Today saw the end of the UTC training by ISSUP-Kenya for the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) which started in October 2019 for the members and staff of this faith-based organisation. Originally meant to end in June 2020 this cohort's training was disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. However due to the diligence of the cohort members and with the continuous encouragement of the trainers led by ISSUP Kenya chapter President Evans Oloo and our patron and Chairman of the GCCC Dr. Richard Gakunju, the group had their last training and revision day today in a webinar format.
Reentry for Citizens Needing Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Prisons and jails are the largest behavioural health treatment institutions/organizations in every state, and often, especially for those with substance use disorders and mental health conditions, jail or prison are the entry points to Behavioral Health treatment. Once individuals with substance use disorders are released from prison, they have a greater risk of disrupted behavioural health treatment and even fatal overdose.
The EUSPR Board has decided to move its Eleventh Conference and Members’ Meeting and Workshops to an online event. The face to face event scheduled October 7th -9th 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal is cancelled.
The decision is taken due to the yet uncertain impact of the corona regulations on international travel and gatherings. The Conference Committee is working on a series of online meetings, webinars, and other virtual scientific activities during the conference week and will publish information in the first week of July 2020.
د مخنیوی خبرې # 1 - د مخنیوی کلتور: دا څه معنی لری او دا به څنګه په تحقیق او عمل باندې اغیزه وکړی؟
د پېښې په اړه
د مخنیوی په ساینس کې یو تازه بیان، [Sloboda، Z. ، ډیویډ، ایس بی. د مخنیوی د کلتور په اړه تشریح. د مخنیوۍ د کلتور مفهوم ( Prev Sci ( 2020 ) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-020-01158-8 ] د مخنیوی د کلتور مفهوم راوسپموی او هغه څه چې د څېړنې او تمرین په مانا دی. دا تشریح د موضوع په اړه د ځانګړې موضوع د کارد ایډیټرانو لخوا غوښتل شوې وه. در تماس با ساینسپوهان به مقاله ها ، این ژورنال مفهوم را به "تمایل عمومی یا آمادګی یک ګروپ از مردم تعریف می کنن ...
The 16th World Congress on Public Health will take place 12th-17th October 2020 in Rome, Italy.
The theme of the Congress, Public Health for the Future of Humanity: Analysis, Advocacy, and Action, reflects the firm stance that the public health community have an obligation to respond to these new circumstances.
The congress offers excellent opportunities to learn from the latest research and practice to network with experts and colleagues and to expand your professional horizons.
Abstract submission is open from 1 December 2019 to 1 March 2020.
Balochistan Youth Convention by Kuchlak Welfare Society, Youth Forum Pakistan, ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and ANF Balochistan
Location: Quetta/Balochistan, پاکستان
“Youth Engagement for Global Action” guided by the theme of International Youth Day 2020, Kuchlak Welfare Society, Quetta-Balochistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (YFP) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan is going to organize “Baluchistan Youth Convention” at Quetta-Pakistan.
Baluchistan Youth Convention by Kuchlak Welfare Society, Youth Forum Pakistan, ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and ANF Baluchistan
“Youth Engagement for Global Action” guided by the theme of International Youth Day 2020, Kuchlak Welfare Society, Quetta-Baluchistan, Youth Forum Pakistan (YFP) in collaboration with ISSUP Pakistan Chapter and Anti-Narcotics Force Baluchistan is going to organize “Baluchistan Youth Convention” at Quetta-Pakistan.
سواب ویبینار: ولې دوی د نشه یی توکو استعمال نه بندوی؟
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
ولې دوی یوازې نشه یی توکی نه استعمالوی؟ د ترومی او ای سی ای خبر مواد کارولو خدماتو لپاره قضیه جوړول.
نېټه او وخت
Wed , 14 October 2020
13 : 00 – 14 : 00 BST
د دې پیښې په اړه
انډریو د تیرو پنځو کلونو په جریان کې په شمالی ویلز او د انګلستان او ایرلینډ په نورو برخو کې د تشو او ای سی ای خبررانو ته وده ورکړی. هغه د ۲۰۱۸ څخه تر ۲۰۲۰ کال پورې په ویلز کې د پولینګ د زیانمنتیا د پروګرام په اړه د ملی ای ایس د لارې ملاتړ وکړ.
BMJ Live is a free online global event featuring a range of sessions covering clinical webinars, leadership skills, career progression, one-to-one careers advice and wellbeing.
COVID-19 has presented health and care workers with the biggest challenge for a generation. This event will provide an opportunity for reflection and recovery as we explore how we move forward from the crisis stronger than we were before. We’ll explore small changes that can have a huge impact on your clinical practice, your health, and your wellbeing.
ISSUP Kenya in partnership with the PCEA graduated the first cohort of trainees on basic UTC course:a total of 30 participants.The ceremony at the Kikuyu mission hospital was graced by the Governor of Kiambu County,His Excellency James Nyoro, In coming SG of the PCEA, Rev. Dr. Waihenya and the CEO of Kikuyu hospital Dr. P.Kimpiatu. Other officials present included Rev. Dr. W. Kogo, ISSUP Kenya Executive Dr. Richard Gakunju & Vice president ISSUP Kenya Ms. Susan Gitau. Congratulations to all.
Today marked the graduation of the inaugural ISSUP-Kenya/PCEA training cohort for UTC. It was moderated by our very own Deputy President, Mwalimu Susan Gitau, and our patron Dr. Richard Gakunju with guest of honour being Governor of Kiambu County, Eng Nyoro. They’ll be sitting the exams soon. Today was presentation of certificates of course completion. Well done to them, and all the best for the exams. (They were a delight to train with)👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾
When Helping Hurts: Understanding the Impact of Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue
Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS), also referred to as Compassion Fatigue is defined as the indirect exposure to difficult, disturbing, and/or traumatic images and stories of the suffering of others. Now, the fight against two global pandemics plaguing this country: health and systemic racism is amplifying all the factors that lead to compassion fatigue. These pandemics demand an increased need for front line and direct response workers to fulfill the medical, mental, and social health needs of the families and communities impacted.
2nd Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health and Psychiatry
The 2nd Edition of Global Conference on Addiction Medicine, Behavioural health and Psychiatry” will be held on October 22-24, 2020 at Orlando, USA.
The theme of the event is “Unifying the new discoveries and advanced approaches towards Addiction and Psychiatry.”
The event aims to deliver an outstanding platform which covers the entire spectrum of research & innovations in addiction and related areas and share the cross-cultural proficiencies of various advancements in this field providing the in-depth exploration.
ISSUP Kenya National Chapter Annual General Meeting 2020
Location: Nairobi, کېنيا
The Annual General Meeting for ISSUP Kenya, which is mandated by law for all societies and constituted our national conference, was held today, online. There was a good turn out and several resolutions were made which will be ratified by the executive committee before being announced to the broader membership.
We continue to be encouraged by the activity and participation of the membership and look forward to more engagement as we build and develop our chapter.
ATTC are very pleased and proud to announce the establishment of the Addiction Peer Recovery Center of Excellence (APR CoE).
Led by a steering committee of peer recovery leaders from across the nation, the centre will provide training and technical assistance related to substance use disorder recovery.
This webinar will explore the recovery-ready ecosystems model and community framework from the individual level to the policy level.
Unintended Consequences of the Cannabis Panacea: What Addiction Specialists Need to Know
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 3-4:00pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)
Hailed as safe, natural and a potential cure-all by the public, both medical and recreational cannabis is quickly becoming legal and mainstream across the country. While it has the potential to help fill state coffers, there are many unintended consequences that will mean big challenges for addiction specialists.