Invited Speakers - SSA Annual Conference 2017


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The Addiction Debate 2017: This Society believes it is appropriate to expand the concept of addiction to behaviours such as internet use

Susan Michie
The Addiction Debate 2017
Mark Griffiths
Proposing the motion
Daria Kuss
Seconding the motion
Robert West
The Addiction Debate 2017: Opposing the motion
Jo Neale
Opposing the motion

Understanding pathways to amphetamine-type stimulant use, including risk and resilience factors, in the context of rapid change within the UK drug scene

Eileen Kaner
Understanding Pathways to Amphetamine-type Stimulant Use in the North East of England
Amy O'Donnell
Which individual, social and environmental influences shape pathways of amphetamine-type stimulant use over the life course?
Michelle Addison
“It gave me a release from everything I used to think about and try to get away from”
Chris Strachan Illicit Stimulant Use From a User Perspective

The role of sport, physical activity and exercise in preventing and treating nicotine addiction and alcohol and substance use

Adrian H Taylor
The role of sport, physical activity & exercise in preventing & treating nicotine addiction, alcohol & substance use
Adrian H Taylor
The role of physical activity in smoking harm reduction and cessation
Tom Thompson
The role of physical activity in prevention, reduction and treatment of alcohol and substance use

Qualitative Methods Workshop

Jo Neale
Demystifying Qualitative Data Analysis in Addiction Research

Society Lecture 2017: Studying substance use among young people: Mapping global trends, generating local insights

Louisa Degenhardt
Studying substance use among young people: Mapping global trends, generating local insights

SSA-Funded Researchers 2017

Andrew Jones
Losing Control: Investigating the Role of Behavioural Control in Heavy Drinking
Paul Toner
Academic Fellowship: The development of new alcohol screening and assessment measures for young people
Sarah Fox
“Listen”: Women’s experiences of substance use, domestic abuse and support
Sophie Betka
Bodily sensation processing in social drinking

Drug Policy & the Public Good: with SSA support, what can we learn from science?

John Strang
'Drug Policy & the Public Good': overview of findings from a new SSA-supported international review of evidence
Ingeborg Rossow
How does the drug problem vary globally, and how is it changing?
Keith Humphreys
What does the scientific evidence tell us about the effectiveness of treatment and rehabilitation?
David Foxcroft
What does the scientific evidence tell us about the effectiveness of prevention?

End of life care for people with substance problems: exploring policy and practice

Sarah Galvani
End of Life Care for People With Substance Problems: Exploring Policy & Practice
Lucy Webb
Knowing what we don't know: what the data do and don't tell us about end of life care for people with substance problems
Sarah Galvani
Supporting substance users at the end of their lives: professionals’ perspectives on challenges and solutions
Joanne Ashby
''I've never been a problem patient": service users' experiences of end of life care

The Psychedelic Renaissance in Addiction Treatment

Suzi Gage
The Psychedelic Renaissance in Addiction Treatment
Albert Garcia-Romeu
Psychedelics as change agents in addiction and mood disorders
Ben Sessa
From childhood trauma to adult addiction: Finding a way forward with MDMA psychotherapy
Celia Morgan
Ketamine: A New Treatment For Alcohol Use Disorder?