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Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario webinars
I Love A Good Clinical Handout: Answering Five Key Questions About The Neurobiology Of Problem Gambling Using Person-Centered, High Quality Clinical Handouts - July 23
This webinar will discuss the results of a collaborative project between problem gambling researchers and counsellors in which high-quality clinical handouts designed for use in counselling sessions were developed and tips for how to use them in practice.

2nd Annual Conference of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj)
July 28-30
Fort Collins, Colorado

Keynote speakers are Drs. Susan Weiss and Marcel Bonn-Miller.


2018 MPA Annual Conference - Deadline for poster abstracts
July 31
MPA is now accepting poster abstracts for the Annual Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA) Conference (October 2nd and 3rd) which is being held in Mississauga, Ontario this year! The MPA is dedicated to transforming the delivery of health services for patients living with mental and physical illness. The theme this year is integration and partnerships. All submissions are welcomed and encouraged! 


Addressing Substance Use - De Dwa Da Dehs Nye's Aboriginal Health Centre
RNAO Mental Health & Addiction Initiative
August 10, Hamilton

This free one-day workshop is for nurses and health professionals who want a fundamental understanding of how to work with clients who use substances.


Working Stronger Workplace Mental Health Conference
September 17 to 18, Edmonton

CMHA, Alberta Division is hosting a workplace conference designed to guide Alberta’s employers in achieving better mental health in the workplace. Working Stronger will be two days of networking, information exchange and dialogue that will advance efforts to support healthier workplaces across the province. It brings together the most creative and inspiring mental health thinkers and leaders in the field.

The Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service Conference: Exploring Risk & Recovery in Dual Diagnosis
September 19 & 20, Toronto

CAMH's Forensic Dual Diagnosis Specialty Service is pleased to present a  conference to promote knowledge sharing between the developmental and mental health sectors in the support of adults with developmental disabilities that have come into contact with the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems.


Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment: Current Research and Prevention
Monday, 24 September, 9 am to 3:30 pm.,

CAMH BGB, 100 Stokes St., Toronto
This symposium will advance knowledge about the nature and impacts of sexual violence and harassment and describe leading edge strategies for prevention. Topics include: public health impacts of sexual violence and harassment; causes; experiences of victims; perceptions and perceived norms of perpetrators; roles of peers & peer dynamics; bystander interventions; self-defence training; engaging men in prevention. This is a free event that is open to researchers, clinical and prevention practitioners, policymakers and students.

2018 MPA Annual Conference
October 2-3, MIssissauga

Hold the date in your calendars! The 2018 MPA Annual Conference this year will take place October 2- 3. Stay tuned for more info.

CMHA Mental Health for All Conference
October 22 to 24, Montreal

This CMHA conference will bring together leading thinkers, decision-makers, policymakers, service providers, and people with lived experience of mental health problems and illnesses, including substance use disorders, from across Canada. Together we will design a clear path forward to improve mental health and well-being in this country.


2018 CSAM Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference: Connecting Addiction Treatment Providers
October 25-27, Vancouver, BC

2018 will feature an all-day symposium on addictions for members of the Nursing Profession. The Fundamentals, CSAM’s day-long course of sequential presentations on screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders will be offered on October 28. This year’s theme, “Crisis, Controversy and Change” speaks to the issues that will be we are currently facing and that will be explored at the conference. The conference will act as a venue for researchers, educators and clinicians from different disciplines to meet, present their research, exchange ideas and collaborate on future courses. 


CADDRA ADHD Conference
ADHD Research Day, November 9
Conference November 10 & 11, Calgary 

The CADDRA conference showcases the latest scientific, clinical and practical information on ADHD diagnosis, assessment and treatment in children, adolescents and adults.  Medical and health care professionals working in the field of ADHD will enhance their knowledge and skills by attending keynote talks, seminars and workshops during in the two-day meeting. The conference is preceded by ADHD Research Day. 

Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Conference 
November 23, Toronto

The conference highlights topics such as treatment approaches, harm reduction strategies, clinical guidelines and new evidence in the field of opioid use disorder. The 2018 conference will focus on new approaches in the treatment of opioid use disorder.