Classification of psychoactive substances: When science was left behind – Global Commission on Drug Policy

Report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy suggesting that the historical classification of psychoactive substances has contributed to the “world drug problem”. It is the first-ever comprehensive report providing a political reading of the current evaluation and classification, or

The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network: A rapid review of cross-sectional surveys – Public Health England

There’s a lot of evidence about the relationship between alcohol consumption and harm experienced by drinkers such as ill health, disability and death. But there is less evidence to bring together what we know about the detrimental effects alcohol has

Estimates of the Prevalence of Opiate Use and/or Crack Cocaine Use, 2016/17: Sweep 13 report – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report presents the findings of Sweep 13 of the estimates of the prevalence of opiate and/or crack cocaine use in England, covering 2016/17. These continue the long time series of opiate and/or crack cocaine use prevalence estimates, starting in

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: St Helens DIP Activity Profile (2017/18) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Sefton DIP Activity Profile (2017/18) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Knowsley DIP Activity Profile (2017/18) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme – Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2015/16) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Wirral DIP Activity Profile (2017/18) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) is an initiative with an overarching aim to identify and engage with drug using offenders in the criminal justice system in order to channel them into appropriate treatment services, and as a result reduce acquisitive

Government Response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Inquiry into Prison Health – HM Government

Government response to Prison health: Twelfth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee The response considers: The state of health and care in English prisons Equivalence of care

Restoring something lost: The mental health impact of therapy dogs in prisons – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health evaluation findings of a pilot scheme to introduce two therapy dogs to people with histories of self-harm in three prisons in England’s North East. The pilot found that the therapy dogs had a calming influence on prisoners,

An inspection of South West South Central National Probation Service – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the NPS South West South Central division is rated as: Good. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described here:

An inspection of West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the West Yorkshire CRC is rated as: Requires improvement. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described

Policing and Mental Health: Picking Up the Pieces – Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services

In 2017, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Servicesinspected all 43 police forces in England and Wales and the British Transport Police on their effectiveness, as part of our PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy) inspection programme. One

An inspection of Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Northumbria Community Rehabilitation Company is rated as:  Requires Improvement.  Key findings about the organisation were as follows: The two key ingredients of quality services – addressing reoffending needs and managing risk of harm – are not well integrated in Northumbria. This has a