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September 2021

Green space: Medicinal cannabis regulation and good practice

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
Free

This event is a two hour interactive Zoom session exploring medicinal cannabis regulation and good practice across sectors. The session features guest speakers: Dr Ian Thong - Pain Specialist Physician, Director (Gold Coast Health, MHSS, Interdisciplinary Persistent Pain Centre) Tanya Bain - Manager, Office of Medicinal Cannabis (Qld Health, Chief Medical Officer and Healthcare Regulation Branch) Lachlan Foord – Pharmacist, Director (Pharmaceutical Rehabilitation Services) Simon James - Inspector, Manager (Qld Police Service, Drug and Alcohol Coordination Unit) And more to…

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31st World Congress on Suicide Prevention

September 21 @ 8:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and Online

This 31st World Congress on Suicide Prevention will be held in Australia for the first time since 1997 and aims to provide a significant platform for those involved in suicide prevention from academics and researchers, policy makers, to non-government organisations and those working in the community. Plenary speakers will include Professor Pat Dudgeon a descendant of the Bardi people of the Kimberly area in WA. Professor Dudgeon is a psychologist and Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. There are two ways to…

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National Comorbidity Guidelines Train-the-Trainer Workshop

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Online
Free

Are you interested in being trained to deliver mental health training in your workplace? The University of Sydney's Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use have limited places remaining for our National Comorbidity Guidelines Train-the-Trainer Workshops.  The training is based on the Australian Government Department of Health-funded National Comorbidity Guidelines (Guidelines on the management of co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions in alcohol and other drug treatment settings), and has been developed by researchers from…

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Residential Rehabilitation: current evidence and future research directions

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
Free

Residential rehabilitation provides an important role in alcohol and other drug treatment. The seminar will provide an overview of current evidence in the field and highlight the work our group has conducted with non-government service providers across Australia. The seminar will highlight some of the challenges in conducting research in these settings and provide a discussion of future research directions. About the speaker Peter Kelly is an Associate Professor and Clinical Psychologist based in the School of Psychology, University of…

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Nerang Stepping Forward – Workable Boundaries and Conflict Resolution

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nerang Neighbourhood Centre, Nerang Neighbourhood Centre 29 Martin St Nerang, QLD 4211 + Google Map
Free

FREE education session for families and friends, delivering useful information and strategies to those supporting someone using alcohol and other drugs. Stepping Forward aims to increase people's confidence and competence in managing alcohol and other drug issues. √ Clear & practical information sessions √ A safe place to share & to feel supported Please join us for a THREE Hour session covering - 1. Workable Boundaries - Why setting boundaries can be difficult - Defining and negotiating boundaries - Tips…

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Insight (Qld) and 360Edge also offer AOD related trainings and workshops