Manitoba Addictions Knowledge Exchange



Shared Leadership: The Pathway to Mental Health & Well-Being Conference – Feb. 10, 2017

“Shared Leadership: The Pathway to Mental Health and Well-being” is the theme of the 2017 Safe Schools Manitoba conference. Student mental health and well-being are priorities for educators, but there is increasing recognition that schools alone cannot meet all the needs of students. A collaborative approach is needed.  The conference will bring together representatives from […]

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Issues of Substance Conference (Montreal): A Day with Dr. Gabor Maté – Sunday, Nov. 15, 9:00 am-3:00 pm

The organizers of the “Issues of Substance Conference 2015” invite you to join Dr. Gabor Maté, Canadian physician and renowned author and speaker, for a pre-conference workshop on Sunday, November 15, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, when he will discuss Illness and Health in a Toxic Society. The workshop will be available in English only. […]

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Issues of Substance Conference 2015, November 16-18, 2015, Montreal

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Issues of Substance (IOS) is Canada’s only national conference that brings together addictions workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers from across the country. This premier learning event provides an unparalleled opportunity to share new developments and best practices, and to get practical training related to addictions prevention, treatment and recovery. IOS is […]

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Recovery 2.0 FREE Online Conference – Feb. 6-12, 2015

The fourth Recovery 2.0 online Conference is coming up February 6-12 and it is completely FREE. The conference features 30 experts (including Dr. Gabor Maté) offering holistic approaches to treating addiction and finding sustainable long-term recovery in these powerful presentations.  No one needs to walk the path of recovery alone. There is a wealth of experience, wisdom, […]

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Supporting Healthy Choices for Youth with FASD Workshop

This AFM workshop provides participants with a brief history and overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) as well as practical strategies to guide youth in making healthy lifestyle decisions around alcohol, other drugs, or gambling. The tasks of adolescence in relation to FASD, risk and protective factors, and how to build resiliency in youth […]

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Addiction and Mental Health Showcase 2013 (Alberta)

SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2013 In September 2013, the fifth Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Showcase will draw addiction and mental health stakeholders – consumers, service providers, researchers, and policy makers – from around the world to Calgary, Alberta.

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Symposium on Peer Support in Addictions & Mental Health

Peer Support in Addictions and Mental Health Symposium March 14-15, 2013, Toronto, Ontario

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Lost in Translation 2013 (Vancouver)

Lost in Translation 2013 (Vancouver) There is an urgent need to address substance abuse in vulnerable, at-risk individuals; specifically new and expecting mothers. To promote solutions, this event will focus on

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Issues of Substance 2013

Issues of Substance 2013 Save the date! From Knowledge to Know-how Learn. Inspire. Change. November 4-6, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario

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