Druglink article 2007 – Hard times, hard drugs by James Egan

The links between poverty and dependent drug use are not inevitable, but strong and hard to break, as Adrian Clarke’s book illustrates. James Egan on how the government must confront deprivation if it is going to reduce the most entrenched and damaging drug addiction.

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Additional keywords: housing / poverty / welfare / social exclusion