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Nov 23 2021

CCSA's Issues of Substance Conference

Date: November 23, 2021 - November 25, 2021
Location: Virtual

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Oct 21 2021

CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference: Innovate, Rebuild & Recover

Date: October 21, 2021 - October 23, 2021
Location: Virtual | Live and On-Demand

The CSAM-SMCA 2021 Scientific Conference is Canada’s premier online education and networking event for addiction medicine practitioners.

This three-day virtual conference offers unrivalled access to relevant, curated, industry-leading addiction medicine education including scientific research, best practices, and evidence-based intervention, care and treatments.

An important professional networking event for addiction medicine practitioners, the conference also aims to encourage the sharing of diverse perspectives on addiction treatment and recovery. Attendees build authentic relationships that support them in their efforts to work with and advocate for people living with addictive disorders.

CONTACT NAME: Becca Hebert


Oct 26 2021

Depression and Substance Use Comorbidity: A Global Gender Perspective

Date: October 26, 2021
Location: Virtual

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. GMT

Dr. Marta Torrens, M.D., Ph.D., psychiatrist and Head of Addiction at the Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain, will present on the high risk of experiencing depression comorbidity among women with substance use disorders in different populations. She also will cover risk factors associated with this comorbidity in women globally, including experiencing intimate partner violence, perinatal depression, and postpartum mood disorders.

This webinar will be hosted by Mustafa al'Absi, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, and will be open to all. 

Register here to receive the Zoom link.

Nov 23 2021

CCSA's Issues of Substance Conference

Date: November 23, 2021 - November 25, 2021
Location: Virtual

CCSA’s Issues of Substance is the flagship event of the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA). The biennial event is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addiction workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, knowledge brokers, and people with direct or indirect, lived or living experience with substance use or a substance use disorders from across the country.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CCSA is making the 2021 event entirely virtual to ensure the safety of our attendees and presenters. The conference will take place over three half days. This year’s event will still feature keynote presentations, concurrent sessions and poster presentations. The conference organizing and program committees are working diligently to bring attendees all the features they have come to expect at CCSA’s Issues of Substance, this year through a virtual offering. There may be a few new features we add too!

Stay tuned for more developments on the virtual program as the conference draws closer.


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