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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.

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.

MATRIX CELL 2021 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell D5: Organisational functioning; Safeguarding the community

Key studies on organisational influences on alcohol treatment in contexts where the main aim or major outcome is to reduce crime or otherwise safeguard the community. In the context of a market which drives treatment organisations to expand, asks, “Is small beautiful?”, and explores how control responsibilities might undermine the quality of therapeutic contacts and the implications of family rather than patient-focused treatment.

MATRIX CELL 2021 HTM file
Alcohol Treatment Matrix cell C5: Management/supervision; Safeguarding the community

Seminal and key studies on the role of management and supervision in relation to treatment in criminal justice settings and/or for the purpose of safeguarding the community. Just as for the practitioners, for managers the ‘tricky’ challenge is to extract therapeutic benefit out of a coercive, punishment-oriented context.

STUDY 2019 HTM file
The conversation matters: a qualitative study exploring the implementation of alcohol screening and brief interventions in antenatal care in Scotland

A study spotlights antenatal care in Scotland – one of three priority settings in a national programme to deliver screening and brief interventions. Implementation leaders discussed midwives’ roles in facilitating disclosures about drinking in pregnancy, and what happens when their professional opinions deviate from guidance.

DOCUMENT 2017 HTM file
Better care for people with co-occurring mental health and alcohol/drug use conditions: a guide for commissioners and service providers

People with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems are often unable to access the care they need. This 2017 guide from Public Health England describes what better care would look like, underpinned by the principles that there is ‘no wrong door’ for accessing support, and it is ‘everyone’s job’ the other side of the door to help.


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