Improving the Management of Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance use conditions
This conference focuses on improving the management and outcomes of people with co-occurring mental health and substance misuse conditions, and managing demand during and beyond Covid-19 whilst ensuring adherence to the NICE National Quality Standard Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse.
SA Drug Policy Week is the premier drug policy event in Africa – but due to COVID-19, the 2020 Policy Week and 2021 Policy Week have not occurred.
While there have been numerous webinars and virtual events, none has filled the South African Drug Policy Week agenda. An expanded African Policy Week is planned for late 2022, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event may need to be postponed again.
Tackling drug dependence and improving delivery of services - assessing the independent review of drugs and the UK Government’s Strategy
Location: Online, United Kingdom
This conference will examine policy priorities for tackling drug dependence and is a timely opportunity to discuss the long-term strategy that the UK Government unveiled in early December.
Delegates will consider these issues in the context of the Independent Review of Drugs and the published response from the Government, looking at the Review’s recommendations and the Government’s new strategy and what is needed to take them forward.
The UK-Ireland Alcohol Research Network (AcoRN) would like to invite you to its second webinar, which will be held via Zoom on Thursday 10th February from 1pm to 2:30pm. The webinar will be exploring another key research area of the network: Alcohol and policymaking.
Crime & Addiction - The Drug Treatment Court's Response
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
The University of Nicosia School of Law with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Faculty of Law invite you to attend and participate in the upcoming conference with the title “Crime and Addiction: The Drug Treatment Court’s Response”. The conference will be addressed by the Honourable Minister of Justice and Public Order of the Republic of Cyprus, Mrs Stephie Drakos.
2022 Intersection of Science, Treatment and Policy Conference
Location: New York, United States
This virtual conference has been designed for physicians, medical students/residents, and addiction professionals. Join physicians and other health professionals at the New York Society of Addiction Medicine’s Annual Medical-Scientific Conference.
Learn about cutting-edge addiction medicine issues and exchange ideas about developments in NYS and across the nation. This conference offers state-of-the-art presentations highlighting the most recent developments in addiction medicine.
The Connection Between Substance Use and Human Trafficking
Human trafficking refers to the exploitation of an individual using force, fraud, or coercion. Not only are those with substance use issues more vulnerable to being trafficked, but traffickers specifically target them. Traffickers use substances as a means of coercion, to get victims to comply with their demands, increase productivity, inhibit self-protection, decrease escape attempts, and continue entrapment. Many victims also engage in substance use as a means of coping with their unfathomable trauma.
The Role of Law Enforcement in Community-wide Prevention Programming
Implementing evidence-based prevention programming at the community level warrants the support and involvement of many community resources—schools, health care providers, families, children and social services, faith-based organizations, and law enforcement, to list but a few. For example, the impact of environmental prevention programming on tobacco smoking and underage drinking has shown how important the enforcement of laws and regulations are to the effectiveness of these interventions.
Drugs Research Network Scotland Annual Conference 2022
Location: Online, United Kingdom
Complex lives and complex systems: Untangling the complexity through drugs research
Through a series of keynote presentations, shorter “Research Bites” presentations, networking opportunities, and a panel discussion, the DRNS 2022 conference will encourage delegates to expand their understanding of the wide-ranging complexities affecting the field of drug use and consider the research being done to address them.