March 2022

The impact of the pandemic on people who use drugs and treatment services: what we can learn from research

Location: Online

This webinar will explore the impact of the pandemic on people who use drugs, and will draw on research conducted during this unique period in time, and what we can learn from it
 

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Submitted on Wednesday 26th January 2022 - 09:30
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Adolescent Suicide Research: Screening, Risk Assessment, and Intervention

Location: Washington DC, United States

Abstract:
Adolescent suicide continues to be an urgent, public health concern. This presentation will discuss selected studies from a research program focused on developing evidence-based strategies for suicide risk screening, suicide risk assessment, and preventive intervention. Findings related to the multi-variable prediction of adolescent suicide attempts, the Computerized Adaptive Screen for Suicidal Youth (CASSY), and the Youth-Nominated Support Team intervention (YST) will be given special emphasis.

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Submitted on Friday 25th February 2022 - 16:33
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SRNT 28th Annual Meeting

Location: Edinburgh

The Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 2022 Annual Meeting may be a hybrid (part in person, part virtual) or entirely virtual, depending on how things play out in the coming months.

The event will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland from the 2-5th of March 2022.

Abstract submissions will open on July 7, 2021, and will close on August 11, 2021. 

For more information, visit our 2022 Abstracts page

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Submitted on Sunday 11th July 2021 - 11:23
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Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose

Location: Washington DC, United States

ISSUP

Join the Addiction Policy Forum on March 7th from 1-2:30 p.m. (ET) for a webinar and Q&A to discuss key strategies to preventing opioid overdose with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Submitted on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 - 21:33
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Gambling Disorder Screening Day

Location: Online

Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is a grassroots campaign that depends on the participation of NCPG state Affiliate, organizational and individual members, state health agencies, gambling companies, recovery groups and a wide range of healthcare organizations and providers.

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Submitted on Monday 28th February 2022 - 12:24
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ATTC Webinar Series-Cannabis Webinar Series: Older Adults

Location: Online

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, cannabis use rates increased in 2020, with almost 50 million individuals 12 or older reporting use of cannabis in the past year. This increase is reflected in the state-specific data for HHS Region 8 in five of the six states (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Utah).

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Submitted on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 - 09:50
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Braiding Western Treatment Modalities and Indigenous Approaches for SUDs: Sweetgrass Method

Location: Online

Description

Limited studies examine how traditional American Indian/Alaskan Native and Western healing practices are being combined in treatment for Indigenous clients.

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Submitted on Monday 31st January 2022 - 13:49
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Substance Use Health: The Doorways to Stigma Free Health Outcomes

Location: Washington, D.C.

CAPSA and CCSA host a FREE Online event on the topic of "Substance Use Health: The Doorways to Stigma Free Health Outcomes" on March 9th.
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Submitted on Friday 4th March 2022 - 09:43
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CND Briefing for Civil Society & VNGOC AGM 2022 - Part 1

Location: Online

The CND briefing for civil society organisations will take place from 3PM to 4PM CET and will be followed by the VNGOC Annual General Meeting Part 1 that's taking place from 4PM to 4.30PM CET. 
More information to follow soon.

Mar 10, 2022 03:00 PM in Vienna

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Submitted on Friday 4th March 2022 - 20:38
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Commission on Narcotic Drugs 65th session Side Events- Monday PM

Location: online

12.15 – 13.05 p.m (CET)

Ensuring access to medicines for patients – a global concern

Organized by the Chair of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs with the support of UNODC Secretariat to the Governing Bodies

National Policy against drugs by 2030

Organized by Peru

Increasing social capital through protective factors of drug use initiation

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Submitted on Wednesday 9th March 2022 - 14:31
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Evaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction

Location: Online

A major new book about our understanding of addiction “Evaluating the Brain Disease Model of Addiction (BDMA)” is published on March 7, 2022.  This book seeks to advance the debate about the nature of addiction. 

In this Addiction Theory Network (ATN) webinar, the book editors provide an overview of its contents and offer personal reflections on its meaning and value to the field as we map out an agenda beyond the BDMA.  

Each editor will speak for 10 minutes and there will then be an opportunity for questions and discussion.

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Submitted on Thursday 3rd March 2022 - 10:49
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Mujeres, consumo de alcohol y la pandemia de COVID-19

Location: Washington DC, United States

La Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), invita a participar este martes, 15 de marzo, en el seminario virtual "Mujeres, consumo de alcohol y la pandemia de COVID-19". Se abordará el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 sobre la salud mental de las mujeres, el consumo de alcohol y cómo la comercialización del alcohol, las políticas y las intervenciones han influido sobre la salud de las mujeres durante la pandemia de COVID-19.

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Submitted on Thursday 10th March 2022 - 16:46
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Women, Alcohol Consumption and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Location: online

Join PAHO on Tuesday, 15 March, on the webinar "Women, Alcohol Consumption and the COVID-19 Pandemic" to discuss the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on women´s mental health, alcohol consumption, and how alcohol marketing, policies and interventions have influenced women's health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Submitted on Thursday 10th March 2022 - 16:19
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Commission on Narcotic Drugs 65th session Side Events- Tuesday

Location: Online

8.00 – 8.50 a.m (CET)

Preventive Drug Education: Adapting to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Organized by Singapore with the support of the ASEAN Training Center for Preventive Drug Education and the UNODC Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Section

Evidence-based interventions for HIV prevention among people who inject drugs and living in closed settings in the MENA region

Organized by the UNODC Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa

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Submitted on Wednesday 9th March 2022 - 14:48
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Partnership and Adaptation to Implement Trauma Focused Therapy in Low Resourced Settings in the US and Latin America

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Enter the meeting: https://northwestern.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=99d16ebb2dd15e08c667ee182&id=82f9235bc1&e=5879be25c0

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT (Washington, DC time)

 

Speaker: 

Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD
Associate Professor
Medical University of South Carolina
College of Medicine

 

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Submitted on Thursday 10th March 2022 - 22:55
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Commission on Narcotic Drugs 65th session Side Events- Wednesday

Location: Online

8.00 – 8.50 a.m (CET)

UNODC engagement and support to stability in Afghanistan post 15th August 2021, under the ‘Transitional Engagement Framework (TEF)’ by meeting the basic human needs to address the drugs problem.

Organized by the UNODC Country Office of Afghanistan

ASEAN and Russia partnership: building a society free of drug abuse at times of the COVID-19 pandemic

Organized by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with the support of the Russian Federation

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Submitted on Wednesday 9th March 2022 - 15:03
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Commission on Narcotic Drugs 65th session Side Events- Thursday

Location: Online

8.00 – 8.50 a.m (CET)

Operational Activities, Training and Prevention Projects carried out by Law Enforcement and Fight Against Narco-Terrorism

Organized by Turkey

Long-Term Effects Intra-Uterus Exposure to Synthetic Opioids

Organized by the UNODC Liaison Office in Geneva with the support of Canada, and the UNODC Laboratory and Scientific Service

Global Access to Medicinal Cannabis: Programs, Challenges and Solutions

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Submitted on Thursday 10th March 2022 - 17:42
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Relevance of research in public drug policy and its impact on national programs

Location: Santiago, Chile

ISSUP Chile
ISSUP Chile presented a webinar on Public Policy Research on Drugs.
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Submitted on Monday 14th February 2022 - 08:55
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Universal Training Curriculum 5 (UTC 5) : Intake, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning and Documentation for Addiction Professionals

Location: DAVAO CITY, Philippines

We are pleased to invite you to participate in a training on 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐮𝐦 𝟓 (𝐔𝐓𝐂 𝟓): 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞, 𝐒𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭, 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐃𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐝𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐬 this March 8 to 21 to May 07, 2022, 3 hours per day, weekdays only via Zoom and Google Classroom.  

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Submitted on Friday 11th March 2022 - 01:47
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Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Women with a Focus on Pregnant and Parenting Persons

Location: Online

NAADAC

Friday, March 18, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

This virtual training will focus on substance use disorders (SUD) in women with a focus on pregnant and parenting persons. Learners will hear about the epidemiology of SUD in women with a focus on opioid use disorder (OUD), the stigma towards pregnant and parenting persons and use of appropriate language, harm reduction practices and trauma-informed care, and the treatment of OUD in pregnant and breastfeeding persons.

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Submitted on Monday 28th February 2022 - 12:39
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UTC Curriculum 3-4 by Ecolink Institute

Location: India (Online training through Zoom Platform)

Join with our Batch 7 to do the Curriculum 3-4 or full course

Those who are looking for Curriculum 3-4 or 5-8 can join with our Batch 7 from March 18, 2022. More details about the course and its fee, please log into :  www.ecolinkinstitute.com/utc-7 

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Submitted on Thursday 10th March 2022 - 08:27
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Research Processes and Social Appropriation of Knowledge

Location: Online

ICUDDR would like to invite you to their next Webinar on Research Processes and Social Appropriation of Knowledge. 

Time: 10AM Eastern Time

Register for the Webinar

 

Presenters:

Juan F. Herrera, Natalia Galeano, Ana M. Quiceno, Catalina Arango.

Escuela Contra la Drogadicción, Gobernación de Antioquia

 

This Webinar will be in Spanish with English Interpretation.

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Submitted on Monday 21st February 2022 - 17:24
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INEP-Plus - Introduzione alla Evidence-Based Prevention

Location: Italy, Italy

INEP-PLUS is an online course, which introduces the key principles of Evidence-Based Substance Use Prevention. It includes: 12 thematic training sessions with online group discussions lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes each; FAD (accredited remote distance individual training) (INEP - Charles University (CUNI) - Prague.
Who is it directed to? INEP-PLUS is directed to professionals in the field of Prevention of Substance Use Disorders and Pathological Dependence who work in both the public and private social services.

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Submitted on Wednesday 9th February 2022 - 11:56
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Grounding Techniques for Dysregulated Clients

Location: Online

Description

Clients aren’t “resistant” - they’re inadequately warmed up to change, and as clinicians, it is our job to help them lower their anxiety, stay engaged in the process, and increase their emotional, physical, and spiritual capacity. Now more than ever, we need to rely on somatically based and experiential modalities to help our clients stay grounded and resourced in the process and build connection, so they are motivated to keep coming back.

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Submitted on Monday 31st January 2022 - 13:56
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ATTC Webinar Series- Cannabis & Maternal Health

Location: Online

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, cannabis use rates increased in 2020, with almost 50 million individuals 12 or older reporting use of cannabis in the past year. This increase is reflected in the state-specific data for HHS Region 8 in five of the six states (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Utah).

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Submitted on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 - 09:51
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Women in Recovery Specialty Online Training Series: Engaging Women of Color in Addiction Treatment

Location: Online

Friday, March 25, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

The purpose of this training is to provide clinicians with a culturally-specific point of reference relating to conceptualising, assessing, coordinating, and implementing treatment specifically to women of colour. Treatment considerations will take into account the identification of socioeconomic limitations, gender role expectations, and other barriers resulting in adverse treatment outcomes.

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Submitted on Monday 14th March 2022 - 11:07
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Sesión Académica "De lo micro a lo macro en la prevención del consumo de alcohol"

Location: Ciudad de México, Mexico

La Unidad de Reducción de la Demanda, de la Comisión Interamericana para el Control de Abuso de Drogas (CICAD) y la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México nvitan a participar en la sesión académica "De lo micro a lo macro en la prevención del consumo de alcohol".

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Submitted on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 - 04:59
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INEP plus course

Location: New Delhi, India

The five-day workshop has successfully has begun on 28th March 2022. 18 participants working in the field of counselling with various De-addiction treatment centres attended the program. 

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Submitted on Thursday 31st March 2022 - 11:08
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ISSUP The Gambia Launch

Location: Banjul, Gambia

ISSUP The Gambia would like to invite you to their launch event followed by a webinar on Community Resilience in Substance Use.
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Submitted on Tuesday 22nd March 2022 - 11:37
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Women and drugs in Europe — why gender matters?

Location: Online

Description: This webinar will explore recent patterns and trends in drug use among women in Europe and the role played by gender in influencing women’s consumption behaviours across settings and the life course.

Speakers will present drug use and drug use patterns and its consequences from different perspectives and population groups, including that of women who use drugs and considering an intersectional approach to drug use.

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Submitted on Monday 21st March 2022 - 16:16
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Webinar - How can we support innovation and implementation in the social care sector?

Location: Online

Join the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North Thames on March 31 at 1 - 3pm CET to explore and discuss insights into the barriers of implementing evidence and how innovation in social care can be supported by research and collaboration. 

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Submitted on Monday 28th February 2022 - 11:57
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Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless/street drinkers & service providers

Location: Online, United Kingdom

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite you to join us online on Thursday 31 March from 12.30-14.00 BST (UK time) for their first SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2022.

Dr Elena Dimova (Glasgow Caledonian University) will present her research "Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative Study of the Experiences of Homeless Drinkers, Street Drinkers and Service Providers" and we will then open to Q+A and wider discussion.

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Submitted on Wednesday 2nd March 2022 - 16:06
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OFF-LABEL DRUGS IN PATHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCIES

Location: Verona, Italy

OFF-LABEL DRUGS IN PATHOLOGICAL DEPENDENCIES
31 st March 2022 – Aula Vecchioni Policlinico GB Rossi - Verona

Scientific Responsible: Fabio Lugoboni
https://addictus.it/

Pathological dependencies comprise a vast field of clinical situations of varying gravity involving a significant number of patients, with an extremely limited number of drugs quoted in international guidelines.

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Submitted on Thursday 3rd March 2022 - 07:05
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The ASAM 53rd Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science

Location: Hollywood, United States

The ASAM 53rd Annual Conference begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022, with an opening welcome reception. The conference concludes at noon on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Please note the pre-conference offerings take place on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

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Submitted on Monday 10th January 2022 - 17:16
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