Icelandic Youth: What the UK can learn from the ‘Youth In Iceland’ model

Today, Volteface launches a mini-report examining the lessons the UK can learn from ‘Youth in Iceland’. Outlining the Icelandic model and how it transformed substance misuse among adolescents, the report examines how unique relationships were created in the Scandinavian nation between young people, parents, schools, academia and the state. While the UK and Iceland differ in … Continued

New UCL Study Seeking Participants

  A new UCL study is looking for participants who either do or don’t smoke Cannabis, and are between the ages of 16-19 and 25-27. The study is seeking to understand more about how Cannabis impacts on adolescents and will be monitoring them over 12 months. The study is paying all participants £240 for their time, and will involve … Continued

Evidence and Ignorance – A Potent Mix

  A new KCL study shows that cannabis potency could be a key contributing factor in levels of problematic use. The study is the first of its kind to show a correlation between changes in cannabis potency and admissions to drug treatment services. The research, which was funded by the Society for the Study of … Continued