The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Los Angeles, United States,

The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference was founded in 2011 by Allen Berger, Ph.D. and Andrew Martin, MBA, LAADC, SAP, CA-CSS and was purchased by C4 Recovery Foundation in 2017. EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction. Since 2011, the conference has grown from 350 to over 600 attendees.

CCSAD - Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

Hyannis, United States,

Last year CCSAD hosted 1200 participants from 7 countries and 42 states. This premier behavioral health conference is dedicated to continuing education and networking, combining workshops and seminars on timely industry topics with an unmatched show-case of the industry’s products, services and facilities in our exhibit hall.

WCSAD - West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders

La Quinta, United States,

Join us for this premier behavioral healthcare event and see how we’re creating a unique experience through numerous networking opportunities, a challenging and dynamic agenda, spotlighting programs and services, and much more. Enjoy the company of 1,350 of your fellow colleagues from across the country on the beautiful grounds of the La Quinta Resort.

“It’s on Everyone’s Plate”: A Qualitative Study into Physicians’ Perceptions of Responsibility for Smoking Cessation

Meijer et al. (2018). Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 13:48
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Little research has investigated in-depth how physicians perceive their role in smoking cessation care. This qualitative study sought to understand physicians’ perceptions of responsibility for smoking cessation.

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.

Contemporary Routes of Cannabis Consumption: A Primer for Clinicians

Peters J, Chien J. (2018). Contemporary Routes of Cannabis Consumption: A Primer for Clinicians. J Am Osteopath Assoc; 118(2):67-70 doi:10.7556/jaoa.2018.020
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Although cannabis use is federally prohibited, medical cannabis is legal in some form in 30 states and the District of Columbia, and recreational use is legal in 8 states and the District of Columbia. The increasing legal acceptance of cannabis has led to a burgeoning industry that is producing an expanding variety of cannabis products.

Prevalence of Tobacco Consumption among Young Physicians at a Regional University Hospital in Southern Spain

Ranchal Sánchez A, Pérula de Torres LÁ, Santos Luna F, et al Prevalence of tobacco consumption among young physicians at a regional university hospital in southern Spain: a cross-sectional study BMJ Open 2018;8:e018728. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018728
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Introduction: The aim of the study is to analyse the prevalence of smoking among resident physicians at a regional university hospital. In addition, we examined the trends in the smoking behaviour of physicians in relation to results obtained in other studies carried out previously at this hospital, as well as those published nationally and internationally.

Workshop: Working Effectively with People Who Use Drugs

London, United Kingdom,

A free workshop aimed at GPs, Allied Health Practitioners, CCG leads for drugs, commissioners, consultants, service managers and other interested parties. 

The workshop will explore:

(1) How to deliver evidence-based treatment alongside national and local policies. 
(2) Opioid Substitution Treatment: how to dose effectively. 
(3) How to ensure patients have choice.