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Between the sheets Key stories to hit the news

Between the sheets Key stories to hit the news Between the sheets Key stories to hit the news Exclusive Services failing users who want to stop drugs Services are too focused on harm creating a climate among minimisation and failing to help services and users where care service users stop taking drugs, pathways lead away from what claims a new national survey. In users often want, ie, abstinence, his report, Professor Neil providing instead support that McKeganey of Glasgow regards users as unable to stop University reveals that the most their drug use.’ common aim of users is not harm McKeganey claims the minimisation, but abstinence. problem goes to the heart of how In the Scottish equivalent of drug treatment services operate, NTORS, the DANOS study of over ‘the drug treatment field is not Services are not listening to what users want 1,000 service users found that six replete with efforts to establish times more people said they the views of the client as a disseminate them as widely as want services to help them consumer’ he said, ‘I don’t think possible to try to encourage abstain from drug use rather than there is a single good reason why professional and public debate reduce or practice safer drug http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Drugs and Alcohol Today Emerald Publishing

Between the sheets Key stories to hit the news

Drugs and Alcohol Today , Volume 4 (3): 6 – Nov 1, 2004

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1745-9265
DOI
10.1108/17459265200400030
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Abstract

Between the sheets Key stories to hit the news Exclusive Services failing users who want to stop drugs Services are too focused on harm creating a climate among minimisation and failing to help services and users where care service users stop taking drugs, pathways lead away from what claims a new national survey. In users often want, ie, abstinence, his report, Professor Neil providing instead support that McKeganey of Glasgow regards users as unable to stop University reveals that the most their drug use.’ common aim of users is not harm McKeganey claims the minimisation, but abstinence. problem goes to the heart of how In the Scottish equivalent of drug treatment services operate, NTORS, the DANOS study of over ‘the drug treatment field is not Services are not listening to what users want 1,000 service users found that six replete with efforts to establish times more people said they the views of the client as a disseminate them as widely as want services to help them consumer’ he said, ‘I don’t think possible to try to encourage abstain from drug use rather than there is a single good reason why professional and public debate reduce or practice safer drug

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Drugs and Alcohol TodayEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 1, 2004

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