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Prof Harry Sumnall

Prof Harry Sumnall

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Biography

Harry Sumnall is a Professor in Substance Use at the Public Health Institute. He is interested in all aspects of substance use, particularly young people’s health issues. Harry’s funded research programmes have examined the evidence base for substance misuse prevention and the mechanisms for implementing evidence based practice and policy.

Harry is a member of the UK Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, a Board Member of the European Society for Prevention Research, a Trustee of the Drug and Alcohol prevention charity Mentor UK, and a scientific advisor to the MIND Foundation.

Degrees

2002, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, PhD
1997, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, BSc

Academic appointments

Professor In Substance Use, Liverpool John Moores University, 2012 - present

Publications

Journal article

Agus A, McKay M, Cole J, Doherty P, Foxcroft D, Harvey S, Murphy L, Percy A, Sumnall H. 2019. Cost-effectiveness of a combined classroom curriculum and parental intervention: economic evaluation of data from the Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ open, 9 :e027951-e027951 DOI Author Url Public Url

Atkinson AM, McAuley A, Trayner KMA, Sumnall HR. 2019. ‘We are still obsessed by this idea of abstinence’: A critical analysis of UK news media representations of proposals to introduce drug consumption rooms in Glasgow, UK International Journal of Drug Policy, 68 :62-74 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McGeechan GJ, Giles EL, Scott S, McGovern R, Boniface S, Ramsay A, Sumnall H, Newbury-Birch D, Kaner E, SIPS JR-HIGH Study Team . 2018. A qualitative exploration of school-based staff's experiences of delivering an alcohol screening and brief intervention in the high school setting: findings from the SIPS JR-HIGH trial. Journal of Public Health, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Gage SH, Sumnall HR. 2018. Rat Park: How a rat paradise changed the narrative of addiction. Addiction, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Pennington B, Collins B, Leigh S, Martin A, Owen L, Fischer A, Sumnall H, Bates G. 2018. The cost-effectiveness of seven behavioural interventions to prevent drug misuse in vulnerable populations International Journal of Drug Policy, 57 :42-50 DOI Author Url Public Url

Harrison R, Van Hout MC, Cochrane M, Eckley L, Noonan R, Timpson H, Sumnall H. 2018. Experiences of Sustainable Abstinence-Based Recovery: an Exploratory Study of Three Recovery Communities (RC) in England International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, DOI Public Url

McKay M, Agus A, Cole J, Doherty P, Foxcroft D, Harvey S, Murphy L, Percy A, Sumnall H. 2018. Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme (STAMPP): a school-based and community-based cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open, 8 :e019722-e019722 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wells KE, Morgan G, Worrell FC, Sumnall H, McKay MT. 2018. The influence of time attitudes on alcohol-related attitudes, behaviors and subjective life expectancy in early adolescence: A longitudinal examination using mover-stayer latent transition analysis INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT, 42 :93-105 DOI Author Url Public Url

Holmes J, Sumnall H. 2017. On risk in addiction science, policy and debate ADDICTION, 112 :1895-1897 DOI Author Url Public Url

Atkinson AM, Sumnall H. 2017. ‘Isn’t it mostly girls that do pre-drinks really?’ Young men and women’s accounts of pre-loading in the UK Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, DOI Author Url Public Url

Sumnall H, Agus A, Cole JC, Doherty P, Foxcroft D, Harvey S, McKay M, Murphy L, Percy A. 2017. Steps Towards Alcohol Misuse Prevention Programme (STAMPP): a school- and community-based cluster randomised controlled trial Public Health Research, 5 Public Url

Giles EL, Coulton S, Deluca P, Drummond C, Howel D, Kaner E, McColl E, McGovern R, Scott S, Stamp E, Sumnall H, Tate L, Todd L, Vale L, Albani V, Boniface S, Ferguson J, Frankham J, Gilvarry E, Hendrie N, Howe N, J McGeechan G, Stanley G, Newbury-Birch D. 2016. Multicentre individual randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people aged 14-15 in a high school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH): Study protocol BMJ Open, 6 DOI Author Url Public Url

Harvey SA, McKay MT, Sumnall HR. 2016. Adolescents' reflections on school-based alcohol education in the United Kingdom: education as usual compared with a structured harm reduction intervention JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 21 :640-645 DOI Author Url Public Url

Atkinson AM, Sumnall HR. 2016. 'If I don't look good, it just doesn't go up': A qualitative study of young women's drinking cultures and practices on Social Network Sites INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DRUG POLICY, 38 :50-62 DOI Author Url Public Url

Timpson H, Eckley L, Sumnall H, Pendlebury M, Hay G. 2016. “Once you’ve been there, you’re always recovering”: exploring experiences, outcomes, and benefits of substance misuse recovery Drugs and Alcohol Today, 16 :29-38 DOI Author Url Public Url

Bellis MA, Hughes K, Jones L, Morleo M, Nicholls J, McCoy E, Webster J, Sumnall H. 2015. Holidays, celebrations, and commiserations: measuring drinking during feasting and fasting to improve national and individual estimates of alcohol consumption BMC Medicine, 13 :113-113 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McKay M, Sumnall H, McBride N, Harvey S. 2014. The differential impact of a classroom-based, alcohol harm reduction intervention, on adolescents with different alcohol use experiences: A multi-level growth modelling analysis JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENCE, 37 :1057-1067 DOI Author Url

Faggiano F, Allara E, Giannotta F, Molinar R, Sumnall H, Wiers R, Michie S, Collins L, Conrod P. 2014. Europe Needs a Central, Transparent, and Evidence-Based Approval Process for Behavioural Prevention Interventions PLOS MEDICINE, 11 DOI Author Url Public Url

Lightowlers C, Sumnall H. 2014. A violent mix? The association between concurrent alcohol and cocaine use and violence amongst young people in England and Wales DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY, 21 :131-139 DOI Author Url

Gabrhelík R, Calafat A, Sumnall H, Brenza J, Juan M, Mendes F, Karlsson Rådelius E, Talić S, Csémy L, Brotherhood A, Duch M, Jurystova L, Košir M, Magalhaes C, Ramstedt M, Skarstrand E. 2014. (Self)organizing potential of European parents to prevent children from alcohol, tobacco and other drug use Adiktologie, 14 :116-124

Fernie G, Peeters M, Gullo MJ, Christiansen P, Cole JC, Sumnall H, Field M. 2013. Multiple behavioural impulsivity tasks predict prospective alcohol involvement in adolescents Addiction, 108 :1916-1923 DOI

Sumnall HR. 2013. The New Zealand new psychoactive substances regime - A step in the right direction, but questions still remain Journal of Psychopharmacology, 27 :1076-1078 DOI Author Url

Becoña E, Martínez U, Calafat A, Fernández-Hermida JR, Juan M, Sumnall H, Mendes F, Gabrhelík R. 2013. Parental permissiveness, control, and affect and drug use among adolescents Psicothema, 25 :292-298 DOI Author Url

Fernandez-Hermida J-R, Calafat A, Becona E, Secades-Villa R, Juan M, Sumnall H. 2013. CROSS-NATIONAL STUDY ON FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE PARENTS' KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THEIR CHILDREN'S ALCOHOL USE JOURNAL OF DRUG EDUCATION, 43 :155-172 DOI Author Url

McBride N, McKay M, Sumnall H. 2013. SHAHRP: School health and alcohol harm reduction project - Developments in Australia and the UK Education and Health, 31 :79-83

McKay MT, Percy A, Goudie AJ, Sumnall HR, Cole JC. 2012. The Temporal Focus Scale: Factor structure and association with alcohol use in a sample of Northern Irish school children Journal of Adolescence, 35 :1361-1368 DOI

McKay MT, Cole JC, Sumnall HR, Goudie AJ. 2012. Framing health messages for adolescents: Should we use objective time periods, temporal benchmarks, or both? Journal of Youth Studies, 15 :351-368 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, McBride NT, Sumnall HR, Cole JC. 2012. Reducing the harm from adolescent alcohol consumption: Results from an adapted version of SHAHRP in Northern Ireland Journal of Substance Use, 17 :98-121 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, Sumnall HR, Cole JC, Percy A. 2012. Self-esteem and self-efficacy: Associations with alcohol consumption in a sample of adolescents in Northern Ireland Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 19 :72-80 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, Ballantyne N, Goudie AJ, Sumnall HR, Cole JC. 2012. "Here for a good time, not a long time": Decision-making, future consequences and alcohol use among Northern Irish adolescents Journal of Substance Use, 17 :1-18 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, Cole JC, Sumnall H. 2011. Teenage thinking on teenage drinking: 15- to 16-year olds' experiences of alcohol in Northern Ireland DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY, 18 :323-332 DOI Author Url

Atkinson AM, Sumnall H, Measham F. 2011. Depictions of alcohol use in a UK Government partnered online social marketing campaign: Hollyoaks 'The Morning after the night before' DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY, 18 :454-467 DOI Author Url

Brandt SD, Freeman S, Sumnall HR, Measham F, Cole J. 2010. Analysis of NRG 'legal highs' in the UK: identification and formation of novel cathinones. Drug Test Anal, DOI Author Url

Brandt SD, Sumnall HR, Measham F, Cole J. 2010. The confusing case of NRG-1 BMJ (Online), 341 :62 DOI

Brandt SD, Sumnall HR, Measham F, Cole J. 2010. Second generation mephedrone The confusing case of NRG-1 BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 341 DOI Author Url

Sumnall H. 2010. Effects of a pre-treatment with a neurotoxic regimen of (+/-)3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine upon five common recreational drugs of abuse.

Sumnall H, Bellis MA, Hughes K, Calafat A, Juan M, Mendes F. 2010. A choice between fun or health? Relationships between nightlife substance use, happiness, and mental well-being JOURNAL OF SUBSTANCE USE, 15 :89-104 DOI Author Url

Woolfall K, Sumnall H. 2010. Evaluating interventions for children of substance using parents: A review of outcome measures ADDICTION RESEARCH & THEORY, 18 :326-343 DOI Author Url

Sumnall H. 2009. Regulation of synthetic cannabinoids. Lancet, 374 :1595 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Goudie AJ, Field M, Loverseed AC, Charlton S, Sumnall HR. 2008. The effects of perceived quality on the behavioural economics of alcohol, amphetamine, cannabis, cocaine, and ecstasy purchases Drug Alcohol Depend., 94 :183-190 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Edwards S, Cole JC, Beynon CM. 2008. Use, function, and subjective experiences of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB). Drug Alcohol Depend, 92 :286-290 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Bellis MA. 2007. Can health campaigns make people ill? The iatrogenic potential of population-based cannabis prevention JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 61 :930-931 DOI Author Url

Goudie AJ, Cole JC, Sumnall HR. 2007. Olanzapine withdrawal/discontinuation-induced hyperthermia in rats Prog.Neuropsychopharmacol.Biol.Psychiatry, 31 :1500-1503 DOI Author Url

Goudie AJ, Sumnall HR, Field M, Clayton H, Cole JC. 2007. The effects of price and perceived quality on the behavioural economics of alcohol, amphetamine, cannabis, cocaine, and ecstasy purchases Drug Alcohol Depend., 89 :107-115 DOI Author Url

Beynon C, Sumnall HR, McVeigh J, Cole JC, Bellis MA. 2006. Drink detective: Comments on the manufacturer's response ADDICTION, 101 :1395-1395 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Bellis MA, Cole JC, Mcveigh J. 2005. Crack-cocaine injection: A retrospective analysis of clients in Merseyside specialist drug treatment agencies DRUGS-EDUCATION PREVENTION AND POLICY, 12 :213-221 DOI Author Url

Gamma A, Jerome L, Liechti ME, Sumnall HR. 2005. Is ecstasy perceived to be safe? A critical survey Drug Alcohol Depend., 77 :185-193 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Tyler E, Wagstaff GF, Cole JC. 2004. A behavioural economic analysis of alcohol, amphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy purchases by polysubstance misusers Drug Alcohol Depend., 76 :93-99 DOI Author Url

Cole J, Sumnall H, Grob C. 2002. Where are the casualties? Psychologist, 15 :474

Cole J, Sumnall H, Grob C. 2002. Sorted: Ecstasy facts and fiction Psychologist, 15 :464-467

Cole J, Sumnall H, Grob C. 2002. Where are the casualties? Response PSYCHOLOGIST, 15 :474-474 Author Url

Jones L, Pickering L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis MA. Optimal provision of needle and syringe programmes for injecting drug users: A systematic review. Int J Drug Policy, 21 :335-342 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Cole J, Mackridge A, McVeigh J. NICE guidance on ADHD. Diversion and abuse of methylphenidate in light of new guidance BMJ, 337 :a2287 Author Url

Cole JC, Field M, Sumnall HR, Goudie AJ. Potentiation of olanzapine substitution in rats discriminating clozapine by the D2/3 agonist quinpirole Behav.Pharmacol., 18 :185-190 DOI Author Url

Goudie AJ, Cooper GD, Cole JC, Sumnall HR. Cyproheptadine resembles clozapine in vivo following both acute and chronic administration in rats J.Psychopharmacol., 21 :179-190 DOI Author Url

Goudie AJ, Cole JC, Sumnall HR. Olanzapine and JL13 induce cross-tolerance to the clozapine discriminative stimulus in rats Behav.Pharmacol., 18 :9-17 DOI Author Url

Field M, Santarcangelo M, Sumnall H, Goudie A, Cole J. Delay discounting and the behavioural economics of cigarette purchases in smokers: the effects of nicotine deprivation. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 186 :255-263 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Cole JC, Jerome L. The varieties of ecstatic experience: an exploration of the subjective experiences of ecstasy J.Psychopharmacol., 20 :670-682 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Michailidou K, Jerome L, Sumnall HR. The effects of stereotype threat on cognitive function in ecstasy users J.Psychopharmacol., 20 :518-525 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Cole JC. Self-reported depressive symptomatology in community samples of polysubstance misusers who report Ecstasy use: a meta-analysis J.Psychopharmacol., 19 :84-92 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR, Smith GW, Rostami-Hodjegan A. Preliminary evidence of the cardiovascular effects of polysubstance misuse in nightclubs J.Psychopharmacol., 19 :67-70 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Wagstaff GF, Cole JC. Self-reported psychopathology in polydrug users J.Psychopharmacol., 18 :75-82 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, O'Shea E, Marsden CA, Cole JC. The effects of MDMA pretreatment on the behavioural effects of other drugs of abuse in the rat elevated plus-maze test Pharmacol.Biochem.Behav., 77 :805-814 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Jerome L, Doblin R, Mithoefer MC. Response to: Parrott AC, Buchanan T, Heffernan TM, Scholey A, Ling J, Rodgers J (2003) Parkinson's disorder, psychomotor problems and dopaminergic neurotoxicity in recreational ecstasy/MDMA users. Psychopharmacology 167(4):449-450 Psychopharmacology (Berl), 171 :229-230 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR. The pre-clinical behavioural pharmacology of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) Neurosci.Biobehav.Rev., 27 :199-217 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR. Altered states: the clinical effects of Ecstasy Pharmacol.Ther., 98 :35-58 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR, O'Shea E, Marsden CA. Effects of MDMA exposure on the conditioned place preference produced by other drugs of abuse Psychopharmacology (Berl), 166 :383-390 DOI Author Url

Downing J, Jones L, Bates G, Sumnall H, Bellis MA. A systematic review of parent and family-based intervention effectiveness on sexual outcomes in young people. Health Educ Res, 26 :808-833 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, Cole JC, Field M, Goudie AJ, Sumnall H. What differentiates adolescent problematic drinkers from their peers? Results from a cross-sectional study in Northern Irish school children Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 3 :187-199 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Measham F, Brandt SD, Cole JC. Salvia divinorum use and phenomenology: results from an online survey. J Psychopharmacol, 25 :1496-1507 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Evans-Brown M, McVeigh J. Social, policy, and public health perspectives on new psychoactive substances. Drug Test Anal, 3 :515-523 DOI Author Url

Brandt SD, Freeman S, Sumnall HR, Measham F, Cole J. Analysis of NRG 'legal highs' in the UK: identification and formation of novel cathinones. Drug Test Anal, 3 :569-575 DOI Author Url

Montgomery C, Field M, Atkinson AM, Cole JC, Goudie AJ, Sumnall HR. Effects of alcohol preload on attentional bias towards cocaine-related cues. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 210 :365-375 DOI Author Url Public Url

Brandt SD, Sumnall HR, Measham F, Cole J. Analyses of second-generation 'legal highs' in the UK: initial findings. Drug Test Anal, 2 :377-382 DOI Author Url

Sumnall HR, Beynon CM, Conchie SM, Riley SCE, Cole JC. An investigation of the subjective experiences of sex after alcohol or drug intoxication. J Psychopharmacol, 21 :525-537 DOI Author Url

Beynon CM, Sumnall HR, McVeigh J, Cole JC, Bellis MA. The ability of two commercially available quick test kits to detect drug-facilitated sexual assault drugs in beverages. Addiction, 101 :1413-1420 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Bailey M, Sumnall HR, Wagstaff GF, King LA. The content of ecstasy tablets: implications for the study of their long-term effects Addiction, 97 :1531-1536 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR, Wagstaff GF. Methodological problems with ecstasy and the SCL-90 Psychopharmacology (Berl), 162 :215-217 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR, Wagstaff GF. What is a dose of ecstasy? J.Psychopharmacol., 16 :189-190 DOI Author Url

Cole JC, Sumnall HR. The BDI of the beholder J.Psychopharmacol., 16 :103 DOI Author Url

Fernie G, Peeters M, Gullo MJ, Christiansen P, Cole JC, Sumnall H, Field M. Multiple behavioural impulsivity tasks predict prospective alcohol involvement in adolescents. Addiction, 108 :1916-1923 DOI Author Url

McKay MT, Percy A, Goudie AJ, Sumnall HR, Cole JC. The Temporal Focus Scale: factor structure and association with alcohol use in a sample of Northern Irish school children. J Adolesc, 35 :1361-1368 DOI Author Url

Goudie AJ, Gullo MJ, Rose AK, Christiansen P, Cole JC, Field M, Sumnall H. Nonaddictive instrumental drug use: Theoretical strengths and weaknesses. Behav Brain Sci, 34 :314-315 DOI Author Url

Atkinson AM, Sumnall H, Bellis MA. Young people's perspective on the portrayal of alcohol on televison: findings from a focus group study Addiction, Research and Theory, DOI Author Url

Atkinson AM, Kirton AW, Sumnall HR. The gendering of alcohol in consumer magazines: an analysis of male and female targetted publications Journal of Gender Studies, 21 :365-386 DOI Author Url

Atkinson A, Ross-Houle KM, Begley E, Sumnall H. An exploration of alcohol advertising on social networking sites: an analysis of content, interactions and young people’s perspectives ADDICTION RESEARCH & THEORY, DOI Author Url Public Url

McKay MT, Sumnall H, Harvey SA, Cole JC. Perceptions of school-based alcohol education by educational and health stakeholders: “Education as usual” compared to a randomised controlled trial Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, DOI Author Url Public Url

Atkinson AM, Sumnall H. Neo-liberal discourse of substance use in the UK reality TV show, The Jeremy Kyle Show Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , DOI Public Url

Percy A, Agus A, Cole J, Doherty P, Foxcroft D, Harvey S, McKay M, Murphy L, Sumnall H. Recanting of Previous Reports of Alcohol Consumption within a Large-Scale Clustered Randomised Control Trial Prevention Science, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Chapters

Sumnall H. 2019. The Substance-Use Prevention Workforce: An International Perspective Sloboda Z, Petras H, Robertson E, Hingson R. Prevention of Substance Use :395-412 Springer. New York 978-3-030-00627-3 Publisher Url

Ross-Houle KM, atkinson A, SUMNALL H. 2015. The Symbolic Value of Alcohol: The importance of alcohol consumption, drinking practices and drinking spaces in classed and gendered identity construction Thurnall-Read T. Drinking Dilemmas: Space, Culture and Identity :28-44 Routledge. London 978-1-138-93114-5

Conrod P, Brotherhood A, Sumnall HR, Fagiano F, Wiers R. 2015. Drug and Alcohol Policy for European Youth: Current evidence and recommendations for integrated policies and research strategies Anderson P, Rehm J, Room R. Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being Oxford University Press 978-0198714002

Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Evans-Brown M. 2013. Epidemiology of use of novel psychoactive substances Dargan P, Wood D. Novel Psychoactive Substances Academic Press 9780124158160 DOI

Sumnall H, Jones L. 2009. Redefining Drug Prevention Barlow J. Substance misuse 53 :155-168 Jessica Kingsley Pub. London 9781843106968

Other

Sumnall HR. 2018. THE HARM REDUCTION IMPACT OF CRYPTOMARKETS: INEQUALITY AND OPPORTUNITY ADDICTION, 113 :801-802 DOI Author Url

Simkhada P, Poudel AN, Simkhada B, Sumnall H, Jones L, Bista S, McVeigh J, Gaidhane A, Zahiruddin QS, Chowdhury ME, Bhuiyan MBAS, Iliyasu Z, Pant PR, Kurmi O, Hill R, Van Teijlingen E, Regmi PR. 2017. Need and scope of global partnership on public health research Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University, 11 :260-262

Stevens A, Fortson R, Measham F, Sumnall H. 2015. Legally flawed, scientifically problematic, potentially harmful: The UK Psychoactive Substance Bill INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DRUG POLICY, 26 :1167-1170 DOI Author Url

Chatwin C, Measham F, O'Brien K, Sumnall H. New drugs, new directions? Research priorities for new psychoactive substances and human enhancement drugs. Int J Drug Policy, 40 :1-5 DOI Author Url

Report

Bates G, Jones L, Maden M, Cochrane M, Pendlebury M, Sumnall HS. 2017. The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’. The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’. HRB Drug and Alcohol Evidence Review 5 Publisher Url

Atkinson A, Pirona A, Begley E, Sumnall H. 2016. Health responses to new psychoactive substances DOI Public Url

Eckley L, Harrison R, Cochrane MA, Pendlebury M, Sumnall H, Timpson H. 2016. Evaluation of Four Recovery Communities across England: Interim report for the Give it Up project Publisher Url Public Url

Atkinson A, Ross KM, Begley E, Sumnall H. 2015. Constructing alcohol identities: the role of Social Network Sites (SNS) in young peoples’ drinking cultures Publisher Url

Jones L, Bates G, Bellis M, Beynon C, Duffy P, Evans-Brown M, Mackridge A, McCoy E, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. 2011. A summary of the health harms of drugs Author Url

Quigg ZA, Atkinson A, Hughes K, Bellis M, Sumnall H, Syed Q. 2009. Interpersonal violence and illicit drugs

Woodfall K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J. 2008. Addressing the needs of children of substance using parents: an evaluation of Families First’s Intensive Intervention Final Report. Author Url

Warering M, McVeigh J, Sumnall H. 2008. Young People and Cannabis use in Liverpool. Author Url

Wareing M, McVeigh J, Sumnall H. 2007. Young People and Substance Misuse: Characteristics, Needs and Perception of Treatment Services of Drug Users Aged 18 to 25 in Liverpool. Author Url

Fordham R, Jones L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2007. The economics of preventing drug use: An introduction to the issues. Richard Fordham, Lisa Jones, Harry Sumnall, Jim McVeigh and Mark Bellis Author Url

Khundakar A, Sumnall H, Marr A, McVeigh J, Bellis A. 2007. Individuals aged under 25 in contact with treatment services in the North West of England during 2005/06. Author Url

Sumnall H, Jones L, Burrell K, Witty K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Annual review of Drug Prevention The National Collaborating Centre for Drug Prevention. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Review of grey literature on drug prevention among young people Review Summary. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, Edmonds K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Review of grey literature on drug prevention among young people. Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Universal Drug Prevention - Fact Sheets Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Burrell K, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Universal Drug Prevention. Author Url

Sumnall H, McGrath Y, McVeigh J, Burrell K, Wilkinson L, Bellis M, Reid D. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people Evidence into practice briefing. Author Url

Sumnall H, McGrath Y, McVeigh J, Burrell K, Wilkinson L, Bellis M. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people Evidence into practice briefing. Author Url Public Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, Witty C, McVeigh J. 2006. Alcohol Brief Intervention Author Url

Jones L, Sumnall H, Witty K, Wareing M, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. A review of community-based interventions to reduce stance misuse among vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. Author Url

McGrath Y, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2006. Drug use prevention among young people: a review of reviews. Author Url

BURRELL K, Jones L, SUMNALL H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Tiered approach to Drug Prevention and treatment among young people. Author Url

Sumnall H, Burrell K, Jones L, Wilkinson L, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention Quarterly September 2005. Author Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention - Fact Sheet Author Url

Burrell K, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M. 2005. Drug Prevention vulnerable young people. Author Url

Sumnall H, Cook L, McGrath Y, Wilkinson L, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Burrell K. 2005. Drug Prevention Quarterly - April 2005. Author Url

Cook L, McGrath Y, Wilkinson L, Sumnall H, McVeigh J, Bellis M, Burrell K. 2004. Drug Prevention Quarterly - November 2004. Author Url

Editorial/letter to the editor

Simkhada P, Poudel AN, Simkhada B, Sumnall H, Jones L, Bista S, McVeigh J, Gaidhane A, Zahiruddin QS, Chowdhury ME, Bhuiyan MBAS, Iliyasu Z, Pant PR, Kurmi O, Hill R, van Teijlingen E, Regmi PR. 2016. Need and scope of global partnership on public health research Journal of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University, 11 :202-204

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Cole J, Mackridge A, McVeigh J. 2008. NICE GUIDANCE ON ADHD Diversion and abuse of methylphenidate BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 337 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Sumnall HR, Woolfall K, Cole J, Mackridge A, McVeigh J. 2008. Diversion and abuse of methylphenidate BMJ, 337 :1011

Conference publication

Giles EL, Scott S, Coulton S, Deluca P, Drummond C, Graybill E, Howel D, Kaner E, McColl E, McGovern R, Stamp E, Sumnall H, Tate L, Todd L, Newbury-Birch D. 2015. Development of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people in a high-school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH) LANCET, 386 :S37-S37 DOI Author Url

Field M, Fernie G, Gullo MJ, Christiansen P, Cole JC, Sumnall HR. 2012. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INHIBITORY CONTROL AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USE ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, 16th World Congress of the International-Society-for-Biomedical-Research-on-Alcoholism (ISBRA) 36 :30A-30A Author Url

Cole J, Bailey M, Sumnall H, King L. 2002. The content of ecstasy tablets: Implications for their long-term effects JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, Summer Meeting of the British-Association-for-Psychopharmacology 16 :A60-A60 Author Url

Sumnall HR, Cole JC. Neurotoxic MDMA attenuates the rewarding properties of ethanol but has no effect upon cocaine or other drugs of abuse JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 16 :A59-A59 Author Url

Sumnall HR, Cole JC. Neurotoxic MDMA attenuates the rewarding properties of ethanol but has no effect upon cocaine or other drugs of abuse JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 16 :A68-A68 Author Url

Internet publication

Brotherhood A, Sumnall HR. 2013. European drug prevention quality standards: a quick guide DOI Publisher Url

Book

Brotherhood A, Sumnall HR, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction . European drug prevention quality standards: a manual for prevention professionals No 7 The Publications Office of the European Union. Luxembourg

Sumnall HR, Brotherhood A. Social reintegration and employment: evidence and interventions for drug users in treatment. 13 Publications Office of the European Union. Luxembourg Publisher Url

Engagement & Impact

External committees:

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), Home Office, Member, https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/advisory-council-on-the-misuse-of-drugs. 2011

European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR), EUSPR, Board member. 2010

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

University of Liverpool, PhD, Risk and protection in Northern Irish alcohol users. 2010

Editorial boards:

Addictive Behaviors.

Research Grants Awarded:

AERC, A pilot intervention providing individually tailored feedback on alcohol consumption in University students, Grant value (£): 4915.

AERC, European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs; UK survey 2011, Grant value (£): 36000.

Alcohol Research UK, Constructing alcohol identities. How young people navigate and make sense of online intoxicogenic marketing and culture, Grant value (£): 58000.

Blackburn DAAT, Evidence review of YP drug services in Blackburn with Darwen, Grant value (£): 10000.

British Academy, Risk perception and risk taking behaviours in non-treatment seeking drug users, Grant value (£): 7006.

CHAMPS, Behavioural change interventions in Cheshire and Merseyside, Grant value (£): 25000.

Cheshire DAAT, Young people substance use needs assessment, Grant value (£): 10000.

Department of Health, Assessment, integration and delivery of evidence from government sponsored research on the prevention of drug misuse in a manner which maximises the implementation of evidence based practice, Grant value (£): 160000.

Department of Health, Evaluation of Families First, Grant value (£): 88312.

Department of Health, Evaluation of projects working in High Focus Areas, Grant value (£): 98226.

Department of Health, Work Programme on Drug Prevention Evidence Review and Dissemination, Grant value (£): 101000.

EC DG-Justice DPIP, Promoting Excellence in Drug Prevention in the EU, Grant value (£): 590956.

EMCDDA, Assistance to European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) for the analysis of drug use profiles from EMCDDA Databank on surveys on drug use’, Grant value (£): 16000.

EMCDDA, Reference methodological package on the EMCDDA General Population Survey Indicator, Grant value (£): 10950.

EMCDDA, Social reintegration and reduction of social exclusion of drug users – Improving labour market participation of drug users in treatment, Grant value (£): 10000.

ESRC, ESRC Seminar Series on New Psychoactive Substances/Human Enhancement Drugs, Grant value (£): 20000.

EU Public Health Executive Agency, EU Standards in Drug prevention, Grant value (£): 284507.

EU, ALICE-RAP: Adolescents as customers, Grant value (£): 225000.

EU-DPIP, European Family Empowerment: Improving family skills to prevent alcohol and drug related problems, Grant value (£): 396000.

Health Development Agency, Health Development Agency (currently National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence) Collaborating Centre (Drug Prevention)., Grant value (£): 200000.

JRF, Influence of media on transmission of drinking cultures in young people, Grant value (£): 100000.

Knowsley D(A)AT, Class A drug use in Knowsley D(A)AT, Grant value (£): 14000.

Liverpool CitySafe, Cannabis use in Liverpool, Grant value (£): 15000.

Liverpool D(A)AT, Young People and Substance Misuse: Characteristics, Needs and Perception of Treatment Services of Drug Users Aged 18 to 25 in Liverpool, Grant value (£): 20994.

Liverpool PCT, Evaluation of Operation SafeSpace, Merseyside, Grant value (£): 10000.

Liverpool, Sefton, and Salford PCTs, Health Needs Assessment in NW Prisons, Grant value (£): 35000.

MRC, Inhibitory control and cue salience in alcohol abuse, Grant value (£): 283104.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE Evidence Review (economic modelling) : drug prevention, Grant value (£): 60000.

NICE, Community based interventions for the reduction of substance misuse among vulnerable and disadvantaged young people. A rapid review, Grant value (£): 65007.

NICE, Fieldwork to inform NICE guidance on optimum provision of NSPs, Grant value (£): 35000.

NICE, Fieldwork to inform NICE guidance on prevention of alcohol use disorders, Grant value (£): 35000.

NICE, Perceptions of new smoking cessation interventions by young people, Grant value (£): 30000.

NICE, review of effectiveness and cost effectiveness of optimum provision of needle exchanges for injecting drug users, Grant value (£): 127500.

NICE, Review of effectiveness and cost effectiveness of PSHE, Grant value (£): 99000.

NICE, Scoping exercise on Drugs Prevention in the Community and Server Focussed intoxication management strategies, Grant value (£): 40000.

NICE, Substance misuse interventions – fieldwork, Grant value (£): 45000.

NIHR-PH, SHAHRP and TATI alcohol misuse prevention programme (STAMPP): school based randomised controlled trial, Grant value (£): 1044370.

Preston PCT, Evaluation of Alcohol Brief Intervention, Grant value (£): 9836.

Roy Castle Foundation, Qualitative evaluation of service users experiences of community smoking cessation programmes, Grant value (£): 15000.

Tameside Council, Needs Assessment of New Psychoactive Substance Use (Tameside Council, Grant value (£): 20000.

Warrington DAAT, Public perceptions of drug use in Warrington, UK, Grant value (£): 15000.

Wirral D(A)AT, Class A drug use in Wirral D(A)AT, Grant value (£): 28276.

Wirral PCT, R&D Needs Assessment in Wirral PCT, Grant value (£): 20000.