Joy Barlow on the role of communities in resolving their own problems
Posted on 25-11-2009

Joy says that if communities could resolve their own problems they would have done it by now.

Joy Barlow MBE

Head of STRADA, University of Glasgow

Location: Glasgow

Joy Barlow is the Head of STRADA (Scottish Training – Drugs and Alcohol). Prior to developing STRADA, she was responsible for the design, development and management of residential and outreach drug treatment services for substance-dependent women and their children. She was awarded an MBE in 1998 for services to innovative drug prevention and treatment initiatives.…

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