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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Olszewski, Deborah and Burkhart, Gregor and Bo, Alessandra (2010) Thematic paper. Children's voices. Experiences and perceptions of European children on drug and alcohol issues. Luxembourg:: The Publications Office of the European Union.

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The purpose of this paper is to give meaning and insight into some of the key drug and alcohol issues that affect children from the perspectives of the children themselves. It is not to estimate the relative magnitude of a specific drug or alcohol problem or the numbers of children affected by it. Each section of this paper is preceded by one or two key statistics and whilst the quotations that follow may highlight a need to develop more robust and detailed statistics on a key issue, the overriding objective is to give the children a voice.

Table of contents
• Introduction
• Living with parents with drug or alcohol problems
• Children looked after by relatives, foster carers and institutions
• Children’s experiences and perceptions of alcohol and drug consumption
• Children’s perceptions about alcohol and drug interventions
• Conclusions
• Acknowledgements
• References
• Quotation sources


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Screening / Assessment
Date
28 May 2010
Pages
38 p.
Publisher
The Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Luxembourg:
ISBN
978-92-9168-420-5
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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