|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Research Reports|
|Title:||Needs Assessment: Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Services in Edinburgh City - Final Report|
|Citation:||Dowds J, Heywood S, Fitzgerald N & Winterbottom J (2012) Needs Assessment: Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Services in Edinburgh City - Final Report. Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership. Create Consultancy.|
|Abstract:||The aim of this needs assessment is to inform the implementation of priority 1 and 3 of the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (EADP) Children, Young People and Families Action Plan (2011) which states: - ‘Fewer children and young people using drugs and children and young people choosing to drink alcohol start later in life and take fewer risks.' - ‘More children and young people receive appropriate and timely support for alcohol and drug use' To do this effectively, the needs assessment set out to fulfil the following aims: - Provide an understanding of local need in relation to young people and alcohol and drug use in Edinburgh. - Analyse best practice in alcohol and drug services for young people elsewhere in Scotland and the UK. - Provide recommendations for future service development. Objectives: - To identify the prevalence of problem alcohol and drug use among young people in Edinburgh. - To map existing drug and alcohol services in Edinburgh. - To explore young people's perceptions of an effective alcohol and drug service. - To provide an overview of models of good practice in young people's alcohol and drug services elsewhere in Scotland and the UK. - To make recommendations regarding priorities and models for young people's alcohol and drug services in Edinburgh.|
|Rights:||Use in this Repository permitted under the Open Government Licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/open-government-licence.htm|
|Affiliation:||Create Consultancy Ltd|
Robert Gordon University
Institute for Social Marketing
Create Consultancy Ltd
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