There are now just 3 weeks to go before the online Annual SSA Conference.

Book here to guarantee yourself a place at the conference. There are currently big discounts on all delegate places, particularly for people who are SSA members, students or unemployed.

Venue: Online
Time: Half-days from 12.00pm GMT
Date: Thursday 5 and Friday 6 November
Booking closes: Friday 23 October

The society lecture: 

We are delighted that, this year, Dr Nora Volkow will give the Society Lecture on ‘How drugs affect the brain’

This year will also feature special sessions including one on vaping and addictions:

Dr Lion Shahab:Disentangling the youth gateway of e-cigarettes

Professor Ann McNeill: ‘Vaping in England and key controversies’

Dr Emmert Roberts: ‘E-cigarettes, vaping and illicit drugs’


Other sessions include: 

  • ‘Recovery Support Services: Building the evidence base’
  • ‘Alcohol Care Teams: Where to next?’
  • ‘Addictive behaviours and their impact on UK Armed Forces serving personnel, service leavers, and their families’
  • ‘Opioid overdose: Mechanisms of action and interventions for reversal’

There are also special sessions:

  • The work of SSA-funded prize-winners
  • ‘Hooked’ – The Unexpected Addicts – The award-winning Radio 5Live podcast
  • ‘How addictionologists perpetuate societal inequities and what can be done about it’

Plus: three sessions of delegates’ oral presentations
60+ student and non-student poster presentations

Details of all sessions are available on our website

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