Resources - All Webinars

Reaching smoke-free: how can we improve smoking cessation treatment?

Created by
NDARC

This webinar explored the provision of smoking cessation treatments, including e-cigarettes, in the context of primary care.

It provided an overview of investigations into how smoking cessation treatment provision in the UK could be improved – and the roles prescription e-cigarettes may play – to further reduce the prevalence of smoking and meet England’s smoke-free 2030 target (≤ 5% smoking prevalence).

War: Psychological Skills for Surviving and Coping with Traumatic Events

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ISSUP Ukraine and ITTC-Ukraine Webinar Series

ISSUP Ukraine and ITTC-Ukraine jointly held an initiative dedicated to the ongoing war and the horrific events that resulted from Russian's attack on Ukraine. Ukrainians are currently experiencing extremely traumatic events that will have a direct impact on their mental health for a long time to come.

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

Created by
SHAAP
Publication Date

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
Publication Date

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
Publication Date

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.