The College on Problems of Drug Dependence – Accepting Applications

CPDD is now accepting applications for Full Symposia, Mini Symposia, Workshops and Forums for the 79th Annual Scientific Meeting.

All forms must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on October 17, 2016

Misuse of Prescription Opioid Medication among Women: A Scoping Review


Pain Research and Management

The current literature review explores the particular risks, issues and treatment considerations that may affect women’s use and misuse of prescription opioid drugs. Overall, there are few evidence-based interventions that have addressed this issue among women. There is a need for more women-centered interventions that can effectively manage women’s pain and support their mental wellness.   Read More >

Black-And-White Photos Depict The Wide Range Of Mothers Battling Addiction Around The Country


“Dear Mama,” photographer and conceptual artist Branislav Jankic begins, in a letter to his mother Mila, who had long struggled with alcohol addiction and prescription pill abuse.

“Here I am writing you this letter, and it’s hard to find words. In the last 29 years we went through a lot together. Now the end is mixed with tears and laughter. All this was like a weird dream that we will always remember, like we will always remember you Mama. And we will carry you in our hearts forever, because you were and you will always be the best mother in the world.”

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Tell us how it went!

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The deadline to complete the 2016 InWomen’s Online Evaluation has been extended through next Thursday June 30 at 5pm EST.


We appreciate and incorporate attendee feedback into the planning of future conferences.

Please click here to complete the form:



The InWomen’s Organizing Committee

Ground Transportation


You’ve arrived in Palm Springs and need a ride to La Quinta Resort and Club? There are a number of ground transportation options from Palm Springs International Airport and surrounding cities to La Quinta.

Traveling from Palm Springs International to La Quinta Resort and Club:

Yellow Cab of the Desert | (760) 340-8294
American Cab | (760) – 322-4444
Airport Taxi | (760) – 862-9000

Car Rentals
Enterprise Rent-A-Car        (866) 502-1260
Hertz                                   (800) 654-3131
Alamo                                 (800) 462-5266
Budget Rent-A-Car             (800) 527-0700
Thrifty                                  (800) 847-4389

Public Transportation
Sun Bus provides extensive bus routes throughout Palm Springs and neighboring areas. For information on timetables and bus stops, visit:

If you are arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) or San Diego International Airport (SAN) you can travel to Palm Springs via car, train, or bus.

Driving Directions


For more information on ground transportation options, please visit:

InWomen’s Conference THIS Friday

entrance-la-quinta-resort-clubWe are so excited the 2016 InWomen’s Conference is just a few days away! Over 70 registrants from 19 countries will be attending this year’s conference in Palm Springs, California. A friendly reminder, on-site registration will be taking place and all are welcome to attend.

We are excited to welcome this year’s special cultural performance by Pacific Island Dancers. The performance will feature dances from the islands of Hawaii, New Zealand, and Tahiti. You will not want to miss this enriching event.

A special congratulations to our 2016 Travel Scholars: Delfin Lovelina Francis, Amy Peacock, Lauren MacAfee, Margaret Wolff, Yanhui Liao, Iuliia Makarenko, Steffani Bangel, and Claudia Davidson.

We look forward to seeing you all in Palm Springs, THIS Friday at 9:00. Safe travels!

Friday, 10 June 2016, 9:00 to 17:30

La Quinta Hotel and Club

49499 Eisenhower Drive

Palm Springs, CA 92253

Conference Agenda

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