Jim McCmabridge on challenges faced by addiction treatment systems
Posted on 06-08-2013
 Jim talks about the issue of dual diagnosis on treatment systems and the need for re-designing alcohol and drug services in order to face new challenges.

 

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.