evidence-based practice

Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders. This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice

Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Washington, DC, United States,

The Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 28th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC, May 26 – May 29, 2020.

The theme for this year's event is “Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science.”

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.

SRNT-O Inaugural Conference

Sydney, Australia,

The inaugural SRNT-Oceania Chapter conference will be held in Sydney, Australia.

The aim of the conference is to share and celebrate the highest quality research and practice targeting tobacco use reduction and smoking cessation in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific nations throughout Oceania and the region. 

The conference will be held on the 24th and 25th of October at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf in Sydney. 

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. 

National Drugs Forum 2019

Dublin, Ireland,

The Health Research Board and the Department of Health will host the 2nd annual National Drugs Forum in Croke Park on 5th of November.

The theme of the forum is Inclusion Health: Responding to the complex health needs of people who use drugs. 

SPR 2020 Call for Papers Now Open!

This year's conference theme, Why Context Matters: Towards a Place-Based Prevention Science , challenges prevention scientists to explicitly recognize the central role that geographical concepts such as location, distance, distribution, connectivity, place, neighbourhood, and activity space (routine locations of individuals) have on health outcomes. This call for papers seeks to stimulate creative spatial thinking to advance prevention science by further integrating place into existing behavioural theories, testing new theories and research designs, using technologies such