2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Conference / Summit (onsite & online)
Mental Health, Psychiatry & Psychology; Social Sciences

Address: JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD Australia
Date: 07 to 09 Jun '21
Special Offer: Use code IE10 to save 10% on in-person and virtual registrations!
CPD/CME/CEU: Hours towards CPD Points

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Eradicate addiction by empowering prevention, treatment and recovery


At the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, you have access to the latest research, projects, programs and strategies to help meet the diverse and complex needs of your clients.

Join addiction-focused professionals for three days of live keynote sessions, 50+ breakout sessions, interactive exhibitor hall, practical workshops, virtual resources, networking opportunities, and so much more.

A Comprehensive Addiction Education & Networking Event

Led by multi-disciplinary experts, the 2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference offers a three-day program of innovative treatment strategies, current evidence-based findings and lived experience speakers. Designed for mental health and social professionals involved in prevention, recovery and treatment of addiction in its many forms.

Network with colleagues, co-workers and fellow professionals facing the same treatment, recovery and prevention challenges.

WHY ATTEND?

✔ Interactive Educational Sessions
✔ International & National Expert Speakers
✔ Hours Towards CPD Credits
✔ Innovative Exhibitor Displays

E-DELEGATE GOLD PASS

ATTEND ALL 8 CONFERENCES VIRTUALLY AND SAVE $1,200!

The ANZMHA's E-Delegate Gold Pass is back this year, giving you virtual access to 8 of their 2021 Mental Health Conferences. This Gold Pass also provides you with exclusive access to all presentations in the resource centres for up to 3 months following the events.

Events include:


Normally $2,093+GST, but if you register with our unique code IE10, you will get this offer for $999+GST, saving you a flat rate of over $1,200 on your registration.

Register for the E-Delegate Gold Pass here


Industry Events is in alliance with the ANZMHA

2021 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

Use our unique code IE10 when registering to receive a 10% discount on this conference.

2021: Exploring a System Reboot in Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

EDUCATION AND PREVENTION


  • Developing resilience and resistance 
  • Prevention through education: School and community-based programs and projects 
  • Screening for addiction and recognising risk factors and pre-condition 
  • Exploring connections between mental health and addiction 
  • Access to addictive ‘over-the-counter’ drugs 
  • A systems approach to reducing stigma in the community 

EVALUATING, DIAGNOSING AND TREATING ADDICTION T

  • Technology advancements and internet assisted treatment including telehealth
  • Frequent challenges: comorbidity, dual diagnosis, pain management, trauma, and PTSD 
  • Exploring models of intervention, detox and treatment 
  • Role of neuroscience and psychiatry in treatment 
  • Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural and spiritual needs
  • Priority populations within the New Zealand health system including Māori, Pacifica peoples, and Asian populations 
  • Analysing the implications of differing age, gender, and demographic backgrounds
  • Re-accessing suitable primary care, rehabilitation centres and secondary consults
  • Evaluating correctional facility strategies for in-mates with an addiction, including recidivism 

JOURNEY OF RECOVERY

  • Long term mental health and behavioural implications 
  • Exploring the challenges in relapse and prevention strategies 
  • Examples of successful and unsuccessful recovery and transition programs
  • Consumer journeys: Evaluating system improvements 
  • Concept of recovery in differing spheres 
  • Family support and care during the cycle of treatment and recovery 

EMERGING TRENDS AND HOT TOPICS 

  • Reviewing the system: The need for integration of services; what would this look like? 
  • Workforce challenges: infrastructure; urban vs rural communities 
  • Disruption, challenges and learnings from COVID-19 
  • Behavioural addictions (sex, porn, food, exercise) 
  • Latest developments in gambling prevention and treatment - online, app based and electronic 
  • Specialist responses for women, children and families including barriers and family violence 
  • Assessing harm reduction strategies 
  • Advancements in pharmacotherapy 
  • Technology and gaming disorders, social media overuse 

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals

In-Person Registration includes:

  • 3-day conference program
  • Networking function
  • 9 keynote presentations
  • Over 40 concurrent presentations
  • Conference exhibition
  • Catering (morning & afternoon tea, lunch)
  • Conference handbook
  • Access to the exclusive conference app
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • All inclusions of the virtual package
  • Special accommodation rates at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
  • BONUS: Chance to win great prizes

Virtual Registration includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via OnAIR platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all plenary sessions
  • Access to all concurrent sessions via the online resource centre (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Options to extend access will also be made available after 30 days.

Industry Events is in alliance with the ANZMHA
Use our unique code IE10 when registering to receive a 10% discount on this conference.

  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

2021: Exploring a System Reboot in Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

EDUCATION AND PREVENTION


  • Developing resilience and resistance 
  • Prevention through education: School and community-based programs and projects 
  • Screening for addiction and recognising risk factors and pre-condition 
  • Exploring connections between mental health and addiction 
  • Access to addictive ‘over-the-counter’ drugs 
  • A systems approach to reducing stigma in the community 

EVALUATING, DIAGNOSING AND TREATING ADDICTION T

  • Technology advancements and internet assisted treatment including telehealth
  • Frequent challenges: comorbidity, dual diagnosis, pain management, trauma, and PTSD 
  • Exploring models of intervention, detox and treatment 
  • Role of neuroscience and psychiatry in treatment 
  • Understanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural and spiritual needs
  • Priority populations within the New Zealand health system including Māori, Pacifica peoples, and Asian populations 
  • Analysing the implications of differing age, gender, and demographic backgrounds
  • Re-accessing suitable primary care, rehabilitation centres and secondary consults
  • Evaluating correctional facility strategies for in-mates with an addiction, including recidivism 

JOURNEY OF RECOVERY

  • Long term mental health and behavioural implications 
  • Exploring the challenges in relapse and prevention strategies 
  • Examples of successful and unsuccessful recovery and transition programs
  • Consumer journeys: Evaluating system improvements 
  • Concept of recovery in differing spheres 
  • Family support and care during the cycle of treatment and recovery 

EMERGING TRENDS AND HOT TOPICS 

  • Reviewing the system: The need for integration of services; what would this look like? 
  • Workforce challenges: infrastructure; urban vs rural communities 
  • Disruption, challenges and learnings from COVID-19 
  • Behavioural addictions (sex, porn, food, exercise) 
  • Latest developments in gambling prevention and treatment - online, app based and electronic 
  • Specialist responses for women, children and families including barriers and family violence 
  • Assessing harm reduction strategies 
  • Advancements in pharmacotherapy 
  • Technology and gaming disorders, social media overuse 

  • Clinicians
  • Counsellors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals

In-Person Registration includes:

  • 3-day conference program
  • Networking function
  • 9 keynote presentations
  • Over 40 concurrent presentations
  • Conference exhibition
  • Catering (morning & afternoon tea, lunch)
  • Conference handbook
  • Access to the exclusive conference app
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • All inclusions of the virtual package
  • Special accommodation rates at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
  • BONUS: Chance to win great prizes

Virtual Registration includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via OnAIR platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all plenary sessions
  • Access to all concurrent sessions via the online resource centre (provided 2-3 days post-event)
  • Access to exhibitors via digital platform
  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Options to extend access will also be made available after 30 days.

Industry Events is in alliance with the ANZMHA
Use our unique code IE10 when registering to receive a 10% discount on this conference.

  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

Mr Antony Loewenstein

Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Daniel Morrison

CEO, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Keynote Speaker

Ms Sarah Butler

Health Industries Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Selah Hart

Chief Executive Officer, Hāpai te Hauora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Judith Grisel

Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker

Mr Simon French

Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Mr Antony Loewenstein

Journalist & Author, Pills, Powder and Smoke: Inside the Bloody War on Drugs

Keynote Speaker

Mr Daniel Morrison

CEO, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Keynote Speaker

Ms Sarah Butler

Health Industries Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (Australia)

Keynote Speaker

Ms Selah Hart

Chief Executive Officer, Hāpai te Hauora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Judith Grisel

Behavioural Neuroscientist, Bucknell University

Keynote Speaker

Mr Simon French

Operations Manager of Fruit2Work and Author of Breaking Good

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Venue

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

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