International Society of Addiction Medicine | Congress 2015

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Date(s) - 05/10/2015 - 08/10/2015
All Day

Caird Hall


Addiction: From Biology to Recovery

Translating research evidence to improve clinical practice and community resilience.

Dundee University has been honoured and challenged to host the 17th International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Congress on Monday 5th to Thursday 8th October 2015.

This will attract 40 international leading experts in the field of addiction medicine. This congress has the support of the World Health Organisation (WHO), US National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drug and Drug Abuse (EMCDDA) amongst other international organisations.

The programme will also incorporate the 14th Centre for Addiction Research and Education Scotland (CARES) Conference.

ISAM Dundee 2015 Congress will not only include a scientific programme of the highest standards but it will also incorporate an Art and Culture Festival which has been inspired by the local communities experiencing the consequences of substance misuse.

The scientific programme will include workshops on: addiction mechanisms, comorbid mental and/or physical health issues and substance misuse, health inequalities, alcohol and drug policies, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in addiction medicine and innovative treatment interventions. There will also be 10 keynote lectures.