6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference

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

Address: Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise QLD Australia
Date: 07 to 09 Dec '20
Special Offer: Can't attend in person? E-Delegate Registration available. Apply code IE15 to receive a 15% discount!
CPD/CME/CEU: 17 Hours of CPD Credits

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In the world of addiction, nobody faces the same journey.

Prevention, treatment and recovery is not one size fits all, and when it comes to physical, mental and behavioural addictions, breaking the stigma is essential.

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

Now in its sixth year, the event has gained significant recognition in the industry as a result of its all-encompassing conference program, highlighting a range of mental, physical and behavioural addictions.

Unite with fellow addiction, behavioural, and mental health professionals, further your knowledge and empower your clients on their recovery journey.

KEY STATS

  • 18 Educational Sessions
  • 45+ National Expert Speakers
  • 17 Hours of CPD Credits

WHY ATTEND

Led by multi-disciplinary experts, the 2020 Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference offers a three-day program of innovative treatment strategies, current evidence-based findings and lived experience speakers.

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

Receive a comprehensive addiction education to improve and refine client care.

2020 KEYNOTE PRESENTERS

Professor Daniel Howard SC, Commissioner, The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’
Mr Terry Huriwai, Te Hau Mārire, Te Rau Ora
Associate Professor James Martin, Discipline Convener, Criminology, Faculty of Health, Arts & Design, Swinburne University of Technology
A/Prof Samantha Thomas, Associate Professor of Public Health, Deakin University
Dr Joss O’Loan, General Practitioner, Medeco Medical Centre, Inala
Dr Roby Abeles
, CEO/Managing Director, Brainspotting Australia Pacific & Abeles Consulting
Dr Gabriele Byrne, Senior Advisor, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Professor Leanne Hides, The Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, University of Queensland
Dr Huu Kim Le, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, CGI Clinic


INDUSTRY EVENTS ALLIANCE MENTAL HEALTH GOLDPASS SPECIAL

The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association is offering a special deal to register for all 6 of their Mental Health Conferences via virtual attendance for one low price of $499+GST. Normally $1,200+GST, you can save $700 when you register with the unique code IE15.

The 6 Mental Health Conferences are:

🌏  2020 Workplace Mental Health Symposium (4-5 November 2020)

🌏  21st International Mental Health Conference (12-14 November 2020)

🌏  Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference 2020 (25-27 November 2020)

🌏  STOP Domestic Violence Conference 2020 (2-4 December 2020)

🌏  6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference (7-9 December 2020)

🌏  2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium (26-28 October 2020) (Recording Available)

Gain over 60 professional development hours

Explore virtual exhibitions for each conference - connect with over 30 services designed to support niche areas of mental health

Win prizes by interacting in Q&A sessions & meeting virtual exhibitors

Access the online Meeting Hub to chat and meet with like-minded professionals

Click here to Register for the 6 conference Goldpass for $499+GST (Save $700) 
(Select the goldpass and add our unique code IE15 under the event to get your Industry Events special)

Otherwise you can register for the 6th Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference below!

  • Drug Treatments
  • Journey of Recovery
  • Preventing Addiction
  • Discovering Emerging Trends
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Trauma & Neuroscience
  • Gambling & Technology
  • Treatment Research & Delivery
  • Support for Indigenous Australians

FOUR EXPERT-DRIVEN STREAMS

1. PREVENTION

2. TREATMENT

3. RECOVERY

4. EMERGING TRENDS

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

Our Community Health & Safety Policy – COVID-19 Update
We are committed to delivering you a conference experience of the highest quality and hold the health & safety of all attendees in the highest regard.

We will be strictly adhering to all measures of social distancing regulations, and health & safety precautions to create a safe environment to connect, learn and network.

In the event that Australian restrictions prevent us from delivering our conference in a traditional face to face manner, we will be progressing via our online hosting platform.

To find out more, click here.

E-Registration Includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via On Air platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all live-streamed 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.


  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

  • Drug Treatments
  • Journey of Recovery
  • Preventing Addiction
  • Discovering Emerging Trends
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Trauma & Neuroscience
  • Gambling & Technology
  • Treatment Research & Delivery
  • Support for Indigenous Australians

FOUR EXPERT-DRIVEN STREAMS

1. PREVENTION

2. TREATMENT

3. RECOVERY

4. EMERGING TRENDS

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

Our Community Health & Safety Policy – COVID-19 Update
We are committed to delivering you a conference experience of the highest quality and hold the health & safety of all attendees in the highest regard.

We will be strictly adhering to all measures of social distancing regulations, and health & safety precautions to create a safe environment to connect, learn and network.

In the event that Australian restrictions prevent us from delivering our conference in a traditional face to face manner, we will be progressing via our online hosting platform.

To find out more, click here.

E-Registration Includes:

  • All plenary sessions live streamed via On Air platform (including all concurrent sessions that are held in the plenary room)
  • Live Q&A opportunities for all live-streamed 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.


  • Hours towards CPD points
  • Certificate of attendance

A/Prof Samantha Thomas

Associate Professor of Public Health
Deakin University
Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor James Martin

Discipline Convener, Criminology, Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
Swinburne University of Technology
Keynote Speaker

Dr Gabriele Byrne

Senior Advisor
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Keynote Speaker

Dr Huu Kim Le

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
CGI Clinic
Keynote Speaker

Dr Joss O’Loan

General Practitioner
Medeco Medical Centre, Inala
Keynote Speaker

Dr Roby Abeles

CEO/Managing Director
Brainspotting Australia Pacific & Abeles Consulting
Keynote Speaker

Mr Terry Huriwai

Te Hau Mārire, Te Rau Ora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Daniel Howard SC

Commissioner
The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’
Keynote Speaker

Professor Leanne Hides

The Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research
University of Queensland
Keynote Speaker

A/Prof Samantha Thomas

Associate Professor of Public Health
Deakin University
Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor James Martin

Discipline Convener, Criminology, Faculty of Health, Arts & Design
Swinburne University of Technology
Keynote Speaker

Dr Gabriele Byrne

Senior Advisor
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Keynote Speaker

Dr Huu Kim Le

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
CGI Clinic
Keynote Speaker

Dr Joss O’Loan

General Practitioner
Medeco Medical Centre, Inala
Keynote Speaker

Dr Roby Abeles

CEO/Managing Director
Brainspotting Australia Pacific & Abeles Consulting
Keynote Speaker

Mr Terry Huriwai

Te Hau Mārire, Te Rau Ora

Keynote Speaker

Professor Daniel Howard SC

Commissioner
The Special Commission of Inquiry into the Drug ‘Ice’
Keynote Speaker

Professor Leanne Hides

The Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research
University of Queensland
Keynote Speaker

Venue

Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

Venue

Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

Organizer

Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association

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