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Author Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Title Illicit drugs policy : using evidence to get better outcomes / Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
Published Sydney : RACP, 2004


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Description 57 pages ; 21 cm
Contents 1. Executive summary -- 2. Recommendations -- 3. Introduction -- 4. Historical perspectives -- 5. Why do people use illicit drugs? -- 6. Trends in illicit drug use and harm -- 7. Demand reduction -- 8. Supply reduction --9. Harm reduction strategies -- 10. Economic costs
Summary This statement updates the previous policy, 'From Hope to Science: Illicit Drugs in Australia'. It is addressed to individuals and organisations involved in the development of policies and programs concerned with illicit drug problems, and is also intended as a guide to those interested in learning more about this field
Analysis Electronic resource
Notes "Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and GROW Self Help/Mutual Support Group"--Verso
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Bibliography Bibliography: pages 51-57
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet. Address as of 06/05/2004:
Subject Public health -- Australia.
Public health -- New Zealand.
Drug abuse -- New Zealand -- Prevention.
Drug abuse -- Australia -- Prevention.
Drugs of abuse -- Health aspects -- New Zealand.
Drugs of abuse -- Health aspects -- Australia.
Author Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
GROW (Australia)
ISBN 0909783500