September 2021

Youth Wellness & Risk Behavior Connections: Part I: Substance Use & Mental Health

Location: Saint Augustine, Florida, United States

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Submitted on Friday 6th August 2021 - 21:37
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Youth Wellness & Risk Behavior Connections: Part II: Violence, Safety & Other Health Behaviors

Location: ST AUGUSTINE, Florida, United States

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Submitted on Friday 6th August 2021 - 21:40
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Not your neurotypical client: Autism, alcohol, and other substances

Location: Online

Hosted by Alcohol Change UK, the Centre for Applied Autism Research at the University of Bath, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Autistic people are as likely to experience substance use issues as anyone else. But when they do, they find it much harder to get the support they need. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 3rd August 2021 - 16:39
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Not your neurotypical client: Autism, alcohol, and other substances

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP
Understanding needs and improving support for autistic people around alcohol and other substance use issues
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Submitted on Tuesday 3rd August 2021 - 11:20
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Health Harming Products and Non-Communicable Disease Prevention in Scotland

Location: Online, United Kingdom

A cross-party discussion on the impact of health-harming products to launch a new report on by ten of Scotland's leading health charities

About this event

On the 6th September, we, a group of Scotland’s leading health charities, will publish a report calling for action on health-harming products to prevent ill health and death from non-communicable diseases – such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and stroke.

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Submitted on Wednesday 25th August 2021 - 11:52
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Joint Australasian Sexual Health and HIV&AIDS Conferences (online)

Location: Online, Australia

Joint Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences will once again be hosted in a virtual format between 6 to 9 September, following the success of last year’s inaugural virtual conferences.

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Submitted on Sunday 11th July 2021 - 11:03
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Webinar Wednesdays at Prevention Plus Wellness

Location: St. Augustine, Florida, USA, United States

Join us for the next free PPW Wednesday webinar.  Additional information is below.

Screening & Brief Intervention Practice for Youth Substance Use Prevention & Wellness: Free Webinar

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Submitted on Friday 3rd September 2021 - 20:49
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Quality and the Workforce

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP Quality in Treatment
ISSUP Quality in Treatment Network and ISSUP UK would like to invite you to attend this upcoming Webinar on Quality and the Workforce. This Webinar will look at the role of the workforce in ensuring quality drug use disorder treatment services.
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Submitted on Tuesday 31st August 2021 - 17:08
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A Systems Approach for Effective Preventive Intervention Adaptations, Adoption and Sustainability

Location: Online

During the next Prevention Talk, APSI will be addressing the following question: How do we in the prevention community need to adapt evidence-based interventions to fit different prevention delivery systems and contexts?

Prevention scientists have developed many efficacious preventive interventions in a variety of areas.

Despite the demonstrated effectiveness of many evidence-based preventive interventions (EBPIs),  two pervasive problems limiting their widespread use are:

(a) low rates of adoption, and

(b) limited sustainability

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Submitted on Monday 6th September 2021 - 09:34
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Screening & Brief Intervention Practice for Youth Substance Use Prevention & Wellness

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 7th August 2021 - 19:56
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Alcohol Harms Reduction Legislative Review Workshop

Location: Online, South Africa

The DG Murray Trust, in collaboration with various experts, recently completed a report called 'Five Best Buys for Alcohol Harms Reduction: A review of policy and legislative framework in South Africa.' and invites you to engage with its findings.

The workshop will explore effective policy reforms for the regulation of the alcohol industry in South Africa.

Register to join the 2-day seminar on the 9th & 10th of September 2021.

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st September 2021 - 12:17
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AFINet Virtual Conference

Location: Online

Addiction and the Family Network (AFINet) is holding a small-scale virtual conference on 9-10 September 2021. There will be two half-days at different times of the day, which will allow our members and others from various time zones across the world to present and discuss their current work.

AFINet is currently accepting abstracts. Each slot will be 20 minutes – 15 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for discussion.

Deadline 15th July.

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Submitted on Monday 10th May 2021 - 11:40
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Conceptual framework and evaluation of a prevention experience based on sports activities

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina Pablo Fillipi flyer

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on the conceptual framework and evaluation of a prevention experience based on sports activities.

The webinar will take place on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina Time).

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Submitted on Wednesday 14th July 2021 - 02:57
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2021 Annual SRNT-E Conference

Location: Online

SRNT-E is the European chapter of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco.

The 2021 SRNT-E conference will be organised virtually on 15-17th September 2021. 

Speakers will discuss the latest research on the following topics:

  • Clinical
  • Public health
  • Policy/Economy
  • Basic Science/PreClinical

You can find out more about the programme and keynote speakers here.

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Submitted on Sunday 14th March 2021 - 11:07
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One Session Youth & Parent Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Programs (Core Knowledge): Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Saturday 11th September 2021 - 17:10
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Society of the Society for the Study of Addiction Early Career Research network webinar: Careers after the PhD

Location: Online

Caitlin Notley, Eric Carlin, Frances Campbell and Robyn Burton talk about academic and non-academic career options after the PhD.

About this event:

The next SSA ECR network event focuses on career options after the PhD, with a chance to pose your questions to our expert panel of speakers.

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Submitted on Wednesday 8th September 2021 - 09:31
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INEP-Plus National Chapter pilot course (an introduction to evidence-based practice/INEP)

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

TRAINING NAME: INEP Plus, an Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice (INEP)

LOCATION (COUNTRY & REGIONS):   Pakistan

STAKE HOLDER/IMPLEMENTING AGENCY:  ISSUP Pakistan Chapter

FUNDING SOURCE:    ISSUP Pakistan Chapter

TRAINERS/FACILITATORS: 

Dr. Sajid Iqbal Alyana, Ms. Shabana Khaliq Chaudry    

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Submitted on Sunday 12th September 2021 - 11:33
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Guam’s Second Annual Conference on Substance Use Disorders Among Pacific Islanders

Location: Online

Guam’s Second Annual Conference  on Substance Use Disorders Among Pacific Islanders will take place on the 21st-22nd of September. You can register for the event here.

Earn up to 8.0 CEs while attending presentations in the following featured tracks: 

  • Children and Family 
  • Clinical Interventions
  • Emerging Issues 
  • Mental Health 
  • Populations with Specific Service Needs 
  • Prevention
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Submitted on Monday 2nd August 2021 - 17:50
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Universal Treatment Curriculum in Tamil (C-1 & 2)

Location: Mangalore, India (Onine Live sessions), India

UTC sessions in Tamil language, but training materials in English

Ecolink Institute is  organizing an online training on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder in Tamil language for the Tamil speaking SUD practitioners around the glove, especially from Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and India. Initially, the course is limited to only Curriculum 1 & 2 and the full course may be offered in future. Global Trainer, Dr.Thirumagal V will be the key resource person. Grab this unique opportunity and understand the science of addiction and evidence based  treatment models in your local language. 

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Submitted on Wednesday 18th August 2021 - 04:14
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Mental Health of Youth and Substance Use: Self-harm and Suicide in Young

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend the First Webinar in their Three-Part Series on 'Mental Health of Youth and Substance'. The First Webinar will centre specifically on Self-Harm and Suicide in Young.
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Submitted on Monday 6th September 2021 - 12:21
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Evaluating Substance Use Prevention Plus Wellness Programs: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Objectives:

1. Identify purposes for evaluating substance use prevention programs.
2. Describe measurement tools and measures to assess substance use Prevention Plus
Wellness (PPW) programs.
3. Examine evaluation designs for determining risk/protective factor and behavior effects of prevention programs.
4. Explore case studies of PPW program evaluations.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LajsV-XuQZ6immw85zTMrw

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Submitted on Wednesday 15th September 2021 - 20:54
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Rebuild and Recover: Reducing alcohol harm and remaking connections in the post-pandemic world

Location: Online, United Kingdom

Two people embracing outdoors

Alcohol Change UK’s 2021 online conference

On 22 and 23 September, we’ll be bringing you a conference that puts alcohol in context: an opportunity to reflect on the reasons people drink, and the many routes to harm reduction and recovery for a diverse population. Across the two days of Rebuild and Recover, we’ll be seeking to learn the lessons of the lockdown and understand how best to respond to the challenges of the post-pandemic world. Speakers include:

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Submitted on Tuesday 18th May 2021 - 16:26
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17th Annual International INEBRIA Conference

Location: Goa, India

INEBRIA are delighted to invite you to the 17th Annual INEBRIA Conference in Goa, India.

Brief interventions can play an integral role in addressing the burden, harms and societal costs associated with alcohol use. However, there is limited uptake of brief interventions in culturally diverse and low resource settings. This necessitates a critical appraisal of what we have achieved until now as a field, and debate and discussion on the next steps for brief interventions in specific cultural contexts. 

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Submitted on Saturday 2nd January 2021 - 21:21
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ISSUP UK Launch Event

Location: London, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce that the ISSUP UK Chapter launch will take place on Thursday, 23rd. September at 2pm (GMT). The launch will be followed by a webinar on the topic of ‘Substance Use and Families’.
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Submitted on Monday 26th July 2021 - 16:16
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2nd Euro Depression and Psychiatry Congress

Location: Barcelona, Spain

European depression and psychiatry congress with eminent psychiatrists, mental health professionals from USA, Europe, Asia, Middle East

2nd Euro Depression and Psychiatry Congress pertains to Psychiatry and Depressive Disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, behavioral disorders, post-traumatic, seasonal depression, persistent depressive disorder, stress and understanding the effective diagnosis & treatment to identify and help to facilitate the recovery of someone suffering from psychiatric disorders.

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Submitted on Monday 14th December 2020 - 12:17
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Substance Misuse Treatment and the Criminal Justice System

Location: Online

This webinar will focus on the interconnecting policy and practice that shapes the experiences of people with drug and alcohol problems within the criminal justice system. It will be chaired by Mike Trace, Chief Executive of Forward Trust and Collective Voice Trustee.

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Submitted on Wednesday 8th September 2021 - 12:36
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Tools for the adequate approach to problematic consumption in the population of Sex-Affective Diversity and Trans and non-binary people

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on the role that affective sexual diversity and trans and non-binary people have as a determining factor of health in the field of Addictions.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina Time).

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Submitted on Thursday 5th August 2021 - 04:14
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Climate Related Disasters Nexus with Mental Illness (including SUDs)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

ISSUP Kenya are pleased to invite you to their next Bi-Monthly Webinar on the nexus between climate related disasters and mental illness.
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Submitted on Tuesday 21st September 2021 - 11:50
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Bi-Monthly Webinar: ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series (Eighth Session)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

ISSUP Nigeria would like to invite you to attend the next Bi-Monthly Webinar in their Knowledge Update Series. This Webinar will focus on 'Standing up to Peer Pressure on Substance Abuse in Schools'.
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Submitted on Wednesday 8th September 2021 - 09:02
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12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Online, Estonia

EUSPR are pleased to announce that the 12th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting will take place online on 30th September – 1st October 2021, with workshops scheduled for the 29th September.

The theme this year is ‘Prevention in a COVID Recovery Society’ and the conference will discuss the challenges of planning and implementing prevention approaches in this new normality. We encourage participants to share their experiences on:

  • The impact of COVID 19 on health, health behaviours, and key risk and protective factors

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Submitted on Friday 8th January 2021 - 16:05
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32nd European Society for Social Drug Research Conference

Location: Europe

The ESSD was founded in 1990 as an association of European social scientists working on drug issues. Its principal aims are to promote social science approaches to drug research, particularly support qualitative and novel research methods, and encourage early career researchers.

The ESSD holds annual conferences to promote collaboration and cooperation among researchers working in the drugs field.

Since 1990, more than thirty annual conferences have been organised in over twenty countries, alternating between North, South, East and West Europe.

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Submitted on Thursday 3rd June 2021 - 16:27
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