In most European countries, residential treatment programmes form an important element of the range of treatment and rehabilitation options for drug users. The aim of this paper is to provide a Europe-wide overview of the history and availability of residential drug treatment within wider national drug treatment systems.
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This study analyses states’ responses to the consumption of illicitly used drugs, focusing on two key areas–criminal justice responses and health responses–in eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay.
The World Drug Report provides an annual overview of the major developments in drug markets for the various drug categories, ranging from production to trafficking, including development of new routes and modalities, as well as consumption.
This new study explores the role of different parenting styles on drug use among teenagers. A group of European researchers interviewed nearly 8,000 students between 11 and 19 years of age across six European countries.
This report examines drug use and treatment among prisoners in Scotland.
The survey found that 81.9 % of adolescents consumed alcohol, 35.3 % smoked cigarettes, 26.6 % used marijuana and 2.5 % used cocaine in the past year.
The Part of the Picture (POTP) research project is a five-year partnership between The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and the University of Central Lancashire. The project aims to establish an England-wide database of LGB people’s drug and alcohol use.
This presentation explores the history of drug use in Ireland over the past 40 years.
The fact that women are more likely to be arrested for drug use than their male counterparts in the western hemisphere is explored in the light of intricate gender relations in the region.
Teenaged boys who pump iron and pop steroids in hopes of improving their appearance may be at risk for binge drinking and drug abuse, a new study suggests.