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Addictions across the lifespan

01 February 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This event is free and open to BPS members and the general public. Registration is required. See Pricing tab for more information.
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Registration deadline: 25 January

Addictive behaviours affect people of all ages and socio-economic levels. This event is a chance to explore the nature of addictive behaviours, their impact throughout the life span, some current interventions and research topics .There will be poster presentations by Pre-Qualification and Trainee members as well as time for networking to continue our mentoring culture in the South West. This is a DCP SW and Faculty of Addictions joint event which will include both AGMs with updates on current events in the BPS and DCP. Presentations from each speaker will be followed by an open forum discussion with a panel in the afternoon.

The Albemarle Centre
Albemarle Road


Hazel Roberts from Plymouth - commissioning specific services for people with addictive behaviours.
Dr Emma Griffiths - Clinical Psychologist from Bath, sharing the results from her trial of brief motivational intervention in an inpatient setting for people experiencing severe mental health and substance use problems.
James Morris - PhD student from South Bank University sharing his research in to how perceptions of alcohol problems influences heavy alcohol user’s own problem recognition.
A Peer Mentor from Turning Point (Substance Misuse) Taunton sharing their experiences in recovery from addictive behaviours.
Dr Meherzin Das and Experts by Experience from Pain Service, Dorset talking about opiate addiction in pain services.

Registration information 

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If you have any queries regarding this event please contact Member Network Services, quoting 'DCP SW-Addictions lifespan-1 Feb' at: 

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