COVID & Substance Use Webinar Series

March 2021

Webinar Series 2021

The ICARA Webinar series on COVID-19 and ATOD research is being hosted by ICARA in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg. Each webinar has a different theme and will be organised by a different ICARA member organisation.

Themes include:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on ATOD research
  • Cannabis policy and the impacts of COVID-19
  • Substance use and gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • COVID-19 lockdown regulations and alcohol use

The webinars will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and policy makers with an interest in alcohol and other drug use problems.

For the webinar schedule, please click here.


Seeking new members

Our members are from 6 continents and represent 20 organisations that have thousands of members. We are keen to further develop our membership and to be inclusive of alcohol and other drug research associations from around the world. Please contact the President, Prof Niamh Fitzgerald to discuss how your association can benefit from and contribute to ICARA.


Putting a face to a name: the ICARA board

The ICARA website is being updated and we recently added to information on Board members. Meet the Board and look out for information on member organisations. We will also be providing a copy of presentations from recent ICARA meetings.