Why is the record so poor? Highlight from Effectiveness Bank Alcohol Treatment Matrix row 5

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The first cell of row 5 presented a catalogue of negative evaluations of attempts to treat problem drinking among sentenced offenders in Britain, a record also seen internationally. Much of the row effectively sought answers to the core question, ‘Why is the record so poor?’

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“Just read your paper [Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C5], and predictably, it has blown my mind! Thanks for getting me thinking – again!”
Renato Masetti, Training Co-ordinator, Health Outreach, North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, England


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