It Italy, social policies are much more sensitive to the problems of drug abuse and to the criminality linked to it, leaving little room for interest in ARPP.
For instance, there is no specific ARPP curriculum in the faculties of medicine or psychology(14) or in social-service or nursing schools.
The risk of losing autonomy felt by the CATs working in institutional settings (and by the volunteer and self-help groups in general) explains the difficult relationships they have with the public services and scientific organizations working in the areas of ARPP.
These goals are pursued through active cooperation with all of the public and private institutions working in the field of ARPP.
SAT for families with ARPP that have recently joined the program