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Alcohol-free Childhood: Investigation by the Children’s Parliament

Alcohol has a constant presence in everyday lives. It is important that all practitioners, professionals, and policymakers are aware of this presence and the impact it has on different members of society. One way to gather this information is through simply asking people where they are exposed to alcohol and what it means to them. One group of people, whose voice often goes unheard, but whose lives are undoubtedly affected by alcohol, are children. In

Harm to Others from Drinking: Patterns in Nine Societies

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WHO
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The adverse impact of alcohol consumption include the negative consequences of drinking on individuals other than the drinkers themselves, including both health and social problems.  Alcohol’s harm to others (HTO) is an interactional occurrence at the level of individuals and their relationships and is determined from the perspective of those affected by the drinker rather than from the perspective of the drinker or the society.

Planet Youth - The Icelandic Primary Prevention Model in Ireland

Stirling, United Kingdom,

About this Event

DRNS and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research are delighted to host this event to share learning on the implementation of Planet Youth in Ireland. Emmet Major is coordinating the Planet Youth programme in the west of Ireland and will share his experiences of the programme, with implications for Scottish research, policy and practice.

Session overview

Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Webinar,
Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

Resilient Families: Communication Cultivates Adaptability Within Family Systems

Webinar,
Description

Recovery for families involves positive stress management, coping with change, and the availability of support. We will examine how learning to cope with manageable stress is critical to developing resilience. Communication and community collaboration will be highlighted as essential to family members building skills, creating biological resistance to adversity, and experiencing resilient outcomes.

16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

Rome, Italy,

The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.

The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.

9th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Vancouver, Canada,

Although there have been thousands of published articles on FASD, there still remains limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD. As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas continues to be critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions.

Drugs & Alcohol Treatment and Recovery: Local System Snapshot

London,

Collective Voice invites you to this local 'system snapshot', to hear from people across the treatment and recovery system in London. The event is designed to allow you to voice your opinion and promote discussion about how we can collaborate in the future. 

This event will include a workshop looking at the local response to drug-related deaths.

Planet Youth Conference

Reykjavik, Iceland,

Planet Youth's next conference will be held on the 4th to 6th of March 2020. 

Participants will be provided with an extensive overview of the Planet Youth methodology introduced by the employees of ICSRA.