World of Addiction Conference, UM ImPAT Results, and LGBTQIA+ Sober Home Peter’s Place

New and Next in Treatment

Updates on job opportunities, publishing, events and more for our treatment community

 By Angela Zhou

 November 2, 2020

New & Next: Conferences and Webinars

ISAM-CSAM 2020 Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting
This year’s ISAM-CSAM Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting, The World of Addiction: Now & the Future, is Nov. 12–14, and registration is still open. The event’s speakers, workshops and professional development sessions will cover the latest scientific research findings and clinical updates from a global perspective.

NAADAC Free Webinar Series
As a part of its 2020 Free Webinar Series, NAADAC is hosting the webinar Utilizing Counterconditioning (Aversion) Treatment as an Effective CBT for SUD. It’s scheduled for Nov. 5 from 3-5 p.m. ET. Register or find more upcoming webinars here.

New & Next: Research

University of Michigan’s Improving Pain During Addiction Treatment (ImPAT) trial
A team from the University of Michigan’s Addiction Center published results of the Improving Pain During Addiction Treatment (ImPAT) trial in JAMA.

New & Next: Treatment Centers

New Leadership at Ashley Addiction Treatment
Maryland’s Ashley Addiction Treatment CEO Dave Nassef will step down after nearly two decades of leadership and be replaced by two joint CEOs: Alex Denstman, the current senior vice president and chief growth officer, and Greg Hobelmann, M.D., the current senior vice president and chief medical and clinical officer. will soon publish our interview with the three on the challenges and opportunities of this transition.

Peter's Place

LGBTQIA+ Recovery Home Peter’s Place Opens
Recently launched in Richmond, Va., and ready for move-in, Peter’s Place is a new sober home that offers recovery housing and support for people of color who identify as LGBTQIA+. For more information or help, follow Peter’s Place on Facebook.

Photo: Noble Mitchell