The 7th international CBC conference brings together academia and industry to exchange developments in behaviour change and digital health to build back better.
The 2021 event promises to be packed with thought-provoking talks, debates and loads of networking opportunities and social exchanges for delegates. With international keynotes and half-day workshops still to be announced, the conference is a great opportunity to share your work and collaborate with experts in the field.
NIDA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-Convention
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) invite you to the annual 2021 NIDA-NIAAA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-Convention*.
The Mini-Convention will be held as a 2-day virtual meeting on November 1-2, 2021.
APSAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference (Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol & other Drugs)
Location: Online, Australia
The APSAD Conference provides an opportunity for networking and idea sharing in a friendly and informal atmosphere with a cross-section of AOD workers; practitioners, researchers, peer workers, consumers, and policymakers.
The conference also contributes to building capacity and capability in AOD by providing opportunities for engagement and learnings from early to mid-career, and more experienced researchers and clinicians.
International Confederation of ATOD Research Associations
ICARA is the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations. It is an umbrella organisation for research societies across the globe concerned about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and behavioural addictions. It is an international, nongovernmental, multidisciplinary and civil society organization bringing together research societies to promote ATOD science through professional exchange, collaboration and action.
Parental substance use and young people's resilience
Findings from a recent research project exploring young people’s experiences and impacts of living with parental substance misuse.
What is the aim of this event?
To share findings from a recent research project aimed at exploring young people’s experiences and impacts of living with parental substance misuse. In addition, we will explore ideas for how we can best support young people whose parents drink alcohol or use drugs.
This webinar aims to discuss the 2020 ISAM global survey project, review the literature on expert surveys and exemplar expert elicitation projects, identify areas for improvement, and outline the potential future directions of the ISAM Global Survey Network.
Population-wide interventions for reducing alcohol consumption: What is the per capita consumption indicator telling us?
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 - 15:00-16:30 CET
This event aims at discussing the validity and reliability of alcohol per capita consumption, its sensitivity to describe changes in alcohol control policies and reflect on the implication of the COVID-19 pandemic in alcohol consumption projected trends by 2030.
The target audience includes policymakers, government officials and civil servants, civil society groups, media and researchers with an interest on this topic.
Image and performance enhancing drug use in the UK
Location: Online, United Kingdom
There are growing health concerns regarding the use of image and performance enhancing drugs (IPEDs), in particular, anabolic androgenic steroids. In response, the National Institute for Health Research awarded a development grant to assess the available intelligence and research gaps to inform intervention evaluation. With support of an active steering group, members of Anabolic Steroid UK Network and special thanks to a dedicated public expert advisory board, this work is now complete. The key finding will be presented and discussed in this seminar covering:
The MCA Annual Symposium is a key event in the alcohol and health field. The symposium attracts delegates from clinical, policy and research backgrounds and across all the health specialties and disciplines.
The 2021 MCA Symposium is on the theme of Interventions and Recovery and includes a programme of world-class speakers.
Bookings are OPEN, please click here to book online.
AcoRN Webinar: Alcohol Marketing Research and Policy in Ireland
The UK-Ireland Alcohol Research Network (AcoRN) would like to invite you to a webinar exploring one of our key research areas: alcohol marketing. You can find out more about the AcoRN network by connecting with us on Twitter (@AcornAlcohol). You can also apply for network membership and sign up to our mailing list at the AcoRN website.
ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend the Final Webinar in their Three-Part Series on 'Mental Health of Youth and Substance'. This Webinar will focus on Youth Substance Use: Trends, Considerations, and Evidence-Based Approaches.
UNODC's Family First Program - Webinar for Civil Society
Learn more about drug use prevention in family settings in this webinar for civil society. Organised by VNGOC together with UNODC Civil Society Unit and UNODC Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section. Opening Remarks:
CND Special Event, Launch of the UNODC Synthetic Drug Strategy 2021-2025
A special event of the sixty-fourth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, will be held on Friday, 19 November 2021, from 12 noon to 1 p.m., Vienna Time (CEST) online and at the Vienna International Centre.
During this event, the UNODC Synthetic Drug Strategy 2021-2025 will be launched.
Options and developments in residential rehabilitation and support
Location: Online, United Kingdom
There has been a lot of discussion in recent years over the role of residential rehabilitation and care services for people with a substance use problem. With the recent investment provided by Scottish Government, this webinar will explore the nature of the need for residential rehabilitation and care and how services may meet these needs.
Daan van der Gouwe will describe the range of current provision in the Netherlands. Other presenters will describe the provision they currently offer, what it achieves and proposals for the future development of services in Scotland.
Launch of “Pahola: PAHO's First Digital Health Specialist on Alcohol Use”
Location: Washington DC, United States
Friday, 19 November 2021
Alcohol consumption is one of the leading risk factors for ill-health globally and in the Americas. Of the approximately 107 million people globally who have an alcohol use disorder (AUD), fewer than 10% receive appropriate care due to numerous barriers, including fear of treatment, privacy concerns, stigma, time conflicts, and limited availability of treatment.
The NordAN Conference and General Assembly meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania on November 19-20, 2021. In case the COVID situation doesn´t allow a physical gathering, the meetings will move online.
The main theme of the conference will be different interferences around alcohol and drug policies. Economic operators, political ideologies and bad data, to name the main ones. The conference will also address alcohol and cancer, COVID-19 and opioid issues.
The Annual International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Conference will be virtual between November 19 and November 21, 2021.
This global event is dedicated to providing world-class addiction medicine education and provides an exceptional opportunity to highlight new research, innovative practices, sociopolitical ideas, and new approaches to treatment.
ISSUP Nigeria would like to invite you to the next Bi-Monthly Webinar in their Knowledge Update Series. This Webinar will focus on the 'Learning Experience from Claremont University Graduate Course in Media Science for Evidence-Based Drug Use Prevention'.
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction's Issues of Substance 2021: A Virtual Experience
Location: Online, Canada
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction invites you to attend CCSA’s Issues of Substance 2021 conference. The conference takes place November 23–25, 2021, as part of National Addictions Awareness Week.
CCSA’s Issues of Substance is the flagship event of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), a non-profit organization that addresses issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians.
The biennial event is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge brokers, and people with direct or indirect, lived or living experience with substance use or a substance use disorders from across the country.
We are delighted to invite you to a webinar led by Dr Steve Sharman, Research Fellow, The National Addiction Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), at King’s College London. Steve will discuss his latest work on gambling and suicide. Steve is a specialist in gambling research and is an Academic Fellow of the Society for the Study of Addiction. Steve works closely with the National Problem Gambling Clinic in London, and with the Gordon Moody Association
2nd Asian Public Mental Health Congress pertains to psychiatry and mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, behavioral disorders, post-traumatic, seasonal depression, persistent depressive disorder, stress management and understanding the effective diagnosis & treatment to facilitate the recovery from psychiatric disorders.
Opportunity for all the presenters to be part of Best Presenter / Best Young Researcher / Best Poster Awards competition.
International Congress for the Prevention of Addictions
Location: Guanajuato/ Online, Mexico
Planet Youth in coordination with the Government of the State of Guanajuato has the honor to invite you to the International Congress for the Prevention of Addictions – Creating a better future for Youth
The Planet Youth 2021 Congress will be held in the beautiful city of León, Guanajuato Mexico, from November 30 to December 3.