mental health

APSAD Conference 2019

Hobart,

The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs is excited to welcome you to the 2019 APSAD conference. The event will take place in Hobart, a place that has benefited from surprising developments driven by locals.

Challanges and Perspectives in the Field of Addiction Prevention

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina,

The first professional conference on contemporary approaches and models of work on addiction prevention with children and youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Challenges and perspectives in the field of addiction prevention will be held on 26th and 27th of June 2019 in Sarajevo. 

Call for Evidence on Cannabis - Royal College of Psychiatrists

About the Review The Royal College of Psychiatrists is undertaking a review to develop a College position on: cannabis use in the UK and how this relates to mental health, incorporating evidence on the biological, psychological and social effects of cannabis; the use of medicinal cannabis in relation to mental illness. About this Call for Evidence We are asking those with expertise and personal experience of medicinal cannabis and cannabis for recreational use to contribute

Leadership in Mental Health

Sangath, India,

9th-20th December 2019

This course is an excellent opportunity to enhance your understanding and skills in the field of global mental health. The course takes place annually at Sangath, Goa, India, and it welcomes participants from across the world to share their experiences and learn collaboratively. SANGATH is now welcoming applications for this year's course.

 

ICAAD Paris 2019

Paris, France,

This year, our 4th iCAAD Paris day-conference will address the central theme of addiction and identity.

An opening Keynote and debate will be followed with 9 Master Classes covering important and relevant topics when treating addictive disorders beyond the addiction.

Highlights include

ICCAD 2019

London,

Optimal-ICAAD is a platform dedicated to expanding knowledge, exchanging ideas, advancing wellbeing and the prevention and treatment of Behavioural, Mental, and Emotional Health issues.

This year, iCAAD 2019 is about the realisation of challenging times both at a collective and an individual level. 

Podcasts: Say Why to Drugs

Created by
Suzi Gage

The internet is full of misinformation about recreational drugs - both legal and illegal.

Dr Suzi Gage, a psychologist interested in understanding associations between substance use and mental health, tackles one substance per episode - providing information about what we know - the harms, but also potential benefits of these substances.

Alcohol Misuse in the Armed Forces

Citation
Leightley, Daniel, Jo-Anne Puddephatt, Laura Goodwin, Roberto Rona, and Nicola T. Fear. "InDEx: Open Source iOS and Android Software for Self-Reporting and Monitoring of Alcohol Consumption." Journal of open research software 6 (2018).
Publication Date

Alcohol misuse in the UK armed forces is more than double than that of the general population, yet many of those who drink at harmful levels do not seek help. Preliminary research has shown how effective digital technologies can be used as a health intervention.