Drugs and Public Health: Australian Perspectives on Policy and Practice by David MooreDrugs and Public Health: Australian Perspectives on Policy and Practice by David Moore

Drugs and Public Health: Australian Perspectives on Policy and Practice

byDavid Moore, Paul Dietze

Paperback | December 1, 2008

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Drugs and Public Health combines the history of drug policy and practice in Australia with an overview of the current state of play. The book summarises existing public health responses to drug-related harm, and identifies emerging innovations in policy and practice. It covers a range of drugtypes, populations and areas of intervention, and draws on psychological, sociological and environmental perspectives.Uniting ideas, evidence, experience and innovative case studies with theory and practice, the book helps reframe and further develop the story of Australia's response to the use of psychoactive substances, and guides future policy and program developers in reviewing and challenging existing drugstrategies.
David Moore is Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University. Paul Dietze is Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research at Burnet Institute, and Associate Professor at the Monash Institute for Health Services Research.
Title:Drugs and Public Health: Australian Perspectives on Policy and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:December 1, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195561023

ISBN - 13:9780195561029


Table of Contents

Case StudiesBoxesAcronymsContributorsAcknowledgmentsPreface1. Ian Webster, David Moore and Paul Dietze: Evolution of Alcohol and Other Drug Research, Policy and Practice in AustraliaPart One: Engaging Communities2. Steve Allsop: Engaging the Community in Responding to Alcohol-Related Problems3. Annie M Bleeker and Edmund Silins: Faith, Love and Theory: Peer-Led Interventions for 'Party Drug' Users4. Peter d'Abbs, Sarah MacLean and Maggie Brady: From Platitudes to Policies: The Evolving Response to Volatile Substance Misuse in Australia5. Ken Pidd and Ann Roche: Changing Workplace Cultures: An Integrated Model for the Prevention and Treatment of Alcohol-Related Problems6. Ingrid van Beek: 20 Years of Primary Health Care: The Kirketon Road CentrePart Two: Approaching Treatment7. Nicole K Lee, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Rebecca McKetin and Amanda Baker: Everything Old is New Again: The Application of Drug Treatment to the Emerging Challenge of Methamphetamine Use and Dependence8. Ron Borland: Harm Reduction for Smokers: Targeting Those Who Don't Quit9. Adrian Dunlop: Patient-Centredness and Opioid Substitution10. John Fitzgerald: Drug Diversion: An Intersection Between Law Enforcement and Public Health Approaches to the Control of Illicit Drug Use11. Andrew Bruun: Effective Practice for Young People Experiencing Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Harm12. Dan I Lubman, Leanne Hides and Kathryn Elkins: Dual Diagnosis: Dual Disorders or a Dual System?Part Three: Evolving Practice13. Lisa Maher, Anna Bates, Heidi Coupland, Jarliene Enriquez, Hien Thi Ho, Tu Thanh Le, Len Liao, Anh Pham, Penny Sargent, Myly Thach and Nick Walsh: 'We are family': ICON, a Model for Effective Peer-Based Outreach Targeting Marginalised Injecting Drug Users14. Robyn Szechtman: Sex, Drugs and an Evening Stroll: Community Development Through the Arts15. Ingrid van Beek: Supervised Injecting Facilities and the Sydney ExperiencePart Four: Transferring Knowledge16. Simon Lenton: Working with Windows: Translating Drug Research Into Drug Policy17. Paul Dillon: Working With the Media on Alcohol and Other Drug Issues: The Australian ExperienceSelect glossaryReferencesIndex