Addiction

NIDA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-Convention

Online,

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) invite you to the annual 2021 NIDA-NIAAA Frontiers in Addiction Research Mini-Convention*.

The Mini-Convention will be held as a 2-day virtual meeting on November 1-2, 2021.

The origin, development and current status of the health profession of an addictologist in the Czech Republic in the broader context of the development of the addictology field

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Miovský M., Libra J., Volfová A., Gabrhelík R., Lososová A.
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In the 1990s, new addiction services began to emerge that had a shortage of appropriately qualified and trained practitioners. This impulse led to the establishment of the health profession of an ADDICTOLOGIST in the Czech Republic. In the course of time, this new profession was developed and gave rise to an original and unique concept of the study program.

Trends in healthcare expenditures and resource utilization among a nationally representative population with opioids in the United States: a serial cross-sectional study, 2008 to 2017

Citation
Bounthavong, M., Suh, K., Li, M. et al. Trends in healthcare expenditures and resource utilization among a nationally representative population with opioids in the United States: a serial cross-sectional study, 2008 to 2017. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 16, 80 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-021-00415-5
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One of the most serious public health concerns in recent decades has been the opioid epidemic in the United States (US). Over 9.9 million Americans aged 12 and up abused prescription pain drugs in 2018, and roughly 2 million Americans were diagnosed with opioid use disorder. In 2019, 49,860 drug overdose deaths (70.6 percent of all drug overdose deaths) were caused by opioid use and abuse.

ISSUP Nigeria Conference

Online, Nigeria,

ISSUP Nigeria Chapter has scheduled her Annual Conference/General Meeting for Tuesday the 26th of October 2021.

Panelists:

Dr Ngozi Madubuike

Professor Michael Exenwa

Ambassador Christogonus C. Ibe

Dr Bassey Edet

Guest Speakers:

Professor Michael Ezenwa

Dr Musa Shehu Dan Daura

Lisbon Addictions 2022

Lisbon, Portugal,

The next European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies will take place from 23-25 November 2022.

The overarching theme of Lisbon Addictions 2022 will be Global Addictions.

The following issues will be the focus of the conference:

Annual ISAM Conference

Online,
November 19-20-21, 2021

The Annual International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Conference will be virtual between November 19and November 21, 2021.

This global event is dedicated to providing world-class addiction medicine education and provides an exceptional opportunity to highlight new research, innovative practices, sociopolitical ideas, and new approaches to treatment.

International Confederation of ATOD Research Associations

Online,

ICARA is the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations. It is an umbrella organisation for research societies across the globe concerned about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and behavioural addictions.