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This set of studies all relate to the treatment of substance use problems – how much money it saves society, how effective it is per pound spent, and how to recognise a high quality service. From the Netherlands too, a unique spotlight on the degree to which a clinician influences their patients simply by the kind of person they are, and how this influence can be supplemented by joint decision-making.