Description : Topics included in the framework are as follows: initiating a community-wide prevention effort; leadership; maintaining the momentum; activities; building resources; assessment (knowing the impact of prevention efforts); and partnerships through cooperation, coordination, and collaboration). The purpose of the framework is to state clearly and succinctly the parameters to guide a community in developing an effective prevention effort.
Description : This is one of the only texts available that offers a holistic approach to planning and implementing drug abuse prevention.
Description : Who does not take drugs? Most people drink a little alcohol, puff on tobacco and drink a cup of tea or coffee. Drugs are with us everyday yet discussions about them are fraught with common misunderstandings and myths. This book looks at the social history of drug use, relating how they have been seen in the USA, UK and Australia in the last 200 years. The bio-social and cultural context of drug use is outlined. It also covers the various ways in which a harm minimisation approach can be used in responding to drug use.
Description : Focuses on general issues and specific programs for drug treatment in US prisons. After an overview of therapeutic communities and prison drug treatment, chapters concentrate on issues such as substance abuse assessment, treatment matching, and the root causes and potential solutions to violence in