Jim McCambridge – Introduction – Career Profile
Posted on 07-11-2013
Jim McCambridge talks about the beginning of his academic career and the first steps in alcohol and addiction studies.Jim also reflects on his big influencers and a high value of standards.


Jim McCambridge

Senior Lecturer in Behaviour Change

Location: London

Jim McCambridge was first trained in Sociology, and then in Social Work, and went on to work with drug users. He is a senior lecturer in Behaviour Change in London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In 2012 he was elected as the President of the WHO-sponsored International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and…

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Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

Lifeline Project: In 1971 the Lifeline Project opened a day centre for drug users in Manchester. Since its foundation Lifeline has grown and developed, and now works in a diverse range of settings across the UK. Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.