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Upcoming conferences, training opportunities and workshops

Mortality Matters: addressing rising rates of drug-related deaths in the UK

15 May 2017

Addaction will be hosting a one day national conference in Leeds to examine the issues surrounding the recent increases in drug related deaths across the UK. Featuring leading cross-sector expertise, the event will also provide an opportunity to discuss solutions to reduce this trend.

By attending the event, delegates will:

  • Have a comprehensive overview on the prevalence and causes of drug related deaths
  • Understand the role of drug services in ensuring the rate of drug related deaths begins to reduce
  • Hear the latest research from the ACMD and PHE
  • Explore the unique drug policy approach in Portugal, including implementation and outcomes
  • Understand how drug related deaths in prisons is being tackled, and what new trends are emerging in relation to NPSs
  • Hear about a brand new online initiative from PHE capturing drug harms


Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds LS1 6ET


See here for more information and to book a place.