ISAM Webinar Series on COVID19, 2nd Meeting
Wed, Apr 15, 2020 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT) - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (BST)
Speakers will discuss:
- Examples of good practice.
- Items that were first considered non-essential services that might have had unintended consequences for substance-using (drug and/or alcohol) populations.
- Suggestions for training, research, or policy that could help experts to be better prepared in the future.
Introduction to ISAM Policy and Practice Interest Group (ISAM-PPIG) (Alex Baldacchino)
Global Experience by UNODC (Anja Busse)
What has happened from the first webinar, updates from speakers from the first webinar:
International Best Practices Panel: Netherlands (Cor de Jong), Morocco (Fatima Elomari), China (Chen Hongxian), Canada (Christian Schuetz), Australia (Shalini Arunogiri), France (Eric Peyron)
US Experience by NIDA (Nora Volkow)
Specific issues: Psychosocial Interventions (Judson Brewer), Alcohol (Julia Sinclair), Homelessness (Joe Tay), Poly-drug use (Christian Ohldieck), Dual diagnosis (Nestor Szerman)
Q&A and Conclusion (Kathleen Brady and Alex Baldacchino)
9.55-10.00: Next Steps