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Handbook on Quality Standards for Interventions Aimed at Drug Experienced Young People in Contact with Criminal Justice Systems

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EPPIC
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Executive Summary

As one of the objectives of the European Health Programme project “Exchanging Prevention practices on Polydrug use among youth in Criminal justice systems” (EPPIC), the present handbook of quality standards was produced to help practitioners improve the quality of interventions targeting drug experienced young people in contact with Criminal Justice Systems (CJS).

EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth In Criminal Justice Systems

London, United Kingdom,

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EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth in Criminal Justice Systems

February 13th -14th 2020

C219-20, College Building, Middlesex University, Hendon, London, NW4 4BT.

Thursday February 13th

Chair: Susanne MacGregor, Honorary Professor London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

9.30-10am Welcome

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