October 2021

Webinar on Integrating UTC Into Clinical Practice

Location: Mangalore, India (Online Live sessions)

Integrating UTC into Clinical Practice

Ecolink UTC Alumni Association of the Ecolink Institute will be hosting an International Webinar on "Integrating UTC into Clinical Practice" in collaboration with the ISSUP-India Chapter on October 2, 2021 at 4 PM (IST). All those UTC Certified ISSUP members are welcome to participate. E-Certificates will be provided.

In the past decade, The Colombo Plan's Basic Universal Training Curriculum (UTC) sought to increase knowledge, shape attitudes and initiate skill  development in the individual worker.

​In this webinar, we describe the process by which organisations can :

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Submitted on Thursday 16th September 2021 - 06:26
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UTC Training, Curriculum 1-8

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

Ecolink Institute to host our VI batch for UTC training from Oct 2, 2021

The Ecolink Institute, Mangalore, India is starting its 6th international batch on Universal Treatment Curriculum on Substance Use Disorder from 02 October 2021. This is a weekend course and classes are held only on Saturdays from 3 PM (Indian Standard Time). The participants will be also prepared and facilitated to take the online examination by the Global Center for Credentialing and Examination (GCCC) through NAADAC, United States. We have successfully completed 3 batches already and the first batch members have received their ICAP credentials.  Admission started. Apply soon.

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Parenting Skills Program

Location: Online, United Arab Emirates

#NRC organizes, during October, a series of awareness sessions targeting all segments of society, focusing on families in the #UAE, under the title "Parenting Skills Program", which highlights the role of family in treating addiction and raising awareness.

Family Communication

4 October 2021 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (UAE time)

Parental control 

11 October 2021 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (UAE time)

Fight against drug

18 October 2021 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm (UAE time)

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Simpósio Brasileiro de Análises Toxicológicas - SIBRAT

Location: Online

A Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) e a Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), em parceria com a Sociedade Brasileira de Toxicologia (SBTOX) organizarão o Simpósio Brasileiro de Análises Toxicológicas, sob o tema “Desafios em Novas Substâncias Psicoativas”, no período de 04 a 06 de outubro de 2021, na modalidade On-line.

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Prevention and care of substance overdoses

Location: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

ISSUP Kazakhstan invites you to take part in the upcoming webinar on the topic: 'Prevention and care of overdoses of psychoactive substances'.

Time: 10.00 a.m. London/3 p.m. Nur-Sultan

Register for the webinar

 

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Scientific Evidence: Its Meaning and Contribution to the Drug Demand Reduction Field

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP invites you to join a Webinar on 'Scientific Evidence: Its Meaning and Contribution to the Drug Demand Reduction Field' with Dr. Gabriel Rada. The webinar will explore the issue of scientific evidence and its importance to the field of drug demand reduction.
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Drug Use at Universities - Staff's Perspective

Location: Online

An open and honest conversation around drug-related issues at universities from the perspective of staff.

In this free webinar, different stakeholders from different universities will share their observations and experiences around student drug use. 

University staff will talk about what the problem is, what has or hasn’t worked in their university’s approach, how they believe the issues around drug use should be addressed, and what the barriers are.

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Wednesday Webinars at Prevention Plus Wellness

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) provides free one-hour webinars for prevention and health specialists on most Wednesdays at noon eastern (9:00am pacific time).

These webinars address research and practice on integrating substance use prevention with wellness, evidence-based screening and brief interventions, and more.

Live PPW webinars come with a certificate for one-hour CEU credit and typically include a pdf of webinar slides and/or a link to the recorded webinar.

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Submitted on Tuesday 28th September 2021 - 21:08
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Tratamiento de Adolescentes con Trastornos por Uso de Drogas

Location: Online

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Submitted on Thursday 7th October 2021 - 09:02
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Basics of addiction counselling: Theories, practices and skills

Location: Online

This workshop is intended as both an introduction to the revised Module II of the Basics of Addiction Counseling: Desk Reference and a refresher on addiction counseling to assist those preparing to take the NCC AP credentialing tests.

Presenter Don P. Osborn, PhD, LCAC, MAC, will discuss theoretically-based approaches to counseling, counseling practices, modalities, and skills, and considerations for special populations in addiction counseling.

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EMCDDA webinar: Health and social responses to cannabis problems in Europe — time for a paradigm shift?

Location: Online

Objective: To kick off the cannabis webinar series, opening the debate with an all-encompassing overview of the key issues and response options available.

Background:

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The increase in alcohol-related deaths: How can we respond?

Location: Online

This joint webinar between Addiction Professionals and DDN will look at the statistics behind the worrying increase in alcohol-related deaths and will consider the causes, and what we can do to prevent further increases.

We have a panel of experts to discuss these issues including:

  • Chair: Dr Steve Brinksman, Clinical Director, Addiction Professionals
  • Kate Hall, Head of Operations, Substance Misuse Division, GMMH NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kieran Doherty Head of Quality and Governance, Inclusion
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Submitted on Monday 4th October 2021 - 09:34
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Global Alcohol Policy Alliance Virtual Event 2021

Location: Online

The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance Virtual Event 2021 will be held 12-14 October 2021, in the same week that was originally planned for GAPC 2021. While GAPC has been postponed to 2023, the GAPA Virtual Event will offer interactive sessions in different time zones.

Each day there will be a session with key-note speakers which will be followed by a regional session with comments from a panel of regional representatives and discussion among participants. 

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Substance Use in Women Deprived of Liberty: A General Approach and Recent Evidence

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar presenting a general initial framework and evidence on the characterization and approach to problematic substance use in the population of women deprived of liberty.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina time)

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International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users (INHSU)

Location: Sydney

The 9th International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users will take place in Australia, via a hybrid delivery model.

Join delegates from all over the world, with 20+ sessions from world-leading experts over three days.

For those who can travel, INHSU will be holding a face-to-face event in Sydney, Australia. For those who are unable to travel, INHSU will be hosting conference sessions virtually, available both live and on-demand.

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NHS Addictions Provider Alliance 2021 Annual Conference

Location: Online, United Kingdom

The NHS APA invites you to join us at our free and virtual conference on the 13th of October 2021.

Stigma all too often prevents a person from seeking or accessing the vital treatment and support they need to recover from addiction.

​Addressing the problem of stigma, which has clouded addiction treatment services for far too long, is a critical element to improving understanding of the complex issues surrounding addiction and a vital step in improving access to treatment and services.​

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Rescheduled | 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 and was rescheduled following previous connectivity difficulties.
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Submitted on Tuesday 5th October 2021 - 15:37
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Women and alcohol

Location: Online

The alcohol research interest group (ARIG) is hosting a webinar on Alcohol and Women.

The event will take place on the 14th of October.

Speakers:

Dr Emily Nicholls

'I just feel nice with a glass of wine': Doing 'girliness' and 'classiness' through alcohol consumption on a Girls' Night Out

Dr Amanda Atkinson

'Pretty in Pink', 'Gil Power' and 'Send Nudes': An analysis of the targeting and representation of women in alcohol brand and venue marketing on Facebook and Instagram.

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Submitted on Monday 13th September 2021 - 15:48
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Primera Jornada internacional de actualización en salud mental.

Location: Online

Estimados/as , esperando se encuentren bien junto a sus familiares y seres queridos. La presente tiene como fin invitarlas e invitarlos a participar de la Primera Jornada internacional de actualización en salud mental que se realizará el viernes 15 de octubre de 09:00 a 13:00 horas por la plataforma Zoom: 

https://reuna.zoom.us/j/81243150888?pwd=UzdTb1ppbVRGNVpKRTkxK3ZGaUZxQT09

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Spanish Pre-Conference Session AND Nicotine Pre-Conference Session

Location: Online

On Friday, October 15, 2021 from 11:00am - 6:00pm ET (10CT/9MT/8PT) NAADAC is hosting two engaging Pre-Conference Training Sessions featuring nationally recognized trainers discussing nicotine use disorder and addiction, mental health, and immigration. Earn 6 CEs per session.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre 2021 Symposium

Location: Online, Australia

The Symposium will showcase the wide variety and depth of research and programs at NDARC, as well as highlight the work of our peer organisations, facilitate dynamic discussions, and provide opportunities to create new connections.

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Wellness Models for Substance Use Prevention (Pre-Recorded): Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Session Objectives:

  1. Determine the connection between wellness and substance use prevention.
  2. Explore key wellness definitions and models.
  3. Examine evidence-informed wellness guidelines for youth.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qY40JtmFSfieWSIO-32jkQ

Length: 60 minutes 

Date: Wednesday October 20th                   

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COVID-19 & Substance Use in Canada: Impacts on Consumption, Services, and Service Providers

Location: Ottawa, Canada

ISSUP would like to invite you to attend the upcoming Webinar on COVID-19 & Substance Use in Canada: Impacts on consumption, services, and service providers, presented by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA).
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Seminario Web: Trayectorias delictiva y consumo de drogas: un análisis desde el MMIDA

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP Chile

ISSUP Chile te invita a participar de un webinar la frecuente asociación entre el consumo de drogas y los trastornos por consumo de sustancias en los adolescentes que han infringido la ley.

El webinar tendrá lugar el jueves 21 de octubre de 2021 a las 5:30 pm (Hora de Chile)

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Mental Health of Youth and Substance Use: Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine are pleased to present the Second Webinar in their Three-Part Series on 'Mental Health of Youth and Substance'. The Second Webinar will focus specifically on Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents.
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INL Webinar Week on Public-Private Partnerships to Counter Drug Challenges: October 25-29, 2021

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

INL ISSUP
The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.
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INL’s Webinar Week- Preventing Precursor Chemical Diversion

Location: Online

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

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INL's Webinar Week- Recovery-Ready Workplaces

Location: Online

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

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Submitted on Friday 15th October 2021 - 15:11
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DGHRI Seminar Series: Depression & Substance Use, A Global Gender Perspective

Location: Washington, D.C.

ISSUP
The Duluth Global Health Research Institute (DGHRI) and Africa and the Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA) at the University of Minnesota invite you to join the webinar "Depression and Substance Use Comorbidity: A Global Gender Perspective."
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The 5th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Control Policy in Nigeria

Location: venue to be announced, Nigeria

CRISA are happy to announce the 5th Biennial National Symposium on Drugs and Drug Control Policy in Nigeria. You are hereby invited to present your work and participate in discussions on the drug and alcohol situation in Nigeria. Special attention will be devoted to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the availability and use of psychoactive substances and other addictive behaviours.  

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INL's Webinar Week- Quality Assurance in Treatment

Location: Online

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

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Submitted on Friday 15th October 2021 - 15:14
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Jornada de Actualización en Prevención de Adicciones en el Ámbito Laboral

Location: Quito, Ecuador

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En colaboración con ISSUP Argentina, ISSUP Ecuador se complace en invitarlo a asistir a la Actualización sobre Prevención de Adicciones en el Trabajo.

El evento tendrá lugar el 27 de octubre de 2021 - 3:00 pm ECU / 5:00 pm ARG

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18th European Aids Conference

Location: London and Online

In 2021, the 18th European AIDS Conference will be online & onsite in London, United Kingdom,
October 27-30, 2021.

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Global Developments on HIV/AIDS and UNODC's partnership with Civil Society

Location: Online

Webinar for civil society partners in English with interpretation into French, Russian and Spanish.
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NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference

Location: Online

NAADAC is excited to announce that the NAADAC 2021 Annual Conference will be held virtually from October 28-30, 2021!

Last year, the virtual NAADAC 2020 Annual Conference brought together over 1,300 addiction-focused professionals from all 50 states and 13 countries! Our virtual conference platform offered attendees the unique opportunity to network with addiction professionals from across the globe while learning about the latest information on today's most relevant addiction-related topics.
 

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INL's Webinar Week-Drug Sales Over the Internet

Location: Online

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

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INL's Webinar Week- The Drug Trade and Illicit Finance

Location: Online

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

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Submitted on Friday 15th October 2021 - 15:18
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