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Blog Methods Research
5 Things nobody told me about running a double-blind human study
Ben Houghton writes about the randomised controlled trials and tribulations of running a double-blind...
Created On: 07/06/2021   (Last updated: 07/06/2021)
Blog Harm reduction Policy
Harm reduction month: vaping and public health
In this last in our series of articles for harm reduction month, Rob Calder...
Created On: 04/06/2021   (Last updated: 04/06/2021)
Blog Factsheets Treatment & therapies
An introduction to autism by Dr Janine Robinson and Chris Torry
Dr Janine Robinson and Chris Torry from the from the Substance use, Alcohol and...
Created On: 02/06/2021   (Last updated: 02/06/2021)
Blog Policy Treatment & therapies
Research analysis: Payment by Results and hospital admissions
The implications of pay-for-performance models of addiction treatment funding for policy and practice. This...
Created On: 01/06/2021   (Last updated: 01/06/2021)
Blog Harm reduction
Public Health England: ‘Preventable bacterial infections remain a problem’
Bacterial infections may be less likely to make the headlines than fatal overdoses and...
Created On: 28/05/2021   (Last updated: 28/05/2021)
How photos used to illustrate articles about alcohol and other drugs may perpetuate stigma
Dr. Stephen Parkin writes about some of the inadvertent consequences of using photos about...
Created On: 25/05/2021   (Last updated: 25/05/2021)
Blog Harm reduction Policy
Reframing the debate about drug consumption rooms
To continue May’s harm reduction theme, Natalie Davies writes about an intervention yet to...
Created On: 14/05/2021   (Last updated: 14/05/2021)
Blog Harm reduction News
In the news: needle exchange programmes
Natalie Davies examines an effort to increase regulations on needle exchange programmes in West...
Created On: 07/05/2021   (Last updated: 07/05/2021)
Blog Harm reduction
The best of harm reduction
Rob Calder writes about this important, and sometimes hotly debated, issue. The SSA website...
Created On: 07/05/2021   (Last updated: 07/05/2021)
Blog Policy Prevention
Youth in Iceland: a blog from Reykjavik, March, 2020 by Pat and Hannah
As part of the Youth in Iceland Model project (see the main project page),...
Created On: 26/04/2021   (Last updated: 27/04/2021)