September 2022

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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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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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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Submitted on Tuesday 24th May 2022 - 13:59
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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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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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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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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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