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.

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AR Science Findings 05-Policies for the young AR Science Findings 05-Policies for the young

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Although evidence supporting young people’s addictions policies is accumulating, the field is underdeveloped compared to adult orientated actions. Currently, for many areas of concern it is difficult to make strong evidence based recommendations to EU policy makers on effective policy actions for young people.

Key words: Young People, Policy options, evaluation framework, addiction


Lead author(s): Brotherhood & Sumnall

AR Science Findings 04-Governance typologies AR Science Findings 04-Governance typologies

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Governance of addictions in Europe can be classified into four typologies based on the strategy of their policies and the organizational structure of their governments.

Key words: policy strategy, organizational structure, typologies, governance of addictions


Lead author(s): Ysa & Albareda

AR Science Findings 03-Nordic policies AR Science Findings 03-Nordic policies

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Date added: 02/10/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Comparative analyses of historical and conceptual developments in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden show differences in the drug policy agenda and governance, despite fundamental similarities in these Nordic welfare states.

Key words: Drug policy agenda, Nordic countries, welfare, conceptualisation


Lead author(s): Bjerge

AR Science Findings 02-Addiction policy scales AR Science Findings 02-Addiction policy scales

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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Policy scaling tools, which translate national addiction policies into numbers and measure how strict and/or comprehensive they are, show that there are no unified and integrated addiction policies implemented throughout Europe

Key words: addiction policies, monitoring, scales

Lead author(s): Lindeman, Karlsson & Österberg

AR Science Findings 01-Governance practices AR Science Findings 01-Governance practices

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Date added: 02/01/2016
Date modified: 06/02/2016
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An increased convergence of 'addiction' policies in EU Member States has been found, with some interesting similarities of policies in the fields of licit and illicit drugs

Key words: trends, addiction policies, forces, decision making


Lead author(s): Franz Trautmann