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the scientific understanding of addiction

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Our annual conference is where you can hear from world-renowned experts in the field alongside the latest research and findings.
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Drug and alcohol findings

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The SSA publishes two peer-reviewed journals featuring research around a wide range of areas that make up addiction science.


[ EVENT: Jun 2 ] Wondering what response and recovery looks like after #Covid19? Join us over Zoom to discuss the complex issues surrounding health and wellness during a pandemic in: Wicked Health Challenge: Covid19 Edition. #COVID19Canada

The @SSA online #qualitative journal club has a new post: 'Qual study of the impacts of opioid related policy changes on ppl who take opioids', published in @ijdrugpolicy. Thx to Katherine Rudzinski et al. from @uoft_dlsph

Looking for survey participants: are you aged 18-25 and consider yourself to be a moderate or non-drinker?

Please share this far & wide, need as many participants as poss. Open to any suggestions of places to recruit. Thank-you. Please re-tweet!

We're delighted that this Wed (3 June) Prof. Ian Gilmore will be joining us as a speaker for our final 'Men & Alcohol' seminar, hosted online by SHAAP & @InstAlcStud. Email by 5pm tomorrow to register. We can't wait! @UK_AHA @RCPEdin @EUROCAREBRUSSEL @EPHA_EU

Latest PHE hepatitis C virus (HCV) reports and supporting documents, for England and the UK. #PWID

The National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training has published new guidance on delivering behavioural support and supply of NRT remotely, to help services adapt to the #COVID19 restrictions: #smokingcessation @NCSCT



As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.