Non-national clients in Belgian substance use treatment Universiteit Gent
Purpose - Substance use treatment (SUT) among migrants and ethnic minorities is an underresearched domain in European countries, although preliminary studies point out disparities in treatment use and access compared to general populations. This paper aims to identify the main characteristics of and the types of services solicited by non-nationals in Belgium.Design/methodology/approach - This paper compares the types of SUT services used by ...
Towards a strengths-based focus in the criminal justice system for drug-using offenders Universiteit Gent
In this chapter the authors advocate for an increased focus on holistic, desistance- and recovery-oriented practices in the criminal justice system for dealing with drug-using offenders. They argue for looking beyond the offendersU+2019 risks and focusing on individual and community empowerment.