International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction: Call for Papers

A special issue of the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction will be devoted to empirical papers and related to Stigma, Mental Illness and Substance Use. The special issue is intended to highlight a broad range of issues, perspectives and stigma reduction approaches from anthropology, history, medicine, policy sciences, psychiatry, psychology, public health, social sciences. The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction are particularly interested in manuscripts that discuss and evaluate and different

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021


International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.

International Overdose Awareness Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience


Prof Yasmin Hurd | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

In this talk series, addiction neuroscientists from across the world share their personal stories/experiences on the beauty of addiction neuroscience and how/why they have decided to invest their scientific life in this field.

Webinar: Evidence-Based Community Interventions

Buenos Aires, Argentina,

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar on evidence-based community interventions.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (Argentina Time).

Drug and Behavioural Addictions: COVID-19 and Beyond



There is an immediate need to pool an understanding of how the pandemic has impacted alcohol intake, drug use, and behavioural addictions. Collating this knowledge can help doctors and mental health professionals improve patient care by being aware of what’s happening during the pandemic and being prepared for potential mental health changes in their clients. 

Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA) Conference


AMERSA 2021 features an exciting multidisciplinary line-up of engaging speakers and 100+ presentations, including oral abstract sessions, a live poster session and interactive skills-based workshops.

Full conference registration includes access to a matched mentor/mentee session, SIG meetings and member-coordinated extra-curricular activities such as morning Peloton sessions, yoga and a book club.

Call for Abstracts: International Society of Addiction Medicine 2021 Conference

Abstracts on all aspects of addiction are welcome. In 2021, we especially encourage abstracts that focus on exploring global solutions to international problems in the field of addiction medicine, including: Drug, alcohol and non-pharmacological addiction-related policies Inequalities and vulnerabilities Addiction mechanisms Multiple morbidities Recovery and harm reduction Interface and care principles Novel treatments and other interventions Digitalisation Abstracts should present new scientific research, best practices and evidence-based addiction treatment, care and interventions. The committee favours

NHS Addictions Provider Alliance 2021 Annual Conference

Online, United Kingdom,

The NHS APA invites you to join us at our free and virtual conference on the 13th of October 2021.

Stigma all too often prevents a person from seeking or accessing the vital treatment and support they need to recover from addiction.