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The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction


International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) supports the rapid improvement in competencies and skills among current and future generations of addiction professionals, to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment and public health services. Toward this end, the ICUDDR facilitates networking among universities to promote high quality education and training in the field of addiction prevention, treatment and public health interventions. It also pursues related applied addictions research, outreach and advocacy.

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Publishing Addiction Science: Course Openings

Ten 90-minute sessions from Tuesday, June 1 at 9:00 a.m. (EST) and held every other week via Zoom. This group is limited to 12 participants. Click here to apply. We look forward to receiving your applications!

Implementation Course Openings

This course is still in development and facilitation will begin Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Sessions are 90 minutes long and will be held every Wednesday for 27 weeks. The course will walk participants through the process of developing a new education program based on the UTC. It is designed in modules so that you can join the sections that are relevant to the stage of development your program is in now. To participate, please send an email to Jessica Keene indicating your interest and preferred name and contact information.


Please join us for our very first ISSUP-ICUDDR joint webinar! This session is for students and new addiction science professionals and will bring together a panel of experts who will cover working in the substance use disorder field, forming student organizations, and getting research published in reputable journals.

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Webinar - June 15 2021 - Enhancing your Addiction Education and Early Career


Save the Date: Virtual Conference, 20-21 July 2021

Sustaining and Adapting Addiction Science to Virtual Realities

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See our full conference page for more information.

Virtual Conference Panel Announced

Panel - Spanish: Desarrollo de herramientas remotas

Addiction Conference 2021, 21-23 July 2021

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Addiction Conference 2021 - Together igniting a movement for change
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