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Reducing harm and promoting recovery: a report on methadone treatment for substance misuse in Scotland: SACDM Methadone Project Group

DescriptionReducing harm and promoting recovery: a report on methadone treatment for substance misuse in Scotland: SACDM Methadone Project Group
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Official Print Publication DateJuly 2007
Website Publication DateJuly 23, 2007

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ISBN 978 0 7559 1544 6 (Web only publication)
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Contents

Executive summary

Section 1 - Background discussion and evidence
1.1 Introduction and context
1.2 Methadone treatment in Scotland - history and evidence base
1.3 Methadone treatment - areas of concern
1.4 Current Scottish services - description and performance
1.5 Child Protection
1.6 What should services be like?
1.7 Summary of section 1

Section 2 - Optimising methadone treatment in Scotland
2.1 Gaps in Scottish service provision
2.1.1 Improving accountability and performance management
2.1.2 Improving quality of information
2.1.3 Improving effectiveness
2.1.4 Integration
2.1.5 Improving commissioning
2.2 Recommendations
2.2.1 Improving accountability and performance management
2.2.2 Improving quality of information
2.2.3 Improving effectiveness
2.2.4 Integration
2.2.5 Improving commissioning
2.3 In conclusion

Section 3 - Appendices
Appendix 1. - Membership of group
Appendix 2. - Terms of reference
Appendix 3. - References
Appendix 4 - Responses to service survey
Appendix 5 - Examples of good practice
Appendix 6 - Glossary of terms