Resources - All Webinars

Navigating the complexity of harm and care: a qualitative study of self-harm and alcohol use

Created by
SHAAP
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Watch the video of the SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' webinar, held over Zoom on 23 May 2022: "Navigating the complexity of harm and care: a qualitative study of self-harm and alcohol use" by Dr Amy Chandler and Annie Taylor from the University of Edinburgh.

Care for co-occurring heavy alcohol use & depression

Created by
SHAAP
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Watch the video of the SHAAP/SARN 'Alcohol Occasionals' webinar, held over Zoom on 21 June 2022:

"‘I’m just getting the impression I have to sort myself out’: How people with co-occurring heavy alcohol use and depression describe the care they receive in a fragmented health system - a qualitative study" by Dr Kat Jackson & Dr Amy O’Donnell from Newcastle University.

Vulnerable Children: Substance use among young people and caregivers in child protection systems

Created by
Monash Addiction Research Centre Monash Addiction Research Centre
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In this webinar, the speakers take a look at substance use among young people, focusing on the 'crossover' of children at the nexus of the youth justice and child protection systems, and the implications of caregiver substance abuse in children's involvement in the system.

Preparing for the future — applying a foresight approach in the drugs field

Created by
EMCDDA

Objective: This webinar marks the official launch of the EMCDDA’s foresight toolkit for the drugs field entitled How to run a trends workshop in the drugs field. The event also aims to promote a foresight approach and increase foresight literacy among the EMCDDA’s stakeholders and to take stock of current initiatives in this area and reflect on possible ways forward.

Treating co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders using tools from CBT

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Presented by Jo Cassar (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney), by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Recognise the importance of assessing for substance use when a client presents with a mental health disorder;

Eating disorders and AOD use: what clinicians need to know

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Presented by Associate Professor Sarah Maguire (Director, InsideOut Institute), by attending this webinar, attendees will learn:

- How to recognise the most common eating disorder symptoms;

- Eating disorder interventions and how workers might deliver them;

- How workers may interpret those interventions in instances of co-occurring eating disorders and AOD use.

Webinar on “Females with Substance Use and Society: Do’s and Don’t’s of NLP and Hypnotherapy

Created by
Dr. Nazish Idrees Chaudhary
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On Sunday, June 26, 2022, an activity was planned online to honor the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Females are at high risk of substance use with lack of opportunities to reach treatment facilities as compared to males. The societal factors are serving as great stigma in continuing victimization.

Alcohol & Human Rights

Created by
Institute of Alcohol Studies Institute of Alcohol Studies
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The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar Four in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar Four explored workers’ rights for alcohol industry employees in the developing world; industry practices in Africa, including female promotional workers’ rights and their risk of sexual harassment and assault; gender and health inequality; and how human rights litigation can be used as a last resort control policy

The cardiovascular risks and benefits of quit smoking medicines

Created by
NDARC
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In this presentation, the speakers reported the results of a series of three population-based cohort studies relating to the use and effects of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies. The first of these studies provided evidence on how the three smoking cessation pharmacotherapies available in Australia (nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline and bupropion) compare to each other in terms of cardiovascular safety.

Série de webinaires sur les nouvelles substances psychoactives (NPS)

Created by
ISSUP

Divers NPS ont considérablement changé l’image de la consommation de drogues dans différents pays. Ils sont maintenant très importants sur le marché de la drogue. En effet, bon nombre de ces substances sont destinées à contourner les lois sur les drogues et sont vendues comme substituts « légaux » au cannabis, à l’héroïne, à la cocaïne, aux amphétamines, à la MDMA et aux benzodiazépines. 

Opioid Facts and Figures

Created by
International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

Opioid Facts and Figures, recorded 3-June-2022. Presented by Lauran Wirf, DO: Addiction Medicine Fellow; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colorado. With the increasing prevalence of illicit fentanyl, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the new hurdles they may face in treatment of opioid use disorders.

Webinar on psychological flexibility for addictive behaviours

Created by
Miss Fatima Iqbal
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On June 3 Friday evening, 2022, a webinar was held to educate youth, students and professionals about a new clinical construct called Psychological Flexibility. The importance of this ability was elaborated in the context of managing addictive behaviors and the damage caused by substance use. It has special skills to teach for cravings and withdrawal symptoms reduction. More than 70 participants attended the webinar.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: From Theory to Practice

Created by
IRETA

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been found to be effective for treating a variety of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). This webinar will review the CBT model of substance use, as well as practical treatment strategies and tools in order to best help individuals affected by SUDs. This webinar was presented by Heather Fulton, PhD.

Stimulants A Focus on Effective Treatment Interventions and Recovery Supports

Created by
IRETA

During this webinar you will learn how to:

-Discuss research findings related to brain recovery following the use of stimulants.

-Recall evidence-based behavioural interventions found to be effective in treating people with a stimulant use disorder.

-Specify recovery supports for people who use stimulants.
 

Stress, Relationships, and Substance Use Disorders Clinical Applications

Created by
IRETA

 

This workshop is Part 2 of a set of presentations on the integration of neuroscience with SUD treatment. Part 1 laid a foundation for ethical practice. Part 2 describes the application of a metaphoric model of neuroscience-informed intervention that participants can put into practice with their clients immediately.
 

Motivational Interviewing in Africa Webinar Series

Created by
ITTC South Africa

In this webinar series, hosted by the South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre in collaboration with MI & Beyond, William Miller and Stephen Rollnick, co-founders of Motivational Interviewing engage with clinicians and researchers from across Africa, drawing on lessons from existing research and dissemination activities, and exploring the broader potential of Motivational Interviewing on the African Continent.