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Prevention in Practice National Conference

Melbourne, Australia,

The 2019 National Prevention in Practice Conference will deliver local and international speakers sharing their expertise in strengthening the capacity of community-led action on alcohol and other drugs.

Explore various models of prevention and discover practical examples of successful strategies that have mobilised communities.

Challanges and Perspectives in the Field of Addiction Prevention

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,

The first professional conference on contemporary approaches and models of work on addiction prevention with children and youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Challenges and perspectives in the field of addiction prevention will be held on 26th and 27th of June 2019 in Sarajevo. 

Alcohol Services: Responding to Diversity

London, United Kingdom,

The Drug and Alcohol Research Centre conference will take place at Middlesex University on Friday 14th June. This year we are looking at the needs of diverse communities for alcohol (and other substances) service provision.

The needs of diverse communities for alcohol treatment services are not well understood from the literature or from existing population data.

Community Response to the Initiation of Smoking in Indonesian Early Adolescents

Citation
Kumboyono, Kumboyono, Achir Yani S. Hamid, Junaiti Sahar, and Saptawati Bardosono. "C10ommunity response to the initiation of smoking in Indonesian early adolescents: a qualitative study." International Journal of Adolescence and Youth (2019): 1-11.
Publication Date

Prevalence of smoking in Indonesia is on the increase. The trend is particularly noticeable among Indonesian adolescents with smoking in early adolescents increasing from 9.5 to 17.5% from 2001 to 2010.

INTEREST Workshop

Accra, Ghana,

Known as the “African CROI” the INTEREST Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across several fields and many continents.

Voluntary Researchers Wanted - Mentor UK

Mentor UK is looking for volunteers to help maintain up-to-date knowledge of alcohol and drug prevention and education in community, family and school settings. The role will involve role researching and writing briefs that will contribute to the ongoing development of Mentor programmes and policy work. The researchers will be able to work closely with staff to develop their areas of interest in line with Mentor’s mission and values. This role would suit recent graduates

Effectiveness Bank Analysis: Do Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-Related Harms also Reduce Domestic Abuse?

Citation
BMC Public Health: 2014, 14(881), p. 1-11.
Publication Date

In celebration of International Women’s Day we are highlighting studies throughout the month of March that further our understanding of how sex and gender influence the course of addiction and treatment, with a particular focus on women.