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CSAM Marijuana Day Conference
September 29, Calgary, Alberta

The Marijuana Day conference will provide an evidence-based approach to enable healthcare providers to make informed decisions about how medical cannabis may negatively affect, benefit, or improve the quality of life for the patients that we manage. Speakers include Dr. Wiplove Lamba, Leeza Friedman-Prokopishyn, Dr. John Pereira and Dr. Robert Tanguay. 

 

Reflect Conference 2017
October 1-3, Ottawa, Ontario

Please join Simon Denegri, Chair of the National Institute for Health Research’s INVOLVE advisory group as he kicks off REFLECT 2017 on October 1st, 2017. This is a three-day event that aims to bring together people with lived experience and researchers in suicide and self-harm. It is open to researchers, service users, and caregivers interested in or touched by suicide and self-harm, and will create a supportive forum for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the refinement of both research methods and priorities.

 

A Matter of Life: New Approaches to Care for Patients with Physical and Severe Mental Illness
MPA Annual Conference 2017
October 06, Toronto

Save the date! The event will be hosted by CAMH at the Chelsea Hotel and is open to everyone.

 

Addressing Substance Use Advanced (Level 2) Champion Workshop - Grey Bruce Health Unit
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Mental Health and Addiction Initiative
Friday, October 13, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm., Owen Sound, Ontario

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of advanced concepts in addiction, such as harm reduction and concurrent disorders. An in-depth look at sustaining implementation of best practices thorough the use of the RNAO Toolkit: Implementation of Best Practice Guidelines (2nd Edition) will be explored.

 

9th Annual ADHD Conference
Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC)
October 14-15, Calgary, Alberta

Join us to learn about ADHD from world renowned experts! Our 9th Annual ADHD Conference is geared to parents, adults with ADHD, educators, and medical professionals.

 

Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings
October 20, Niagara Falls

The course, delivered in three parts,  is designed to strengthen the capacity of clinical staff working in primary care and drug and alcohol settings who work with PWIDs to effectively test for, treat and manage hepatitis C. The online learning and face-to-face workshop, delivered by local experts, will give participants the skills to confidently prescribe the new DAAs.

 

Addiction: the changing landscape
2017 CSAM Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference 
October 19-21, Niagara Falls

The 2017 conference will address the many challenging issues in addiction medicine: the changing legislative landscape and rapidly evolving research on marijuana; the medical and public health crisis in the opiate epidemic; the potential re-emergence of tobacco addiction through electronic delivery devices (E-cigarettes and vaping), and other emergent issues in addictions.  

 

The 13th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference 
October 27-29, Quebec City, QC.
 
This meeting will address many topics and issues of interest to you as a clinician or researcher working in the field of ADHD. The conference is preceded by the 4th Annual ADHD Research Day and ADHD Institute workshops on Friday, October 27. 

 

7th Annual Sexual Behaviours Clinic Workshop
November 2-3, Toronto
​The Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) invites you to join us for a two-day educational event on Nov 2 & 3, 2017 at CAMH in Toronto, ON. This is the SBC's 7th year of providing a series of excellent speakers in the area of sexually inappropriate behaviour, paraphilias, and sexual abuse prevention.
Can't make it in person??? New this year --- purchase the training for online viewing.  Within two weeks of the event, you will receive a link to the video presentations and slides of each of our presenters to watch on demand.

 

Family Medicine Forum
College of Family Physicians of Canada
November 8-11, Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, QC

FMF focuses on providing four energizing days of practical, cutting-edge, and thought-provoking educational opportunities. It features impressive daily keynote presentations and a vast array of continuing professional development (CPD) sessions designed specifically for family physicians, researchers, and teachers.
 

Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) 2017 Conference
November 13 & 14, Toronto
Bold Ideas: Exploring research, elevating practice, influencing policy

CMHO has an exciting line up of speakers this year with representatives from McMaster University, U of T, Health Quality Ontario and many more. We will also be welcoming back the Hon. Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services.

 

Issues of Substance Conference (IOS) conference
Presented the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)

November 13-15, Calgary, Alberta
Join addictions workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, knowledge brokers, policy and decision makers for presentations and interactive learning workshops at Canada's premier national conference for the addiction field. 

 

5th Annual Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium – Alcohol, the Brain and Society: From Impact to Intervention 
November 14, Toronto, Ontario

CAMH's Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium is an annual event featuring internationally renowned speakers presenting advances in mental illness and addictions. This year's speakers include Marc Schuckit, Robin Room, Bridget Grant, and 2017 Jellinek Award Winner Nick Heather.

 

Forensic Practices & Systems: A Focus on South Asian Communities
November 20-21, Mississauga, Ontario

The training event is hosted by the Forensic Consultation and Assessment Team, CAMH and The Collaborative for South Asian Mental Health, CAMH. Over two days we will take workshop participants through cases and exemplars from South Asian community and situations that relate to experience of individuals who are in the forensic mental health system. All trainers are experts in forensic practice and either themselves South Asian or deeply immersed in working with this population. Participants will be engaged through a combination of both didactic and interactive methods of learning.