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WEBINAR: Cary Hopkins Eyles on Authentic Self-Care for Addiction Professionals

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This webinar focuses on the issue of self-care for addiction professionals and was delivered by ICUDDR Deputy Director Cary Hopkins Eyles.

Many of us are drawn to work in the field of substance use disorders due to our history, family, and personal traits, such as compassion and empathy. While these can be great assets, they can also be detrimental to us personally.

18 National Trainers from Central Asia Trained on Advance UTC Courses 14 and 17 in Uzbekistan

24-29 February 2020 - A team of national trainers from Central Asia attended the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) Regional Training of Trainers held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The training was organized by the UNODC Regional Office for Central Asia within the framework of UNODC global project – “Treating drug dependence and its health consequences: Treatnet II”. 18 national trainers (ICAP 1 holders) from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan were trained on the two following UTC courses: Course

The National Conference on Addiction Disorders


NCAD East is the premier provider of continuing education for addiction, behavioural, and mental health professionals. Join clinicians and executives alike and work to improve and refine patient care as well as develop sustainable and successful treatment organisations.

Barriers in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Ashford, Robert D., Austin M. Brown, and Brenda Curtis. "Systemic barriers in substance use disorder treatment: A prospective qualitative study of professionals in the field." Drug and alcohol dependence (2018).
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The US is experiencing a public health crisis. In the US in 2016 alone, there were over 63,000 drug poisoning deaths. Despite these concerning figures, it is estimated that fewer than 20% (3.8 million) receive treatment and for those who do receive support relapse rates are high.

Short-Term Impact of the EuroPean Accredited Curriculum on Tobacco Treatment Training (EPACTT) Program

Peleki, T., Girvalaki, C., Lozano, F., Radu-Loghin, C., Nguyen, D., Harutyunyan, A. ... Behrakis, P. K. (2018). Short-term impact of the EuroPean Accredited Curriculum on Tobacco Treatment Training (EPACTT) program. Tobacco Prevention & Cessation, 4(July), 28.
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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium

Bonita Springs, United States,

The Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium provides the latest scientific developments in Addiction Psychiatry for physicians and allied health professionals who treat patients with substance use disorders and mental health disorders. The meeting is structured to encourage interaction among clinicians from various disciplines, approaches, and settings.

International Nurses Society on Addiction 42nd Annual Educational Conference

Denver, United States,

This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse and addictions. Providing patient centered care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services is best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.