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Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit, Partnership Drugs Initiative, Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. [Scottish Government] (2003) Services for young people with problematic drug misuse: a guide to principles and practice. Edinburgh: Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive. 53 p.

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WHAT IS IN THIS GUIDE?
• Definitions of the target client group and their needs
• Key principles underpinning effective services
• Key issues to address in delivering services

WHAT IS THE AIM?
To provide information and evidence to support the development of services for young people experiencing problems due to their own problematic drugs and/or substance misuse. The guide focuses on the needs of DATs in their role as commissioners of services as well as the direct delivery of services.

WHO SHOULD USE IT?
Anyone involved in developing, designing, implementing or evaluating services for young people with developed substance misuse problems. Those developing wider services aimed at vulnerable children and young people may find the information useful.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction, Education and training
Source:Scottish Government
Date:2003
Call No:JQ6.2, TA14, VH4
Pages:53 p.
Publisher:Substance Misuse Division, Scottish Executive
Corporate Creators:Scottish Executive. Substance Misuse Division. Effective Interventions Unit, Partnership Drugs Initiative, Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland
Place of Publication:Edinburgh
ISBN:0-7559-0721-3
Keywords:adolescent, general treatment method concepts, recommendations or guidelines, resource guide, Scotland
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Accession Number:HRB 1330 (Available)
Subjects:T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
N Communication, information and education > Recommendations or guidelines > Practice / clinical guidelines
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom > Scotland
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services > Services for family and children
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility
T Demographic characteristics > Young substance user

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