PDU

(redirected from Problematic Drug User)
AcronymDefinition
PDUPower Distribution Unit
PDUProtocol Data Unit
PDUPlug Distribution Unit
PDUPersonal Dial up
PDUPacket Data Unit
PDUProcess Development Unit
PDUPower Drive Unit (F-16 leading edge flap hydraulic motor)
PDUProject Delivery Unit (various agencies)
PDUPractice Development Unit (hospitals)
PDUProduct Development Unit
PDUPlan de Déplacements Urbain (French)
PDUPatrol Duty Uniform (police uniform)
PDUPilot Display Unit
PDUPhotographic Development Unit (RAF)
PDUProblematic Drug User
PDUPayload Data Unit
PDUPylon Decoder Unit
PDUPokemon Digimon United
PDUPrototype Development Unit
PDUPesticide Dispersal Unit
PDUProfessional Development Unit(s) (similiar to Continuing Education Units)
PDUProgrammable Display Unit
PDUParachute Deployment Unit
PDUPhilippine Digital Upgrade
PDUPeripheral Data Unit
PDUPentagon Dining Unit (LSU)
PDUProgram Decision Unit
PDUPremises Distribution Upgrade
PDUPrototype Decision-aid Utilities
PDUPropwash Deflection Unit (boat device)
PDUPublic Display Unit
PDUPre Diagnostic Unit
References in periodicals archive ?
THERE are 7,700 people regarded as problematic drug users in South Wales.
So in the meantime we should have things in place for harm reduction to protect problematic drug users For example, setting up a Drug Consumption Room (DCR) in Wrexham, where people suffering from problematic drug use can take the drugs themselves safely and hygienically and could potentially save lives, would also provide real benefits to the community.
Similarly, numerous subsequent policy and guidance documents--the 1998, 2002, 2008, and 2010 Drug Strategies (HM Government, 1998 2002; 2008; 2010), Models of Care for the Treatment of Adult Drug Misusers (NTA, 2002), and Drug Misuse and Dependence: UK guidelines on clinical management (DH, 2007)--have consistently recommended that health, social care and criminal justice agencies work collaboratively to address the complex needs of problematic drug users.
The Commission was also informed about the startup of a major initiative to pair up European cities with counterparts in Latin America and the Caribbean, to improve the treatment and rehabilitation of problematic drug users and address other aspects of drug dependency at the municipal level.
We accessed latest figures on the number of problematic drug users in the North East ( those with such serious habits they can't work and often have to steal to feed their addictions.
He added: "Currently about one per cent of people are recognised as problematic drug users.
Britain's 280,000 problematic drug users should be treated as patients requiring medical help.
Already, there are claims that national drug policy initiatives have been relatively silent on the needs of problematic drug users among black and other minority ethnic groups (see Chantler, 1998; Khan, 1999; Johnson and Carroll, 1995).
Home Office Minister Bob Ainsworth welcomed the report but said: "The main aim of our drug strategy is to get the estimated 250,000 problematic drug users away from drugs and into treatment.
From January to December 2008, there were 1,625 referrals for problematic drug users in Cardiff.
The breakdown of problematic drug users claiming benefits is: Jobseekers' Allowance 66,000; Income Support 146,000; Incapacity Benefit 87,000; Disability Living Allowance 2 5,000.
It shows how the methods of these studies lead to the overestimation of both the number of offenses by problematic drug users and their causal attribution to drug use.