Addiction

Webinar: Alcohol Use Disorders and ICD 11

Webinar,

On Wednesday, 13 November 2019, join PAHO/WHO in a new session of the Alcohol and Health Webinar Series, on the topic "Alcohol Use Disorders and ICD11".

Learn about the changes introduced in ICD11 as related to alcohol use disorders and the latest information on the research being carried out internationally.

DAY: Wednesday, 13 November 2019

TIME: 12:30 PM EST

iCAAD 2020

London,

iCADD is hosting the largest European conference on addiction, behaviour, and emotional wellbeing.

Join iCADD for 3 days of networking, furthering global connection, communication and understanding in the prevention and treatment of Behavioral, Mental and Emotional Health, facilitated by world-renowned speakers on our uniquely eclectic combination of topics.

Drug Use Series from the Lancet Journals

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Executive Summary

The drug use landscape is dynamic and changing. Changes in public attitudes and laws towards drug use have occurred in an increasing number of countries.

Global drug production and consumption are increasing as are the risks and harms to health, while new substances continue to emerge. This Series focuses on opioids, cannabinoids, stimulants, and new psychoactive substances.

International Conference on Addiction, Psychiatry and Mental Health

Rome, Italy,

Coalesce Research Group is delighted to invite you to our International Conference on Addiction, Psychiatry and Mental Health on November 11-12, 2019 at Mercure Roma West, Rome, Italy. 

The theme of the event is “Novel approaches and Developments in Addiction Research and Psychiatry”.

Technology-Delivered CBT to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

Citation
Kiluk, B. D., Ray, L. A., Walthers, J. , Bernstein, M. , Tonigan, J. S. and Magill, M. (2019), Technology‐Delivered Cognitive‐Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Use: A Meta‐Analysis. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. doi:10.1111/acer.14189
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is one of the most researched treatment options for Alcohol Use Disorder. In order to make CBT as accessible and effective as possibles, researchers have been investigating different versions and ways to deliver CBT.

The use of technology as a platform to deliver CBT has been an exciting project that researchers hope will make the therapy more available to people who require support. 

Women Using Heroin in Kenya: Why It’s Important to Intervene Early in Life

Recreational drug use in Kenya is common among men, women, and youth from both rural and urban environments. Heroin is the primary drug taken by injection in Kenya and it is linked with increased rates of HIV transmission. Recent research has shown that women who inject drugs in Kenya are more likely than men to contract HIV. In order to understand the trends amongst heroin use amongst women in Kenya, a team of researchers have