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Beware of fraudulent emails from ISAM requesting money

September 16

To the membership Please be aware from time to time an email appears to be sent to ISAM members requesting emergency funds.  These are not legitimate requests and should be reported to your anti-fraud agencies. ISAM does not solicit emergency funds for any reason. The Head Office would appreciate being made aware of any of […]

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EUROPAD 2020 now open for submissions

September 14

The European Opiate Addiction Treatment Association has opened their request for symposia, posters and free communications for their event in Grenoble, France May 29-31, 2020. Please visit  for further information. Please see our notice: Europad

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Iranian Affiliate Society Addiction Conference 2019

August 18

Our Iranian Affiliate Society is hosting their 13th Annual International Addiction Science Congress (ASC2019) at the Razi Hall, Tehran, Iran August 21-13/19   for registration and more information contact: Conference Booklet

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ISAM supporter, Dr. Ahmed ElKashef passed away on August 5, 2019

August 6

It is with sadness that ISAM bids farewell to one of its supporters since its first years. Dr. Ahmed AlKashef passed away on August 5, 2019.  He was one of the first physicians in the United States certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He was an active participant and presenter at ISAM meetings […]

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Beware of false travel agent

July 11

It has recently become known that some travel agents are marketing themselves as the official ones making travel arrangements for ISAM for the 2019 conference in Delhi. Please be advised we do not have an official travel department and are not represented by Business Travel Management out of Miami nor by a Jim Brown from […]

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ISAM President-Elect Dr. Alex Baldacchino accepts new position

June 13

Professor Alexander Baldacchino, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Addictions with the Population and Behaviour Science Division, St Andrews University Medical School has been invited to work with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to lead the development of a programme of work for the area of substance use in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMRO). This temporary […]

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International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care-Inspiration and Direction

April 25

The International Society of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP) is partnering with UNODC to hold the International Conference on Drug Prevention, Treatment and Care – Inspiration and Direction in Vienna, July 1-5, 2019. Registration for the event is free and now open. The event will include plenary and poster sessions, training workshops held by a range of international […]

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Applications being accepted for a new Publications Liaison Board position

April 6

The ISAM Board of Directors is looking for applicants for a new Board position: Publication Liaison (Editor) Officer.  Please see attached description and instructions if interested in applying. The successful candidate will be part of the ISAM Board meeting on Nov 12, 2019 in Delhi, India.   New ISAM Board of Director Position: Publication Liaison […]

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Dr. Henrietta Bowden-Jones awarded Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

January 1

“ I am truly delighted to have received this OBE for my work in Addiction treatment and research having dedicated my entire professional life to this disease. About 100 million people in the world suffer from alcohol use disorders and about 27 million people are opioid dependent. Many more are experiencing harm form other drugs […]

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Global Drug Survey

December 3

Global Drug Survey runs the largest drug survey in the world. Over half a million people have taken part in our last 5 surveys. This year, GDS2019 is translated into 20 languages and with partners, in over 35 countries we hope this will be our biggest yet. Committed to helping people use drugs more safely […]

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