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Stats and Trends - UK

Drug Misuse Declared: Findings from the 2009/10 British Crime Survey
Home Office (2010)

This statistical bulletin considers the extent of illicit drug use among 16-59 year olds in England and Wales in 2006/-7 and trends in drug use since 1998.

Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales, 2008
ONS UK (2009)

The report published today contains information on drug-related deaths for the year 2006.

Drug-related Deaths in Scotland in 2009
General Register Office for Scotland (2009)

Drug deaths in Scotland, and link to earlier archives.

Estimating the National and Local Prevalence of Problem Drug Misuse in Scotland
Centre for Drug Misuse Research (January 2005)

Fine document and well worth a read.

Over a Decade of Drug Use Epidemiology:Implications for Strategy and Service Provision : Summary of Key Findings
Liverpool John Moores University (September 2003)

This report summarises the key findings from such drugs intelligence collected in Cheshire and Merseyside. The project identifies emerging trends in problematic drug use and service provision by comprehensive interrogation of the drug related databases held at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University.

Calculating the risk:recreational drug use among clubbers in the South East of England
Home Office (December 2003)

This report presents the key findings from a research study exploring recreational drug and alcohol use among young people who attend mainstream commercial nightclubs.

Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2004
ISD Scotland (December 2004)

Scottish study looking at patterns of drug use and other factors in Scotland.

The Economic and Social cost of Class A drug use in England and Wales, 2000
Home Office (December 2001)

This paper shows how researchers come up with the figures used in Government campaigns that say how many millions drug use cost.

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