Alcohol: the complete collection

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Alcohol: the complete collection

All Effectiveness Bank analyses to date of documents related to alcohol compiled for our supporter Alcohol Change UK, starting with the analyses most recently added or updated, totalling today 768 documents.

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IN PRACTICE 1999 PDF file 292Kb
Are we right to spend more?

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Commissioners in London wanted to know if they were getting value for money from extending residential and day care stays for substance dependent clients. To find out they trialed the Christo Inventory, a new quick and simple monitoring tool.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 175Kb
US study establishes optimal durations for drug detoxification and rehabilitation

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
A new computerised network which tracked clients across the Boston treatment system revealed cut-off points beyond which greater retention in residential or outpatient treatment was not associated with higher rates of treatment completion.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 220Kb
Alcohol-related violence cut when licensees adopt and implement codes of conduct

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Analyses of five local accords targeting alcohol-related violence in Australian town centres, each based on a code of practice for licensees to counter competitive pressures. All achieved a degree of success, sometimes dramatic.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 184Kb
World's most evaluated education programme also effective among New York's ethnic minorities

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Tested on mainly black or Latino secondary school pupils from deprived areas, the Life Skills Training curriculum led to reduced substance use, but there are methodological and cost-effectiveness reservations.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 238Kb
Mixed results from UK pilot of US's most popular prevention programme

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
An evaluation of the police-led DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) curriculum delivered to 10–11-year-old pupils found disappointing improvements in resistance skills but greater awareness of alcohol and tobacco as drugs.

DOCUMENT 1999 PDF file 321Kb
How to show treatment works

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
The leader of the drug treatment commissioning advisory body for England gives his views on the data services need to provide in order to convince the commissioners that their treatments really do work.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 208Kb
Advice can be an effective alternative to using drugs to aid alcohol detoxification at home

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
UK study suggesting that shorter, drug-free interventions staffed by alcohol specialists may be an adequate and less expensive alternative to standard home detoxification.

STUDY 1999 PDF file 727Kb
Project MATCH: unseen colossus

in the Drug and Alcohol Findings magazine
Aided by the US investigators and British experts, FINDINGS analyses what was intended to be the definitive test of whether different types of alcohol dependent patients benefit from different kinds of psychosocial therapies.


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