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Young people & alcohol: impact, policy, prevention, treatment.

. John B SaundersJoseph M Rey. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/17083 Public 1 January 2011 Collection National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1368439138 17083 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Parental drug misuse: a review of impact and intervention studies.

This review examines the available research about both the impact of problem drug use and interventions designed to reduce that impact. It starts by looking at definitions, the extent of problem drug use, and its impact across important aspects of childre ...

Directory of drug services for the North Inner City.

. Community Participation Project. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/16887 Public 1 January 2009 Collection National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1352904108 16887 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...

Irish medical directory: the directory of Irish healthcare 2011-2012.

CONTENTS INCLUDE â?¢HOSPITAL SPECIALIST DIRECTORY- We now carry profiles and contacts for almost 3,000 consultants grouped in over 50 specialities. â?¢IRISH HOSPITALS DIRECTORY- Comprehensive 2011 Listing of Staff and Services in 200 Public and Private Ho ...

Addressing methamphetamine abuse.

The meth epidemic has touched every State in the country, draining resources, causing serious environmental damage and destroying lives. SAMHSA's Drug Abuse Warning Network [DAWN], showed that in the early to mid-1990's, methamphetamine use was ...

Addiction at work. Tackling drug use and misuse in the workplace.

Addiction at Work enables you to understand the background and extent of the problem; the cost of drug abuse in your organization; the role of your own organizational culture may have in encouraging drug misuse; the risks assocated with dangerous or stres ...

Drugs, intoxication & society.

Academics, politicians and media reporting on the topic tend only to consider intoxiation when it manifests as a social problem. This book takes a more nuanced view, and examines drug and alcohol use from a wider number of perspectives. It discusses issue ...

Drugs in perspective. Causes, assessment, family, prevention, intervention, and treatment.

This text is designed for the drug and substance abuse counseling course that prepares future health professionals to work with patients, clients, and families of abusers. It provides perspective on the aspects and problems associated with addiction and d ...

Tackling addiction.

Tackling addiction examines what recover, addiction and dependence really mean, not only to the professional involved in rehabilitation but also to each individual seeking to recover, and how 'coerced treatment' through the criminal justice syst ...

Forbidden drugs.

This book examines all the drugs currently used throughout the world, starting with historical perspectives then looking in detail at effects and side-effects. Why do people use drugs? Why do they become addicted? What are the lessons to be learned from m ...

The candy machine. How cocaine took over the world.

Cocaine is big business and getting bigger. Governments spend millions on an unwinnable war against it, yet it's now the drug of choice in the West. How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes?In The Candy Machine ...

World wide weed: global trends in cannabis cultivation and its control.

Geographical, technological, cultural adn economic factors help to explain why (indoor and outdoor) domestic cultivation is well established, and why the nature and extent of cultivation varies so dramatically across the western, developed nations. In bri ...

Social and economic control of alcohol: the 21st amendment in the 21st century.

As a toast to success, a drowning of sorrows, a rite of passage, and the fuel for most social activities, alcohol plays a central role in our culture. Alcohol generates nearly $160 billion in US revenues annually and is a major source of tax revenue, maki ...

Women in alcoholics anonymous. Recovery and empowerment.

Can a recovery program like Alcoholics Anonymous inadvertently discourage women from seeking treatment? Are there ways that it can more effectively contribute to their sobriety? Combining individual personal narratives with statistical data, Jolene Sander ...

Chilling out. The cultural politics of substance consumption, youth and drug policy.

This book critically examines the assumptions underlying drug prohibition and explores the contradictions of drug prevention policies. For the first time in this field, it combines a wide-ranging exploration of the global political and historical context ...

Addiction dilemmas. Family experiences from literature and research and their lessons for practice.

Addiction dilemmas explores the impact of addiction on those closest to the individuals affected- their families. Many barriers can stand in the way of family members receiving help, not least a lack of available services adn a failure on the part of prof ...

Seen but not Heard? â?" thirty years of communities responding to drugs.

On 23rd March 2011, BYAP marked its 30th anniversary by hosting a national conference on drugs in Dublin Castle. â?~Seen But Not Heard?- 30 Years of Communities Responding to Drugsâ?T explored how communities throughout Ireland have responded to addiction ...

Local and regional drugs task forces: handbook.

This handbook has been developed within the context of the institutional structures recommended under the National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016 and within the overall framework of the National Social Inclusion Plan 2007-2016. It sets out the role of the Drugs ...

Authoritative governance: policy-making in the age of mediatization

. Maarten A. Hajer. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/16382 Public 1 January 2011 Collection National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1323359590 16382 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE Authoritative governance: policy-making in the age of mediatization. Maarten A ...

Frontier folk. Art, writings and drama from RADE's programme 2010-2011.

RADE's mission is to engage drug-users with the arts and therapeutic supports and to provide a platform for their artistic expression. Frontier folk is a creative writing publication. RADE (Recovery through Art, Drama, & Education) RADE's mi ...