Drugs and Alcohol Today: Volume 15 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Stakeholder influences on drug and alcohol policy processes

Guest Editors: Dr Vibeke Asmussen Frank, Dr Bagga Bjerge, Dr Karen Duke

The privileged role of researchers in “evidence-based” policy: implications and engagement of other voices

Alison Ritter

This paper starts from the familiar premise of evidence-based policy, and examines the active role that researchers play in policy development processes. The interactive…

Use of research in local alcohol policy-making

Ingeborg Rossow, Trygve Ugland, Bergljot Baklien

On-premise trading hours are generally decided at the local level. The purpose of this paper is to identify relevant advocacy coalitions and to assess to what extent and…

Heroin assisted treatment and research networks

Esben Houborg, Rasmus Munksgaard Andersen

The purpose of this paper is to map research communities related to heroin-assisted treatment (HAT) and the scientific network they are part of to determine their…

The shifting roles of medical stakeholders in opioid substitution treatment: a comparison between Denmark and the UK

Bagga Bjerge, Karen Duke, Vibeke Asmussen Frank

The purpose of this paper is to examine the shifting roles of medical professionals as stakeholders in opioid substitution treatment (OST) policies and practices in…

The Danish SSP model – prevention through support and co-operation

Jørgen Pedersen, Blaine Stothard

– The purpose of this paper is to provide an outline of the origins, rationale and ways of working of the Danish schools, social services, police (SSP) system.

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