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National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. [National Treatment Agency (UK)] (2010) Breaking the link: the role of drug treatment in tackling crime. London: National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. 23 p.

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It is well known that effective drug treatment can have a positive impact on reducing drug related crime. Here, the link between drug and crime is examined and the evidence supporting the effectiveness of prison based drug treatment is summarised. Although some of the data is historical, the key points remain relevant.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:Crime prevention
Source:National Treatment Agency (UK)
Date:2010
Pages:23 p.
Publisher:National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Corporate Creators:National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse
Place of Publication:London
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime prevention
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)

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