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Addiction Audio: mental imagery and cocaine craving with John Marsden
Rob Calder talks to Professor John Marsden about cocaine cravings from the recent paper:...
Created On: 20 October 2021   (Last updated: 20 October 2021)
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Beliefs towards contingency management: Carol-Ann Getty talks to the SSA
Dr Carol-Ann Getty talks about her recent publication on the attitudes of people who...
Created On: 19 October 2021   (Last updated: 19 October 2021)
Podcast Research Treatment & therapies
Addiction Audio: Alison Ritter on market mechanisms and drug treatment commissioning
Rob Calder talks to Professor Alison Ritter about her recent paper “Are market mechanisms...
Created On: 15 October 2021   (Last updated: 15 October 2021)
Blog Epidemiology
Homelessness in numbers
To mark World Homeless Day 2021, the SSA’s Natalie Davies examines the data to...
Created On: 11 October 2021   (Last updated: 11 October 2021)
Policy Treatment & therapies
Barriers to treatment for pregnant women who use drugs
Rob Calder talks to specialist midwife Anna Ferguson about best practice in working with...
Created On: 29 September 2021   (Last updated: 08 October 2021)
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World Suicide Prevention Day
Each year the 10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day. John Robins outlines why...
Created On: 10 September 2021   (Last updated: 17 September 2021)
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International Overdose Awareness Day: QMJC discuss assumptions about ‘ageing cohort’ of people who use drugs known as ‘Trainspotting Generation’
The Qualitative Methods Journal Club (QMJC) entry for August provides a timely supplement to...
Created On: 01 September 2021   (Last updated: 01 September 2021)
Blog Harm reduction News
International Overdose Awareness Day: ‘Benzodiazepines implicated in 73% of Scottish drug deaths’
For International Overdose Awareness Day, Natalie Davies examines the role of ‘street’ and prescribed...
Created On: 31 August 2021   (Last updated: 31 August 2021)
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Emergency medical treatment: slides for medical education
This is the fifth in a series of slides designed for medical education as...
Created On: 18 August 2021   (Last updated: 18 August 2021)
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Co-developing the SURE Recovery app
The SURE Recovery app is for people who are using substances, in recovery or...
Created On: 10 August 2021   (Last updated: 10 August 2021)