The International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research publishes research reports from countries where there is little current knowledge about substance use, as well as cross-national comparisons and other studies that have global implications. The first issue compiles papers presented at a 2010 meeting on alcohol epidemiology and policy that was held in Kampala, Uganda.
The 42nd American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) annual meeting, held this past April, gathered addiction researchers, providers, and professionals to exchange ideas and information and explore new and innovative science-based addiction treatment models. NIDA International Program director Steven W. Gust, Ph.D., joined his colleagues to participate in two symposiums. The first addressed innovative models of addiction treatment from the international context.
The Journal of Social Work Practice in Addictions and its founding editor, Shulamith Lala Ashenberg Straussner, D.S.W., LCSW, BCD, New York University, are seeking faculty nominations for its Best Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award in Addictions for 2010–2011. Submissions must include:
The Summer Institute is a 2-week, intensive multidisciplinary program offering graduate-level and continuing professional development training in addiction, while promoting opportunities for international networking.