ICATT 2020 : International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy

Miami, United States,

ICATT 2020: International Conference on Addiction Treatment and Therapy aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Addiction Treatment and Therapy.

National Trainers Trained on Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) 12 and 15 in Turkmenistan

From 15-21 July 2019 team of national trainers from Turkmenistan attended the National Training of Trainers held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. There were 12 representatives of drug dependence treatment service of the Ministry of Health of Turkmenistan and non-profit organizations (ICAP 1 holders) trained on the two following courses of Advanced Level UTC: Course 12: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Course 15: Managing Co-Occurring Disorders Trainer-led presentations, small-group and reflective exercises, role-plays and case study discussions helped participants to

Central Asian Master Trainers Trained on Advanced Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) Courses 14 and 17

From 23-31 July 2019, a team of master trainers from Central Asia attended the Regional Training of Trainers for Central Asia held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The training was organized by Colombo Plan Drug Advisory Programme (DAP) within the framework of UNODC joint capacity building activity with Colombo Plan. There were 14 regional master trainers from five Central Asia countries trained on the two following Advanced UTC courses: Course 14: Working with Families with

43rd Annual AMERSA Conference


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.

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.

9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy

Miami, United States,

The 9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy will be held in Miami, from December 10-13, 2019.

It is the only scientific event tackling the topics of HIV Persistence, HIV Reservoirs and HIV Cure that attracts, every 2 years, VIPs and young investigators. Its quality increases at each edition, with more and more fresh data not yet shown elsewhere nor published.

Abstract topics:

Review of Methamphetamine Use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

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Snijder M, Kershaw S. (2019). Review of methamphetamine use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 19(3).
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Research suggests methamphetamine use is higher amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders compared to non-Indigenous Australians.

Long-Term Joint Trajectories of Heroin Use and Treatment Utilisation

Marel, Christina & Mills, Katherine & Slade, Timothy & Darke, Shane & Ross, Joanne & Teesson, Maree. (2019). Modelling Long-Term Joint Trajectories of Heroin Use and Treatment Utilisation: Findings from the Australian Treatment Outcome Study. EClinicalMedicine. 10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.07.013.
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There has been a concerning steady increase in heroin-related deaths in countries around the world. Treatment is rarely simple, and it often requires multiple attempts before a person is able to abstain from using or reduce their use.

Longitudinal studies can help track the diverse range of treatment pathways and levels of success over time.