We hope that you enjoyed the NHS APA Virtual Conference 2021. We certainly enjoyed hearing our excellent speakers discuss the important topic of the impact of stigma on people with addiction. The session slides are now able to view and download in PDF format within this blog, just click on the box below each session title.
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Session 1: Part 2 of the independent review of drugs: prevention, treatment and recovery.
Keynote speech by Prof. Dame Carol Black:
Session 2: Alcohol Race Alliance.
Sohan Sahota, Managing Director & Co-Founder of BAC-IN CIC:
Session 3: Experiences of stigma within the treatment system.
Mel Getty, Paul Lennon and Jo Neale representing the Addiction Service User Research Group:
Session 4: The impact of stigma on people with addiction.
The NHS Inpatient Network represented by Cathy Lovatt, Dr Annie McCloud, Mark Holmes, Dr Derrett Watts & Stuart Green:
Session 5: Stigma ends with me.
Gord Garner, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at CAPSA Canada:
Session 6: Homelessness and stigma.
Dr Colm Gallagher and Dr Caroline Hoult, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust:
Session 7: Lessons from the Dublin CityWide Stigma Campaign.
Gary Broderick, Paula Kearney, Prof. Catherine Comiskey & Anna Quigley representing the SAOL Project and the Dublin CityWide Drugs Crisis Campaign:
Session 8: Stigma and lived experience.
April Wareham and Gemma Cooke representing Working With Everyone
Session 9: Commissioning to address stigma.
Kim Hager, Lisa Byrne and Niamh Cullen from the English Substance Use Commissioning Group.
Session 10: Stigma and Recovery in Treatment Systems.
National Recovery Champion Dr Ed Day