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Now published: Professor Dame Carol Black’s independent review of drugs
On 8 February Professor Dame Carol Black was appointed to lead a two-part review...
Created On: 08 July 2021   (Last updated: 09 July 2021)
News Policy
What does it mean to adopt a rights-based approach to drugs?
The Scottish government has published new ‘rights-based’ treatment standards for people who use drugs....
Created On: 30 June 2021   (Last updated: 30 June 2021)
News Policy Treatment & therapies
The Domestic Abuse Act: what we need to know
Article describes some of the changes and new provisions brought about by the Domestic...
Created On: 11 June 2021   (Last updated: 21 June 2021)
News Policy
‘Change-resistant drinkers’, domestic homicides, and vulnerable adult deaths
Natalie Davies talks to Mike Ward about his work on safeguarding adult reviews and...
Created On: 09 June 2021   (Last updated: 09 June 2021)
Interview Policy Treatment & therapies
Harm reduction month: vaping and public health
In this last in our series of articles for harm reduction month, Rob Calder...
Created On: 04 June 2021   (Last updated: 04 June 2021)
Blog Harm reduction Policy
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 June 2021   (Last updated: 01 June 2021)
Blog Policy Treatment & therapies
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 May 2021   (Last updated: 14 May 2021)
Blog Harm reduction Policy
YiIM project final dissemination event – 26th April 2021
The final dissemination event for the Youth in Iceland Model project was held on...
Created On: 11 May 2021   (Last updated: 11 May 2021)
Policy Prevention
SSA Conference 2020: Professor Carl Hart on ‘The role of addictionologists in perpetuating societal inequities’
Professor Carl Hart’s plenary session, chaired by Professor Julia Sinclair, closed the first day...
Created On: 28 April 2021   (Last updated: 28 April 2021)
Policy Research Researchers
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 April 2021   (Last updated: 27 April 2021)
Blog Policy Prevention