Published: 29/07/2004, Volume II4, No. 5916 Page 18
1In 2003 FRANK took over from the National Drugs Helpline. It is an umbrella brand for drug users, health professionals, counsellors and others. It has an AZ of drugs and a search facility of organisations offering support locally.
www. talktofrank. com
2Substance Misuse Management in General Practice includes a Royal College of GPs toolkit for GPs and primary care organisations; criteria and standards and evidence required for practitioners working with drug users; and recent articles of relevance to primary care practitioners and managers.
www. smmgp. demon. co. uk
3The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse website has guidance for managers and professionals on a variety of drug-related issues, from commissioning to models of care, and from performance information to treatment planning.
www. nta. nhs. uk
4This cross-government national drug strategy website for drug prevention and treatment professionals and interested others includes a drug action team directory, public drugs campaign resources and the national drug strategy.
www. drugs. gov. uk
5Models of Care for Drugs Service Provision is a new book by Richard Bryant-Jeffries covering all stages of the patient pathway from first contact to post-treatment care.
www. radcliffe-oxford. com