Substance Misuse and Homelessness
19 October 2016
Substance Misuse and Homelessness: Health and Care Responses
The programme covered various aspects of care for people with substance misuse and homelessness, including:
- reducing alcohol and drugs harm
- preventing drug deaths
- novel psychoactive substances
- mental health and addiction
- treating related long term conditions.
Can addiction cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
Victoria Abadi, Coordinator of Family and Addiction Service/Addiction Specialist private practitioner
The role of the Alcohol Outreach Nurse and its challenges.
Diane Sedman, Alcohol Outreach Nurse, Brownlow Heath Medical Centre, Liverpool
Findings from the evaluation of Liverpool’s “wet” centre for street drinkers.
Mark Whitfield, Intelligence and Surveillance Manager, Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University
Gordon Hay, Reader in Social Epidemiology, Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moores University
Helping vulnerable substance users during pregnancy and beyond.
Rachel Towell, Senior Midwife, Drug and Alcohol, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Physical health, long term conditions and substance use.
Wayne Henderson, Substance Misuse Nurse Specialist/Director of Specialist Services, Inclusion Healthcare
Nursing for homeless users of novel psychoactive substances.
Mark Holmes, Lead Clinician, Alcohol Related Long Term Condition Team, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust