This article, see page 15 of the magazine, by Professor David Clark introduces the work of William White and colleagues in the USA on the subject of recovery in the substance misuse field.
Fourteenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture looks at the key elements of the 12-step model, such as the Alcoholics Anonymous programme, which aim to treat various addictions. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website.
This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.
The Recovery Bill of Rights is a statement of the principle that all Americans have a right to recover from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
A manual for the use of the FAST alcohol screening test.
This paper discusses the language surrounding addiction and recovery and the New Recovery Advocacy Movement.
Report summarising the results of research into the views and experiences of young people in the UK with regard to sexual health and the reasons why some young people engage in risky sexual behaviour.
Mixing alcohol and cocaine is probably one of the most common drug combinations in modern culture. But is the mix a recipe for violence? Max Daly investigates.
Information and advice booklet aimed at helping parents discuss the risks posed by alcohol with their children and young people.
This resource is one of the units on the Open University's OpenLearn website, which provides free and open educational resources for learners and educators around the world. This unit looks at study skills and covers giving presentations; developing thinking skills; a guide to the web; learning online and the importance of interpersonal skills.
An essay on the definition of 'recovery' in substance misuse.