Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Pizzey R and Hunt N (2008) Distributing foil from needle and syringe programmes (NSPs) to promote transitions from heroin injecting to chasing: An evaluation. Harm Reduction Journal. 2008, 5:24doi:10.1186/1477-7517-5-24.

McSweeney T, Stevens A, Hunt N and Turnbull PJ (2008) Drug testing and court review hearings: Uses and limitations. Probation Journal. 55 (1):39-53.

Lloyd C and Hunt N (2007) Drug consumption rooms: An overdue extension to harm reduction policy in the UK? International Journal of Drug Policy. 18, 5-9.

Hunt N, Lloyd, C, Kimber J and Tompkins C (2007) Public injecting and willingness to use a drug consumption room among needle exchange programme attendees in the UK. International Journal of Drug Policy. 18, 62-65.

Foster J, Tyrell K, Cropper V and Hunt N (2007) Two case studies of user involvement in the recruitment of staff for drug services. Drugs: Education Prevention and Policy. 14, (1), 89-94.

McCambridge J, Winstock A, Hunt N and Mitcheson L (2007) 5-year trends in use of hallucinogens and other adjunct drugs among U.K. dance drug users. European Addiction Research. 13. 57-64

McSweeney T, Stevens A, Hunt N and Turnbull PJ (2006) Twisting arms or a helping hand?: Assessing the impact of ‘coerced’ and comparable ‘voluntary’ drug treatment options. British Journal of Criminology. 47 (3), 470-490

Hickman M, Carrivick S, Paterson S, Hunt N, Griffiths C, Zador D, Cusick L , Henry J (2006) London Audit of Drug Related Overdose Deaths: characteristics and typology, and implications for prevention and monitoring. Addiction. 107. 317-323.

Stevens A, Berto D, Frick U, Hunt N, Kerschl V, McSweeney T, Oeuvray K, Schaaf S, Trinkl B, Unchtenhagen A, Werdenich W (2006) The relationship between legal status, perceived pressure and motivation in treatment for drug dependence: results from a European study of quasi-compulsory treatment. European Addiction Research. 12, 197-209.

Marsden J, Stillwell G, Barlow H, Boys A, Taylor C, Hunt N and Farrell M (2006) A controlled trial of motivational interviewing with young ecstasy and cocaine users: no effect on substance and alcohol use outcomes. Addiction. 101: 1014-1026.

Rhodes T, Stoneman A, Hope V, Hunt N, Martin A, Judd A (2006) Groin injecting in the context of crack cocaine and homelessness: From ‘risk boundary’ to ‘acceptable risk’? The International Journal of Drug Policy.17: 164-170.

McCambridge J, Mitcheson L, Hunt N and Winstock A. (2006) The rise of Viagra among British illicit drug users: 5-year survey data. Drug and Alcohol Review. 25: 111-113.

Hunt N (2005) Coercing change: balancing rights, justice and health. Drugs and Alcohol Today. 5 (3): 28-33.

McCambridge J, Mitcheson, Winstock A and L Hunt N (2005) Five-year trends in patterns of drug use among people who use stimulants in dance contexts in the United Kingdom. Addiction. 100: 1140-1149.

McCambridge J, Hunt N, Winstock A and Mitcheson L (2005) Has there been a decline in the prevalence of cannabis use among British nightclubbers? Five-year survey data. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 12, 2: 167-169.

Hunt N (2005) Public health or human rights? Author’s rejoinder to responses. The International Journal of Drug Policy.

Hunt N (2004) Public health or human rights: what comes first? The International Journal of Drug Policy. 15: 231-237.

Hunt N, Stevens A W (2004) Whose harm? Harm reduction and the shift to coercion in UK drug policy. Social Policy and Society. 3,4: 333-342.

Hunt N (2001) Reasoning and restricted choices within recreational drug repertoires. The International Journal of Drug Policy. 12, 5-6: 425-428

Hunt N (2001) The importance of clearly communicating the essence of harm reduction. The International Journal of Drug Policy. 12: 35-36.

Hunt N and Ashenhurst A (2000) Drug use, mental health and social exclusion: cause, effect and what we can do about it. Mental Health Care. 4, 1: 18-21. (Link to abstract only)

Griffiths P, Vingoe, L Hunt N, Mounteney J and Hartnoll R (2000) Drug information systems, early warning and new drug trends: Can drug monitoring systems become more sensitive to emerging trends in drug consumption? Substance Use and Misuse. 35, 6-8: 811-844. (Link to abstract only)

Hunt, N, Griffiths P, Southwell M, Stillwell G, and Strang J (1999) Preventing and curtailing injecting drug use: opportunities for developing and delivering ‘route transition interventions’. Drug and Alcohol Review. 18, 4: 441-451.

Stillwell G, Hunt N Taylor C & Griffiths P (1999) The modelling of injecting behaviour and initiation into injecting. Addiction Research 7(5): 447-459.

Hunt N, Stillwell G, Taylor C & Griffiths P (1998) Evaluation of a brief intervention to reduce initiation into injecting. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy 5, 2: 185-193.

Hunt N (1997) Risk of needlestick injuries to injecting drug users. Addiction 92, (2): 219-220.

Hunt N, Jones K and Shelley H (1993) What happens when Ecstasy is injected? International Journal of Drug Policy, 4, (3), pp. 161-162.

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Reports and reviews

Contributing author (2006) The Report of the Independent Working Group on Drug Consumption Rooms. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (Executive Summary)

Hunt N (2006) Indicators of the need for drug consumption rooms in the UK. Independent Working Group on Drug Consumption Rooms. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Hunt N (2006) The evaluation literature on drug consumption rooms. Independent Working Group on Drug Consumption Rooms. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Hunt N (2006) An overview of models of delivery of drug consumption rooms. Independent Working Group on Drug Consumption Rooms. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Fortson R (2006) Setting up a drug consumption room: legal issues. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (not authored by me but relates to the other DCR papers here)

Fortson R (2006) Harm reduction and the law in the United Kingdom: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (not authored by me but relates to the other DCR papers here)

Hunt N, Lenton S and Witton J (2006) Cannabis and mental health: responses to the emerging evidence. KCA/Beckley Foundation Drug Policy Programme. Report 8.

Hunt N, Trace M and Bewley-Taylor D (2005) Reducing drug-related harms to health: a global overview of the evidence. London: Beckley Foundation.

Hunt N and Stevens A (2005) One-to-one interventions for young people: overview of available evidence. A report for Kent Drug and Alcohol Action Team. EISS, University of Kent.

Stillwell G, Hunt N and Preston A (2005) A Survey of Drug Route Transitions
among Non-injecting and Injecting Heroin Users in South Eastern Europe
. Romania: Population Services International.

Hunt, N, Ashton, M, Lenton S, Mitcheson L, Nelles B, Stimson G (2003) A review of the evidence-base for harm reduction approaches to drug use. London: Forward Thinking on Drugs.

John Howard, Neil Hunt and Anthony Arcuri (2003) A situation assessment and review of the evidence for interventions for the prevention of HIV/AIDS among Occasional, Experimental and Young Injecting Drug Users. Background Paper prepared for: UN Interagency and CEEHRN Technical Consultation on Occasional, Experimental and Young IDUs in the CEE/CIS and Baltics. Geneva: UNICEF

Hunt N (2002) Development and evaluation of the Drug Use Screening Tool (DUST) for young people. Maidstone: Kent and Medway Drug Action Team. Latest version of DUST tool from KDAAT.