Adolescent Suicide Research: Screening, Risk Assessment, and Intervention
Location: Washington DC, United States
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.
Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose
Location: Washington DC, United States
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).
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.
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).
CND Briefing for Civil Society & VNGOC AGM 2022 - Part 1
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.
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.
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.
Women, Alcohol Consumption and the COVID-19 Pandemic
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.
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.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in Women with a Focus on Pregnant and Parenting Persons
Friday, March 18, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)
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.
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.
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.
Mountain Plains ATTC has sponsored a ten-part webinar series that will address and review the latest science for cannabis including prevention and treatment issues; public policy; medical marijuana; and special populations and cannabis (adolescents, women and maternal health, older adults, and individuals with Serious Mental Illness).
Women in Recovery Specialty Online Training Series: Engaging Women of Color in Addiction Treatment
Friday, March 25, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)
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.
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".
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.
Webinar - How can we support innovation and implementation in the social care sector?
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.
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.
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.
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.
At the end of the conference, participants should be able to: