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The International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction


International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) supports the rapid improvement in competencies and skills among current and future generations of addiction professionals, to meet the increasing demand for prevention, treatment and public health services. Toward this end, the ICUDDR facilitates networking among universities to promote high quality education and training in the field of addiction prevention, treatment and public health interventions. It also pursues related applied addictions research, outreach and advocacy.

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Publishing Addiction Science: Course Openings


Ten 90-minute sessions from Tuesday, May 18th at 9:00 a.m. (EST) and held every other week via Zoom. This group is limited to 12 participants. Click here to apply. We look forward to receiving your applications!


Implementation Course Openings


This course is still in development and facilitation will begin Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Sessions are 90 minutes long and will be held every Wednesday for 27 weeks. The course will walk participants through the process of developing a new education program based on the UTC. It is designed in modules so that you can join the sections that are relevant to the stage of development your program is in now. To participate, please send an email to Jessica Keene indicating your interest and preferred name and contact information.


Save the Date: Virtual Conference, 20-21 July 2021

Sustaining and Adapting Addiction Science to Virtual Realities

Keynote speakers announced!

See our full conference page for more information.


Addiction Conference 2021, 21-23 July 2021

Register HERE

Addiction Conference 2021 - Together igniting a movement for change