UTC 1 and 2 Training in Baguio

Baguio , Philippines,

Interested in becoming a credentialed drug demand reduction professional? 

Here is an opportunity to be trained in the entry level courses of the Universal Treatment Curriculum training series at 5000 feet above sea level in the mountain resort city of Baguio, Philippines 

UNODC Training on the Nature, Prevention and Treatment of Drug Use Disorders for Intersectoral Group of Panama Policymakers

Thirty-four (34) high-level decision makers from CONAPRED, the Ministries of Health, Education and Social Development, NGOs and other entities are participating in a three-day workshop on creating humane, effective and evidence-based drug use prevention and drug dependence treatment and care services, being held from 10 to 12 December 2019 in Panama City, Panama. The event was inaugurated by Abraham Herrera, Executive Secretary of CONAPRED and Melissa Flynn, Director of Operations of UNODC ROPAN and was

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.

ASAP-Training Newsletter

The aim of the ASAP training project is to build effective drug prevention results across Europe, based on prevention systems analysis and widespread professional training. The ASAP training project will work to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the different EU countries prevention systems and the implementation of training interventions to spread the European Drug Prevention Quality Standards. ASAP training programme have lunched their first newsletter! Find out more about the activity of the ASAP

Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 26th Annual Meeting

New Orleans, United States,

The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 26th Annual Meeting will take place from the 11th-14th March in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SRNT 2020 Annual Meeting Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, March 11

 8:30 am - 11:30 am
 Pre-conference workshops

 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
 Lunch (on your own)

 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
 Network Meetings

International Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP) Webinar


Do you want the substance use professionals in your area to receive the International Certified Addiction Professional (ICAP) credential? 

Is travelling to receive the certification arduous, expensive, or impossible for some of them? 

National Conference: Hepatitis C Case-finding in Addiction Related Services

Stirling, United Kingdom,

This FREE one day conference, organised by Hepatitis Scotland, is aimed at staff who work in, or have strategic responsibility for, primary and secondary care addiction services.

The day will explore the background to developing successful hepatitis C case-finding initiatives, demonstrating real world successes and issues for practitioners to consider.

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass

London, United Kingdom,

Qualitative Methods in Addiction Research: A One Day Masterclass by the Society for the Study of Addiction in association with Kings College London.

The aim is to stimulate further interest in, and understanding of, qualitative methods in the addiction field. The day will be structured around lectures by four leading UK-based qualitative researchers, who will each showcase one of their own qualitative projects.

Counselling Approaches to Addiction


The link between drugs, alcohol and mental health is well established. As counsellors many of us have seen clients dependent on substances or even behaviours. But how do we work with these issues safely in private practice or a general counselling service? Can understanding how addiction changes the way the brain works lead to better outcomes for clients? How do our own views affect our work as a counsellor?