Is the Dragon Still Smoking? Street Drugs Wales

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University of South Wales, Cardiff Campus

86-88 Adam Street

Cardiff

CF24 2FN

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A conference exploring local, national and international responses to the current issues of illicit drug use. The University of South Wales, Barod and Kaleidoscope have collaborated with the team that brought us Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse, and Street Drugs in the Big Smoke, to put this event on in Cardiff.

We will bring to Wales experts in the field to share their knowledge, challenge our thinking and encourage innovative responses to the issues we face in our country.

Registration will begin at 9am with the opening address beginning at approximately 9.45am.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Nuno Capaz (Lisbon Dissuasion Commission)

  • Alex Stevens (Professor of Criminology at The University of Kent)

  • Katy MacLeod (Scottish Drugs Forum)

  • Katy Holloway (Professor of Criminology at the University of South Wales)

  • Tom May (Research Fellow at the Centre for Criminology, University of South Wales)

  • Neil Woods (LEAP UK)

  • Silje Bakken (PhD fellow in the department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen)

  • Christine Schierano (Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moorse University)

  • Henry Simmons (The Loop)

  • Joshua Torrance (The Loop)

This conference is sponsored by the University of South Wales; Welsh Government; Orion Medical Supplies Ltd and British Association for Psychopharmacology.


The conference is aimed at all those working within substance misuse and related health, mental health and social care services including and not limited to:

  • Commissioners and policy makers
  • Substance misuse services
  • Service users and user group organisations
  • Youth and social services Prisons
  • Criminal justice and Community Safety Partnerships
  • Pharmacy and primary care providers
  • Sexual Health service providers
  • Housing and homelessness
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University of South Wales, Cardiff Campus

86-88 Adam Street

Cardiff

CF24 2FN

United Kingdom

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