Category: Drugs


Drugs
Research
Researchers

Qualitative methods lecture: Dr Polly Radcliffe

In the eighth, and final, instalment of the qualitative methods conference series, Dr Polly Radcliffe talks about her qualitative research on pregnancy and substance use. This lecture focuses on discourse analysis, and how it was used to explore how pregnant women who used drugs managed their identity. Polly talks about conducting interviews with pregnant and
Drugs
News
Researchers

Dr Magdalena Harris wins the SSA Impact prize 2020

The SSA has awarded the 2020 Impact Prize to Dr Magdalena Harris. Dr Harris currently has an NIHR Career Development Fellowship Award (2017-2020) for the “Care and Prevent Study”, has been investigating injecting related harms in 455 people who inject drugs and carrying out in-depth qualitative interviews in a sub-sample of this group (n=36) to
Alcohol
Drugs
History
Policy

The SALIS collection: a free online archive of addiction resources

The SALIS collection is a free online digital archive of alcohol, tobacco and other drug books and documents being built by the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) in partnership with the Internet Archive (IA). Currently there are more than 4,300 items in the SALIS collection and it is international in its scope. All
Drugs
Treatment & therapies
Videos

SSA tea-break videos: prescription drug use

There are three people in the online office kitchen today: Professor Matt Hickman, Dr Michael Kelleher and Dr Cathy Stannard. As you try to find a clean mug and wonder who has been using your milk, they discuss prescription drug use. They talk about issues of over-prescription of opioid medications, treatment challenges, vulnerable populations and
Drugs
Research

SSA tea-break videos: heroin administration research

A Friday SSA tea-break video for those of you working from home. Today, as your kettle boils, and you wonder whether it is a Rich Tea biscuit or a Hobnob day, Basak Tas chats to you about her research into heroin administration and reminds you how amazing research can be. There is nothing in the
Cannabis
Drugs
Policy

Explaining the CBD deadline: Dr Amir Englund talks to the SSA

The Food Standards Agency [FSA] has put something out on CBD, can you tell us what has happened? “So, to my knowledge they have put out a deadline for companies making and selling CBD products. The deadline is 31 March next year [2021]. They basically want paperwork from these companies to show that the products

Featured posts