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Sarah Galvani Discusses The Role of Alcohol and The Support Needs Within a Punjabi/Sikh Community
Sarah Galvani discusses the role of alcohol and the support needs of people within a Punjabi/Sikh community
Sarah Galvani on social work and older people
Sarah Galvani discusses her work she is carrying out on Older People. 
Questions & Answers: Alistair Sinclair & Tim Leighton
 Alistair Sinclair and Tim Leighton hold a question and answer session at the New Directions 2015 conference. 
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. 
Tim Leighton on Recovery - Ideology or Evidence?
Tim Leighton from Action on Addiction presenting at the 2015 New Directions Conference in London on Recovery - Ideology or Evidence? 
Marc Lewis on Brain development, not brain disease: implications for empowerment in recovery
Professor Marc Lewis from the Radbound University in the Netherlands joins the 2015 New Directions conference to present 'Brain development, not brain disease: implications for empowerment in recovery'. 
Alistair Sinclair: Brands of recovery: what are we recovering from?
Alistair Sinclair from the UK Recovery Foundation at the New Directions 2015 conference presenting on Brands of Recovery with an exploration on what we are recovering from?
Jim McCambridge on the term 'chronic relapsing disorder'
Jim McCambridge talks about the role of neuroscience in the addiction and exploring different ways of looking at addiction.
Jim McCmabridge on challenges faced by addiction treatment systems
 Jim talks about the issue of dual diagnosis on treatment systems and the need for re-designing alcohol and drug services in order to face new challenges. 
Jim McCambridge on Brief Interventions
 Jim McCambridge talks about whether brief interventions reduce consumption of alcohol. 
Jim McCambridge on Motivational Interviewing
 Jim McCampridge explains the role of motivational interviewing.
Jim McCambridge on Brief Interventions research
Jim McCambridge talks about different findings of studies based on brief interventions and the need for more research within this area. 
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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.