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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. 
Antony Moss: Questions & Answers
Antony Moss holds a Question & Answer session following his presentation on Supression and Repressive coping: The unhelpful effects of avoidance strategies in addictive behaviours at the New Directions 2015 Conference 
Professor Colin Drummond: Addiction treatment: Meeting the challenges of a new commissioning environment
Professor Colin Drummond presenting at the 2015 New Directions conference on Addiction Treatment and meeting the challenges of a new commissioning environment. 
Don Lavoie and Colin Drummond: Questions & Answers
Don Lavoie and Colin Drummond hold a questions and answers session following their presentations at the 2015 New Directions conference.  
Dora Duka: Question & Answer session on her Brain mechanisms of behavioural changes promoting relapse in alcohol individuals
 Dora Duke holds a Question and Answer session following her presentation at the New Directions 2015 conference on 'Brain mechanisms of behavioural changes promoting relapse in alcohol dependent individuals'. 
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? 
Dora Duka on Brain mechanisms of behavioural changes promoting relapse in alcohol dependant individuals
Dora Duke is the professor of Experimental Psychology at the University of Sussex is presenting on the brain mechanisms of behavioural changes which promote relapse in alcohol. 
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?
Virginia Berridge on medical professionalisation, technology, class, and opiates
 Virginia Berridge on medical professionalisation, technology, class, and opiates
Virginia Berridge on the history of drug control, Rolleston and the 'British System'
 Virginia Berridge on the history of drug control, Rolleston and the 'British System'
Virginia Berridge on the current blurring of conceptual boundaries between different substances
 Virginia Berridge on the current blurring of conceptual boundaries between different substances
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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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