Upcoming Events

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

Location: Global Campaign

Many teenagers are not aware of the risks to their health, to their success in school and the dangers while driving under the influence. When teens are given the scientific facts about drugs, they can be better prepared to make good decisions for themselves and they can share this information with others.

NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs. 

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41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Location: San Francisco

The Society of Behavioural Medicine is hosting the 41st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Francisco, CA, from April 1-4, 2020.

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SUAB Annual International Conference - Older Adults’ Substance Use: An International Perspective

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

The Substance Use and Associated Behaviours (SUAB) research centre at Manchester Metropolitan University is delighted to present the SUAB 2020 International Conference Older Adults’ Substance Use: An International Perspective

This one-day conference will take place on April 1st, 2020, from 9am, at Innside Hotel Manchester. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Global Festival of Action

Location: Bonn, Germany

The SDG Global Festival of Action is a ground-breaking annual event, designed by and for the SDG Action community and powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign with the support of the German BMZ, the German Federal Foreign Office and other partners with the overall aim of inspiring action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

Location: Alice Springs, Australia

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

During the two-day conference, there will be an opportunity for organisations to bring banners, pamphlets, posters, and information about their services and programs to sit on tables in a dedicated room. 

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AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

Location: Alice Springs, Australia

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

Registrations close Thursday 26th March 2020 COB.

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2020 Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Meeting

Location: San Diego, United States

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference provides scientific programing on cutting-edge research and clinical advances across the addiction field. 

Attendees at all levels will have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts in the field while attending a variety of educational and practical sessions.

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The ASAM 51st Annual Conference

Location: Denver, United States

The ASAM Annual Conference showcases best practices, the latest science, research, and innovations from the masters of addiction medicine.

Learning Objectives

 

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:

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2020 Collaborative Perspectives On Addiction Meeting

Location: San Diego

The Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction (CPA) annual conference provides scientific programing on cutting-edge research and clinical advances across the addiction field.

Attendees at all levels will have the opportunity to connect and exchange ideas with experts in the field while attending a variety of educational and practical sessions.

The theme for the 2020 CPA conference focuses on substance use and addictive behaviours across the lifespan. 

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Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference

Location: London, United Kingdom

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.

The 2020 conference will cover subjects related to research and practice to change health-related behaviour using digital and non-digital approaches; harnessing ideas from digital technologies, the science of behaviour change and industry-academic collaborations to advance knowledge and practice.

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Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention & Recovery Models Fit Together

Location: Webinar

Description

This webinar is for anyone with a personal or professional connection to the recovery and prevention communities (such as family members, recovery coaches, therapists, peer support specialists, health educators and prevention specialists) on effective and evidence-based prevention approaches and how they correlate to recovery. Creating a shared language, dialogue, and tools strengthens our collective efforts to work against stigma and provide support to those in need.

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14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Location: Kyoto, Japan

The Fourteenth Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice will be held in Kyoto, Japan from 20 to 27 April 2020.

United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice have been held every five years since 1955.

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9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Location: Vancouver, Canada

Although there have been thousands of published articles on FASD, there still remains limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD. As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas continues to be critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions.

Continuing on the work of eight previous conferences, there remains a clear need to examine relevant global research, programs and policies. 

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Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research

Location: Haarlem, Netherlands

The fourth edition of the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research. ICPR 2020 takes place from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 April 2020 in Haarlem, The Netherlands.

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19th World Congress on Clinical Pediatrics

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

The Clinical Pediatrics Congress 2020 will take place on April 27-28, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Clinical Pediatrics Congress 2020 is an international platform which is set to discuss the recent approaches and challenges faced in relevant to child health care and medicine.

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UTC 4 Counselling Skills for Addiction Professionals and UTC 6 Case Management

Location: San Juan, La union , Philippines

Registration link. http://tiny.cc/UTCAPRIL2020
These are core courses towards your addiction professional credential goals

 

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Public Health 2020

Location: Winnipeg, Canada

Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Public health is constantly evolving and is directly impacted by our ever-expanding knowledge of the world in which we live and by the political climate of time and place.

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First Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting of the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ICUDDR

The goal of the meeting is to present and discuss proposals in relation to the development of activities to reduce the demand for drugs, between Latin American and Caribbean universities, in coordination with the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (OAS/CICAD), and the International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR).

More Information available in:

http://www.cicad.oas.org/main/aboutcicad/activities_eng.asp?IE=AR012C

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Addiction Medicine Conference

Location: Asheville, United States

The 11th annual spring Addiction Medicine Conference to be held April 30 – May 2, 2020 in Asheville, NC, will continue to provide 3 days of in-depth exploration of addiction medicine and will include a wide range of topics combining plenary sessions and skill-building workshops, and providing opportunities for networking.

Addiction Medicine 2020 is appropriate for primary care providers as well as addiction medicine specialists.

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McLean Hospital Addictions Conference 2020

Location: Boston

Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital are pleased to offer this intensive 2-day course which brings together some of the foremost authorities in the addiction field.

Topics will include new, evidence-based treatments, the nuances of treating co-occurring disorders along with addiction, and special populations. Smaller breakout sessions allow for in-depth exploration of topic areas in an interactive and stimulating format that should enhance learning and skill-building.

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iCAAD 2020

Location: London

iCADD is hosting the largest European conference on addiction, behaviour, and emotional wellbeing.

Join iCADD for 3 days of networking, furthering global connection, communication and understanding in the prevention and treatment of Behavioral, Mental and Emotional Health, facilitated by world-renowned speakers on our uniquely eclectic combination of topics.

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Nicotine & Tobacco: Current Issues, Policy & Practice

Location: Stirling

This is a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) module and Knowledge Exchange Workshop currently hosted by the University of Stirling on behalf of SPECTRUM. It is convened by Dr Allison Ford and has been successfully delivered for over ten years at various of our partner Universities throughout the UK.

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6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Location: Queensland

In the world of addiction, nobody faces the same journey.

Prevention, treatment and recovery is not one size fits all, and when it comes to physical, mental and behavioural addictions, breaking the stigma is essential.

At the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, you have access to the latest research, projects and strategies to help meet the diverse and complex needs of your clients.

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Energy Psychology Techniques for Reducing Trauma & Addiction

Location: Webinar

Energy psychology techniques have shown continuous efficacy in reducing trauma brain responses. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Thought Field Therapy (TFT) use tapping on acupressure meridians to reduce agitated sympathetic nervous system agitation to parasympathetic nervous system resting response within minutes.

The webinar will discuss the neuroscience behind the techniques and demonstrate the use of these techniques to reduce anxiety in clients.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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National Addiction Leadership Conference

Location: San Diego

NAATP National is one of the most important, engaging, and influential conferences in our industry. 

This leadership conference remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field. 

This year’s conference will bring together four powerful segments of the system: providers, payers, policy advocates, and our national guiding agencies.

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UTC 1 and 2 Training in Baguio

Location: Baguio , Philippines

Interested in becoming a credentialed drug demand reduction professional? 

Here is an opportunity to be trained in the entry level courses of the Universal Treatment Curriculum training series at 5000 feet above sea level in the mountain resort city of Baguio, Philippines 

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Universal Treatment Curriculum 1 & 2

Location: Bagiuo City, Philippines

Get on board the Global Initiative to Professionalise and Credential Addiction Workers. 

Begin with the entry level courses of UTC 1 and 2 

Train at 5000 feet above sea level, in the Philippine mountain resort City of Baguio.

UTC 1: Physiology and Pharmacology for Addiction Professionals 

UTC 2: Treatment for Substance Use Disorder | Continuom of Care for Addiction Professionals 

Participants: 30

Attire: Semi Formal / Corporate

Location: Hotel Villa Silvina, 15 Outlook Drive Bagiuo City

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IOTOD 2020 Conference

Location: Amsterdam

The IOTOD conference offers a range of exciting and interactive sessions, involving thought-provoking talks and expert-led panel discussions.

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14th European Congress on Heroin Addiction & Related Clinical Problems

Location: Grenoble, France

The 14th European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association (EUROPAD) conference will be held in Grenoble, France on May 29-31, 2020.

Symposium, Free Communications and Posters Submission Deadline: December 1st 2019

Suggested topics are:

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Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC, United States

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020.

The theme for this year's event is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

The Society for Prevention Research envisions a wellness-oriented society in which evidenced-based programs and policies are continuously applied to improve the health and well-being of its citizens, fostering positive human development and citizens who lead productive lives, in caring relationships with others.

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SPR Annual Meeting

Location: Washington, DC

Mark your calendars to attend the most important prevention science conference – the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting that will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

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The Americans with Disabilities Act: SUDs and Barriers to Treatment and Recovery

Location: Webinar

Description

There are thousands of people in recovery from addiction unaware of their civil rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This presentation will provide information on the ADA and how it applies to individuals in treatment for or recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). It will also explain how the ADA addresses alcohol, in addition to providing a general review of the law and cases that have interpreted the ADA’s protections for these individuals.

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Webcast 'Caring for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care'

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM EDT (Washington, DC time)

To register now, please click here

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Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Location: Webinar

Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

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Identifying Barriers and Resources When Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People with SUD

Location: Webinar

Description

This workshop will include information about the various aspects of substance use disorder and how it impacts individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). The information discussed will include barriers that DHH individuals face, unique characteristics of the population, research & demographic information, a current ASL assessment translation project, clinical approaches, relapse prevention, aftercare and self-help group information as well as other resources available for this population.

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25th NIDA International Forum

Location: Hollywood, Florida, United States

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Forum fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers. Held each June in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the Forum highlights the range and quality of drug abuse and addiction research conducted around the world.

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Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

ISSUP

The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.

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Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Location: Webinar

Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment. Data from this ongoing assessment can be used to trigger and track modifications to treatment for the individual, as well as to monitor the overall effectiveness of services.

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13th Nordic Public Health Conference

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

In the fourth week of June 2020 the 13th Nordic Public Health conference will take place in Iceland.

The theme of the conference is “Health and wellbeing for all – heading for the future”.

The conference is a platform for the Nordic countries to come together, share knowledge, experience and cultivate professional relationships and networks in the field of public health. 

The aim is that participants will leave Iceland with a toolbox to implement and work within their field. 

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European Drugs Summer School

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 2020 edition of the 'Summer school on illicit drugs Europe' will take place from 29 June-10 July 2020. 

The two-week summer school in Lisbon will cover issues related to the drugs problem in Europe and beyond. The summer school prepares professionals and students to meet the complex policy challenges that face Europe in the field of drugs. The event will involve Scientific Experts from the EMCDDA and guest lecturers from European Universities.

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How to Integrate Medication-Assisted Treatment within the Healthcare Delivery System

Location: Webinar

Medication can enhance recovery and prevent overdose when it is coupled with other behavioural health interventions that focus on substance use disorders and addiction.

Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions to discover what medication-assisted treatment is, identify when to implement it, and how to successfully integrate it into recovery care plans.

July 2nd, 2 pm Eastern Time (ET)

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Counselling Emerging Adults With Substance Use Disorders

Location: Webinar

Description

Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout the life that places them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood. This transition into substance use interfaces with the five features of emerging adulthood.

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ICUDDR 2020 Conference

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

ICUDDR

The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) will be holding its annual conference at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok Thailand, July 13-15, 2020.

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RSMj 2020 4th Annual Scientific Meeting

Location: Boston, United States

The 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) will be held from July 24-26, 2020 in Boston, MA. 

The Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) is a network of scientists with the shared goal of promoting understanding through empirical research of the determinants, correlates, consequences, contexts, and assessment of marijuana use as well as the treatment of problematic marijuana use, including cannabis use disorder.

Call for proposals is now open!

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Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

The Utilitarian Conferences Gathering OCM would like to invite Pharmacists, experts, professors, students, practitioners, medical specialists, clinical scientists, technologists and other healthcare professionals to the Pharmaceuticals Utilitarian Conference going to be held in Berlin, Germany. Our main aim is to bring leading researchers, scientists, and research scholars researchers to exchange, discuss and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of 

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Gastroenterology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Gastroenterology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

On behalf of Utilitarian Conferences Gathering, we extend a warm greeting in welcoming you to the Gastroenterology Conference happening during July 27-28, 2020, in Berlin, Germany. The theme of the Conference is Gastroenterology – Reinventing the life balance. It is an auspicious time to make contact, discuss and share problems, the experience of mutual interest with attendees from all over the world.

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Diabetes and Endocrinology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Diabetes and Endocrinology Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

We cordially invite you to the Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference set up in Berlin, Germany during July 29-30, 2020. The theme of the conference is “Connecting and Interacting with the latest findings in Diabetes and Endocrinology”. Diabetes conferences includes Keynote lectures and workshops. Meet the experts from all over the world to discuss various sessions on connecting, interacting and transforming the innovations in Diabetes and Endocrinology and to promote international collaboration in clinical and research practice.

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Nursing and Healthcare Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

Location: Berlin, Germany

Nursing and Healthcare Utilitarian Conferences Gathering

On behalf of the Nursing and Healthcare Committee, it gives us a great pleasure to announce Nursing and Healthcare 2020 scheduled on July 29-30, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Our Gathering aims to bring all the Directors, Specialists, Professors, Doctors, Scientists, Academicians, Nurses, Students, Researchers, Business Delegates, Industrialists to share the knowledge, experience, challenges, innovations and trends encountered in the field of Nursing and Healthcare.

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Increasing Effective Clinical Supervision for SUD Treatment Providers

Location: Webinar

Description

The critical role of clinical supervision in both staff development and retention are well-documented. The disconnect between the need for clinical supervision and the consistent provision thereof in the field, however, is often attributable to common barriers experienced among service providers. This session will explore common challenges and points of resistance to the provision of consistent, effective supervision, principles for improving the delivery of needed supervision, and offer practical examples of the application of these principles in the field.

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16th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The International Society of Behaviour Medicine (ISBM) International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Interdisciplinary Behavioural Medicine: Systems, Networks and Interventions will take place 19th-22nd August 2020, in the city of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.

The Congress will include internationally known keynote speakers and master lecturers who will deliver talks on topics of critical importance to behavioural medicine.

Programme tracks include:

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30th TheMHS Conference

Location: Perth, Australia

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.

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The Impact of Disaster on Recovery: The Perfect Storm

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

While natural and human-made disasters continue to plague humankind, the impact of disasters on people in recovery is a largely unexplored territory. In consideration of the fact that disruption of the person's life can put them at risk for relapse, the astute therapist knows that these unexpected events can cause significant distress to the client and possibly have a negative impact on their recovery.

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European Conference on FASD (EUFASD) 2020

Location: Arendal, Norway

The EUFASD conference will take place from 14th to 16th September 2020.

The first Regional Competence Center for children with prenatal alcohol/drug exposure in the Nordic countries is proud to host this exciting cutting-edge conference for the first time in Norway.

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Fostering Couple Recovery: Tools for Counsellors and Therapists

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 @ 3-5:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

A relational approach to addiction treatment is the missing component in most contemporary addiction models, even though this default assumption conflicts with most empirical evidence. Long-standing and well-established research has consistently supported couple and family approaches for treating addictive disorders.

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NAADAC 2020 Annual Conference

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

NAADAC is excited to announce its 2020 Annual Conference: Learn, Connect, Advocate, Succeed will take place in Washington, DC, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from September 24-29, 2020.  

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International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and other Drugs (INEBRIA)

Location: Goa, India

The 17th INEBRIA conference will take place in Goa, India, on September 24-25, 2020 under the title “Setting new directions for brief interventions”. The conference will provide an opportunity for practitioners, implementers, academics, policy-makers, and various other actors to influence the agenda for alcohol-use interventions. The ultimate goal is to change the way we conceptualise addictions care, particularly in low resource settings.

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International Recovery Day

Location: Globally

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11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

EUSPR are pleased to announce that the 11th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting will take place on October 7-9, 2020, in Lisbon, Portugal.

The theme this year is  ‘Make prevention science relevant for all: co-production and impact’ and the keynotes and special sessions will focus on reducing the gap between science and practice in prevention, understanding co-production and the role of policymakers, practitioners, communities and researchers to develop efficacious, sustainable and cost-effectiveness prevention interventions in practice.

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9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The 9th International Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 8 – 10 October 2020.

The INHSU annual conference is a unique opportunity to connect with the global community working to improve health outcomes for people who use drugs including the prevention, treatment and care of hepatitis C.

Join with researchers, policy makers, advocates, practitioners and people who use drugs to share knowledge, learn from each other and amplify the evidence.

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16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Location: Rome, Italy

The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.

The congress offers excellent opportunities to learn from the latest research and practice to network with experts and colleagues and to expand your professional horizons.  

Abstract submission is open from 1 December 2019 to 1 March 2020.

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2nd Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry

Location: Orlando

The 2nd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioural health and Psychiatry” will be held on October 22-24, 2020 at Orlando, USA.

The theme of the event is “Unifying the new discoveries and advanced approaches towards Addiction and Psychiatry.”

The event aims to deliver an outstanding platform which covers the entire spectrum of research & innovations in addiction and related areas and share the cross-cultural proficiencies of various advancements in this field providing the in-depth exploration.

 

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Unintended Consequences of the Cannabis Panacea: What Addiction Specialists Need to Know

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

Hailed as safe, natural and a potential cure-all by the public, both medical and recreational cannabis is quickly becoming legal and mainstream across the country. While it has the potential to help fill state coffers, there are many unintended consequences that will mean big challenges for addiction specialists.

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Working with Antisocial Personality: Etiology Through Treatment Interventions

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

Description

Antisocial personality disorder and substance use disorder frequently go hand-in-hand. This presentation will review the diagnostic criteria and clinical presentation of APD and why it is so prevalent in SUD populations. This presentation will also explore some treatment interventions and techniques for clinicians to use with this population.

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Safety 2020

Location: Adelaide, Australia

ISSUP

The 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion will be held from 8-11 November 2020 in Adelaide, Australia. Hosted by the Public Health Association of Australia  and Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization, and other key national and international organisations, Safety 2020 aims to bring together the global injury prevention community to continue the successful world conferences highlighting the important research, work and advocacy in injury prevention and safety promotion.

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ISAM – CSAM Joint Conference 2020

Location: Victoria, Canada

The International Society of Addiction Medicine [ISAM] and the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine [CSAM-SMCA] (La societe medicale canadienne sur l’addiction) invites your organization to be part of our joint Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference November 12-14, 2020 in beautiful Victoria, BC, Canada.

The 2020 conference will highlight new research findings, sociopolitical ideas and approaches to treating addiction.

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Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders: Already in our Care

Location: Webinar

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)

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Adolescence is a unique and active period of development. Differential diagnostic understanding and treatment is complicated, specialized, and vital. Often, protective change and treatment progress can be stalled by unrecognized areas of risk and need. As many as 40% of adolescents with identified mental health needs have co-occurring substance use issues. Identified substance use needs predict co-occurring mental health disorders over 70% of the time.

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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo, Norway

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The 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference, will be held in Oslo, 18 – 19 November 2020. This is the 9th in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016 and Edinburgh 2018). The theme of this year’s conference is “Futureproofing Alcohol Policy”.

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Submitted on Friday 6th March 2020 - 13:35
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9th European Alcohol Policy Conference

Location: Oslo

On behalf of The European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) and Actis – Norwegian Policy Network on Alcohol and Drugs, it is with great pleasure that we announce the 9th European Alcohol Policy Conference, to be held in Oslo, 18 – 19 November 2020. This is the 9th in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016 and Edinburgh 2018). 

The theme of this year’s conference is “Futureproofing Alcohol Policy”.

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Submitted on Tuesday 17th March 2020 - 01:36
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