|dc.contributor.author||Eley, Morris Susan||-|
|dc.description.abstract||This 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.relation||Eley Morris S & Yates R (2002) Community energies under-evaluated: Drug initiatives on the margins, Drugs and Alcohol Today, 2 (1), pp. 36-41.||-|
|dc.rights||Published in Drugs and Alcohol Today. Copyright: Pavilion Journals.||-|
|dc.subject.lcsh||Drug addicts Rehabilitation||-|
|dc.subject.lcsh||Drug control Great Britain||-|
|dc.title||Community energies under-evaluated: Drug initiatives on the margins||en_UK|
|dc.citation.jtitle||Drugs and Alcohol Today||-|
|dc.type.status||Post-print (author final draft post-refereeing)||-|
|dc.contributor.affiliation||University of Stirling||-|
|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
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