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Ian Smith Drug Reference


Drug Use Update

21 November 2008

Latest publications in the field of substance


 Official policy & guidance

 Reports, surveys & statistics
 Conferences and service initiatives
 New online resources
 Recent research

John Brooke
Librarian, Ian Smith Drug Reference Library
Workforce Development & Training Unit
Kenyon House, Prestwich Hospital
Bury New Road
M25 3BL

Tel: 0161 772 3537

Fax: 0161 772 3820
Department of Health

Commissioning IAPT fro the whole community: Improving

Access to Psychological Therapies

Annual report 2008: the state of the drugs problem in Europe

Selected issue No 3, 2008 Drugs and vulnerable groups of young people

Home Office
Drug misuse declared: findings from the 2007/2008 British
Crime Survey

Archives of Internal Medicine 168 [18] October 2008

Validation of a Hepatitis C Screening Tool in Primary Care

Cochrane Collaboration Issue 4 2008

Efficacy of Psychostimulant Drugs for Cocaine


Methadone at tapered doses for the management of opioid


Psychosocial and pharmacological treatments versus

pharmacological treatments for opioid detoxification

Psychosocial combined with agonist maintenance

treatments versus agonist maintenance treatments alone
for treatment of opioid dependence

Research on Social Work Practice 18 [6] November 2008

Anger control group counselling for women recovering from

alcohol or drug addiction

Sure Screen Diagnostics Ltd
Best Practice Technical Bulletin Issue 11: Mood food and
addiction (1)