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Drug-related social work in street agencies

Nicholas Dorn

Drug-related social work in street agencies

a study by the Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence

by Nicholas Dorn

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Published by University of East Anglia, Social Work Today in Norwich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- Treatment -- England -- London -- Case studies.,
    • Drug addicts -- Rehabilitation -- England -- London -- Case studies.,
    • Social service -- England -- London -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicholas Dorn and Nigel South.
      GenreCase studies.
      SeriesSocial work monographs ;, 26
      ContributionsSouth, Nigel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5840.G72 L63 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 leaves ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2562201M
      ISBN 100946751064
      LC Control Number85101611
      OCLC/WorldCa12053824

      He has received global media attention for his work on street gangs, criminal networks, violence, and policing. Densley is the author of two prior books, including How Gangs Work (Palgrave Macmillan, ), 40 refereed articles in leading social science journals, and over 50 book chapters, essays, and other non-refereed works. New ‘Drugs Commission’ in Dundee to tackle increase in drug-related deaths. Dundee city council has convened a ‘Drugs Commission’ to tackle the emerging crisis of increasing drug-related deaths in the city, with representatives from the NHS, Police Scotland and local drugs agencies.

      Building on the programmatic perspective of chapter 6, this chapter describes substance abuse treatment for co-occurring disorders (COD) within special settings and with specific populations. The chapter begins with a discussion of treatment in acute care and other medical settings. While not devoted to drug treatment, important substance abuse treatment does occur there, hence . The term “drug-related crime” represents many types of criminal activity. Although many people consider drug crimes to be street crimes (for example, robbery, assault, burglary, and murder), other crimes also accompany drug abuse. The crime (street crime) rate for drug users is four to six times as high as for people who do not use drugs.

      Inevitably, drug and crime are correlated as a global contributor to the social problems. According to World Drug Report () of the United Nations . The Tenderloin is a neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, in the flatlands on the southern slope of Nob Hill, situated between the Union Square shopping district to the northeast and the Civic Center office district to the southwest. It encompasses about 50 square blocks, is a large wedge/triangle in shape (point faces East). It is historically bounded on the north by Geary State: California.


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