of the families and communities impacted.

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Submitted on Tuesday 15th September 2020 - 16:26
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2nd Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

Location: Orlando

The 2nd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioural health and Psychiatry” will be held on October 22-24, 2020 at Orlando, USA.

The theme of the event is “Unifying the new discoveries and advanced approaches towards Addiction and Psychiatry.”

The event aims to deliver an outstanding platform which covers the entire spectrum of research & innovations in addiction and related areas and share the cross-cultural proficiencies of various advancements in this field providing the in-depth exploration.

 

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Submitted on Friday 8th November 2019 - 15:02
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UTC 8: Ethics for Addiction Professionals

Location: Zoom Platform, Philippines

Good Morning, 

We would like to invite you for our upcoming UTC 8 Course (Ethics for Addiction Professionals) from  October 26 to 30, 2020 and November 3 to 7, 2020 via Zoom Platform

For Inquiries, 

Gerard Michael C Gonzales 

Email: Gerardm [dot] gonzales [at] yahoo [dot] com

Mobile: 0966-331-5546

 

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Unintended Consequences of the Cannabis Panacea: What Addiction Specialists Need to Know

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

Hailed as safe, natural and a potential cure-all by the public, both medical and recreational cannabis is quickly becoming legal and mainstream across the country. While it has the potential to help fill state coffers, there are many unintended consequences that will mean big challenges for addiction specialists.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:06
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