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Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit. (2002) Support for families and carers of drug users: a review of the literature. Edinburgh: Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive.

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This review examines the impact of drug use upon families and carers and identifies their needs. It examines and describes the range of provision and methods of addressing the needs of families and carers. It gives particular attention to the development of family support groups. It also offers information about resources available to agencies, service providers and family support groups.

What is the aim?
To provide information and evidence to strengthen the range of support available to families and carers in Scotland

Who should read it?
Anyone involved in providing support to families and carers. This includes DATs and service commissioners, primary health care workers, drug agencies, social work services, voluntary sector agencies and those involved in family support groups and through the wider community.


Date:2002
Call No:MV, VH4
Pages:iv, 10
Publisher:Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive
Corporate Creators:Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit
Place of Publication:Edinburgh
ISBN:0-7559-0632-2
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB 1051 (Available)
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family structure > Family support
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family and drugs and alcohol > Drugs and alcohol related family problems
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery

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