November 2020

Studenten, alcohol, drugs en tabak

Location: Online

Voor de vijfde keer op rij organiseert het Trimbos-instituut de 'Inspiratiedag Studenten, alcohol, drugs en tabak'. Een jubileum editie dus! In verband met de coronamaatregelen doen wij dat online, kosteloos en in de vorm van een inspiratiemaand. Staatssecretaris Blokhuis trapt de inspiratiemaand af tijdens de livestream op maandag 2 november. Daarna volgen vier thematische workshops op 9, 16, 23 en 30 november.

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Working with Antisocial Personality: Etiology Through Treatment Interventions

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Antisocial personality disorder and substance use disorder frequently go hand-in-hand. This presentation will review the diagnostic criteria and clinical presentation of APD and why it is so prevalent in SUD populations. This presentation will also explore some treatment interventions and techniques for clinicians to use with this population.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:08
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NEW: Implementing One-Session Prevention Plus Wellness Programs During a Pandemic: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Friday 23rd October 2020 - 19:13
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Plenary 5: Role of Legislators and Traditional health Practitioners in Drug Demand Reduction

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Virtual Conference ISSUP
The Fifth 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 - 16:24
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SSA Conference and PhD Symposium

Location: Online

SSA's Conference and PhD Symposium will go ahead this year.

Booking is now open. Due to the ongoing pandemic our Conference will be delivered online.

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NDARC Annual Research Symposium: Session One: Substance use in the COVID-19 era: Research findings and clinical implications

Location: Sydney

Session One: Substance use in the COVID-19 era: Research findings and clinical implications

Date: Thursday, 5 November

Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm

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The first session is focused on research findings and clinical implications of substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webinar: Therapeutic Justice and Criminal Interventions

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar focused on the development of Therapeutic Justice strategies in the criminal field.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 16:00 hrs (Argentine time).

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Webinar | The Fusion of Substance Use and Sex

Location: Manila, Philippines

ISSUP Philippines Fusion of Substance Use and Sex Webinar Flyer
ISSUP Philippines would like to invite you to attend Part II of their upcoming Webinar Series. This Webinar will focus on Best Practices: Understanding Why and How to Assess and Treat Co-occurring Disorders: Sex and Drugs.
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Submitted on Friday 25th September 2020 - 12:00
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6th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Queensland, Australia

The Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference is designed for all professionals looking to increase their knowledge, discover more about industry practice and improve the lives of all individuals impacted by addiction.

By providing a forum for professionals to gather and discuss ideas, challenges, developments and successes in diagnoses, treatment and recovery, we aim to provide the platform for great change.

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Live Awareness Session, Stuttering In Children

Location: Sindh/Karachi, Pakistan

Live Awareness Session, Stuttering In Children

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Submitted on Friday 6th November 2020 - 18:39
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Safety 2020

Location: Adelaide, Australia

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The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 8-11 November 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia  and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization, and other key national and international organisations, Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 13:30
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Plenary 6: Review and Reflections - A Panel Session

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Drug Demand Reduction in Africa Virtual Conference ISSUP
The Sixth 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 - 16:30
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Youth Alcohol, Vaping, Cannabis & Opioid PPW Program Slides: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 7th November 2020 - 15:26
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Webinar: Addresses in Substance Use Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar focused on the axes of approaching and treating substance use in children and adolescents.
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 18:00 hrs (Argentine time).

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Medical Council on Alcohol: Alcohol and Covid Webinar 2020

Location: Online

As we enter the 2nd wave of the Covid pandemic, alcohol is much in the news. The relationship between alcohol and Covid is multi-faceted. There is evidence that alcohol consumption has increased during lockdown, as have mental health problems. Access to services has been impacted. Alcohol consumption may also increase the risk of infection, for instance by causing disinhibition and reduced social distancing.  

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Webinar | Family skills for Prevention of Substance Use, Mental Health and Violence and for Development, including under COVID-19

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

ISSUP Wadih Maalouf UNODC
On November 11th 2020, ISSUP Lebanon would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Webinar on Prevention through Family Skills.
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Submitted on Wednesday 21st October 2020 - 11:54
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Introduction to the Addiction Field

Location: Europe

Opening lecture master in addictions (European Prevention Curriculum- Universal Treatment Curriculum

You can access the conference by following the link below.

https://uibuniversitat.zoom.us/j/98197054517?pwd=OHplc292Mi9hdTFTNEdBaU83S0s4UT09

Please confirm attendance at gifesuib [at] gmail [dot] com

11tt November 5 pm CET

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Launch of the 2019 ESPAD Report

Location: Online

The most recent report of the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) will be published on 12 November 2020. The ESPAD Report 2019 is based on a 2019 survey in 35 Europen countries. ESPAD has been collecting data through school surveys every four years since 1995. Further iinformation is available on the ESPAD website.

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Submitted on Friday 6th November 2020 - 18:14
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Healthy Lifestyle Guidelines for Youth Goal Setting: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Monday 9th November 2020 - 23:31
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No Ordinary Product

Location: Online

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A webinar marking 2nd anniversary of the Public Health Alcohol Act and implementation of structural separation of alcohol across the Irish retail landscape.

Key Speaker: Dr Niamh Shortt

Professor of Health Geographies at the University of Edinburgh and co-director of the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH) 

and panel discussion to follow with guests Dr Olivia Freeman,College of Business, Technological University Dublin and Kathryn Reilly, Policy Manager, Irish Heart Foundation.

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Submitted on Wednesday 4th November 2020 - 17:14
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Mental Capacity

Location: Online

The webinar will be presented by Dr Raja Mukherjee. Raja started the first NHS based specialist Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders behavioural clinic and since then has seen over 150 cases for specialist second opinion. He completed his PhD on the subject of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome in 2014. He has also acted as an invited advisor to the BMA board of science, The Department of Health and the World Health Organisation on the subject of FASD. Dr Mukherjee also gave evidence to the first All Party Parliamentary Group on FASD at the House of commons.

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Submitted on Monday 2nd November 2020 - 19:07
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The 2020 NDARC Annual Research Symposium- Session Two: Research partnerships: Engaging with families, communities and services

Location: Sydney

Date: Thursday, 12 November 

Time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

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The second session is focused on research partnerships and engaging with families, communities and services.

Held during NAIDOC week, presentations will highlight NDARC research that focuses on Indigenous communities. Speakers also include Indigenous alcohol and other drug leaders in research and service providers.

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Submitted on Monday 5th October 2020 - 17:59
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ISAM – CSAM Joint Scientific Conference & Annual Meeting 2020

Location: Victoria, Canada

ISAM ISSUP

ISAM-CSAM 2020 is Now a Fully Virtual Conference

Unprecedented global access to industry-leading addiction medicine education

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Who's Doing What?: The Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use

Location: Chicago, United States

This free webinar will review the epidemiology of adolescent substance.

The speaker will discuss the substances most often used by youth, look at trends in youth substance use over time, and discuss the protective role of family and positive social supports.

As a result of participating in this webinar, you will be able to: 

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Submitted on Wednesday 7th October 2020 - 19:49
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One-Session SPORT & InShape Alcohol/Drug Prevention Plus Wellness Programs & Training: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 14th November 2020 - 18:06
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Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders: Already in our Care

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Adolescence is a unique and active period of development. Differential diagnostic understanding and treatment is complicated, specialized, and vital. Often, protective change and treatment progress can be stalled by unrecognized areas of risk and need. As many as 40% of adolescents with identified mental health needs have co-occurring substance use issues. Identified substance use needs predict co-occurring mental health disorders over 70% of the time.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 15:09
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Addressing Wellness in Substance Use Prevention Promotes Youth Mental Health: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 14th November 2020 - 18:07
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VII International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

Location: Online

The VII International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) will take place on the 18th and 19th of November, 2020.

The series, which started in Budapest in 2012, aims to share knowledge and strengthen collaboration on NPS among multidisciplinary professionals at the international level.

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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

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The 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference, will be held in Oslo, 18 – 19 November 2020. This is the 9th in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016 and Edinburgh 2018). The theme of this year’s conference is “Futureproofing Alcohol Policy”.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 13:35
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In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience

Location: Online

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In this talk series, addiction neuroscientists from across the world share their personal stories/experiences on the beauty of addiction neuroscience and how/why they have decided to invest their scientific life in this field.

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Submitted on Monday 16th November 2020 - 16:57
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The 2020 NDARC Annual Research Symposium- Session Three: E-cigarettes and tobacco: Policy, trends and interventions

Location: Sydney

Date: Thursday, 19 November 

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

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The third session is focused on the latest research on e-cigarettes and tobacco.

This session includes presentations on NDARC’s tobacco and e-cigarettes stream, including the e-cigarette surveillance project and smoking cessation trials. 

 

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Submitted on Monday 5th October 2020 - 18:01
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Lessons from Safeguarding Adult Reviews

Location: online

The webinar will be presented by Professor Michael Preston-Shoot.

Over the last few months, Michael, has been undertaking a review of more than 200 Safeguarding Adult Reviews published over the last few years.

This review will provide many insights into the care of vulnerable people and the adequacy of the response to their needs. One of the emerging issues will be the role of alcohol misuse and alcohol dependency.

This webinar will be an opportunity to hear Michael talk about the lessons for the care of chronic dependent drinkers from the SARs.

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Submitted on Monday 2nd November 2020 - 19:11
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Webinar | Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Building Strength and Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Focus on Parents with Substance Use Disorders and Their Children

A live webinar exploring strategies for building strength and resilience in parents with substance use disorders during this difficult time.

Presenter: Hendrée E Jones, PhD, Executive Director, UNC Horizons, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina

Moderator: Cary Hopkins Eyles, MA, CAP
Date: 11/11/2020 at 9:00am Eastern / 2pm London

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Submitted on Friday 6th November 2020 - 09:36
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Street Drugs Discussions: Evidence and E-Cigarette Use in England

Location: Online

Since E-Cigarette use has been widespread, and often touted as a harm reduction, many of us will have wondered the truth about vaping, it's benefits and it's harms. Dr Sharon Cox of University College London takes us through the key evidence.

Hosted in Professor Chris Chandler of London Metropolitan University this webinar will explore:

  • The potential for E-cigarettes to reduce smoking prevalence 
  • Evidence for their effectiveness and safety
  • E-cigarettes as assisting people to quit
  • Misperceptions about E-cig use
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Submitted on Monday 16th November 2020 - 16:48
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2020 NCCRED Symposium: Innovations in therapeutic practice for methamphetamine use disorder

Location: Online

Having held our inaugural symposium last year as part of APSAD in Hobart, NCCRED will host its second symposium on Friday 20th November from 11am-3pm.

NCCRED’s 2020 symposium, in line with the Centre’s aims, is a vital opportunity for the AoD sector to advance its collective response to emerging drugs:

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Submitted on Monday 9th November 2020 - 16:09
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The Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in the Asia Region: A Two-Decade Perspectives on new Tendencies and Substances

Location: Asian Region

The Webinar will explore the statistics of SUD in the Asian Region, how the situation has changed over the last 20 years as well as the new tendencies and substances being used.

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Submitted on Thursday 12th November 2020 - 05:27
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Webinar | The Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in the Asia Region: A Two-Decade Perspective on New Tendencies and Substances

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP Asia Region National Chapter Webinar Flyer
The ISSUP National Chapters in the Asian Region would like to invite you to attend the upcoming collaborative Webinar on the topic of Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders in the Asian Region.
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Submitted on Sunday 8th November 2020 - 18:26
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Coping in Uncertain Times: Mindfulness for Families

Location: Online

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Submitted on Monday 16th November 2020 - 16:38
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Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy

Location: New York, United States

Longdom Conferences extends our immense pleasure and honor to invite you to attend “Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy”, scheduled on November 23-24, 2020 in New York, USA.

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ISSUP Mexico/CICAD: INTERNATIONAL CONVERSATION IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

ISSUP Mexico-CICAD

Tuesday, November 24, 12:00 – 2 p.m. (Central Mexico time)

INTERNATIONAL CONVERSATION IN COMMEMORATION OF INTERNATIONAL DAY ON THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

"The Consumption of Psychoactive Substances and Violence Against Women"

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Submitted on Monday 23rd November 2020 - 23:20
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Webinar | Family Based Interventions during COVID-19 in a Low Resource Setting

Location: Kampala, Uganda

ISSUP Uganda Giovanna Campello UNODC Prevention
ISSUP Uganda would like to invite you to attend their Webinar on the topic of Family Based Interventions that can address unhealthy risk behaviour and substance abuse among adolescents during covid-19, in a low resource setting.
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Submitted on Wednesday 11th November 2020 - 11:19
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ISSUP Ukraine Launch

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Dear Colleagues,

We are very pleased to invite you to join the ISSUP Ukraine Launch that will take place on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at 12:30 pm EEST/4:30 am EST. It will be a major session at the beginning of the VIII Annual Psychiatric International Conference WPA Co-sponsored “XXI Century Psychiatry: A Global Impact on Modern Society and New Practices in the Field”. 

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Submitted on Thursday 5th November 2020 - 17:20
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2nd Uganda Alcohol Policy Virtual Conference

Location: Virtual

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Submitted on Friday 13th November 2020 - 17:39
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Alcohol, Neurobiology & Mental Capacity

Location: online

Neurobiology is the study of the nervous system. It combines physiology, anatomy, molecular biology, developmental biology, cytology, mathematical modelling, and psychology to understand the fundamental and emergent properties of neurons and neural circuits.

This aids the understanding of the biological basis of learning, memory, behaviour, perception, and consciousness.

The impact of neurobiology on alcohol misuse and dependence is important in understanding compulsion and choice in vulnerable, chronic, dependent drinkers.

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Submitted on Monday 2nd November 2020 - 19:13
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Bi-Monthly Webinar: ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series (Third Session)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series Flyer
On 26th November 2020, ISSUP Nigeria would like to invite you to the Third Webinar in their Knowledge Update Series, focusing on the topic 'Drug Use / Addiction and the Family: Support Systems'.
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Submitted on Thursday 5th November 2020 - 22:54
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The 2020 NDARC Annual Research Symposium- Session Four: Illicit drugs: Research and clinical responses

Location: Sydney

Date: Thursday, 26 November 

Time: 9:00am – 10:30am

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The fourth session is focused on bringing researchers and clinicians together to discuss current treatment, clinical trials, and studies into illicit drug use.

This session includes presentations on the latest trends in illicit drug use, including NDARC's clinical trials, with a particular focus on opioids and methamphetamine.

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Submitted on Monday 5th October 2020 - 18:03
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LXXV Annual Congress of the Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery

Location: Santiago, Chile

Between November 21 and 28, the LXXV Annual Congress of the Society of Neurology, Psychiatry and Neurosurgery (SONEPSYN) of Chile will be held.

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Submitted on Wednesday 21st October 2020 - 18:08
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Policy Change to Support Development of Academic Programs in addiction studies, and Enhance Addiction Prevention and Treatment Services.

Location: Online

Presenter: Zall Kepli Md Rejab, Ph.D, 

Co-Presenter: Saddiqua Aishaa (PGDAS Alumni/ ICUDDR Global Trainer)

Moderator: Jessica Keene

11/30/2020 at 11:00am-12:00pm (Malaysia)
Location: Webinar
Contact Name: Cary Hopkins Eyles
Contact Emaileylesc [at] icuddr [dot] org

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Submitted on Monday 16th November 2020 - 16:45
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Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs Informal Meeting

Location: online

The board of the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs is inviting all members and interested NGOs to participate in an online, informal membership meeting on Monday, 30 November. 
In order to accommodate as many time zones as possible the meeting will be held twice: 

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Submitted on Friday 6th November 2020 - 18:02
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