The theme of the Congress — A World in Turmoil: Opportunities to Focus on the Public’s Health — reflects our commitment, as the global health community, to work together in and outside of our respective fields to promote health equity and to build a more sustainable and just future.
Join the upcoming Rome Consensus 2.0 Summit taking place from 2-5 May, 2023. The Summit is a unique opportunity to gather and engage in discussions with leading experts, professionals, activists, and Red Cross and Red Crescent leaders in a participatory meeting designed based on participants' national and international experiences.
EMCDDA Webinar: Teens and substance use — what can parents do?
Objective: To help adults manage risks relating to adolescent substance use in line with evidence-based prevention principles.
Background: Smoking and drinking among 15–16-year-old school students are showing signs of decline, but there are concerns over potentially risky cannabis use and the challenges posed by new addictive behaviours. These are among the findings from the latest report from the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD).
Improving Outcomes in the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (IOTOD) Conference
The 21st IOTOD live virtual conference is back for 2023, with an exciting 2-day educational agenda including interactive seminars, thought-provoking talks, satellite symposia, and expert-led panel discussions.
Who should attend?
Ideal for primary and secondary care clinicians looking to improve their confidence in managing opioid dependence, as well as those with an interest in the field.
The 2023 MARC Symposium will bring together world-leading addiction researchers from across Monash University and the broader sector to discuss and address harms relating to alcohol, other drugs and gambling.
This year's keynote presentation will be given by Dr Annie Madden AO, Executive Director of Harm Reduction Australia and Project Lead with the International Network of People Who Use Drugs (INPUD).
3rd Hazell Forums- Updates in Addiction conference
Location: London, United Kingdom
The yearly conference 'Updates in Addiction’ is a highly anticipated event in the field of mental health, specifically focusing on addiction. With a line-up of expert speakers, attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the latest findings, theories, and research in the area of addiction.
The conference, taking place in London, will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to learn, network and connect with other professionals in the community of mental health.
There's no mental health care without Human Rights, free WPA webinar
In mental health care, incorporating into daily practice the vision of inclusion, empowerment and non-stigmatization towards people who are treated due to their mental health conditions enhances their recovery and development as citizens in their lives. In mental health services, human rights are present at every step of the process; empathy, good communication, accurate information, and respect for the dignity of those who need help, is implicit in good mental health care. But Human Rights still are violated and must be intensified, promoted and guaranteed.
Alcohol Occasionals - Alcohol marketing to LGBTQ+ people
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 Wednesday 24 May from 12.45-14.00 BST (UK time) for our second SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2023.
This session will focus on substance use and pain with an occupational health lens, addressing worker wellness, the return-to-work process, and the role of the clinician, as well as employer engagement in promoting employee wellbeing.
The previous sessions focused on substance use and addiction in adolescents, young adults, older adults, as well as the intersection of substance use and pain with particular focus on palliative care and the examples of Sickle Cell Disease and cancer survivorship.
Neuroadaptation of addiction, learning not to forget: Strengthening contextual memory of consumption
Location: Ciudad de México, Mexico
On Monday, May 29, starting at 10:00 (Mexico City time), Dr. María Isabel Miranda Saucedo will give the conference "Neuroadaptation of addiction, learning not to forget: Strengthening the contextual memory of consumption".
National DSD Integrated Programme and Web App ASSIST Launch
This launch event is in response to the call for integrated implementation of services in institutions of higher learning and colleges, especially, at the primary level of intervention by respective stakeholders to facilitate integrated early intervention and prevention programmes with a specific focus on social crime prevention, risky substance use, and gender-based violence.