August 2017

Webinar: Complex Connections: Intimate Partner Violence and Women’s Substance Abuse and Recovery

Location: Webinar, United States

This event will take place Tuesday, August 1, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EST.

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Submitted onMonday 31st July 2017 - 11:10

Webinar: "Battle Behind Bars: Addiction, Incarceration & Strategies Moving Forward"

Location: Webinar, United States

On Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT (New York time), the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) will host their monthly Addiction Speaker Series featuring Lipi Roy, MD, MPH.

She will present on: "Battle Behind Bars: Addiction, Incarceration & Strategies Moving Forward"

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Submitted onThursday 27th July 2017 - 20:27

Webinar: U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities

Location: Webinar, United States

August 8, 2017 (2 - 3 p.m. ET)

This webinar will provide an overview of the R01 and R21 funding opportunity announcements (FOA), U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities PAR-17-217 (R01) and PAR-17-218 (R21).

These FOAs will support research to:

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Submitted onTuesday 18th July 2017 - 19:06

Understanding the Opioid Crisis: What's at the Heart of the Matter?

Location: Webinar, United States

National attention is focused on the opioid crisis, and US communities are struggling to respond. In this webinar, leaders from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will share data and the science about opioid addiction, and dispel some common misconceptions about treatment and recovery. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and will receive information about additional resources

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Submitted onWednesday 9th August 2017 - 12:47

Webinar: Trends in Mental Health and Substance Use among Ontario Adults

Location: Webinar, Canada

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Monitor is the longest ongoing adult substance use and mental health survey in Canada. The survey describes trends in substance use, mental health, physical health, and other risk behaviors among adults across Ontario. This webinar will introduce the latest CAMH Monitor results (2015).

Target audience: 

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Submitted onMonday 7th August 2017 - 10:46

XVIII Meeting of the CICAD Demand Reduction Expert Group

Location: Santiago, Chile

The meeting will address, among other issues, recommendations for the implementation of specific policies for drug use prevention and treatment, with emphasis on trauma treatment, and selective and indicated prevention in adolescent at risk and social vulrnerability and treatment outcome indicators.

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Submitted onFriday 14th July 2017 - 15:00

Webinar: Understanding Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome for the General Pediatrician

Location: Webinar, United States

Presenters: Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, AAP Committee on Substance Use and Prevention

                      Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS, FAAP, AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn 

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Submitted onWednesday 16th August 2017 - 14:16

The National Cannabis Summit: Science, Policy and Best Practices

Location: Denver, United States

The National Cannabis Summit: Science, Policy and Best Practices will be held August 28-30, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt Denver, in Denver, Colorado.

The summit will look at how changing cannabis policy and norms impact:

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Submitted onMonday 27th March 2017 - 11:30

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