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This issue has what may be seen as bad news for counsellors: in the USA, 1 in 6 non-specialists typically ended up with clients whose substance use problems were worse, while specialists in methadone clinics may be dispensable. Also two UK studies dealing with critical issues: child protection and how to tame the hepatitis C epidemic.