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Subject: Drugs misuse
This handbook has been developed within the context of the institutional structures recommended under the National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016 and within the overall framework of the National Social Inclusion Plan 2007-2016. It sets out the role of the Drugs Task Forces within the national and local...
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This textbook is a definitive guide to the complete spectrum of community medicine. The basic concepts are set out in a clear readable and concise way. The main types of health data are described, as are the principles of disease prevention and its main strategies.This resource was contributed by...
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Author: Activelink
Subject: Drugs misuse
The North Dublin City and County Regional Drugs Task Force invites applications for this once-off funding which will be provided through four pillars by way of a grant up to €3,000 for innovative initiatives: • Prevention, Education & Awareness – to develop...
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Subject: Alcohol Misuse
This series of Good Practice Guides is designed to share important information about health inequalities and some of the evidence-based measures that can be taken to reduce the stark differences in health and wellbeing within populations. The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work...
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Author: Mark S Gold
Subject: Eating disorders
The thesis of this book is that there are connections between eating disorders and substance abuse. There are similarities in the craving for food to the cravings for substances of addiction; people with eating disorders experience symptoms similar to those of classic addiction. With the increase...
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Subject: Mental disorders
Since the "DSM-IV(R)" was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This "Text Revision" incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since "DSM-IV(R)...
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Subject: Mental disorders
This multi-author book will discuss the history and clinical presentation of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders(FASD) i.e Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND). These developmental neuropsychiatric disorders result from prenatal exposure to alcohol...
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According to a poll commissioned by the Irish Penal Reform Trust, the majority of voters believe that offenders with a drug addiction should be placed in drug recovery programmes instead of serving a prison sentence and would prefer non-custodial programmes over prison for most offenders.This...
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The Bush administration announced its 2006 National Drug Control Strategy in the first city to legalize marijuana, a decision that wasn't entirely coincidental. John P. Walters, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, who selected a youth drug treatment center here as the site...
Author: NHS Mid Essex
The aim of this intervention is to educate, inform and empower patients to safely lose and manage their weight. It strives for Patients to lose an agreed amount of weight, with the help and support of the MoreLife team.

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