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Fifth Biennial Rainbow Health Ontario Conference: Because LGBTQ2S Health Matters
March 21-24, Sudbury
, Ontario
This conference will focus on building partnerships in health and social services to promote the health of Ontario’s diverse LGBTQ2S populations, including those in northern and rural areas. In our programming, we have emphasized an intersectional approach to health and well-being, streamed according to 7 themes: clinical practice; public policy, activism and human rights; community support and development; professional education and training; research; organization and systems change; and ethics and law. Additionally, we’ve encouraged content that focuses on Indigenous, Francophone, rural and northern, racialized, and newcomer LGBTQ2S needs and access.


The ASAM 49th Annual Conference  
April 12-15, San Diego

The ASAM 49th Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere conference on the latest science, research, best practices and innovations in addiction medicine.

SMART 2018 - Summit for Mood and Anxiety Resources and Treatment in the Community
Saturday, April 14, Faculty Club, University of Toronto

A this full-day, interdisciplinary summit designed for primary care health professionals, academics and policymakers with the aim of developing partnerships and collaborations in the community for the management and treatment of depressive disorders.Hosted by CAMH, with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine Continuing Professional Development. 

8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD
April 18-21, Vancouver, BC

Review, Respond and Relate – Integrating Research, Policy and Practice Around the World
Although there have been thousands of published articles in FASD in general, there has been limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD or on individuals across the lifespan. As those individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a broad spectrum of areas is becoming critically important for identifying clinically relevant research questions and directions.


What Does “Culture” Mean? Evolving Definitions in Mental Health Service, Training, and Research
April 19 to 21, San Diego, California

This annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture critically explores the implicit (or explicit) definitions of culture that are being used in current mental health research and practice. To what extent are process-based definitions of culture replacing or coexisting alongside more static group background-based definitions?

CMHA National Conference on Peer Support
May 6, 2018-8
Calgary, Alberta

For three days in May, peer supporters, non-profit leaders, health care providers, health system leaders, thinkers and innovators will connect and share ideas, research, promising practices, successful programs, and tools to grow and strengthen peer support. 


6th annual Waypoint Research Institute Conference – Momentum: Research Realized
May 14 through 16, Barrie
, Ontario
This conference focuses on health promotion, knowledge translation, implementation, and other emerging and inspiring research relevant to the mental health and addictions sector.

6th Annual Addictions and Mental Health (AMHO) Conference
May 27-29, 2018

Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO) represents over 220 addiction and mental health organizations in Ontario. As the collective voice of our members, we provide leadership and engage partners to build a comprehensive and accessible system of addiction and mental health care, and improve the well-being of individuals, families and communities in Ontario.

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

The 2018 CSAM meeting will offer an opportunity for researchers, clinicians, and educators to learn, meet and exchange idea, and for the treatment community to meet and collaborate.