evidence-based practice

Call for Global Trainers

The International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announce the formation of a pool of Global Trainers with the support of the U.S. State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). DDR Trainer Development Objectives: Build training skills, based on adult learning theory, for current DDR experts/ trainers around the world. Ensure a consistent level of substantive DDR knowledge across the spectrum

The 27th European Congress of Psychiatry

Warsaw, Poland,

The 27th European Congress of Psychiatry, organised by the largest international association of psychiatrists in Europe, will take place between 6 and 9 April 2019 in Warsaw.

Psychiatry is facing a generative transition involving the organisation of mental health services, traditional approaches to diagnosis, models of care, and research paradigms. 

Drugs: North West Inaugural Conference

Manchester, United Kingdom,

Drugs: North West is a newly-formed network of researchers from across North West England. The network was established to foster multi-disciplinary collaborations between researchers across the region and to provide a platform to showcase the innovative work of its members. 

Reinforcing Behaviour Change in Addiction Treatment

London, United Kingdom,

Reinforcing Behaviour Change in Addiction Treatment' will present findings from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme grant which sought to develop an evidence base for contingency management in addiction services in the UK.

17th EFTC Conference 2019

Thessaloniki, Greece,

The European Federation of Therapeutic Communities (EFTC) Conference aims to provide to member organizations and colleagues from all disciplines of drug treatment the opportunity to present, question, clarify and communicate the results, and evaluation of the processes of addiction recovery achieved in therapeutic communities.

Xchange Prevention Registry

Created by
EMCDDA

Xchange is an online registry of evidence-based prevention programmes. In its first phase, the registry will make available manualised interventions that European evaluation studies show have beneficial outcomes relating to substance use. For programmes of US origin, the registry also provides the evidence level of the evaluation studies conducted there (Blueprint ratings).