Our Invisible Addicts: College Report CR211

Royal College of Psychiatrists, March 2018

Evidence-based revision of Our Invisible Addicts, it focus’ on:

  • Portraying lived experience of substance misuse.
  • Examining public health aspects.
  • Emphasising the importance of comprehensive assessment.
  • Highlighting the relevance of alcohol-related brain damage and physical complications.
  • Detailing the nature, range and benefits of age-sensitive treatment approaches.
  • Exploring best practice in service delivery and implementation.
  • Developing education and training to improve workforce competencies.
  • Suggesting future areas for research and development.
  • Clarifying the role and relevance of ethical and legal aspects of care.

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