Work and the journey to recovery: exploring the implications of welfare reform for methadone maintenance clients.

  title={Work and the journey to recovery: exploring the implications of welfare reform for methadone maintenance clients.},
  author={Mark Monaghan and Emma Wincup},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  volume={24 6},
BACKGROUND An emphasis on welfare reform has been a shared concern of recent UK governments, with the project of transforming the provision of welfare gathering pace over the past six years. Replicating active labour market policies pursued across the globe, successive governments have used welfare-to-work programmes as mechanisms to address worklessness. Since 2008, problem drug users (PDUs) have been added to a list of groups for whom intervention is deemed necessary to encourage, enable, and… CONTINUE READING
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