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Drugs, crime and public health: the political economy of drug policy

. Alex Stevens. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26203 Public 1 January 2011 Collection National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1475572378 26203 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...

Promoting a gender responsive approach to addiction.

. Alessandra Liquori O'NeilJonathan Lucas. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/26133 Public 1 January 2015 Collection National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1474534222 26133 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Analyzing qualitative data.

This major inter-disciplinary collection, edited by two of the best respected figures in the field, provides a superb general introduction to this subject. Chapters include discussions of fieldwork methodology, analyzing discourse, the advantages and pitf ...

Ninth annual conference of the international society for the study of drug policy.

. International Society for the Study of Drug Policy. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/25059 Public 1 January 2015 Collection National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1453376141 25059 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Living with HIV in Ireland- a self-help guide.

. HIV Ireland. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/25030 Public 1 January 2015 Collection National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1452688063 25030 No HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Using evidence to inform policy

This book systematically explores and demonstrates the potential breadth and value of the contribution that evidence can make to policy, while also highlighting its limitations. ââ,¬Â¢ Provides a comprehensive insight into the complex relationship betwee ...

National Conference on Community Action on Alcohol: conference report.

Conference hosted by the Department of Health and Children in partnership with the Population Health Directorate of the Health Service Executive. Speakers: Dr Harold Holder- Setting the context: what is community mobilisation? Moira Mills- Theory and evid ...

Marijuana legislation: what everyone needs to know.

. Jonathan P. Caulkins, Angela Hawken, Beau Kilmer, Mark A.R, Kleiman. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/20931 Public 1 January 2012 Collection National Documentation Centre on Drug Use No 4676 0 1385977507 20931 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;DRUGS M ...

The meaning of high. Variations according to drug, set, setting and time.

One of the major theoretical and empirical challenges in social drug research is to capture and understand the variety of meanings attached to taking drugs and to being intoxicated. The purpose of this book is to further those research efforts. The centra ...

Living with drugs.

Now in its seventh edition, Living with Drugs continues to be a well-respected and indispensable reference tool. Michael Gossop has updated this new edition to take account of new laws and practices that have come in to place since the previous edition, p ...

Estimating drug use: the effect of sampling methods and policy implications.

Kremling uses data from the Drug Use Forecasting (DUF) and the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) programs to explore whether the drug estimates of DUF, using a non-probability sample, and the drug use estimates of ADAM, using a probability sample, yie ...

International perspectives on training in addiction medicine.

The use of alcohol, tobacco, pharmaceutical drugs, illicit drugs and other substances are widespread throughout the world and are amongst the leading causes of disability and death. Increasingly, medical approaches of treating these disorders have establi ...

Substance abuse and addiction treatment: practical application of counseling theory.

"Theory-based approaches to substance abuse counseling." "Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment "shows how to help clients struggling with addiction by looking through the lens of counseling theory. After tackling basic concepts of s ...

Mindfulness and acceptance for addictive behaviors: applying contextual CBT to substance abuse and behavioral addictions.

As a clinician or researcher in the field of mental health or addictions, this book will offer you powerful insight into how acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions are being successfully used to treat a variety of addictive behaviors, ranging from ...

Children in danger: coping with the consequences of community violence.

Childhood is ideally a time of safety, marked by freedom from the economic, sexual, and political demands that later become part of adult life. For many children, however, particularly those who live in our inner cities, childhood is increasingly a time o ...

Interventions for Addiction.

Interventions for Addiction examines a wide range of responses to addictive behaviors, including psychosocial treatments, pharmacological treatments, provision of health care to addicted individuals, prevention, and public policy issues. Its focus is on t ...

Principles of Addiction.

Principles of Addiction provides a solid understanding of the definitional and diagnostic differences between use, abuse, and disorder. It describes in great detail the characteristics of these syndromes and various etiological models. The book's thr ...

Substance abuse treatment and the stages of change: selecting and planning interventions.

A widely adopted practitioner resource and course text, this book shows how to apply knowledge about behavior change in general-- and the stages-of-change model in particular-- to make substance abuse treatment more effective. The authors are leaders in t ...

The SAGE Handbook of criminological theory.

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory recenters theory in the boldest, most thought-provoking form possible within the criminological enterprise. Written by a team of internationally respected specialists, it provides readers with a clear overview of ...

Cognitive therapy for addiction: motivation and change.

An innovative new approach to addiction treatment that pairs cognitive behavioural therapy with cognitive neuroscience, to directly target the core mechanisms of addiction. ââ,¬Â¢Offers a focus on addiction that is lacking in existing cognitive therapy a ...