Social Science/ Health Policy/ Alcohol and Drugs
Head, Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
Books/ book chapters
Peer reviewed journal papers
Published reports/ selected other outputs
Professor Thom led the development of a European Masters in Drug and Alcohol Studies funded by an Erasmus Life Long Learning curriculum development grant Oct 2007 - Sept 2010. She teaches on alcohol and drug use/ problem use and policy and supervises PhD students.
Hafford-Letchfield, Trish and Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana (2017) Delivering information and brief advice on alcohol (IBA) in social work and social care settings: an exploratory study. Drugs Education Prevention and Policy . ISSN 0968-7637 (Published online first)
Duke, Karen L. and Kolind, Torsten (2016) The prison population and illegal drug use. In: Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Studies – Social Science Perspectives. Kolind, Torsten and Thom, Betsy and Hunt, Geoffrey , eds. Sage. ISBN 9781446298664
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana and Hafford-Letchfield, Trish and Luger, Lisa and Annand, Fizz and Bristow, Alan (2016) The role of training in delivering alcohol IBA in non-medical settings: broadening the base of IBA delivery. Project Report. Alcohol Research UK.
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana and Hafford-Letchfield, Trish (2016) Delivering alcohol IBA in housing, probation and social work settings: opportunities and constraints. Project Report. Alcohol Research UK.
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana (2016) The role of training in IBA implementation beyond primary health care settings in the UK. Drugs: education, prevention, and policy . ISSN 0968-7637 (Published online first)