CfA: Civil Society Participation in INCB Thematic Hearing on "The Use of Drugs Among Older Persons"

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) will host the third civil society hearing for the INCB board members on the margins of this years INCB board meeting. The hearing will be on the topic of "The Use of Drugs Among Older Persons" and is planned for May 13, 2020, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Vienna, Austria. Due to the rapidly changing situation in regards to COVID-19 the hearing might be held in another format

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases Public Dashboard

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Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)

Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) offers this public dashboard of worldwide confirmed cases, recoveries and deaths aggregating WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC and DXY data in real time.

This source is unique, not only because of the currency and quality of the confirmed case data, but also because it provides comprehensive global surveillance summaries.

First Alcohol Treatment Institutions in Today's Czech Republic and Slovak Republic

Šejvl, J., Gavurová, B., Barták, M., Mašlániová, M., & Miovský, M. (2019). First alcohol treatment institutions in today's Czech Republic and Slovak Republic. Central European Journal of Public Health, 27(Supplement), S55-S65.



Drawing on qualitative analysis of selected historical documents, the paper seeks to provide a definition of the general characteristics of the first institutional alcohol treatment facilities in today's Czech Republic and Slovakia, taking into account the historical context of the first half of the 20th century.

EUSPR 2020 Call for Abstracts

EUSPR 2020 is being held in Lisbon, Portugal (at EMCDDA) on 8th and 9th October 2020, with workshops and project meetings scheduled for the pre-conference day, October 7th. The theme this year is ‘Make prevention science relevant for all: co-production and impact’ and our keynotes and special sessions will focus on reducing the gap between science and practice in prevention, understanding co-production and the role of policymakers, practitioners, communities and researchers to develop efficacious, sustainable

AADANT Drug and Alcohol Conference 2020

Alice Springs, Australia,

The Association of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies NT will hold their annual Northern Territory drug and alcohol conference April 1-2 in Alice Springs at the DoubleTree Hilton.

There will be two streams at the conference:

  • Provision of Mental Health Services in AOD Treatment
  • Non-residential Treatment Options

Registrations close Thursday 26th March 2020 COB.

ICUDDR Webinar: National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission

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NAADAC and ICUDDR webinar exploring standards in substance use disorder education.

In this session, the presenters will review/discuss:

  • NAADAC’s work to create higher education standards in substance use education
  • Development of standards
  • Overview of course content
  • Application to the real world of careers in substance use disorder professions