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Some key documents

(2017) The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’. Full text


(2016) ‘What works’ in drug education and prevention? Scottish Government Full text / Summary


(2017) School-based alcohol and drug education and prevention – what works? Mentor ADEPSIS Full text


(2017) Interventions for adolescent substance abuse: an overview of systematic reviews. Journal of Adolescent Health, 59(4 supp) 61–75 Full text


(2017) Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions. Full textSummary

This guideline covers targeted interventions to prevent misuse of drugs, including illegal drugs, ‘legal highs’ and prescription-only medicines. 


(2015) European Drug Prevention Quality Standards (EDPQS) toolkits to support quality in prevention. Full text


(2013) European drug prevention quality standards: a quick guide. Full text 

This ‘quick guide’ gives practical information on prevention quality standards available outside the European Union.


(2013) Guidance for the implementation of an area based approach to prevention, partnership and family support. Full text 

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