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Newsletter Issue 7/ September 2020


 

NEWSLETTER WADD. September 2020

4 WADD WORLD CONGRESS
Morocco, October 19-21, 2020
Integrating Psychiatry and Mental Health in the Neuroscience context

SAVE THE DATE!
YOU CAN ALSO PARTICIPATE BY ZOOM!

The WADD, in conjunction with the Moroccan Private Psychiatrists Association and the Moroccan Association of Addictology, convene you to the 4th WADD Congress, to discuss on Dual Disorders, psychiatry and addictions, on the theme: “Integrating Psychiatry and Mental Health in the Neuroscience context”.

This meeting has had to adapt to the current restrictions imposed on all of us by the COVID19 pandemic.

The Congress will be organized in three Zoom meetings, during those days, of three hours each.

We will try to chose times which are suitable for all participating countries.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME. COMING SOON!

We will keep you informed.

IV WADD Congress will be also available online via zoom
 

WEBINAR WADD: Dual Disorders Patients during COVID-19 Pandemic Time.  May 28th, 2020

RECORDED WEBINAR AVAILABLE NOW!

 
With regard to the current situation, the World Association on Dual Disorders (WADD) decided to hold a webinar with the title “Webinar WADD: Dual Disorder Patients during COVID-19 pandemic time”, which took the opportunity to get together partners from different parts of the World, discussing challenges and other perspectives regarding patients with dual disorders during COVID-19 Pandemic Time. If you were not able to attend the webinar on May 28th now you can have access to the recorder version (see below).

 

Please, click above and you will have access to the recorded webinar
 

 WADD REGIONAL MEETING 
NOVEMBER 16-20 2020 VIRTUAL
Official language: Spanish

 
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the National Congress of the Spanish Society on Dual Disorders will be virtual. If you are Spanish Speaker, don´t miss the opportunity to participate in this congress from you home!



 

OBITUARY PROF. MICHEL REYNAUD
June, 27th, 2020

 

                                  

It is with much regret that we announce that Professor Michel Reynaud, good friend of WADD and of all of us, has passed away on June 27, 2020 at the age of 70 years.

One of the leading founders of addictology as a medical and psychiatric discipline in France, Professor Reynaud devoted his professional career to the promotion and advancement of the neuroscience behind both substance and behavioral addictions. Read more

 

NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES OF WADD

It is a pleasure to inform you we have more than 20 NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES OF WADD. Please see all the countries at the website by clicking here

Did you already create a scientific committee in your country? If not, we encourage you to send your proposal to create A NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE IN YOUR COUNTRY.

National Committees should be conformed by relevant opinion leaders in the mental and addiction field, working in research centers, universities and health care system.

The aims of the scientific committee will be:

  • Promote and share WADD activities within their country
  • Promote, publicize and encourage in their country activities connected to WADD
  • Inform in which situation DD is in their respective country.
  • Advice and guide the Executive Committee on activities or initiatives which could take place in their country.
  • Propose to the Executive Committee for their evaluation, policies and activities to carry out in their country.
  • Apply and present bids to organize WADD World or Regional Congresses

These proposal should be submitted to the WADD’s Secretariat at secretariat@worlddualdisorders.org and will be evaluated by the WADD Executive Committee.

 

WADD WORKING GROUPS 
These are the new working groups of WADD:
  • RESOURCES AND APPROACHES TO TREAT DUAL DISORDERS PATIENTS chaired by Celia Franco (Portugal)
  • HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH TO PRISONERS WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS chaired by Gabrielle Fischer (Austria)
  • PRECISION PSYCHIATRY chaired by Nestor Szerman (Spain)
  • EFFICACIOUS TREATMENT APROACHES FOR EMOTIONAL REGULATION ON SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS WITH MOOD DISORDERS chaired by Kun- Hua Lee (Taiwan)
  • BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS AND CO-OCCURRING MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS chaired by Yatan Pal Singh Balhara (India)
We encourage all the members to participate in these interesting working groups!

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS NEXT WORLD AND REGIONAL CONGRESSES OF WADD
We encourage our members to present a candidature for the next congresses of WADD
  • WADD World and Regional Congresses should be organized by a National Scientific Committee of WADD and supported by a National Scientific Society
  • WADD will not financially support the congresses.
  • 10% of the incomes of international registrations of the WADD Congresses will be donated to WADD
WADD WORLD CONGRESS FOR 2020 WILL BE IN MOROCCO
WADD WORLD CONGRESS 2021 (PENDING)
WAD WORLD CONGRESS 2022 WILL BE IN MEXICO
WADD WORLD CONGRESS 2023 PENDING

For more information please contact us at secretariat@dualdisorders.org 

 

WADD SURVEY- reminder 

World Association on Dual Disorders (WADD) is carrying out this ONLINE SURVEY to help understand the treatment needs and service delivery related aspects for persons with dual disorders (i.e. addictive disorder occurring together with other mental disorder).

It will take about ten minutes to answer these questions.

The information provided by you shall be used for research and publication purposes in an anonymized form.

Please, remember your answer is very important to WADD.

We thank you for participating in this study.

CLICK HERE TO FILL THE WADD ONLINE SURVEY
 

BECOME A MEMBER OF WADD

Join the World Association on Dual Disorders and address the future role of the “Dual Disorders” concept at a worldwide/international level.
Annual membership fee: 25 $  

BECOME A MEMBER

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Newsletter Issue 6/ December 2019

NEWSLETTER WADD. December 2019

MOU BETWEEN ISAM AND WADD 
The International Society of Addiction Medicine and the World Association on Dual Disorders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on November 15th, 2019 during the XXI Annual Conference of the International Society of Addiction Medicine hold in New Delhi (India). This MOU will promote the collaboration in educational activities, promotion and dissemination of their respective activities between both societies. Read more +

From left to right: Prof. Icro Maremmani, Dr. Nestor Szerman, Dr. Dr. Kathleen T. Brady and Dr. Alex Baldacchino.
 

XXI ANNUAL MEETING OF ISAM
New Delhi, November 13rd to 16th 2019
 
During the XXI Annual Conference of the International Society of Addiction Medicine hold in New Delhi (India) there was a Joined Symposium of EUROPAD and WADD called ” Dual Disorder/heroin use disorder: updates on the continuum of care”. The simposium was chaired by Prof. Icro Maremmani and Dr. Joseph Varguese. The speakers were Dr. Nestor Szerman, Dr. Yatan Balhara, , Dr Pier Paolo Pani, and Prof Maremmani. See more 

 

 WADD REGIONAL MEETING 
MAY 21-23, 2020 SEVILLE (SPAIN)
Official language: Spanish



 

20 INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS IN ADDICTIONS 
MEXICO, OCTOBER 29-30, 2019

 
WADD was represented by its President, Prof Pedro Ruiz, in the last  “20 Congreso Internacional de Adicciones”  hold in Mexico from October 29th to October 30rd, 2019. Congratulations to Centro de Integración Juvenil for this marvelous congress Read more +

 

REGIONAL III WORLD CONGRESS &VI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON DUAL DISORDERS
JUNE 19-22, 2019 MADRID(SPAIN)

DON’T MISS THE PHOTOS OF THE CONGRESS!

 

SEE THE PHOTOS OF THE CONGRESS HERE
 

NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES OF WADD

It is a pleasure to inform you we have more than 20 NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES OF WADD  from Argentina, Chile, Australia, Austria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Honduras,  Israel, Italy, India, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Taiwan, USA and Uruguay. 

Did you already create a scientific committee in your country? If not, we encourage you to send your proposal to create A NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE IN YOUR COUNTRY.

National Committees should be conformed by relevant opinion leaders in the mental and addiction field, working in research centers, universities and health care system.

The aims of the scientific committee will be:

  • Promote and share WADD activities within their country
  • Promote, publicize and encourage in their country activities connected to WADD
  • Inform in which situation DD is in their respective country.
  • Advice and guide the Executive Committee on activities or initiatives which could take place in their country.
  • Propose to the Executive Committee for their evaluation, policies and activities to carry out in their country.
  • Apply and present bids to organize WADD World or Regional Congresses

These proposal should be submitted to the WADD’s Secretariat at secretariat@worlddualdisorders.org and will be evaluated by the WADD Executive Committee.

 

WADD WORKING GROUPS 
These are the new working groups of WADD:
  • RESOURCES AND APPROACHES TO TREAT DUAL DISORDERS PATIENTS chaired by Celia Franco (Portugal)
  • HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH TO PRISONERS WITH SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS chaired by Gabrielle Fischer (Austria)
  • PRECISION PSYCHIATRY chaired by Nestor Szerman (Spain)
  • EFFICACIOUS TREATMENT APROACHES FOR EMOTIONAL REGULATION ON SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS WITH MOOD DISORDERS chaired by Kun- Hua Lee (Taiwan)
  • BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS AND CO-OCCURRING MENTAL AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS chaired by Yatan Pal Singh Balhara (India)
We encourage all the members to participate in these interesting working groups!

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS NEXT WORLD AND REGIONAL CONGRESSES OF WADD
We encourage our members to present a candidature for the next congresses of WADD
  • WADD World and Regional Congresses should be organized by a National Scientific Committee of WADD and supported by a National Scientific Society
  • WADD will not financially support the congresses.
  • 10% of the incomes of international registrations of the WADD Congresses will be donated to WADD
WADD WORLD CONGRESS FOR 2020, 2021 & 2022 WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY!

For more information please contact us at secretariat@dualdisorders.org 

 

QUESTIONNAIRES ABOUT DUAL DISORDERS RESOURCES BY COUNTRIES  
We think it is important to Know the situation of Dual Disorders resources in different countries . This is why we are working in analizing the  results from the surveys sent to the different committees of WADD. We will keep you informed in next communications.

 

 

 

BECOME A MEMBER OF WADD

Join the World Association on Dual Disorders and address the future role of the “Dual Disorders” concept at a worldwide/international level.
Annual membership fee: 25 $  

BECOME A MEMBER

Copyright © *|2017|*WADD, All rights reserved.
Our mailing address is:
secretariat@worlddualdisorders.org
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Newsletter Issue 5/ July 2019

 

Thank you for your assistance and contribution to the success of the III World Congress of WADD & International Congress of SEPD!

  • + 1.900 PARTICIPANTS
  • 355 ABSTRACTS ACCEPTTED
  • 25 SPONSORS
  • PARTICIPANT FOR + 50 COUNTRIES
  • TOP COUNTRIES OF PARTICIPANTS (SPAIN, STONIA, UNITED STATES, FRANCE, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, ISRAEL, THE NETHERLANDS, SWITZERLAND AND ARGENTINA
  • 82 INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS
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