Resources - All Webinars

Preparing for the future — applying a foresight approach in the drugs field

Created by
EMCDDA

Objective: This webinar marks the official launch of the EMCDDA’s foresight toolkit for the drugs field entitled How to run a trends workshop in the drugs field. The event also aims to promote a foresight approach and increase foresight literacy among the EMCDDA’s stakeholders and to take stock of current initiatives in this area and reflect on possible ways forward.

Treating co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders using tools from CBT

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Presented by Jo Cassar (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney), by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Recognise the importance of assessing for substance use when a client presents with a mental health disorder;

Eating disorders and AOD use: what clinicians need to know

Created by
The Matilda Centre

Presented by Associate Professor Sarah Maguire (Director, InsideOut Institute), by attending this webinar, attendees will learn:

- How to recognise the most common eating disorder symptoms;

- Eating disorder interventions and how workers might deliver them;

- How workers may interpret those interventions in instances of co-occurring eating disorders and AOD use.

Webinar on “Females with Substance Use and Society: Do’s and Don’t’s of NLP and Hypnotherapy

Created by
Dr. Nazish Idrees Chaudhary
Publication Date

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, an activity was planned online to honor the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Females are at high risk of substance use with lack of opportunities to reach treatment facilities as compared to males. The societal factors are serving as great stigma in continuing victimization.

Alcohol & Human Rights

Created by
Institute of Alcohol Studies Institute of Alcohol Studies
Publication Date

The Institute of Alcohol Studies presents Seminar Four in its four-part series on alcohol and sustainability. Seminar Four explored workers’ rights for alcohol industry employees in the developing world; industry practices in Africa, including female promotional workers’ rights and their risk of sexual harassment and assault; gender and health inequality; and how human rights litigation can be used as a last resort control policy

The cardiovascular risks and benefits of quit smoking medicines

Created by
NDARC
Publication Date

In this presentation, the speakers reported the results of a series of three population-based cohort studies relating to the use and effects of smoking cessation pharmacotherapies. The first of these studies provided evidence on how the three smoking cessation pharmacotherapies available in Australia (nicotine replacement therapy, varenicline and bupropion) compare to each other in terms of cardiovascular safety.

Opioid Facts and Figures

Created by
International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

Opioid Facts and Figures, recorded 3-June-2022. Presented by Lauran Wirf, DO: Addiction Medicine Fellow; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Denver, Colorado. With the increasing prevalence of illicit fentanyl, it is important for healthcare providers to understand the new hurdles they may face in treatment of opioid use disorders.

Webinar on psychological flexibility for addictive behaviours

Created by
Miss Fatima Iqbal
Publication Date

On June 3 Friday evening, 2022, a webinar was held to educate youth, students and professionals about a new clinical construct called Psychological Flexibility. The importance of this ability was elaborated in the context of managing addictive behaviors and the damage caused by substance use. It has special skills to teach for cravings and withdrawal symptoms reduction. More than 70 participants attended the webinar.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: From Theory to Practice

Created by
IRETA

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been found to be effective for treating a variety of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). This webinar will review the CBT model of substance use, as well as practical treatment strategies and tools in order to best help individuals affected by SUDs. This webinar was presented by Heather Fulton, PhD.

Stimulants A Focus on Effective Treatment Interventions and Recovery Supports

Created by
IRETA

During this webinar you will learn how to:

-Discuss research findings related to brain recovery following the use of stimulants.

-Recall evidence-based behavioural interventions found to be effective in treating people with a stimulant use disorder.

-Specify recovery supports for people who use stimulants.
 

Stress, Relationships, and Substance Use Disorders Clinical Applications

Created by
IRETA

 

This workshop is Part 2 of a set of presentations on the integration of neuroscience with SUD treatment. Part 1 laid a foundation for ethical practice. Part 2 describes the application of a metaphoric model of neuroscience-informed intervention that participants can put into practice with their clients immediately.
 

Motivational Interviewing in Africa Webinar Series

Created by
ITTC South Africa

In this webinar series, hosted by the South Africa International Technology Transfer Centre in collaboration with MI & Beyond, William Miller and Stephen Rollnick, co-founders of Motivational Interviewing engage with clinicians and researchers from across Africa, drawing on lessons from existing research and dissemination activities, and exploring the broader potential of Motivational Interviewing on the African Continent.

Opioid Use Disorder in the Nursing Profession

Created by
International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

Presented by Kristin Waite-Labott, RN, BSN, CARN; April Lynn Lenzmeier, RN, DNP; Rachel Shuster, BSN, RN, CARN, CAAP. The American Nurses Association estimates that six to eight percent of nurses use alcohol or drugs to an extent that is sufficient to impair professional performance. Others estimate that nurses generally misuse drugs and alcohol at nearly the same rate (10 to 15 percent) as the rest of the population.

Effects of extended-release buprenorphine treatment for opioid dependence

Created by
NDARC

In this webinar, findings were reported from the CoLAB qualitative study, which aimed to examine the multiple social, material and temporal effects of extended-release buprenorphine depot (BUP-XR) treatment in clients’ lives, among a group of participants receiving BUP-XR in Australia, and considers the situated potentials of these new opioid agonist treatment technologies.

Upcoming Side Event to the CND: "Drug Endangered Children: Identification and Program Success Stories"

Created by
Drug Free America Foundation, National Alliance for Drug Endangered Youth, Turkish Green Crescent Society, and World Federation Against Drugs

Around the globe there are children at risk because they live in homes where a parent or other adult misuses drugs or alcohol. Identifying at risk youth requires cultural knowledge, understanding, awareness, and empathy.