Free resources During the Covid-19 pandemic, we hosted a number of free webinars. Please see below recordings. Children, families and substance use This webinar explores issues for children and families and substance use, with a focus on challenges and solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic Presenters: Vivienne Evans, OBE Chief Executive Adfam Kersti Dolphin, Services Manager Adfam The pandemic nine months on: what lessons have drug and alcohol services learned? Services have had the chance to come to terms with the seismic and sudden changes that the pandemic required of us nine months ago. This webinar looks at whether some of these changes have been beneficial and will outlast the pandemic, and also what services will embrace on return to a more normal environment. Presenters: Dr Georges Petitjean Medical Lead Inclusion, Carly Goodson, NMP Inclusion and Alexander James, Recovery Worker Inclusion. Covid-19 and drug and alcohol services: we are through the rescue phase, what's next? Drug and alcohol services and their clients have experienced massive change in the delivery of treatment over the past few weeks in response to the pandemic. This webinar looks at the next steps, as services navigate the relaxation of some of the lockdown measures. Setting up services for people with dependency on prescription and over-the counter medications This webinar will look at issues of dependency on prescription and over-the counter medications, and how services can be designed to meet their needs Read a Clinical Update. Our Clinical Updates are summaries of research papers, with expert commentary by editor Dr Euan Lawson. Articles - we regularly publish new articles from experts in the field. Guidance and resources available here. Shortcuts to important documents. E-learning Visit our e-learning site for our Naloxone Saves Lives course, it's free and certificates are issued. Free newsletter Sign up for free membership to receive our regular newsletter with articles and news of more free stuff to come! We also recommend: Drink and Drugs News - the publication for the drug and alcohol treatment sector with news and jobs. Watch free recorded webinars in our series on medical cannabis Made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Althea. Medical cannabis and pain: a clinician's experience This webinar covers a range of conditions including real life experience of treating different types of pain and other coexisting symptoms. It includes presentations from patients with experience of being prescribed medical cannabis Presenters: Dr Elizabeth Iveson Consultant Stroke, Elderly and Neurorehabilitation Physician Chair: Dr Steve Brinksman, Clinical Director, SMMGP Medical cannabis and the treatment of pain Presenters: Dr Sunil Arora, Consultant in Pain and Anaesthetics. Lucy Stafford. patient with lived experience Chair: Dr Steve Brinksman, SMMGP Clinical Director This webinar includes: the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of pain; and the views of a patient with lived experience. Medical cannabis and drug policy in the UK Speaker: Professor David Nutt.Chair: Dr Steve Brinksman, Clinical Director SMMGP. This webinar covers policy regarding access to medical cannabis in the UK. Medical cannabis: does it have a role in the treatment of substance use disorders Speaker: Professor Nicholas Lintzeris. Chaired: Dr Stephen Willott. This webinar includes: the evidence base for the use of medical cannabis and problematic drug and alcohol use a clinician’s experience of treatment of drug and alcohol dependency with medical cannabis. Medical cannabis and anxiety Speaker: Dr Dani Gordon. Chaired: Dr Stephen Willott. This webinar includes: The evidence base, including prescribing regimens A clinician’s experience of prescribing medical cannabis for anxiety. Medical cannabis in the UK: an Introduction Speaker: Dr Kishan Mahabir. Chaired: Dr Stephen Willott. This webinar covers: An overview of medical cannabis and the evidence base Pros and cons of medical cannabis from a clinician’s point of view Treatment pathways to medical cannabis in the UK, including and barriers and enablers.