Drug and Alcohol Findings bridges the divide between UK-relevant research on the effectiveness of responses to drug and alcohol problems and the practitioners who provide those interventions. The project aims to encapsulate the studies’ findings, set them in context and explore implications for practice. From 1999 to 2006 its main output was the Findings magazine, now replaced by this free web-based service. is led by the editor, Mike Ashton and supported by Alcohol Research UK and the Society for the Study of Addiction and an advisory group including the National Addiction Centre and Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals.
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Browse back issues of the Findings magazine in the traditional issue by issue format. Also gives one-button access to multi-part articles analysing priority topics in depth.
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