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Public Health England. (2017) New psychoactive substances (NPS) in prisons: a toolkit for prison staff. London: Public Health England.

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This toolkit was produced in the United Kingdom. Who is this toolkit for?
The increasing use of NPS within secure environments is presenting prison-based staff with a significant set of new challenges. This toolkit supports custodial, healthcare and substance misuse staff by providing information about the extent of NPS use as we currently understand it and about the properties of the various categories of NPS, and by providing advice on how to manage the problem from a clinical, psychosocial and regime perspective.


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