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Document setting out the Scottish Government's strategic approach to tackling alcohol misuse in Scotland.

The measures proposed include specific legislative action intended to bring about short term change and more general measures aimed at effecting cultural change in the long term.

Twelfth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture is the second of two which look at ways in which communities are affected by substance misuse. The lecture also includes features associated with the nature, goals and outcomes of substance misuse treatment. 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.

Eleventh of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture is the first of two which look at ways in which communities are affected by substance misuse. The lecture includes features of physical, psychological and psychiatric harm caused by substance misuse. 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.

This article, pages 8 and 9, covers news and views from the second national service user involvement conference in Birmingham. Using results of a consultation at the event, DDN looks at whether service users had been offered choices about treatment - and whether those choices had worked well for them.

Sixteenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture looks at methods that can be used by practitioners to help the client with change. The lecture particularly concentrates on research conducted by William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick presented in their book 'Motivational Interviewing : Preparing People For Change'. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website.

This study match information from the Police National Computer with the NTA’s National Drug Treatment Monitoring System database. Researchers looked at a sample of opiate and crack users who had recently offended but had not been jailed, and had started drug treatment in the community. They found, as well, that offences typically committed by drug addicts, such as theft, fell by almost half when they were in treatment programmes.

Seventeenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture looks at addictive behaviour as overlearned habit patterns which can be changed and ways in which to maintain these changes. 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.