Addiction

Addictions Counseling Today Update Newsletters (ACT-SAB Update)

Publication Date

Each issue of the Addictions Counseling Today: Substances & Addictive Behaviors (ACT-SAB) Update provides select research highlights, most of which will appear in subsequent editions of ACT-SAB.

In each update the cited references appear on the last page, ensuring your ease of finding the actual reference should this be important to you.

Updates

National Addictions Awareness Week

National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) is from November 22 to 28. Change Begins with Me is the theme for this year’s National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW). We want to present Canadians with ways they can reassess the way they think about substance use disorders and people who use drugs. Change Begins with Me builds on our 2019 NAAW campaign, Stigma Ends with Me. We want people to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, so this

New Online Trainings for Professionals Working in the Field of Substance Use Disorders

Created by
International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA)

In this video, Charlotte Sisson, Senior Foreign Affairs Officer within the Office of Global Programmes and Policy in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, introduces the audience to the work of the INL, Colombo Plan and ISSUP.

Virtual Solutions for Substance Use Care Conference

Virtual,

The COVID-19 pandemic proved that a lot of medicine can be delivered virtually. A lot of sentiments were corrected and a lot of anxieties were proven wrong. Online resources can help to build capacity and provide better access to patients who need care and can’t get it.

In-Love with Addiction Neuroscience

Online ,
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About this Event

In this talk series, addiction neuroscientists from across the world share their personal stories/experiences on the beauty of addiction neuroscience and how/why they have decided to invest their scientific life in this field.

6th Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference

Queensland, Australia,

The Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference is designed for all professionals looking to increase their knowledge, discover more about industry practice and improve the lives of all individuals impacted by addiction.

By providing a forum for professionals to gather and discuss ideas, challenges, developments and successes in diagnoses, treatment and recovery, we aim to provide the platform for great change.

Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

The 8th Awareness Week on Alcohol related Harm will be held from 16th to 20th November. This year’s theme is: Alcohol & Cancer The aim of the Awareness Week on Alcohol related Harm is to raise awareness among EU policymakers of the harms caused by alcohol, to increase awareness of the need to address alcohol-related harm in Europe and highlight the need to address it through an integrated approach to alcohol policy. You can find