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Beddoes, Diane and Sheikh, Sanah and Khanna, Mohini and Pralat, Robert [UKDPC] . (2010) The Impact of drugs on different minority groups: a review of the UK literature. Part 1: ethnic groups. London: The UK Drug Policy Commission. 112 p.

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Three wide-ranging reports describe what is known about treatment and prevention within diverse communities, including LGBT groups, disabled people and BME communities. The aim of the review was to encourage greater consideration of the needs and challenges of drug problems for minority groups, by bringing together a variety of evidence in one place.

The study suggests that mainstream services are not always meeting the needs of diverse communities. The reports present challenges for commissioners of and practitioners within drug services, as well for the criminal justice system and wider drug policy makers.


Item Type
International research
Publication Type
Review
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive
Source
Date
26 July 2010
Pages
112 p.
Publisher
The UK Drug Policy Commission
Place of Publication
London
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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