September 2022

Adfam Forum: Drug and Alcohol Prevention

Location: Online, via Zoom, United Kingdom

Adfam's monthly online forum events are free to attend and open to anyone with a professional interest in supporting families affected by substance use or gambling.

By attending Adfam’s forum events you will hear from experts across the sector, network with other professionals working in the same area and share practice.

Adfam is a UK-based charity that works to improve life for people affected by the drinking, drug use or gambling of a family member or friend.

Our next forum is taking place on Thursday 1st September 2022, 10.30am - 12 noon.

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Society for the Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT-E) Symposia # 1

Location: Online

SRNT-E are very pleased to announce that we’ve opened registration for our three autumn/fall symposia.

These symposia are taking place on three different days in September, all with a similar format: two and a half hours long, with talks from five experts and international leaders in their fields followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Symposium #1: Cessation in Specific Populations

Symposium #2: Harm Reduction

Symposium #3: Open Science

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Submitted on Thursday 18th August 2022 - 10:54
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Society for the Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT-E) Symposia # 2

Location: online

SRNT-E are very pleased to announce that we’ve opened registration for our three autumn/fall symposia.

These symposia are taking place on three different days in September, all with a similar format: two and a half hours long, with talks from five experts and international leaders in their fields followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Symposium #1: Cessation in Specific Populations

Symposium #2: Harm Reduction

Symposium #3: Open Science

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Submitted on Tuesday 6th September 2022 - 13:45
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Alcohol Policy 19 Evidence to Action: Building a Framework for Change

Location: Virginia

The nation’s capital for the Alcohol Policy 19 Conference, convened by the U.S. Alcohol Policy Alliance will take place on September 14-16, 2022 Arlington, VA.

The 19th in a series of conferences on preventing and reducing alcohol-related problems using public policy strategies.

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Submitted on Thursday 30th June 2022 - 13:51
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Cannabis use and abuse: pharmacology and clinical implications

Location: Online/Italy, Italy

Cannabis is the most used drug worldwide, with increasing data for prevalence of use, treatment entries and cannabis-related hospital admissions. The reduction in sales prices and the increase in THC concentrations ("high-potency cannabis”) are associated with the increase in consumption. When discussing cannabis, it is necessary to note that products currently available on the legal (where present) and illicit markets are extremely heterogeneous in terms of active ingredient concentrations and way of consumption.

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Submitted on Wednesday 1st June 2022 - 08:37
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Planet Youth Annual Conference 2022

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

Planet Youth Annual Conference 2022

14th to 16th of September

The theme is “Creating a Better Future for Youth“ and during the conference, Planet Youth will share with you the basics, the methodology and the latest on substance use prevention based on the Icelandic Prevention Model.

Three whole days of presentations, networking and socialising.

Speakers from Planet Youth, our partners and from the global prevention community.

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Submitted on Friday 5th August 2022 - 11:31
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2022 Medical Council on Alcohol Symposium on Alcohol & Health

Location: London, United Kingdom

Programme 

09:00- Registration & Refreshments

09:40- Welcome

09:50- ‘Deaths from Alcohol-related Liver Disease: can we really make a difference?’, Prof Ewan Forrest

10:20 -'Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless drinkers, street drinkers and service providers', Dr Elena Dimova

10:50- Q&A Discussion

11:10- Mid-Morning Break and visit Exhibitor Stands

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Submitted on Tuesday 6th September 2022 - 14:22
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CAADE Conference Professionalizing the Workforce in the Pandemic Era

Location: California, United States

On behalf of The California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE), join CAADE Conference 2022. CAADE has held its annual conference for over 34 years, staying true to our mission of “promoting and supporting quality higher education in addiction studies”. This year’s event is especially exciting as it will promote the themes; Case Management, DSM5, MI, MAT, Documentation.

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Submitted on Tuesday 9th August 2022 - 10:59
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Recovery Walk Cape Town

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

As a member of the organizing committee, I would like to introduce you to the Cape Town Recovery Walk: an annual family-friendly event, where we walk to celebrate recovery from addictions and mental illnesses and challenge the associated stigma and shame surrounding treatment and recovery.

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Submitted on Monday 12th September 2022 - 10:14
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2022 NDARC Annual Research Symposium

Location: Online

NDARC ISSUP
Registration is now open for the 2022 NDARC Annual Research Symposium. The Symposium will showcase the work of leading national and international researchers in the alcohol and other drugs sector and related fields.
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Submitted on Wednesday 3rd August 2022 - 09:55
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Lecture 1: Central Asian open lecture series on Screening, Assessment, and Treatment of Substance use disorders

Location: Online

Open lectures to be provided by the joint initiative between ISSUP Ukraine, ISSUP Kazakhstan, and ITTC Ukraine.
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Submitted on Monday 1st August 2022 - 12:08
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Guam's 3rd Annual Conference on Substance Use Disorders among Pacific Islanders

Location: Online

The Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center cordially invite you to save the date for Guam’s Third Annual Conference on Substance Use Disorders among Pacific Islanders. This live virtual conference is available at no-cost and is scheduled to take place during National Recovery Month on September 20-21, 2022 from 8:00am-3:00pm ChST. 

Additional details related to registration and session topics and presenters will be circulated in the coming weeks. 

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Society for the Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT-E) Symposia # 3

Location: online

SRNT-E are very pleased to announce that we’ve opened registration for our three autumn/fall symposia. 

These symposia are taking place on three different days in September, all with a similar format: two and a half hours long, with talks from five experts and international leaders in their fields followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Symposium #1: Cessation in Specific Populations

Symposium #2: Harm Reduction

Symposium #3: Open Science

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Submitted on Tuesday 6th September 2022 - 13:47
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INEBRIA Edinburgh 2022

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

INEBRIA is an international network of researchers, policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders interested in the potential of brief interventions in health and other settings to reduce the harms produced by alcohol and other drug use.

It aims to provide global leadership in the development, evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practice in the area of early identification and brief intervention for hazardous and harmful substance use.

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Submitted on Monday 21st March 2022 - 16:07
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Corporate Political Activity of the Alcohol and Gambling Industry

Location: online, United Kingdom

About this event

Unhealthy commodity industries use strategies to influence policy decisions in line with their commercial interests. The gambling industry has received comparatively little attention in this space compared to the tobacco and alcohol industries.

In this Institute of Alcohol Studies webinar, Saloni Bhuptani presents her new study, which compared the strategies and framings of alcohol and gambling industry actors in their responses to government consultations.

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Submitted on Monday 8th August 2022 - 16:05
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Women & Addiction International Symposium

Location: Online, Canada

Women with addiction face unique challenges in the areas of stigma, trauma, co-occurring disorders, gender inequalities and motherhood.

As such, Portage Atlantic, in partnership with the International Council on Alcohol and Addiction is proud to host this inter-sectoral gathering to make a positive difference in the journey of women with addiction. 

In keeping with the vision, this symposium holds great hope that our collective efforts will lead to further developing a roadmap to outcomes that will be meaningful for women, mothers and their young children. 

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Women & Addiction International Symposium : September 22, 23 and 24, 2022

Location: Online

Women with addiction face unique challenges in the areas of stigma, trauma, co-occurring disorders, gender inequalities and motherhood. Portage Atlantic, in partnership with the International Council on Alcohol and Addiction is proud to host this inter-sectoral gathering to make a positive difference in the journey of women with addiction.  

This symposium holds great hope that our collective efforts will lead to further developing a roadmap to outcomes that will be meaningful for women, mothers and their young children. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 28th June 2022 - 11:56
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Family Drug and Alcohol Courts in Northern Ireland (FDAC)

Location: Belfast, United Kingdom

ISSUP UK would like to invite to their next Webinar on the Family Drug and Alcohol Courts in Northern Ireland (FDAC).
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Submitted on Tuesday 6th September 2022 - 15:05
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One Day Workshop on Stress Management

Location: Sialkot-Pakistan, Pakistan

ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON STRESS MANAGEMENT

ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON STRESS MANAGEMENT

ORGANIZED BY:ISSUP Pakistan, Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122)

24 September 2022, time:10:00AM

Venue: main office Rescue 1122 Kutchary Road Sialkot  

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Submitted on Saturday 17th September 2022 - 21:45
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Recovery is Possible: Defining Recovery in terms of abstinence-based treatment and Opioid substitution therapy

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

ISSUP South Africa would like to invite you to their upcoming Webinar on Defining Recovery in terms of abstinence-based treatment and Opioid substitution therapy.
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Submitted on Thursday 8th September 2022 - 11:54
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Risks, harms and clinical implications of Novel Psychoactive Substances

Location: Online

As part for the new webinar series of International Society for the Study of Emerging Drugs (ISSED), we are pleased to invite you to attend a workshop on “Health Risks, Harms and Clinical Implications of Novel Psychoactive Substances” facilitated by Prof. Giuseppe Bersani and Prof. Owen Bowden-Jones.

The event will be interactive and relevant material, including various clinical case studies, will be shared with participants prior to the live session. This will include a set of pre-recorded lectures on:

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Submitted on Sunday 19th June 2022 - 17:03
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Lecture 2: Central Asian open lecture series on Screening, Assessment, and Treatment of Substance use disorders

Location: Online

Open lectures to be provided by the joint initiative between ISSUP Ukraine, ISSUP Kazakhstan, and ITTC Ukraine.
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Submitted on Monday 1st August 2022 - 12:33
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XI Congresso Nazionale "I 20 anni di FeDerSerD: un ponte verso il futuro per i servizi delle dipendenze e per la medicina del territorio"

Location: Rome, Italy

XI Congresso Nazionale i 20 anni di FeDerSerD: un ponte verso il futuro per i servizi delle dipendenze e per la medicina del territorio.

28-29-30 settembre 2022 Centro Congressi Holiday Inn - Parco Dei Medici, Roma.

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Submitted on Wednesday 24th August 2022 - 10:13
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Alcohol Use Disorder: Our Nation’s Hidden Epidemic

Location: Washington DC, United States

What’s causing the rise in alcohol use disorder (AUD) nationwide? How is COVID-19 contributing to the surge? What impact is AUD having on communities across the country?

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Submitted on Wednesday 24th August 2022 - 16:36
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13th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting, 28th – 30th September 2022, Tallinn, Estonia

Location: Tallinn, Estonia

EUSPR 2022 are pleased to announce that the 13th EUSPR Conference will be held in Tallinn, Estonia on 29th and 30th September 2022, with workshops and project meetings scheduled for the pre-conference day, September 28th.

The theme this year is ‘Prevention – Between Ethics and Effectiveness’ and the keynotes and special sessions, in a hybrid format, will focus on discussing the challenges of being both effective and ethical in prevention.  

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Submitted on Friday 25th March 2022 - 11:22
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Session 2: Consultation on Ukraine Emergency Issues

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

ISSUP Ukraine and ITTC-Ukraine welcome you to a joint initiative dedicated to the ongoing war and the horrific events resulting from Russia’s attack on Ukraine: Consultation on Ukraine emergency issues: ‘Providing mental health support and care to people affected by the War: general topics and specific cases’
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Submitted on Tuesday 9th August 2022 - 10:06
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Bi-Monthly Webinar: ISSUP Nigeria Knowledge Update Series (Fourteenth Session)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

ISSUP Nigeria would like to invite you to their next Bi-Monthly Webinar in the Knowledge Update Series. This Webinar will centre on 'The Use of Methamphetamine in Nigeria: Trend and Threat Analysis'.
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Submitted on Thursday 8th September 2022 - 10:59
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Advanced training on "Working with Families with SUD"

Location: India (Online training through Zoom Platform), India

get trained from Dr.Thirumagal, developer of this curriculum

Ecolink Institute, India is starting an Advanced course on "Working with Families with SUD", from 30 September 2022 as an online instructor-led course. Dr.Thirumagal V, the Developer of this curriculum will be the chief resource person. Get trained by an internationally reputed trainer. Apply immediately for limited seats.

To apply and receive more details: www.ecolinkinstitute.com/utc-family

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Submitted on Wednesday 21st September 2022 - 12:24
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