Drug misuse: prevention, harm minimization and treatment
In its first part, Drug Misuse provides the reader with information from drug misusers themselves, giving a realistic picture of the wide variety of people who misuse drugs and the increasing variation in the types of drugs. Part two gives a review of research and other literature. Part three, the larger part of the book, presents a practical guide for professionals and outlines a straightforward model of practice which enables professionals to work in a variety of ways to meet different clients' needs.
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The extent of drug misuse
Talking to recreational drug misusers
Talking to highrisk drug misusers
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