Philippine Society

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Philippine Society

Salvador Benjamin D. Vista MD

Email: benjaminvista@gmail.com

 

NEWS

 

Dear ACDP Partners,

Greetings from the Asian Center for Drug Policy!

ACDP is pleased to announce its pre-conference webinar series which will be held in conjunction with the upcoming research and policy forum with the theme, “Substance Use in the Philippines: Governance, Research & Practice”, to be held on June 15, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM via Zoom.
The pre-conference webinars will be happening weekly every Wednesday from April 28 to May 19, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 NN via Zoom. These pre-conference webinars will explore each of the research and policy forum topics, with paper presentations and discussions from esteemed substance use professionals.

See the different sub-topics and relevant details below. We hope to receive your abstracts and see you at our events soon!Respectfully yours,

ACDP Co-Convenors

For questions and inquiries, email: secretariat@acdp.asia
For more details about the conference and pre-conference webinars, visit: www.acdpconference.com
The Global and Local Situation on Substance Use: Identifying Key Issues

April 21, 2021 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 NN

The scope of the drug situation in the Philippines and Asia consists of a myriad of overlapping circumstances, lenses, and frameworks. In this session, presenters will be honing in on exactly how deep these issues run, what is being done to address them, and which specific sectors the drug problem impacts.

Public Health Dimensions of Substance Use

April 28, 2021 |9:00 AM to 12:00 NN

Substance use affects vulnerable communities across various ages, genders, and socioeconomic situations. This session will focus on mapping out these dimensions with respect to the client, their families, and the greater community. In particular, presenters will be providing a glimpse into how substance abuse impacts both adults and children.

Support Systems for Persons Who Use Drugs

May 5, 2021 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 NN

Support systems are crucial for individuals and communities dealing with substance use. In this session, presenters will be focusing on the different frameworks, best practices, and lenses through which professionals can provide support to those who are dealing with substance use.

The Science of Substance Use

May 12, 2021 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 NN

How does substance use work? What mechanisms are at play and what do we need to know to better understand the nature of these phenomena? In this session, presenters will be looking at the science behind substance use and the concrete factors that come into play for persons who use drugs.

Public Health Policy & Interventions
May 5, 2021 | 9:00 AM to 12:00 NNSupport systems are crucial for individuals and communities dealing with substance use. In this session, presenters will be focusing on the different frameworks, best practices, and lenses through which professionals can provide support to those who are dealing with substance use.