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William White Papers

This article is an excellent background piece about promoting resilience and recovery in families. Promoting Resilience and Recovery Policy, Clinical, and Recovery Support Strategies to Inhibit the Intergenerational Transmission of Addiction and Related Problems


Life in Recovery

Michael Edwards, David Best, James Irving & Catrin Andersson
A Families Perspective:A ‘Families Living in Addiction’ survey. Family members report on their experiences, as witnesses and in their own right as people going through their own version of recovery.


Juggling Harms: Coping with parental substance misuse

Research · October 2017. Report based on the findings from the Family Life Project - a qualitative longitudinal study of children and young people's experiences of growing up with parental substance misuse (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine). The specific objectives of the study were to explore: young people’s lived experiences (daily life experiences) of family life over time.


Evaluation of New Zealand ‘P’ Pull 2019

In September 2016, a community-based peer support initiative called NZ ‘P’ Pull was established in Porirua. It emerged in response to concerned people and whānau affected by methamphetamine use issues and the need for ‘real talk’ with others This is the evaluation report.


The Wellbeing of Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellors in Australia. Strengths, Risks and Implications

David Best, Michael Savic & Peter Daley (2016)
The Well-Being of Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellors in Australia: Strengths, Risks, and Implications, Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 34:2, 223-232, DOI: 10.1080/07347324.2016.1148514


Prenatal methamphetamine exposure and neonatal neurobehavioral outcome in the USA and New Zealand

LaGasse, Linda L. Woulds,T et al.
“Prenatal methamphetamine exposure and neonatal neurobehavioral outcome in the USA and New Zealand.” Neurotoxicology and teratology vol. 33,1 (2011): 166-75. DOI:10.1016/

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