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Sarah Galvani on working for the Scottish Government on Social Work and substance misuse
Sarah Galvani discusses the contribution of Social Work as a professional to working with people with substance problems. 
Sarah Galvani discusses Domestic Violence and Substance Misuse
 Sarah Galvani discusses the relationship between Domestic Violence and Substance Misuse 
Sarah Galvani subtance misuse services responding to violence and domestic abuse as it arises
Sarah Galvani discusses subtance misuse services responding to violence and domestic abuse as it arises in the course of an intervention. 
Sarah Galvani on domestic violence and substance misuse from family member perspectives
Sarah Galvani discusses her work on Domestic Violence and Susbtance Misuse and her research on family members perspectives on this. 
Sarah Galvani on Effecting Change in Social Work & Social Care Practice
Sarah Galvani on effecting change in social work and social care practice for people with substance problems. 
Sarah Galvani discusses Social Work Research & Practice
Sarah Galvani discusses Social Work Research & Practice 
Sarah Galvani on curriculum development and open educational resources for practitioners
Sarah Galvani discusses her curriculum development project for open educational resources for Health & Social Care Practitioners for working with substance use. 
Jim Orford on Beyond Excessive Appetites: A Power and Powerlessness Theory of Everything in Addiction
Jim Orford from the University of Birmingham presents at the 2015 New Directions conference in London on Beyond Excessive Appetites: A Power and Powerlessness Theory of Everything in Addiction.  
Robin Davidson on Evidenced based alcohol policy: not as simple as it sounds
Robin Davidson (Consultant Clinical Pyschologist) presents at the 2015 New Directions Conference in London on Evidenced based alcohol policy: not as simple as it sounds. 
Marc Lewis, Dora Duka & Anne Lingford-Hughes: Questions & Answers
Marc Lewis, Dora Duka and Anne Lingford-Hughes hold a question and answer session following their presentations at the New Directions Conference 2015. 
Antony Moss on Supression and Repressive Coping: The unhelpful effects of avoidance strategies in addictive behaviours
 Antony Moss presents at the 2015 New Directions Conference in London on Supression and Repressive Coping and the unhelpful effects of avoidance strategies in addictive behaviours. 
 
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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.

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.
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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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