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NDSAG 2015

NDSAG 2015

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Addicted to Recovery: New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group Annual Conference - 21st & 22nd May 2015

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In the 1970's the New Directions group took on the concept of "Alcoholism". Their pioneering critiques of the "disease model" and its successors have informed developments in alcohol treatment for nearly 50 years.In 2015 New Directions explores "Recovery". Against a background of vested interests scrabbling to claim it for themselves, we will examine the origins of "Recovery" and consider the future for...
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NDSAG 2014

NDSAG 2014

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The conference featured 3 distinct research symposiums •Will independence change Scotland’s relationship with alcohol? •What Price A Unit? An exploration of Minimum Unit Pricing research •An in-depth look at the broad base of Scottish Alcohol Brief Interventions research....
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New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group 2013

New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group 2013

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Alcohol Policy

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New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group has provided a safe environment where alcohol practitioners, researchers, service managers and commissioners have explored and debated contemporary challenges in the field since the mid 1970. 2013 conference reviews the development of alcohol related work with families including some of the leading researchers internationally: Professor Jim Orford; Professor Alex Copello and Professor Richard...
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New Directions and Motivational Interviewing <br>21 years of experience and the future for motivational interviewing

New Directions and Motivational Interviewing
21 years of experience and the future for motivational interviewing

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Motivational Interviewing

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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 uk Our 2012 conference reviews the continuing development of Motivational Interviewing led by one of the original authors: Professor Stephen Rollnick who is supported by some of the leading early...
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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.

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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.
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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.
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