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STUDY 2003 PDF file 151Kb
'Most compelling evidence yet' that injecting rooms reduce overdose deaths

A review of all 19 drug consumption rooms in Germany commissioned by the Ministry of Health concluded that they had significantly contributed to reductions in drug-related deaths.

OFFCUT 2003 PDF file 259Kb
Leading Australian treatment centre distills its experience in to practical guides

The Turning Point Centre has to date produced nine manuals distilling its considerable research and practice experience on among other topics, psychosocial therapies, harm reduction, managing withdrawal, and aftercare.

STUDY 2003 HTM file
Substances, adolescence (meta-analysis)

The most influential finding in drug education research – that interactive teaching methods have the greatest prevention impact – was confirmed by the featured report but later questioned by unpublished analyses using better statistical methods, an episode which has left concern and uncertainty in its wake.

STUDY 2002 PDF file 155Kb
Drug users who continue to inject still respond well to hepatitis C treatment

UK guidance from NICE and the Department of Health on the treatment of hepatitis C infection may need to be revised in the light of studies showing that drug users who continue to inject can nevertheless respond well to the treatment.

SERIES OF ARTICLES 2001 PDF file 3944Kb
Overdosing on opiates

The most thorough review to date of the greatest risk posed by illegal drug use in Britain. An international team of authors analyses the causes and how to prevent opiate overdose deaths.

REVIEW 2001 PDF file 1041Kb
Overdosing on opiates part II: prevention

Based on a painstaking analysis of the causes of opiate overdose, an international team investigate ways to curb the increasing death rate. Key message: the deaths are preventable, and preventing them is within our reach. All it takes is some stretching.

IN PRACTICE 2001 PDF file 280Kb
Monitoring with MAP: the Maudsley Addiction Profile

Broad-ranging yet brief with a research pedigree and tailor-made for Britain, MAP is fast becoming the gold standard in routine outcome monitoring. The chief MAPmaker describes his creation.

STUDY 2001 PDF file 163Kb
Change of gear needed if needle exchanges are to combat hepatitis infection

Implications of a Swedish study which confirmed fears that needle exchanges successful against HIV may not prevent hepatitis infection, and one in Scotland which highlighted sporadic exchange attendance as a major impediment to disease prevention.

STUDY 2001 PDF file 161Kb
Under-dosing and poor initial assessment undermine success of British methadone services

Reports from the NTORS study in England confirm that the benefits of methadone prescribing persist to two years after treatment entry though nearly a fifth of patients do not respond well to an often ill-defined programme not delivered as intended.

STUDY 2001 PDF file 188Kb
Outcomes from GP methadone maintenance in Britain match those from specialist clinics

Findings from Liverpool make a valuable addition to a limited UK evidence base confirming that outcomes from addiction treatment by well-supported GPs are at least as good as those achieved by specialist clinics.


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