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STUDY 2020 HTM file
Piloting the UK’s first home-office-licensed pharmacist-led drug checking service at a community substance misuse service

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A window into Home Office-approved drug safety testing for people using or intending to use illicit drugs: a pilot project operating from a community substance misuse service in North Somerset.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
Engaging the family in the care of young adults with substance use disorders

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for engaging the family in the care of young adults with substance use disorders, concluding that the more family members are able to engage in activities to improve their own health, the more likely the health of the entire family system will improve.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
Principles of care for young adults with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for the care and treatment of young adults with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems. The principles of care identified in this document highlight the need for collaborative care, the use of both trauma-specific and trauma-informed interventions, and continual reassessment of symptoms and goals throughout treatment.

STUDY 2020 HTM file
“Bed bugs and beyond”: an ethnographic analysis of North America’s first women-only supervised drug consumption site

‘How can the design of drug consumption rooms be optimised to maximise their benefits?’ – a question that has tended to be overlooked in the wider debate about whether consumption rooms should be established in the first place. The featured study goes inside North America’s first women-only safer injecting facility, which emerged in response to an epidemic of fatal drug overdoses and an epidemic of violence against women.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
Support services for young adults with substance use disorders

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for recovery services for young adults. Support needs to be credible and integrated with other services in order to meet the multiple and complex needs of this cohort.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
The justice system and young adults with substance use disorders

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for young adults involved in the criminal justice system. The principles of care identified in this document underscore the need for the justice system to recognise young adulthood as a distinct developmental stage and opt for less punitive measures that align with developments in the public health and medical fields.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
Principles of harm reduction for young people who use drugs

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for harm reduction for young adults. The principles of care identified in this document include a role for physicians to integrate harm reduction services into their medical practice.

REVIEW 2021 HTM file
Evidence-based treatment of young adults with substance use disorders

[Consultation draft subject to amendment and correction.] A group of paediatric addiction medicine experts in the US review the evidence base and agree on practice considerations for treatment services for young adults. The principles of care identified in this document serve as a roadmap for addressing various limitations, including inadequate clinician training, siloed systems, and the view that relapse is a failure rather than hallmark of a chronic illness.

DOCUMENT 2021 HTM file
Wound aware: a resource for commissioners and providers of drug services

People who inject drugs are at risk of serious and potentially life-threatening wounds. In new guidance, Public Health England describes how drug services can be ‘wound aware’ by adopting three key characteristics.

STUDY 2020 HTM file
Skin-cleaning among hospitalized people who inject drugs: a randomized controlled trial

Serious bacterial infections are among the most common medical complications in people who inject drugs. Study asks whether an intervention targeting hand washing, injection site skin cleaning, and needle cleaning could reduce the burden, using as its key measure the rate of visits to the emergency department.


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