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McCann, Mary Ellen (1998) Drug services in Dublin: selective or comprehensive strategies? Journal of Substance Misuse , 3 , (3) , pp. 150-155.

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The development of community drug services in Dublin has long been a contentious issue between the health authorities and local communities. The conflict is analysed from a primary health care perspective, as defined by the World Health Organization. Interpretations of community involvement are discussed, with a case study from Ballymun, Dublin, described as an example of a more radical approach. Challenges to be faced in developing a service with greater community colaboration.

Item Type:Article
Page Range:pp. 150-155
Publisher:Informa healthcare
Notes:Includes bibliographical references. Now Journal of Substance Use
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland > Dublin
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility

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