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General Meeting

Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference

Building Bridges through Shared Learning/Créer des connections grâce à l’apprentissage partagé is the conference theme, connecting research and evidence-based treatments with presentations about current knowledge and skills in addictions care in Canada.

The Annual CSAM Conference (Oct. 24-26) will feature:

  • Workshops on SMART Recovery, Pain & Addiction, ACT therapy, Buprenorphine prescribing and more
  • Best practices in addictions care
  • Keynote presentations by Dr. John Kelly, Andre Picard, Dr. Sherry Stewart and Dr. Phil Tibbo
  • New research findings on cannabis, the opioid epidemic, concurrent disorders and other current issues
  • Innovative strategies to collaborate and connect to begin developing a community of practice for addictions in the Maritimes
  • Two refreshment breaks and full lunch included each day
  • Opening reception Thursday evening included

The Fundamentals Course (Oct. 26 & 27) has been newly revised and expanded to 1 ½ days and will feature presentations on the screening, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders.

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Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water St
Halifax NS B3J 3J5