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Van Hout, Marie Claire (2009) Substance misuse in the Traveller community: a regional needs assessment. Galway: Western Region Drugs Task Force.

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This report focuses perceptions of substance use from the perspectives of both service providers and members of the Traveller community. It discusses the causes of substance misuse among the Traveller community, the factors that may lead to drug dependency such as social exclusion, poverty, poor health and the relationship between the Traveller community and service providers.


Date:2009
Call No:AA2, VH4.2 Western Region
Pages:45 p.
Publisher:Western Region Drugs Task Force
Place of Publication:Galway
ISBN:978-0-9561479-2-9
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Accession Number:HRB 5063 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Roscommon
MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Sociocultural discrimination concepts > Minority group (racial group, immigrant, Traveller)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Galway
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Mayo
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and needs assessment > Needs assessment > Community needs assessment

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