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Here you can find over 400 posts tracking every major development in the substance misuse sector since 2011. You can keep up with latest treatment stats, funding news, policy developments and treatment innovations. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

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New Central Drugs Unit

In part 2 of her Review of Drugs, Dame Carol Black argues that the introduction of a new central Drugs Unit is essential to co-ordinate and monitor work on drugs.

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Predicting risk in young drinkers

PRIDDY is a new toolkit designed by Humankind to help workers identify individual risk factors that a person is more likely to experience harm from alcohol.

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Prison and drugs in Europe

EMCDDA report on latest developments in the field of drug use and prison. How does the UK compare with other countries?

The latest (2021) drug trends

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has published its 2021 drug report with the latest trends and developments.

Drug checking works

New evidence from The Loop that drug checking at festivals is effective and has long term positive outcomes.

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