May 2022

The Lost Wisdom of Women: Reclaiming Our Recovery

Location: Online

Friday, May 6, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

The Achilles heel for many women in or seeking recovery is tied to unhealthy and toxic relationships, from family of origin to adult romances. This presentation will use powerful keys from family systems theory to provide practical tools for getting free from limiting beliefs that fuel negative relational cycles during the recovery process.

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Submitted on Friday 29th April 2022 - 12:40
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National Prevention Week Webinars

Location: Online

The National Prevention Week webinar series supports organizations working on the front lines of prevention.

NPW webinars provide information and resources to states, SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) grantees, and local community-based organizations to raise awareness and educate communities on prevention topics.

May 8th to May 14th, 2022. 

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Submitted on Monday 31st January 2022 - 14:10
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Implementation of Opioid Substitution Therapy in South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

South Africa opioid substitution therapy HIV AIDS

You are invited to attend an upcoming webinar meeting aiming to discuss the role of the government agencies in the design and implementation of the HIV interventions among people who use drugs, particularly opioid substitution therapy (OST), in South Africa.

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Submitted on Friday 6th May 2022 - 16:31
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Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction

Location: Abu Dhabi

Shots of the Abu Dhabi event

ISSUP Abu Dhabi Conference 2022

ICUDDR, INL, ISSUP and NRC were delighted to partner to bring together the global in person and online event which took place 12th – 16th May 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

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Submitted on Friday 9th July 2021 - 12:23
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World Assembly for Community Action on Alcohol

Location: Online

Description
Community action is one of ten action areas outlined in the WHO Global Alcohol Strategy, highlighting how important community involvement is for preventing and reducing alcohol harm.

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Submitted on Tuesday 19th April 2022 - 08:59
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Faith, families, and recovery

Location: Online, United Kingdom

Alcohol Change UK and Adfam are inviting you to take part in an online event discussing faith, family, and recovery.

All of us working to reduce harmful substance use seek to apply the most up-to-date, research-based approaches we can. But we also know that there are many aspects of people’s lives that are less about hard facts but which are equally important to them.

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Submitted on Thursday 14th April 2022 - 10:18
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War - psychological skills for surviving and coping with traumatic events: Support of adult population in times of war

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine and ITTC-Ukraine welcome you to a joint initiative dedicated to the ongoing war and the horrific events that resulted from Russian's attack on Ukraine.
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Submitted on Monday 25th April 2022 - 12:53
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Safeguarding Public Health: Managing Conflict of Interest and Interference in Alcohol Policy to Support the Safer Implementation

Location: Online

The objective of this webinar is to support decision-makers who protect effective alcohol regulations by raising awareness of conflicts of interests, summarizing the current evidence on interference from the alcohol industry in public health policy as well as discuss best practices. We will describe the fundamental conflict of interest that exists between the alcohol industry’s objectives and public health purposes and bring clear and current examples of the way this involvement unfolds and the consequences for public health.

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Submitted on Wednesday 18th May 2022 - 10:15
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Women in Recovery Specialty Online Training Series: Come On Get Happy: Women, Recovery, and Happiness

Location: Online

NAADAC

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 12:00-1:30pm ET (11CT/10MT/9PT)

Description

Everyone in recovery wants to discover the techniques to enhance their life’s purpose, well-being, and ability to thrive, but women have a unique journey to elevate their happiness. This presentation will look at the science of happiness, as well as offer a dozen strategies to enhance your life and your happiness quotient. You’ll enjoy this interactive presentation that has real-life techniques to help women thrive.

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Submitted on Friday 29th April 2022 - 12:34
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2022 NDARC Annual Research Symposium

Location: Online

The 2022 NDARC Annual Research Symposium is being held on Tuesday, 20 and Wednesday, 21 September 2022.

Registration: Registration opens June 2022.
Program: Program coming soon.

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Submitted on Wednesday 18th May 2022 - 10:19
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Self-harm and alcohol use

Location: Online

About this event

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite you to join us online on Monday 23 May from 12.30-14.00 BST (UK time) for our third SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2022.

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Submitted on Sunday 10th April 2022 - 21:02
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Dependencia al alcohol y deterioro cognitivo: más allá de la demencia alcohólica

Location: Ciudad de México, Mexico

Lunes 23 de mayo del 2022, 10:00 AM (hora de la Ciudad de México)

El abuso del consumo de alcohol se había asociado tradicionalmente a la aparición primero de encefalitis alcohólica, seguida de una demencia específica atribuida a la deficiencia vitamínica (Tiamina).

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Submitted on Thursday 19th May 2022 - 06:04
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Towards ambitious alcohol policy: challenges and opportunities

Location: Geneva

Background

The decade after the adoption of the WHO Global Alcohol Strategy has not yielded significant progress in the development of alcohol policy solutions and reductions in alcohol harms.

Alcohol’s contribution to the global burden of disease has been increasing. In high income countries alcohol use is the second fasted growing risk factor and in LMICs it is the fourth fastest rising risk factor for the global disease burden.

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Submitted on Friday 20th May 2022 - 12:53
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EMCDDA webinar: Knowing youth — digital platforms for decision making

Location: Online

Objective: The main objective of this webinar is to explore and better understand the potential use of youth survey data in policy and prevention planning in a digital world.

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Submitted on Wednesday 18th May 2022 - 09:20
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The cardiovascular risks and benefits of quit smoking medicines

Location: Online

In this presentation, the speakers will report the results of a series of three population-based cohort studies relating to the use and effects of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies. The first of these studies provides evidence on how the three smoking cessation pharmacotherapies available in Australia (nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline and bupropion) compare to each other in terms of cardiovascular safety. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 24th May 2022 - 08:31
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War - psychological skills for surviving and coping with traumatic events: first aid for children

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine and ITTC-Ukraine welcome you to a joint initiative dedicated to the ongoing war and the horrific events that resulted from Russian's attack on Ukraine.
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Submitted on Monday 23rd May 2022 - 10:58
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New Psychoactive Substances (NPS): Synthetic Stimulants/Synthetic Cannabinoids

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

ISSUP would like to invite you to join the First Webinar in a series on New Psychoactive Substances (NPS).
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Submitted on Wednesday 4th May 2022 - 21:36
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KBS 47th Annual Meeting

Location: Warsaw, Poland

The Kettil Bruun Society are pleased to announce the 47th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society: May 30 – June 3, 2022 in Warsaw, Poland hosted by the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology & the National Centre for Prevention of Addictions.

The conference will take place in the on-site, traditional format. KBS remain hopeful that the epidemic situation in May 2022 will allow it. However, they will inform you of any significant developments as they arise.

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Submitted on Thursday 13th January 2022 - 16:32
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Society for Prevention Research (SPR) Annual Meeting

Location: Seattle

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference–the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 30thAnnual Meeting that will be held in-person May 31 – June 3, 2022. This year’s theme is “Realizing the Power of Prevention Through Equitable Dissemination & Implementation Science.”

The SPR 2022 Annual Meeting will be held in person at the Hyatt Regency Seattle, Seattle, WA.

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Submitted on Wednesday 15th December 2021 - 14:33
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