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Title: Immediate Detoxification Of Opiates With Naltrexone Under Anaesthetics
Summary: This study contextualises and compares the effectiveness of two methods of rapid detoxification, naltrexone with anaesthesia and naltrexone without anaesthesia. There appear to be no short term differences in effectiveness of rapid detoxification with naltrexone under anaesthesia and without anaesthesia. Furthermore, detoxification under anaesthesia is a less safer method and more expensive. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, impact evaluation, process evaluation adults Netherlands 2
Title: Drug System Change Pilot Scheme (DSCPs)
Summary: The Drug System Change Pilots (DSCPs) aimed to explore new approaches to drug treatment and the broader social support needs of drug users in the community, in prison and drug-using offenders leaving prison. The pilots explored whether allowing greater freedom and flexibility at a local level would encourage partnership working and the innovative use of local resources to meet the needs of drug users and their communities. After a competitive procurement process, seven areas were selected to carry out the DSCPs with each pilot adopting different aims and approaches to system change. Pilot areas were granted funding flexibilities to explore innovative new approaches. Three broad approaches to changing system structures were taken by the pilots: single provider systems, consortium based systems and improving partnership arrangements. Four broad approaches to tackling continuity of care were adopted: integrated community criminal justice system and prison drug treatment teams, an independent case manager approach, embedding CJS teams within community drug treatment services and linking roles. To create a more personalised treatment system, either a self-directed support approach, or a single point of assessment approach, was adopted. Pilot sites also took the opportunity to focus their treatment provision on recovery and reintegration. Outcomes used to evaluate the impact of the DSCPs were the proportion of service users in effective treatment and the proportion of service users who successfully completed treatment. The evaluation found, in two pilot sites defined as whole system pilots as they aimed to affect change across the whole treatment system, a positive impact in the number of service users in effective treatment when compared to comparison areas. Although there were insignificant results for two sites in terms of the proportion of service users who successfully completed treatment, the authors note that the full impact of the pilots is unlikely to be felt for some time. Four pilots focused on improving drug treatment provision for those within the CJS exclusively. Results showed that three of these sites had statistically significant negative trends in terms of the proportion in effective treatment and a longer-term follow-up may be required to determine if the trends will persist. There was no measurable impact in successful completions for three areas and a negative impact in one site. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, impact evaluation gp, outpatient, inpatient UK 2
Title: Dialectic Behaviour Therapy For Female Borderline Patients With And Without Substance Use Problems
Summary: This study describes the difference in the dropout rate and drug use of dialectical behaviour therapy for female borderline patients with and without substance misuse problems. One year after treatment the dropout rate of participants in dialectical behaviour therapy was lower than for those who were involved in standard treatment. >>
treatment outcome evaluation adults Netherlands 1
Title: Samtun: Between the Rainbow and the Black Holes
Summary: Sauherad Samtun is a therapeutic community offering a unique psychosocial approach and specialised alcohol and drug treatment. Treatment involves long-term residency followed by rehabilitation and follow-up over several support phases. Treatment is customized to accommodate individual ambitions and aims, and length of stay will therefore vary. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, process evaluation adults Norway 1
Title: Frankmo Living Community
Summary: Frankmo Living Community is a residential treatment programme which helps participants to live a life free from drugs and crime. Evaluation results show that fifty seven percent of participants are living without drug abuse 5 years after discharge from the programme. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, impact evaluation adults, children/young people Norway 1
Title: Methadone Maintenance Programme, Drug Treatment Unit, Asturias Mental Health Services
Summary: The project investigates the long term effectiveness of methadone maintenance treatment over a 6-year period. The results show that treatment is successful, in particular the treatment allows more attention to be given to other client problems like their mental health. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, impact evaluation adults Spain 1
Title: Programme to improve access to treatment for opiate users in Castile and Leon
Summary: Based in Castile and Leon, the main objectives of the regional methadone maintenance treatment programme is to improve rural access to the service and to reduce waiting lists. The principle is to bring the services administering methadone as close as possible to users and improve and reinforce care facilities handling large numbers of cases. >>
treatment process evaluation general population, adults Spain 1
Title: Assessment of factors that influence the introduction of Hepatitis C treatment for Drug Users
Summary: During pilot studies that tested PegInterferon treatment for Hepatitis C on places where methadone was distributed, patient compliance was (unexpectedly) very high. This process evaluation of the National Hepatitis Center determines the feasibility of a general treatment programme for drug users. >>
treatment process evaluation adults Netherlands 1
Title: Sofia Treatment Facility
Summary: The Sofia treatment home was set up in 1990 and the general objective is to support female addicts to process their addiction problems and the reasons behind them in order to be able to live a life free from drugs. This is achieved through environmental therapy and conversational therapy where the women get support in processing traumas and negative relations and build up new relations. >>
treatment outcome evaluation, process evaluation adults Sweden 1
Title: Agreement on Emergency and Crisis Aid for Users of Illegal Drugs in the City of Ghent and its Surroundings
Summary: This entry describes a multi-agency network in the City of Ghent which co-ordinates the emergency and crisis aid for users of illegal drugs. >>
treatment process evaluation adults Belgium 1

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