ALICE RAP Science Findings

The ALICE RAP Science Findings give a simple (1-2 page) account of each of the main results coming out of the different lines of research undertaken in the project. Each Science Finding gives a summary of the results and links to further reading and the more detailed ALICE RAP deliverable reports.

The full volume of science findings is now available for download.

Documents

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AR Science Findings 48 - Whole governance & society AR Science Findings 48 - Whole governance & society

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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To effectively tackle addictions issues the whole of government approach is needed moving towards a more integrated approach to public service delivery (network governance).

Key words: whole of government approach, well-being, addictions, whole of society

 

Lead author(s): Ysa

AR Science Findings 15 - Socioeconomic costs of gambling AR Science Findings 15 - Socioeconomic costs of gambling

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Date added: 06/15/2016
Date modified: 06/30/2016
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It is clear that the increasing availability and varied forms of gambling and gaming will have socio-economic impacts, but the reliability of estimates of these is hampered by research gaps.

Key words: problem gambling, expansion, social costs, data avilability


Author(s): Remmers P

AR Science Findings 10 - Criminal Justice Costs - Poland AR Science Findings 10 - Criminal Justice Costs - Poland

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Date added: 06/02/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Poland’s “zero tolerance” drug legislation in 2010 could have been responsible for high police and judiciary sector costs and for high number of recorded drug crimes at that time.

Key words: Criminal justice, Drug control, Costs, Zero tolerance


Lead author(s): Liquori

AR Science Findings 13-Family impact AR Science Findings 13-Family impact

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Date added: 06/02/2016
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Adult and child family members affected by their relatives’ heavy alcohol use, drug use, or gambling have a greatly increased risk of ill-health, but they continue to be neglected in research, policy and practice

Key words: family, harm to others, addiction, AFM

Lead author(s): Orford

AR Science Findings 42 - Ethical basis for governance of addictions AR Science Findings 42 - Ethical basis for governance of addictions

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Viewing policy and regulation from an ethical standpoint, the prohibition of certain drugs and criminalization of users does not fulfil any of the requirements in protection of the rights of individuals to freedom of choice, reducing risks or promoting well-being of communities

Key words: Governance, Public health, ethical considerations

Lead author: Braddick