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dc.contributor.authorEley, Morris Susan-
dc.contributor.authorYates, Rowdy-
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-05T00:53:35Z-
dc.date.available2013-11-05T00:53:35Z-
dc.date.issued2002-03-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/1534-
dc.description.abstractThis article draws together an effectiveness review of community responses to drug concerns and supplementary interviews with key informants. Despite accessing nearly 300 publications relating to initiatives, there is a paucity of published evaluative evidence. The literature does provide a greater amount of information about initiatives that are delivered into the community as opposed to initiated by the community. Community-led responses have taken a number of approaches. To assess the current evidence on ‘what works?’, we have defined community responses to drug problems under five banners - self-help groups, parents’ groups, residents’ groups, community development groups and diversionary activity groups - for ease of discussion. There are a number of commonly identified elements that exist in successful and sustainable initiatives which are discussed.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherPavilion Journals-
dc.relationEley Morris S & Yates R (2002) Community energies under-evaluated: Drug initiatives on the margins, Drugs and Alcohol Today, 2 (1), pp. 36-41.-
dc.rightsPublished in Drugs and Alcohol Today. Copyright: Pavilion Journals.-
dc.subjectmutual aiden_UK
dc.subjectpressure groupsen_UK
dc.subjectself helpen_UK
dc.subjectdrugsen_UK
dc.subjectalcoholen_UK
dc.subject.lcshTherapeutic communities-
dc.subject.lcshDrug addicts Rehabilitation-
dc.subject.lcshDrug control Great Britain-
dc.titleCommunity energies under-evaluated: Drug initiatives on the marginsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleDrugs and Alcohol Today-
dc.citation.issn1745-9265-
dc.citation.volume2-
dc.citation.issue1-
dc.citation.spage36-
dc.citation.epage41-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.identifier.urlhttp://metapress.com/content/r4p7p7731363m14r/?p=fcae6b64cd7449c189d9b6876a4faf48π=5-
dc.author.emailp.r.yates@stir.ac.uk-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirling-
dc.contributor.affiliationSociology/Social Pol&Criminology-
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