Events

Upcoming Events

Alcohol Occasionals 2021: Managed alcohol programmes (MAPs)

Join us online on Tuesday 1 June from 12:30-14:00 BST for our fifth SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-managed-alcohol-programmes-maps-tickets-136974170431 to register.

Alcohol Occasionals 2021: Greenspace programmes for problem substance use

Join us online on Tuesday 15 June from 12:30-14:00 BST for our sixth and final SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-greenspace-programmes-for-problem-substance-use-tickets-136977863477 to register.

Past Events

Events Archive

“You could just show a little more compassion”: A meta-ethnography of what constitutes effective problem alcohol and drug treatment from the perspective of homeless people

23rd May 2019

Speakers: Dr Hannah Carver and Dr Tessa Parkes, University of Stirling and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research

SHAAP and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) organise the lunchtime 'Alcohol Occasional' seminars from 12:30-14:00, covering Alcohol and Recovery in 2019. This free programme showcases innovative research on alcohol use and provides the chance for researchers, practitioners, policymakers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol-related topics, over lunch at the historic Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Read the report here.

Exploring the role of food and nutrition for women in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse

25th April 2019

Speakers: Deanne Carlson and Chloe Berry, University of Plymouth

SHAAP and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) organise the lunchtime 'Alcohol Occasional' seminars from 12:30-14:00, covering Alcohol and Recovery in 2019. This free programme showcases innovative research on alcohol use and provides the chance for researchers, practitioners, policymakers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol-related topics, over lunch at the historic Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Read the report here.

Pathways to Recovery for individuals, families and communities

15th January 2019

SHAAP is pleased to organise this FREE event in conjunction with organisations supporting people in recovery, their families and communities, incl. Al Anon, AA, Scottish Families affected by Alcohol and Drugs and the Scottish Recovery Consortium. This half-day workshop is part of our season focussing specifically on Alcohol and Recovery, and its purpose is to share experiences, celebrate recovery and hear from networks supporting recovery in Scotland.

Read our brief summary of the event

8th European Alcohol Policy Conference

20th November 2018

SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems) and Eurocare (The European Alcohol Policy Alliance) are the organisers of the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (8EAPC), which will be hosted at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Scotland, on 20th and 21st November 2018. This is the eighth in a series of very successful European Alcohol Policy Conferences (Warsaw 2004, Helsinki 2006, Barcelona 2008, Brussels 2010, Stockholm 2012, Brussels 2014 and Ljubljana 2016).

Enlightened New Alcohol Research

19th November 2018

A public event celebrating the contributions of PhD and Eary Career Researchers.