interventions

Thailand Cigarette Packaging

One of the ways tobacco companies encourage people to purchase their products is through creating positive associations of brands. These include bright designs and symbols that quickly become familiar to potential customers. In a bid to reduce the power of marketing and overall consumption of tobacco, countries around the world have been introducing plain tobacco packaging. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) commends Thailand being the first country in the ASEAN Region and Asia

The Importance of Trauma Informed Support for People Using Substances

Manchester, United Kingdom,

Dr Karen Bailey, Jude Kelman (lead psychologist for HMPPS women's estate) & Kirsty Tate (Learning and Development Lead for the Nelson Trust will lead the next Substance Use and Associated Behaviours (SUAB) seminar focussing on: 

The Importance of Trauma Informed Support for People Using Substances

43rd Annual AMERSA Conference

Boston,

The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA) are hosting their 43rd Annual AMERSA Conference from the 7th-9th of November 2019 in Boston.

Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference

Halifax ,

The 31st annual Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 24-27, 2019.  #CSAM2019

Building Bridges through Shared Learning/Créer des connections grâce à l’apprentissage partagé is the theme, connecting research and evidence-based treatments with presentations about current knowledge and skills in addictions care in Canada.

16th Annual INEBRIA Conference

Lübeck ,

International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol & Other Drugs (INEBRIA) is an international network, primarily consisting of researchers, and importantly also including policymakers, practitioners and other stakeholders interested in the potential of brief interventions in health and other settings to reduce the problems caused by alcohol and other drug use. 

Awareness of Information on Alcohol Packaging

Citation
Critchlow, Nathan, Daniel Jones, Crawford Moodie, Anne Marie MacKintosh, Niamh Fitzgerald, Lucie Hooper, Christopher Thomas, and Jyotsna Vohra. "Awareness of product-related information, health messages and warnings on alcohol packaging among adolescents: a cross-sectional survey in the United Kingdom." Journal of Public Health (2019).
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Although alcohol consumption among young people in the UK has been declining there remains a concerning level of binge drinking amongst 16–24-year-olds.

15th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting

Bath, United Kingdom,

The UK Society for Behaviour Medicine invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in the two day meeting from 

Virginia Summer Institute for Addiction Studies

Williamsburg, United States,

The Virginia Summer Institute for Addiction Studies (VSIAS) will take in Historic Williamsburg, Virginia, July 14 – 17, 2019.

This Institute is designed for professionals in the field of substance abuse and mental health, who are interested in keeping current on the latest techniques and resources available.