ICASA aims to contribute to a substantial decrease in the proportion of ADHD patients developing an addiction/substance use disorder (SUD) and to substantially improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of patients having both ADHD and SUD.

Upcoming events

ICASA network meeting in January 2019


Monday 28th January 2019, Barcelona, Spain
The next ICASA network meetings will be held 28th/29th January 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Please save the dates, if you are an ICASA participant. If you are interested in joining our network, our future studies or the network meeting in Barcelona, please contact us.

We will discuss the INCAS project, and we will talk about the next multi-site project we hope to start after the INCAS project is finished. We will update the information on the meeting in Barcelona here.

7th World Congress on ADHD


Thursday 25th April 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

25th-28th April 2019, Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, Portugal
Information and registration: www.adhd-congress.org
Contact: adhd@cpo-hanser.de

Past events

ICASA network meeting 2018


Monday 25th June 2018, Antwerp, Belgium
We will start at 11.00 a.m. and finish at 17.00 p.m. Please find the programme here. The main part of the meeting will be discussions on the progress of the INCAS study.

IASP-2 and CASP writing sessions

Tuesday 26th June 2018 in Antwerp, Belgium. To increase the quality and accelerate the process of publications on the available data, we will work on several papers with our network members. We will discuss in sub-groups drafts of the following list of papers:

IASP-2 draft papers

  1. Prevalence of ADHD in Puerto Rican treatment seeking SUD patients, 18 years and older
  2. ADHD symptoms in treatment seeking SUD patients in South Africa
  3. Development of (clusters of) symptoms of ADHD, Conduct Disorder, ODD, SUD
  4. Nicotine use and Nicotine Use Disorders in SUD patients with and without ADHD
  5. SUD diagnoses and Substance use severity in SUD patients with and without ADHD
  6. Treatment seeking Substance Use Disorders patients with and without ADHD symptoms in South Africa

CASP draft paper

  1. ADHD symptoms among patients with SUD: A CPT trial

ICASA board meeting 2018


Monday 25th June 2018, Antwerp, Belgium
We will start at 08.30 a.m. and finish the meeting at 10.30 a.m

18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology


Monday 2nd July 2018, Kyoto, Japan
Speaker: Wim van den Brink
Title: Neurobiology of ADHD and comorbid substance use disorders
http://www.wcp2018.org

Second annual conference of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association


Saturday 28th July 2018, Sydney, Australia
Speaker: Dianne Grocott
Title: ADHD and Substance Abuse issues
Session: Concurrent Session 2: Adult
https://aadpa.com.au/about/
Presentation

Congress Institut de Psychiatrie Amiens


Friday 28th September 2018, Amiens, France
Speaker: Wim van den Brink
Title: Treatment of dual diagnosis patients

Congres 'Nieuws onder de Zon'


Tuesday 16th October 2018, Paramaribo, Surinam
Speaker: Wim van den Brink
Title: Verslaving en psychiatrische comorbiditeit: epidemiologie, neurobiologie en behandeling

Jaarsymposium NISPA


Thursday 29th November 2018, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Speaker: Wim van den Brink
Title: Verslaving en ADHD: Voorkomen, mechanismen, preventie en behandeling

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkundeevent (DGPPN congress 2018)


Friday 30th November 2018, Berlin, Germany
Speakers: Mathias Luderer and Franz Moggi
Title: ADHD and Substance Use Disorders – how to find fidgety Phil and what to do then?
Session: Workshop Update Addiction Medicine
www.dgppnkongress.de

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