October 2017

2017 National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre Annual Research Symposium

Location: Sydney

The 2017 National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) Annual Research Symposium will be held on Tuesday, 3 October and Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. 

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Submitted onTuesday 1st August 2017 - 09:02

Webinar: The Opioid Crisis - Harvard Medical School Responds with Education

Location: Webinar, United States

More than 2.5 million Americans are struggling with addiction to opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin. In 2015, opioids claimed more than 33,000 lives in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of drug overdoses jumped 21 percent nationwide, with deaths from synthetic drugs such as fentanyl nearly doubling, the CDC estimates.

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Submitted onSaturday 30th September 2017 - 00:20

Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC)

Location: Melbourne, Australia

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers and researchers. The conference will be held from Wednesday 4 to Friday 6 October 2017 at the Pullman Albert Park Melbourne in Australia.

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Submitted onMonday 23rd January 2017 - 12:21

Alcohol and Criminal Justice: Costs and Consequences

Location: Darlington, United Kingdom

Team ALPHA (Alcohol and Public Health) at Teesside University are hosting a one-day international conference focusing on alcohol and the criminal justice system at our Darlington Campus. 

We are delighted to confirm Professor Jeremy Bray from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as keynote speaker for the conference. Professor Bray’s research focuses on two primary areas of interest: the economics of substance abuse and the economic evaluation of behavioral health interventions.

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Submitted onTuesday 12th September 2017 - 14:46

Webinar: "Mental Health in the Workplace"

Location: Washington, DC, United States

10 October 2017: Webinar "Mental Health in the Workplace"

World Mental Health Day is an opportunity to discuss the mental health of employees, which is often not considered. The workplace is a very important setting to promote practices that support people with mental health problems and protect the well-being of all workers.

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Submitted onTuesday 3rd October 2017 - 21:04

2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Location: Atlanta, United States

The 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference will be held in Atlanta from October 11 - 14. This year attendees will have the opportunity to spend three days interacting with people committed to finding alternatives to the war on drugs while participating in sessions given by leading experts from around the world. 

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Submitted onTuesday 5th September 2017 - 10:00

2017 Addiction Health Services Research Conference

Location: Madison, United States

The 2017 Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference will be held in Madison, Wisconsin from October 18 - 20, 2017.

AHSR provides a special opportunity for collaboration to develop knowledge and apply research to this crucial issue. Policy makers will leave fully informed about best practices for delivering treatment to diverse patients. Researchers will leave with a firmer grasp of what their peers are discovering and inspired by new avenues of potential investigation.

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Submitted onThursday 8th June 2017 - 15:11

3rd International Symposium on Drug-Impaired Driving

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

This international symposium will put the spotlight on key developments relevant to road safety in recent years and highlight the implications of these for drug-impaired driving. 

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Submitted onThursday 23rd March 2017 - 10:30

5th International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

Location: Vienna, Austria

The 5th International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances will be held from 23 to 24 October 2017 at the United Nations in Vienna, Austria. The conference is jointly organised by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), University of Hertfordshire and Sapienza University of Rome.

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Submitted onThursday 20th April 2017 - 13:38

Lisbon Addictions 2017 - 2nd European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies 

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The 2nd European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions.

The conference is organised around three themes:

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Submitted onTuesday 20th December 2016 - 11:41

Alcohol-Related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) is pleased to invite you to the national launch of SHAAP’s ‘Alcohol-related liver disease: Guidance for Good Practice’ and delighted that Dr Catherine Calderwood, the Chief Medical Officer, has agreed to speak.

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Submitted onWednesday 30th August 2017 - 12:06

19th International Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Conference

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The 19th International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference will be held in Abu Dhabi, October 26th - 29th, 2017. "New frontiers" is the focus of the meeting where recent scientific discoveries in the field of addiction will be highlighted, as well as challenges facing the Middle East as it confronts the new reality of addiction among its youth. The scientific presentations will address global and local issues so that the exchange of knowledge will be effortless and immediate.

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Submitted onMonday 7th August 2017 - 10:54

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