The 5th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference will be held at the Sea World Resort Conference Centre, Gold Coast on Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 May 2019.
This annual conference offers a two day educational program of speakers and a half day of workshops. The aim of the conference is to broaden the understanding of the range of addictions, comorbidity, pain management, harm reduction, mental health and wellbeing and to look at solutions in regard to prevention, treatment and recovery through evidence based research, programs and practical models. The conference is inclusive of varying populations, the professional, peer support workers and the role of the family.
The 2019 program will incorporate nine keynote speakers, over 50 concurrent presenters and six engaging workshops, giving delegates an opportunity to collaborate, earn professional development points, network and learn from like minded professionals. This conference promotes and encourages participation from all parts of the sector towards a shared appreciation and learning of what medical, psychosocial and peer based approaches offer, through the experiences of service users, clinicians and researchers.
Featured Speakers Include:
- Professor Brian McKenna, Professor in Forensic Mental Health, Auckland University of Technology
- Ms Jenny Valentish, Author
- Professor Amanda Baker, NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle
- Ms Linda Hipper, Director of Addiction Services, Academic Clinic Unit, Queensland Government, Metro South Health
With a broad range of topics to be discussed including Prevention, Treatment, Systematic Response, Mental Health and more, this is an event not to missed within the Australian and New Zealand health sector.
For more information on the 2019 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, to submit your abstract for consideration for presentation and/or to register your spot please visit www.addictionaustralia.org.au