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KEELE UNIVERSITY ADDICTION RESEARCH GROUP with
NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE COMBINED HEALTHCARE TRUST

National Conference 14-15 May 2002
DUAL DIAGNOSIS: TRANSLATING NEW RESEARCH INTO EFFECTIVE PRACTICE
Venue: Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Speakers will include:
Dr Sue Bailey, Salford Healthcare Trust, Manchester
Dr Dinesh Bhugra, Institute of Psychiatry
Dr Ken Checinski, St George's Hospital Medical School
Ms Carmel Clancy, Middlesex University
Professor John Cox, President Royal College of Psychiatrists, Keele University
Professor Ilana Crome, Department of Psychiatry, Keele University
Professor Peter Crome, School of Medicine, Keele University
Professor Griffith Edwards, Institute of Psychiatry
Dr Martin Frischer, Department of Medicines Management , Keele University
Dr Andrew Johns, Maudsley Hospital
Dr Mervyn London, Lifespan Healthcare Trust, Cambridge
Professor Karl Mann, University of Tubingen
Professor David Nutt, Bristol University
Dr Mary Piper, Prisons Policy Unit, Department of Health
Dr Mark Prunty, Department of Health
Professor Richard Williams, University of Wales, Glamorgan

Conference themes include:
Day 1: New Research
Do we understand dual diagnosis? Psychosocial and pharmacological perspectives
Psychiatric profiles of substance misuse including tobacco, alcohol, cannabis stimulants and opiates
Comorbidity across the lifespan
Ethnicity, mental illness and substance abuse
Day 2: Service delivery, Education and Treatment
Medical education and staff training
Service delivery perspectives-primary care, secondary care, role of nursing, prisons
What treatments work best?
Drug decriminalization-at what price?

For further details e-mail contact: a.r.conolly@keele.ac.uk

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