Upcoming Events

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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The Rapidly Changing Composition of the World's Drug Supply and Its Effects on High-Risk for COVID-19

Location: Arizona, United States

Thom Browne
The second of two presentations by Thom Browne Jr. (MA Criminal Justice, CEO of Colombo Plan) on the emerging and rapidly-changing properties of illicit drugs and their cutting agents that put substance users worldwide at high-risk for near- and long-term chronic health problems, overdose (fatal & non-fatal), and increased vulnerability to both the acquisition of viruses like COVID-19 and more severe complications from the virus.
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Webinar: ISSUP Ukraine - Clinical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

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ISSUP Ukraine is pleased to invite you to attend a webinar on Clinical Aspects of Substance Use Disorders. The webinar is scheduled to be presented on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Ukraine time). The webinar will be presented in Ukrainian and Russian. 
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Justicia Terapéutica. Concepto y avances en el abordaje de situaciones relacionadas drogas

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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SSUP Argentina les invita a participar en un webinar en el que se abordarán Justicia Terapéutica. Concepto y avances en el abordaje de situaciones relacionadas drogas. El webinar tendrá lugar el 3 de julio de 2020 a las 15:00 hrs (hora de Argentina).
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CONVERSATORIOS Prácticas en el área del uso de drogas en tiempos de pandemia

Location: Santiago de Chile, Chile

CONVERSATORIOS Prácticas en el área del uso de drogas en tiempos de pandemia. del 6 al 14 de julio, actividad exclusiva para socios de ISSUP Chile

Durante el confinamiento que genera la pandemia, quienes trabajan en el ámbito del uso de sustancias han debido buscar la mejor manera de enfrentar este período de incertidumbre, replanteándose, en muchos casos, nuevas formas de seguir apoyando a las personas con quienes trabajan.

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Early Career Alcohol Research Symposium

Location: Online

In a time where many other research interactions have been halted, the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group is pleased to host a new annual symposium: the “Early Career Alcohol Research Symposium”. 

This two day symposium is aimed at UK-based early career researchers working in the field of alcohol research from both public health and social perspectives.

The programme will feature early career researchers presenting and discussing each other’s research, as well as a career development session.

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SUAB Webinar: Reflecting on Covid-19 and Substance Use

Location: Webinar

Presentation title: What will the ‘New Normal’ look like: Drug Services, Drug markets, Hotels for the Homeless and other observations about the lockdown.

In the first of the SUAB webinar series, Michael Linnell and Peter Furlong will reflect on the impact of covid-19 on those who use substances, and the services and practitioners who support them. 

A zoom link will be emailed to attendees at 12pm on July 7th.

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EMCDDA webinar: COVID-19 and drug policy

Location: Lisbon

Background: this is the 6th EMCDDA webinar on the Coronavirus. It will be exploring with the help of three experts from Northern, Central, Southern European EU countries (Finland, Greece and The Netherlands) whether the COVID-19 related emergency is having or is going to have any impact on Drugs Policy.

Speakers: Speakers are Horizontal Drugs Group members with policy responsibility is their respective national administration.

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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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UTC / UPC Workshop for Addiction Professionals

Location: Kualalumpur , Malaysia

Serene Retreat is organizing Universal Treatment Curriculum Workshop covering UTC 1 & 2 courses for all the healthcare professionals.

Serene Retreat is organizing Universal Treatment Curriculum Workshop covering UTC 1 & 2 courses for all the healthcare professionals.

For more information you can reach us Via Call/Whatsapp Ms Abi +60 10-925 6077 or visit our website www.sereneretreat.com.my

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Nicotine and the Developing Brain: A FENS-sponsored SRNT-E Mini-conference

Location: Online

During adolescence, the brain regions such as prefrontal cortex necessary for cognitive and executive function, working memory, motivated behaviour and emotional regulation are being reorganized. Cholinergic system and cholinergic nicotinic receptors are important role players in this maturation process of the brain from adolescence to adulthood. The disruption of the function of the cholinergic system during this maturation process with external nicotine, via tobacco or e-cigarettes, has long-lasting consequences on this development, as the adolescent brain is quite sensitive to nicotine.

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ICUDDR First Virtual Conference 2020

Location: Tampa, United States

ICUDDR Conference 2020

Join us July 13 – 15th, 2020 for the first official ICUDDR conference online! We are excited to bring experts from around the world to your screen. Because we know many of you are struggling with moving instruction online and making other adjustments to ensure physical distancing, we have also decided to adjust our agenda to provide support for your immediate needs.

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Women Involvement in Illicit Drug Trade and Substance Abuse

Location: Ilorin, Nigeria

Women involvement in illicit drug trade and substance abuse is a sensitization programme that will focus on informing women of the dangers that will arise when involved in drug activities or misuse.

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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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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorder Treatment: Organisational Structure and Service Environment

Location: Webinar

Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorder Treatment: Organisational Structure and Service Environment

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Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)


Program structure and milieu set the organizational foundation and tone for building integrated behavioral health capacity. This webinar will explore a variety of strategies for establishing an organizational culture that clearly communicates support for individuals with COD.

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Increasing Effective Clinical Supervision for SUD Treatment Providers

Location: Webinar

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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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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Staffing and Training

Location: Webinar

Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)

Organizational staffing directly impacts program capacity for integrated treatment, particularly whether an organization’s staff composition includes staff with dual licensure or extensive experience treating individuals with co-occurring disorders. This webinar will address strategies for staffing, supervision, and training that can contribute to an improved infrastructure and ongoing staff development that will enhance integrated care.

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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)

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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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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Intake, Screening, and Assessment

Location: Webinar

Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)

Routine screening and assessment for mental health and substance use is essential for identifying the full range of behavioural health issues affecting each client. This webinar will explore best practices for screening, including recommended and validated screening tools as well as policies and procedures that will support routine, systematic, and comprehensive clinical assessment

Time: Sep 23, 2020 10:00 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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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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International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) 2020 Virtual Conference

Location: Online

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) will run its first-ever Virtual Educational Conference between October 4 through October 31.

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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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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

Location: Webinar

Topic: Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Integrated Treatment Planning, Service Provision and Continuity of Care

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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)

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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)

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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

ISSUP

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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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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Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy

Location: New York, United States

Longdom Conferences extends our immense pleasure and honor to invite you to attend “Global Summit on Oncology and Cancer Therapy”, scheduled on November 23-24, 2020 in New York, USA.

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RSMj 2021 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 23-25, 2021 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.

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