Mental health

NHS Addictions Provider Alliance 2021 Annual Conference

Online, United Kingdom,

The NHS APA invites you to join us at our free and virtual conference on the 13th of October 2021.

Stigma all too often prevents a person from seeking or accessing the vital treatment and support they need to recover from addiction.

Reducing Substance Use Stigma: The Role of First Responders

Created by
CCSA

Stigma is one of the biggest barriers people face when seeking care for substance use disorders. Designed for members of the law enforcement community, this webinar explored the relationship between substance use, the brain and mental health, and how stigma can be a barrier to accessing and receiving care.

Panelists also discussed the impact stigma has on people who use substances, their families and communities.
 

Anxiety and Alcohol Use: What Clinicians Need to Know

Created by
The Matilda Centre

 

Presented by Associate Professor Lexine Stapinski (the Matilda Centre) this webinar will lead to:

1. An understanding of typical patterns and issues relevant to the management of anxiety and alcohol use disorder comorbidity;

2. Introduction to an integrated cognitive behaviour therapy program that improves outcomes by concurrently addressing anxiety, alcohol use and the connections between them;

Ukraine: WPA 2021 Regional Congress “Psychopathology in Periods of Transitions”

Kyiv, Ukraine,
The WPA 2021 Regional Congress “Psychopathology in Periods of Transitions” organized by the World Psychiatric Association in collaboration with the Ukrainian Psychiatric Association and Charitable Foundation Research Innovation in Medicine “RIMON” will take place on July 7-9, 2021 in the exciting and cultural city of Kyiv, Ukraine, in a hybrid format (offline & online).

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Reported Violence Against Women and Girls

Since the global outbreak of COVID-19, and the introduction of restrictions and lockdowns in countries around the world, evidence suggests that there has been a dramatic increas in reports of violence against women and girls.

The aim of this report is to improve our understanding of the link between COVID-19 and the rise in violence against women and girls.

Family, a Key Social Institution for Addressing Drug Abuse, Violence and Mental Health

Online,

64th Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), a virtual side event on “Family a key social institution for addressing substance use, violence, mental health and promote sustainable development: Lessons learned from parenting under stress, in humanitarian settings and in the context of COVID19 and beyond”

Tuesday 13th of April 2021, 13:10-14:00 CET

Evidence Review of Drug Treatment Services for People who are Homeless and Use Drugs

Published by
Health Research Board
Publication Date

People who are homeless have complex and challenging lives. They tend to have worse physical and mental health than the general population. Substance use is more prevalent among people who are homeless than in the general population, and providing support services and drug treatment in a holistic way for this population should be a priority.