Tim Leighton on drugs, alcohol, crime and health
Posted on 15-07-2008

 Tim talks about about the relationship between health and crime and the role of  ‘deviance’ and ‘class’.


Tim Leighton

Head of Professional Training: Action on Addiction

Location: Wiltshire, UK

Tim Leighton is Director of the Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies at Action on Addiction whose vision is to 'free people from addiction and its effects'. Action on Addiction offers research, treatment, family support, education and training. Tim has been involved in a number of recent national initiatives including the NICE Psychosocial Guideline Development Group,…

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