health professionals

ISSUP Kenya @ Mental Health Task Force

On behalf of ISSUP Kenya, I presented our memorandum to the Mental Health Task Force of the Ministry of Health. The task force, which  was set up following a cabinet directive chaired by the President of the Republic of Kenya, seeks to gather public views on challenges and solutions about the state of mental health in the country. As a professional body we advocated for substance use disorders to be treated as a mental health issue and not just a security or moral  issue.

UNODC and WHO Organize International Training on Substance Use Treatment and Care during Pregnancy

Kyiv (Ukraine), 18 December 2019 - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) jointly with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the framework of the UNODC-WHO Programme on Drug Dependence Treatment and Care, organized an International training on Identification and Management of Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy. More than 30 health practitioners, including obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatal care specialists, nurses, as well as specialists in substance use disorders treatment from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus

Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Webinar,
Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment.

NAADAC Free Webinar Series

NAADAC is happy to offer free addiction-specific education through its Free Webinar Series. The 2019 Free Webinar Series releases two live webinars per month, which are then captured and made available for future viewing in NAADAC's Free On-Demand Webinar Library. Full list of webinars can be found here. NAADAC members can get free continuing education hours (CEs) for this webinar series. While viewing the education is free, non-members must pay to receive CEs.

Free Single-Session Faith-Based Youth Prevention Plus Wellness Program

Created by
Chudley Edward Werch, PhD
Publication Date

Looking for faith-based substance use prevention or wellness programs for youth?

In God’s Image (IGI) is a fully scripted program designed to give teachers, youth leaders, mentors, parents and service providers a quick and easy to use tool to promote spiritually and physically active, healthy and substance use-free lifestyles among adolescents.     

30th TheMHS Conference

Perth, Australia,

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.

Liver Cancer Summit 2020

Prague, Czech Republic,

The program will feature state of the art lectures on updated key aspects of HCC and CCA by renowned experts and rising stars covering a broad spectrum of topics.

Panel discussion with experts will open a discussion on the new directions and avenues for research and clinical practice.

AASLD Liver Meeting

Boston,

The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) will be holding their annual meeting 8–12 November 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Liver meeting brings together people working for the science, innovation, research and advances in patient care, with the shared goal of preventing and curing liver disease.

IntNSA 2019 Annual Educational Conference

Baltimore, 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-centred care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services are best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.