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FI research » Drugs and alcohol
23 August 2008
The Fatherhood Institute’s extensive review of international evidence about the costs and benefits of active fatherhood can help inform the development of policy and practice. 
External research » Drugs and alcohol
13 August 2008
Supporting disabled parents and parents with additional support needs:  SCIE ADULTS’ SERVICES KNOWLEDGE REVIEW Authors: Jenny Morris and Michele Wates Published: November 2006 in the UK, by the Social Care Institute for Excellence This SCIE ‘knowledge review’ is about parents with physical and/or sensory impairments, learning difficulties, mental health problems, long-term illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, and drug or alcohol problems. 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
8 August 2008
The Men’s Advice Line provides a range of services aimed at men experiencing domestic abuse from their partner. They do this by: · Giving men a chance to talk about their experiences · Providing emotional support · Providing practical advice · Providing sign-posting to a range of services including housing and legal options · Providing solutions that are focussed on the needs of our callers · Non-judgmental approach · Informed by research · Led by practice Contact: 0808 801 0327 Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm   
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
7 August 2008
Nearly half of parents (46%) contacting YoungMinds Parents Information Service for advice are worried about their 12-16 year olds. 
FI research » Drugs and alcohol
16 July 2008
1. Parental conflict The substantial negative effects on children of parental conflict and hostility are well documented in both intact and non-intact families (Cummings et al, 2004; Reynolds, 2001). 
Practice » Drugs and alcohol
4 February 2008
A multi-agency approach in a mosque environment during Ramadan (holy Islamic month) for Bangladeshi fathers in Tower Hamlets, east London – run by NAFAS (see below for contact details).