Cannabis: Reading List

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Of all illicit substances, cannabis stands out as the most extensively cultivated, trafficked, and misused. It has significant effects on the human body and mind, altering sensory perceptions, mood, cognitive abilities, motor coordination, and sense of self and time. In this reading list, you can find out more about cannabis and cannabis use.

Kettil Bruun Society (KBS) Annual Meeting 2023

Johannesburg, South Africa,

The Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol  was established in 1986 and originated in the epidemiology section of the International Council on Alcohol and Addictions (ICAA).

RCGP & AP Managing Drugs & Alcohol Problems in Primary Care 2023


This joint RCGP and Addiction Professionals Managing Drug & Alcohol Problems in Primary Care Conference will include workshops, interaction, networking and learning from each other. While we are happy we can offer the hybrid option of live streaming.

ITTC South Africa Online (Live) SBIRT Training 5 CPD Points

This training on Screening Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for harmful substance use takes place weekly on Thursdays from 12 noon till 1pm SAST on the following dates: 9, 16, 23, 30 March & 6 April 2023. We address use of validated screening tools (AUDIT, DUDIT and ASSIST) and brief intervention strategies as an approach to identifying and modifying harmful patterns of substance use. Please complete the registration form accurately to ensure your

International Recovery Symposium 2023

Kuching, Malaysia,

Experience the the world's first international recovery symposium in Borneo.

Interact with and gain insights from international healthcare professionals including professors, doctors, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, mental health counselors, caregivers, and researchers in the field of addiction therapy and recovery, behavioral health, psychiatry, and drug demand reduction.

When: Sep 18-21, 2023

What Are The Five Stages Of Change?- A Blog Dedicated to Educate the Families of people with Addiction

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Cathy Taughinbaugh
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The blog is a rich source of learning.

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Share with the clients and their families to equip themselves with the simple strategies to take steps towards more recovery and less relapse.




Dr. Nazish Idrees Chaudhary, PhD., M.S., M.Sc., B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology)