News October 2019 Newsletter FREE WEBINAR: Medical cannabis – does it have a role in the treatment of substance use disorders? Presented by Prof Nick Lintzeris. Wed 20 Nov at 7 pm Don’t miss this FREE webinar. REGISTER NOW CPD certificates are issued to participants who view the webinar live. Medical cannabis and Anxiety | Dr Dani Gordon | Recorded - watch any time. The second webinar in the series on Medical cannabis and its role in the treatment of anxiety, presented by Dr Dani Gordon is now available to watch. Book review and prize draw: Your Honour Can I Tell You My Story by Andi Brierley Read the book review and enter the draw to win a copy of the book signed by the author. The author today works as a Looked After Children/Care Leaver Specialist with the Leeds Youth Offending Service, his powerful memoir is part of a series of Turnaround Stories. Premium Membership webinars PROBLEM GAMBLINGWed, Nov 20, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 PM Presenter André Geel, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, will cover the following: Gambling as a public health issue Prevalence How to identify problem gambling What's the best intervention and treatment CHEMSEX: THE KEY ISSUESTue, Dec 3, 2019, 10 - 11am Presenter: Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, Consultant Psychiatrist, CNWLHonorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London Owen Bowden-Jones will take us through the key issues to consider regarding chemsex, the taking of drugs specifically to enhance sex, usually by men who have sex with men. To register, please log in to the CPD sharing platform or email us. Not a premium member? Click here to join. RCGP/SMMGP CONFERENCE Managing Drugs and Alcohol in Primary Care Full programme available. Date: 30 & 31 January 2020 in London. Register Events More information on upcoming events on our website: Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA) conference Wednesday 6th November in Newcastle. GambleAware conference Thursday 5 December in London. Join our community and always be up-to-date with quality CPD in the addictions field. All individual FDAP members have free Premium Membership. If you wish to download a PDF version on this newsletter, please click here.