Hannah Carver

University of Stirling

Dr Hannah Carver is a Senior Lecturer in Substance Use in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling and Co-Director of the Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research at the University of Stirling. Her research focuses on drug and alcohol harm reduction interventions; homelessness; social and health inequalities; young people and families; and peer-delivered interventions. She is interested in qualitative research methods; systematic reviews; and undertaking collaborative research with marginalised groups. 

 

Recent Publications

Carver, H., Parkes, T., Browne, T., Matheson, C., & Pauly, B. (2020) Investigating the need for alcohol harm reduction and Managed Alcohol Programmes for people experiencing homelessness and alcohol use disorders in Scotland. Drug and Alcohol Review
https://doi.org/10.1111/dar.13178 

Masterton, W., Carver, H., Parkes, T., & Park, K. (2020) Greenspace interventions for mental health in clinical and non-clinical populations: What works, for whom, and in what circumstances? Health & Place, 64 (102338)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102338 

Miler, J., Carver, H., Foster, R., & Parkes, T. (2020) Provision of peer support at the intersection of homelessness and problem substance use services: a ‘state of the art’ review. BMC Public Health, 20 (641)
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-8407-4 

Carver, H., Ring, N., Parkes, T., & Miler, J. (2020) What constitutes effective problem substance use treatment from the perspective of people who are homeless? Systematic review and meta-ethnography. Harm Reduction Journal, 17 (10)
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-020-0356-9 

Parkes, T., Matheson, C., Carver, H., Budd, J., Liddell, D., Wallace, J., Pauly, B., Fotopoulou, M., Burley, A., Anderson, I., MacLennan, G., & Foster, R. (2019) Supporting Harm Reduction through Peer Support (SHARPS): testing the feasibility and acceptability of a peer-delivered, relational intervention for people with problem substance use who are homeless, to improve health outcomes, quality of life and social functioning and reduce harms: study protocol. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5 (1), Art. No.: 64
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0447-0

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