Keep up-to-date with drugs and crime

The latest research, policy, practice and opinion on our criminal justice and drug & alcohol treatment systems

Related posts

Tags are keywords. I put tags on every post to help you find the content you want. Tags may be people (Dominic Raab, say), organisations (The Howard League, PRT), themes (women offenders, homelessness) or specific items (heroin, racial disparity, ROTL). If you’re looking to research a particular issue, they can be invaluable.

Found it!

You can find all posts citing your tag below:

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Domestic abuse and change resistant drinkers

Excellent new guidance from Alcohol Concern and AVA on Domestic abuse and change resistant drinkers based on analysis of domestic homicide reviews.

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Best practice with treatment resistant drinkers

The core component of the model is an individualised care plan with team members (four nurses and an administrator who also does recovery work) delivering or co-ordinating whatever a service user needs. The account of the team’s work says there is no typical service but lists a range of working methods as described by a number of interviewees:

Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling

Resistant drinkers can change

Above all the manual offers a fundamental positive message that change is possible. Research shows that these clients are not as unmotivated as they seem. At least 40% of higher risk and dependent drinking clients will try and change each year. The Blue Light project provides the tools for building on this.

Subscribe

Get every blog post by email for free

keep informed

One email every day at noon