Opioid Paradigms: How Crisis Can Inform Change

The Journal of Law in Society, in partnership with the Levin Center, will be holding a symposium March 10-12 about the opioid epidemic. The symposium will explore the motivations and shortcomings in the state's right- and left-handed responses to the opioid epidemic, as well as how we can move toward more effective knowledge and policy about opioids […]

Academic and Health Policy Conference on Criminal Justice Health

The 14th Academic and Health Policy Conference on Criminal Justice Health will be held virtually from April 8th through April 10th. The Conference provides a forum for researchers, clinicians, administrators, educators, policy makers, and grant funding leaders to network, share evidence, and learn about emerging research and relevant policy updates in the field of correctional […]

68th Annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation

Focusing on alcohol and sexual violence. We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 68th Annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation to be held virtually on Thursday, April 8th and Friday, April 9th, 2021. This year's Symposium focuses on alcohol and sexual violence and includes presentations by leading researchers, an NIAAA funding update, and a virtual […]

The 4th Wave: Methamphetamines and Stimulants

2021 ACMT Symposium | The 4th Wave: Methamphetamines & Stimulants The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) invites you to join them at their one-day virtual symposium entitled "The 4th Wave: Methamphetamines & Stimulants" on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. This symposium aims to examine the current trends of methamphetamine use, abuse, and co-use with other […]

The Sisyphus Curse: The relentless work of public health: How to Survive and Thrive


About this Webinar This webinar will explore historically relevant, disruptive events and the people who endured them, revealing personal attributes and team dynamics. The instructor will suggest anger management and de-escalation tactics to consider, as colleagues and clients continue to experience high levels of frustration and stress. The webinar will identify risk factors for burn-out […]

Harm Reduction 2: Decriminalizing Buprenorphine


Buprenorphine is a highly effective treatment for opioid use disorder, yet many communities continue to criminalize simple possession of the medication. Decriminalization of buprenorphine has been shown to increase access to treatment and entry into recovery, improve individual outcomes, and save communities money. At this special edition Opioid Treatment Ecosystem Lunch and Learn, attendees will […]

Improving hospital experiences for people who use substances: Bringing harm reduction and other substance use services to the patient bedside

Dr. Elaine Hyshka is Assistant Professor in the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health, and Scientific Director of the Inner City Health and Wellness Program at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. Her program of health systems and services research is focused on advancing a public health approach to substance use in Canada. She […]