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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) Drug demand reduction: global evidence for local actions. Drugs in Focus 23. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

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This policy briefing considers the development of evidence-based drug demand reduction interventions. Following a definition of key terms used in the evidence-based drug demand reduction arena, the briefing then presents the main challenges involved in transferring scientific knowledge into practical applications, with a particular emphasis on 'best practice'.

Table of contents:
• Key issues at a glance
• Definitions
• Understanding best practice
• Guidelines and standards: popular instruments to promote best practice
• Accessing and using scientific evidence
• Learning from each other — minimum quality standards for Europe
• Implementing evidence through guidelines, standards and other tools
• Next steps: identifying gaps and considering new issues
• Conclusions and policy considerations
• Key sources
• Web information


Date:July 2012
Pages:4 p.
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
ISBN:1681-5157
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:N Communication, information and education > Information transfer > Information transfer from research to practice
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on substance use > Demand reduction policy
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
VA Geographic area > Europe

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