The journal Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy has published a special edition focussing on Drug experienced young people in contact with the Criminal Justice System.
Live transmission: https://amersa.org/resources/tay-webinar-series/
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 13:10 – 15:00 CET - Combined events on the UNODC-WHO Programme on Drug Dependence Treatment and Care with two thematic areas:
People who are homeless have complex and challenging lives. They tend to have worse physical and mental health than the general population. Substance use is more prevalent among people who are homeless than in the general population, and providing support services and drug treatment in a holistic way for this population should be a priority.
A Delphi yarn: applying Indigenous knowledges to enhance the cultural utility of SMART Recovery Australia
Background: Mutual support groups are a popular treatment for substance use and other addictive behaviours. However, little is known about the cultural utility of these programmes for Indigenous peoples.
A multi-methods yarn about SMART Recovery: First insights from Australian Aboriginal facilitators and group members
SMART Recovery is a popular mutual support group program. Little is known about its suitability or perceived helpfulness for Indigenous peoples. This study explored the cultural utility of SMART Recovery in an Australian Aboriginal context.
Objective: To explore innovative programmes providing solutions in the field of homelessness and drugs.
The Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), is following the lives of around 19,000 young people born across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
In 2018-2019, the researchers from UCL analysed data from 10,000 17 years olds on their substance use – including drug taking, binge drinking and smoking – and antisocial behaviours – such as assault, shoplifting and vandalism.
Some of the key findings include: