Addaction publish research and reports on our work, and literature for professionals. These publications can be downloaded below.
Addaction works in collaboration with researchers who are conducting research to develop the evidence base about effective support for people with substance misuse and other complex needs.
If you have a research proposal that you would like to discuss with us, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Calling Time: Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol policy, practice and research Report, November 2017 by Drink Wise, Age Well
- Childhood adversity, substance misuse and young people’s mental health Briefing, July 2017 Co-produced by Young Minds and Addaction
- Right Turn Programme Evaluation Report - Executive Summary, June 2017 Specialised support for veterans, evaluated by Sheffield Hallam University
- Right turn Programme Evaluation Report - June 2017 Specialised support for veterans, evaluated by Sheffield Hallam University
- Mind and Body Programme Impact Report 2017 - Abridged Version - the Mind and Body Programme is a self-harm prevention programme being rolled out at a variety of locations
- Mind and Body Programme Impact Report 2017- the Mind and Body Programme is a self-harm prevention programme being rolled out at a variety of locations
- Hep C Partnership Evaluation - Final Submission March 2017, - hepatitis C evalution published by the Centre for Public Innovation
- NPS Insight Report, March 2017, The View from Young People - novel psychoactive substances research report
- Delivering Family Interventions Through Social Investment - A Lottery funded report to establish if, and how, social investment could be used to fund the expansion ofthe delivery of services for families affected by parental drug and alcohol misuse, and to share learning with other voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations.
- Real Life Experience - Results and Recommendations from Year 2 of the Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme.
- Mind and Body Programme infographic - Infographic illustrating the findings of initial research in July 2016 on the prevalence of self-harm in young people.
- Breaking the Cycle annual briefing 2015-16 - Breaking the Cycle supports families top break the cycle of inter-generational substance misuse.
- Mind and Body Programme (partner agency pack) - the Mind and Body Programme is a self-harm prevention programme being rolled out at a variety of locations.
- The Immortals: Key Learning - an independent report produced as a member of the YPHP, tracking the development of The Immortals, an Addaction-funded youth programme based in Barnsley.
- Blackpool Fulfilling Lives: Evaluation Report - a pioneering collaborative programme for people with complex multiple needs such as homelessness, mental health, re-offending and substance misuse. March, 2016.
- NPS Survey Findings, Kent YPS - Information collated from a range of young people in relation to new psychoactive substances (NPS) including legal highs
- Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme: Year One Interim Evaluation - An interim report outlining the immediate post intervention findings for pupils who engaged during year one
- Recovery in Shared Care - Can Recovery and Harm-reduction co-exist in a Shared Care service?
- Breaking The Cycle: Follow-up study 2014 - A long-term research study to follow up on a range of ex-service users and their families since leaving Breaking the Cycle treatment and support
- First Steps Final Evaluation Report, April 2013 - The University of Warwick's evaluation of Addaction's DfE commissioned First Steps training
Live research and evaluation projects
Drink Wise Age Well - an evaluation of the Big Lottery-funded Drink Wise Age Well programme for older people, carried out over five years by a UK-wide academic partnership comprising Substance Misuse and Aging Research Team at the University of Bedfordshire, Napier University, Glyndwr University and Queen’s University.
Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme - an evaluation of the impact of the resilience programme delivered to pupils, teachers and parents. Conducted by researchers from Harvard University and the University of Bath.
Right Turn – an evaluation conducted by Sheffield Hallam University to understand the impact of Addaction’s Right Turn service for veterans who have substance misuse problems. Funded by the Forces in Mind Trust.
Blackpool Fulfilling Lives - a national evaluation programme has been established in order to assess the impact and results from Fulfilling Lives projects across England. The evaluation team will be gathering evidence, data and learning from the projects throughout the initiative. This will be used to measure the social and economic impact of the investment in tackling the most entrenched and complex needs through services that are better coordinated and person-centred. The MCN Evaluation website will be used as a platform for disseminating learning, findings and evidence throughout the initiative.
HepCATT Study – Addaction is providing two research sites for this important study funded by the Department of Health and led by the University of Nottingham. The study evaluates interventions designed to increase diagnosis and treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus infection in drug treatment settings.