June 2021

SPR 2021 Annual Meeting

Location: Washington DC

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 29thAnnual Meeting that will be held June 1-4, 2021. This year’s theme is “Addressing Racism and Disparities when Considering Biology and Context.”

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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14th Annual ISSDP Conference 2021

Location: Aguascalientes, Mexico

The 14th ISSDP Conference will be held in Aguascalientes, Mexico from the 2nd until the 4th of June 2021. This annual event is of interest to academics in the field of drug policy, as well as policymakers and decision-makers interested in drugs and drug policy.

The ISSDP is working in partnership with the IJDP, the official journal partner of the 14th annual conference. The 14th ISSDP Scientific Committee looks forward to receiving proposals in response to its call and will be more than happy to respond to inquiries from interested parties.

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SPORT 2 Prevention Plus Wellness Program & Training for Health & PE Teachers: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Friday 28th May 2021 - 21:10
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Addressing Alcohol Consumption and Socioeconomic Inequalities: How a Health Promotion Approach Can Help

Location: Online

This session will reflect on recent evidence and illustrate initiatives across countries aimed at addressing the availability, affordability and acceptability of alcohol in socially and economically disadvantaged populations.

The discussion will apply a health promotion approach to identify possible policy options for local and national public authorities, supportive actions by civil society and priority areas for future research by academia.

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Conferencia "Efectos Psicosociales del Consumo de Sustancias"

Location: Panama, Panama

Registro gratuito en: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYpcuCqqD0tHtIXVjqS-NrqZ0AJYbVTcBI_

 

Martes 8 de junio, a partir de las 10:00 AM (hora de Panamá)

 

Conferencia virtual dictada por la Mgtr. Tania De La Fuente, Psicóloga Social, Especialista en prevención integral del consumo de drogas de México.

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Submitted on Monday 17th May 2021 - 05:10
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A Health Led Approach to Drug Policy 2021

Location: Online

Join National & International Leaders in Health Led Approaches to Drugs discussing policy developments in 2021!

 

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European Drug Report 2021 Launch

Location: Online

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected drug use and supply? What drugs are causing the most concern today? What are the latest trends in drug production and trafficking? Find out more when the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) launches its European Drug Report 2021: Trends and Developments in a live online media event on 9 June. Based on data from 29 countries (EU 27, Turkey and Norway), the report delivers the latest overview of the drug situation in Europe.

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Submitted on Monday 31st May 2021 - 13:50
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Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy - A Motivational Interviewing eWorkshop with Dr Stephen Rollnick

Location: Online

Gain practical skills and useful insights as a health practitioner addressing vaccine hesitancy from the co-founder of Motivational Interviewing, Dr Stephen Rollnick.
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One-Session Youth & Parent Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Programs (PPW Core Knowledge): Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Tuesday 8th June 2021 - 01:02
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Let's talk about Alcohol again. Comparison between professionals on therapeutic pathways and proposals for the future

Location: Online, Italy

Although alcohol is the direct and indirect cause of a very high number of deaths every year, and can lead to serious social and mental consequences in those who abuse it, the social attitude towards it maintains alarming spaces of "availability".

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Institute of Alcohol Studies: Alcohol and the Sustainable Development Goals

Location: Online

Alcohol and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

About this event

The seminar will run for 1.5 hours and will consider the impact of alcohol on the SDGs.

Speakers:

Chair: Kristina Sperkova, Movendi International 

Dudley Tarlton, United Nations Development Programme

Professor Jeff Collin, University of Edinburgh

Aadielah Maker Diedericks, South African Alcohol Policy Alliance

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Stigma of Addiction Summit, National Academy of Medicine

Location: Washington DC, United States

Thursday, June 10, 2021

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT (Washington, DC time)

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stigma-of-addiction-summit-tickets-137017953387

 

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International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

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Quality Assurance (QA) of the Drug Treatment Services in Pakistan

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

The ISSUP Quality in Treatment Network and ISSUP Pakistan, in collaboration with MNC, UNODC and INL, invite you to join their webinar on Quality Assurance (QA) of the Drug Treatment Services in Pakistan.
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Submitted on Tuesday 25th May 2021 - 14:39
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Encuentro con presidente de la comisión de Educación

Location: Quito, Ecuador

PREVENCIÓN EN EL ÁMBITO EDUCATIVO

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Submitted on Tuesday 15th June 2021 - 15:08
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Disseminating the European balanced approach on drugs through training

Location: Online

Objective: A conversation with former European Drugs School students on their careers and the legacy of the school.

Introduction: Marica Ferri (EMCDDA) and Isabel Flores (ISCTE-IPPS)

Chair: Alessandra Bo

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Research for practice: Training the competent practitioner

Location: Online

Join hosts Drs William Miller, Goodman Sibeko and team, for a discourse on Motivational Interviewing research in Africa. How successful have we been in training competent practitioners and what have we learned in the process?

This Webinar is the third of a series focussed on Motivational Interviewing in Africa.  

Hosted by the South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre in collaboration with MI & Beyond.

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Alcohol Occasionals - Greenspace programmes for problem substance use

Location: Online

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) warmly invite you to join us online on Tuesday 15 June from 12:30-14:00 BST for our sixth and final SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Wendy Masterton (University of Stirling) will present her research on greenspace programmes for problem substance use and mental health and we will then open to Q+A and wider discussion.

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Problemas por Consumo de Drogas ¿Por qué son un asunto de salud?

Location: Panama, Panama

 
Para registrarse: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwucOGurzgiHtNBB7Nz8_jgd8gSHl1sox7W

Martes 15 de junio del 2021, a partir de las 10:00 AM, hora de Panamá

 

Conferencia virtual dictada por el Dr. José Luis Vázquez Martínez, especialista en tratamiento de la unidad de reducción de la demanda de drogas de la Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD) de la OEA.

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Submitted on Monday 17th May 2021 - 05:33
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Enhancing your Addiction Education and Early Career

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP
Please join us for our very first ISSUP-ICUDDR joint webinar! This session is for students and new addiction science professionals and will bring together a panel of experts who will cover working in the substance use disorder field, forming student organizations, and getting research published in reputable journals.
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Greenspace Programmes for Problem Substance Use, Alcohol Occasionals

Location: Scotland, United Kingdom

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-greenspace-programmes-for-problem-substance-use-tickets-136977863477

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 07:30 – 09:00 ET (Washington, DC time)

Wendy Masterton discusses her research on greenspace programmes for problem substance use

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Supporting Families in Recovery – Global Approaches in the Context of COVID-19

Location: Washington, D.C.

INL CICAD Colombo Plan ISSUP
Supporting Families in Recovery: Global Approaches in the Context of COVID-19
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Submitted on Friday 28th May 2021 - 12:55
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The Continuing Evolution of Telehealth in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: Key Strategies for a Thriving Practice

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

ISSUP
In this webinar, attendees will explore the promising practices and insights learned since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the delivery of substance use disorder treatment transformed to incorporate and rely on telehealth. We will discuss the changes in SUD treatment that occurred over the past year and how practitioners can utilize telehealth to improve substance use disorder treatment through and beyond the pandemic.
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Submitted on Monday 14th June 2021 - 10:55
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Parents with drug and alcohol problems: how can commissioners and services provide the best interventions?

Location: Online

This is a joint Addiction Professionals and Adfam webinar. Public Health England has recently published the new guidance ‘Parents with drug and alcohol problems: guidance for adult treatment and children and family services'. This webinar will explore how to implement the guidance and how services can improve to meet the needs of parents, children and families.

Speakers: 
Virginia Wright, Parents, carers and families lead (alcohol and drugs) at Public Health England
Philip Breslin, Consultant, Adfam

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Submitted on Wednesday 2nd June 2021 - 09:13
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One-Session Evidence-Based SPORT & InShape Alcohol/Drug Prevention Plus Wellness Programs & Training: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 12th June 2021 - 16:46
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Prevención del suicidio frente al consumo de alcohol, tabaco y otras drogas

Location: Panamá, Panama

Para registrarse: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItc-2hrT4vG9T1TFe0iuw_d9-sPTmvMngj

 

Fecha: viernes 18 de junio del 2021
Hora: 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 p.m. (hora de Panamá)

 

Conferencia virtual dictada por el Dr. José Luis Vázquez Martínez, especialista en tratamiento de la unidad de reducción de la demanda de drogas de la Comisión Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD) de la OEA.

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Submitted on Friday 4th June 2021 - 17:24
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Greenspace programmes and problem substance use

Location: Online

DRNS is hosting an online event on Tuesday 22nd June 2021, 10:00am-12:00pm. This online seminar will be run by Wendy Masterton, a PhD student from the University of Stirling, who is undertaking a realist evaluation of greenspace programmes supporting people with problem substance use.

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Submitted on Tuesday 1st June 2021 - 16:40
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One-Session Prevention Plus Wellness Parent Training Programs: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 19th June 2021 - 16:04
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Global launch of the 2021 World Drug Report

Location: Online

The World Drug Report 2021 provides an analysis of the latest supply and demand of cannabis, opioids, cocaine and amphetamine-type stimulants.

The report also includes an early assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on drug market dynamics, including in terms of health consequences and how drug service provision has adapted to the new situation.

Registration: Please register through this link: https://forms.gle/VfyuFFoWH7kqvxVNA

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Online stakeholders engagement in commemoration of international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking - 25th June 2021 at 11.00am

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Dear All,

Greetings from ISSUP Uganda chapter.

Please join us for an online stakeholders engagement in commemoration of the international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.

This will take place on Friday 25th June 2021 at 11.00 am.

Participants can Join the Online Dialogue through the Webinar link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89999091715?pwd=S3NuK0xZOWhhK0VOcTZsaGZ1UVpPdz09

Meeting ID: 899 9909 1715

Passcode: 057076

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Submitted on Thursday 24th June 2021 - 06:49
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Commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and launching the World Drug Report

Location: Online

The Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will hold a hybrid event commemorating the United Nation

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Submitted on Monday 7th June 2021 - 18:23
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European Drugs Summer School 2021

Location: Lisbon

The two week Summer School prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe and the World in the field of drugs. Teaching staff include scientific experts from the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), researchers, practitioners and policymakers.

This edition will have a special focus on illicit drugs and vulnerable groups.

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ISSUP Italy Launch

Location: Rome, Italy

ISSUP Italy would like to invite you to attend their upcoming Launch Event. The Launch will centre on the theme 'Challenges and Perspectives in Addictions'.
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Submitted on Monday 21st June 2021 - 08:40
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Basics of Pharmacotherapy in SUD Treatment

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

ISSUP Afghanistan would like to invite you to attend their upcoming webinar on Basics of Pharmacotherapy in SUD treatment. The webinar will include an introduction and basic information on Pharmacotherapy in substance use treatment for detoxification, relapse prevention, and opoiod maintenance.
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Submitted on Friday 11th June 2021 - 10:42
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Members General Meeting 29-06-2021

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Dear Participant

Greeting from ISSUP UGANDA CHAPTER secretariat.

This is a reminder about the ISSUP UGANDA CHAPTER MEETING  slated to take place tomorrow Tuesday 29th June 2021 from 3 pm-4:30 pm.

Topic: ISSUP UGANDA CHAPTER MEETING
Time: Jun 29, 2021, 03:00 PM Africa/Kampala

Join Zoom Meeting click on the link below
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82845820258?pwd=OG8zSUk1VlNrNDFobCtrZG5qS2NyZz09

Meeting ID: 828 4582 0258
Passcode: 175710

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Submitted on Monday 28th June 2021 - 14:23
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The Importance of School Awareness in Addressing Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

Location: Online, United Arab Emirates

Virtual awareness webinar organized by the National Rehabilitation Center, inline with the International Drug Control Day, to discuss "The Importance of School Awareness in Addressing Drugs and Psychotropic Substances".

Tuesday: 29-June-2021 at 8:00 pm (UAE)

Link to join: https://bit.ly/3gTuHV1 

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Submitted on Saturday 26th June 2021 - 11:19
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Evidence-based prevention: advances and challenges for our country

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP Chile Webinar Flyer

ISSUP Chile invites you to participate in a webinar on evidence-based prevention: advances and challenges for Chile.

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (Chile Time)

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Submitted on Friday 18th June 2021 - 03:32
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Prison and Drugs in Europe: Current and Future Challenges

Location: Online

Objective: to discuss the results of the report Prison and drugs in Europe: current and future challenges Insights with key customers.

Invited Stakeholders:

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Submitted on Wednesday 23rd June 2021 - 16:58
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