Contibutors (a-z)
Professors Nick Heather, John Davies, Robin Davidson

Professors Nick Heather, John Davies, Robin Davidson

Title / Area of interest

Three Professors in Discussion

View Professors Nick Heather, John Davies, Robin Davidson
Professors John Davies, Nick Heather and Robin Davidson are all contributors on FEAD in their own right. They met at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2010 to discuss a range of issues related to substance misuse.replica omega ukThey are all long time members of the New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group...
New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group

New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group

Title / Area of interest

Motivational Interviewing

View New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group
The New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group (NDSAG) has provided a safe environment where alcohol practitioners, researchers & service managers have explored and debated contemporary challenges in the field since the mid 1970s.replica cartier...
Joy Barlow MBE

Joy Barlow MBE

Title / Area of interest

Head of STRADA, University of Glasgow

View Joy Barlow MBE
Joy Barlow is the Head of STRADA (Scottish Training – Drugs and Alcohol). Prior to developing STRADA, she was responsible for the design, development and management of residential and outreach drug treatment services for substance-dependent women and their children. She was awarded an MBE in 1998 for services to innovative drug prevention and treatment initiatives. Joy has written extensively on the impact of parental substance misuse on...
Professor Virginia Berridge

Professor Virginia Berridge

Title / Area of interest

Professor of History

View Professor Virginia Berridge
Virginia Berridge is Professor of History at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. She is Director of the Centre for History in Public Health, a group of historians working on twentieth century health policy. The Centre is funded by awards from the Wellcome Trust .Her research interests range from smoking, illicit drugs, alcohol and HIV/AIDS, to the recent history of public health and the relationship between...
David Best

David Best

Title / Area of interest

Associate Professor and Recovery Advocate

View David Best
Dr David Best is an associate professor of addiction studies at Monash University and Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and a recovery advocate in Australia and the UKHe was Reader in Criminal Justice at the University of Western Scotland. He was also a senior lecturer in addictions in the department of psychiatry at Birmingham University, and worked for Birmingham DAT. He qualified with a first class honours in psychology and philosophy, a...
Julian Buchanan

Julian Buchanan

Title / Area of interest

A/Prof Criminology, School of Social and Cultural Studies - Victoria University of Wellington

View Julian Buchanan
Professor Julian Buchanan has worked in the drugs field for over 25 years. As a probation officer/drug specialist in Bootle, Merseyside in the early 1980s he pioneered a risk reduction approach and was a founder member of the South Sefton community drugs team - one of the largest multi-agency community drugs teams in the UK. He moved to academia in 1996 where he continued his work in drugs and set up new modules and programmes to help students...
Doug Cameron

Doug Cameron

Title / Area of interest

Founding member of NDSAG

View Doug Cameron
Doug Cameron is a psychiatrist, a Glasgow graduate in medicine who undertook his postgraduate training at the Crichton Royal, Dumfries where he and Mary Spence ran the first outpatient controlled drinking group in Britain. He was appointed Consultant Psychiatrist with special interest in alcohol problems in Leicestershire in 1976, where he developed the first comprehensive tiered multiagency multidisciplinary community alcohol service, which...
Bob Campbell

Bob Campbell

Title / Area of interest

Special Projects Officer

View Bob Campbell
Bob Campbell has been working in the drugs field since the 1970's. In 1970 he was part of a co-operative in Brighton which set up an early example of a multi disciplinary street agency which included working with drug users. Throughout the late 70's and early 80's he worked at the Lifeline Project in Manchester specialising in assessing and preparing clients for admission into Therapeutic Community (TC) and other residential rehabilitation...
Jonathan Caulkins

Jonathan Caulkins

Title / Area of interest

Making a real impact on drug markets

View Jonathan Caulkins
UK Drug Policy Commission Seminar Beyond containment: Making a real impact on drug markets Speakers: Jon Caulkins: A Harm Reduction approach to enforcement Nicola Singleton: Impact on harms via drug-related law enforcement Ben Lynam: Introductions replica watches uk...
Annette Dale-Perera

Annette Dale-Perera

Title / Area of interest

Director of Quality, NTA

View Annette Dale-Perera
Annette Dale-Perera was Director of Quality at the National Treatment Agency (NTA) between 2001 and 2009, and managed the Quality Directorate at the NTA  Her work included Improvement Reviews, national policy and guidance documents and research briefings; development of Treatment Outcomes Profile or TOP) and managing the update to the Clinical Guidelines for drug dependence and working in partnership on the dissemination and implementation...
 
1-10 of 46 contributors
 
Lifeline Project and FEAD
Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

For more details on FEAD see here >>

Lifeline Project: In 1971 the Lifeline Project opened a day centre for drug users in Manchester. Since its foundation Lifeline has grown and developed, and now works in a diverse range of settings across the UK. Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.
Contributor documents
Related news & articles
World Drug Report 2014 >>

3rd July 14 -  Drug use prevalence is stable around the world, according to the 2014 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with around 243 million individuals, or 5 per cent of the world’s population aged 15-64, having used an illicit drug in 2012. Problem drug users meanwhile numbered about 27 million, roughly 0.6 per cent of the world’s adult population, or 1 in every 200 people.
The impact of the older generation on England’s healthcare system >>

26th June 14 - The government has produced a report looking at the impact people aged over 65 have on the NHS. This publication provides a compilation of information on older people living in England to give a broad picture of their health, care and wellbeing.
The Condition of Britain: Strategies for Social Renewal >>

19th June 14 - This report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), sets out a comprehensive new agenda for reforming the state and social policy to enable people in Britain to work together to build a stronger society in tough times.
Links