Best practice portal – evidence database

This database gives you access to the latest evidence on drug-related interventions. The information is based on systematic searches is updated regularly. To get started use the search boxes below. Click here for more information about the Evidence database (including methods).

List of Evidence Summaries
Title Area Substance Target group(s) or setting(s) Evidence rating
Digital interventions to reduce cannabis use Treatment cannabis Beneficial
Opioid substitution treatment to reduce substance use in prison Treatment opioids prison Beneficial
Opioid substitution therapy to reduce deaths in prison Harm reduction opioids prison Beneficial
Opioid substitution treatment (OST) with methadone maintenance to reduce mortality Harm reduction opioids PWID – people who inject drugs Beneficial
Mass media campaigns to reduce alcohol-related traffic accidents Prevention alcohol partygoers/nightlife Beneficial
Psychosocial interventions with pharmacological assistance for opioid withdrawal Treatment opioids Beneficial
School-based multiple risk behaviour interventions to prevent tobacco use Prevention tobacco young people Beneficial
Pharmacotherapy for pregnant women Treatment cannabis pregnant women Beneficial
Buprenorphine vs methadone substitution to retain patients in treatment Treatment opioids Beneficial
Health promotion and peer-education to increase blood borne viruses testing uptake in prison Harm reduction not-drug specific prison Beneficial

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