The entries below are our accounts of documents collected by Drug and Alcohol Findings as relevant to improving outcomes from drug or alcohol interventions in the UK. The original documents were not published by Findings; click on the Titles to obtain copies. Free reprints may also be available from the authors. If displayed, click prepared e-mail to adapt the pre-prepared e-mail message or compose your own message. The Summary is intended to convey the findings and views expressed in the document. Below may be a commentary from Drug and Alcohol Findings.
All the entries in this bulletin are about reducing crime and drug use among drug-related offenders. First two show probation officers can be trained to implement risk-need-responsivity principles with consequent crime reductions. Next two review the evidence for specialist courts dealing with drug using offenders. Finally, one reason why this evidence is variable – how courts operate does make a difference.