SSA Annual Conference 2019

Click here for the full programme.

When and where?

Date: 7th – 8th November 2019
Opens: 8.30am, Thursday 7th
Closes: 4.10pm, Friday 8th
Location: Crowne Plaza,
Hawthorn Square, Forth Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3SA

Presentations, posters and other conference material will be available here shortly.

Confirmed speakers

Maddie Kitchen

The Recovery Street Film Festival: filmmaking and creativity as healing tools

Tom Freeman

Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis use disorder: an adaptive Bayesian dose-finding clinical trial

Stephen Willott

SMMGP Session: Health consequences of addiction: Liver health, alcohol and hepatitis C

PhD Symposium 2019

Taking place on 6th November, this aims to bring together PhD students studying addiction-related topics so they can network and present their work in a low-key, supportive environment and share their ups and downs. It welcomes full and part-time students, studying in a range of disciplines.

Delegate sessions

Four sessions are comprised of papers submitted by delegates and selected by an independent panel.


Download the SSA Powerpoint slide template, here.

Complete list of themes, speakers & posters


Previous conferences


Annual Symposium 1985 Annual Symposium 1988 Annual Symposium 1989 Annual Symposium 1994 Annual Symposium 1995 Annual Symposium 1998 Annual Symposium 1999 Annual Symposium 2000 Annual Symposium 2005 Annual Symposium 2006 Annual Symposium 2007 Annual Symposium 2008 Annual Symposium 2009 Annual Symposium 2010 Annual Symposium 2011 SSA Annual Symposium 2012 SSA Annual Symposium 2013 SSA Annual Symposium 2014 SSA Annual Symposium 2015 SSA Annual Symposium 2016 SSA Annual Conference 2017 SSA PhD Symposium 2017 SSA Annual Conference 2018 SSA PhD Conference 2018 SSA Annual Conference 2019 SSA PhD Symposium 2019 SSA Annual Conference 2020 SSA PhD Symposium 2020 SSA Annual Conference 2021 SSA PhD Symposium 2021 SSA Annual Conference 2022 SSA PhD Symposium 2022 SSA Annual Conference 2023 SSA PhD Symposium 2023