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WDP Harrow rated ‘Good’ by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated WDP Harrow as ‘Good’ across the board. The CQC inspectors highlighted that the team “treated clients with compassion...

Forward wins two new employment contracts

The Forward Trust has been awarded two major new contracts, helping even more people to change their lives for the better. The Forward Trust are...

Humankind to deliver drug and alcohol support for young people, children...

Humankind's Insight Enfield: Sort it! is set to launch in April 2023 providing free, friendly and confidential drug and alcohol support in the London...

Recent Posts

Government bans nitrous oxide

The government has announced that it will ban nitrous oxide, despite being advised by the ACMD not to do so. The much-anticipated move is...

New resource to help minority ethnic groups

A compendium of specialist alcohol and other substance services for people in minority ethnic groups or migrant communities has been launched by Manchester Metropolitan...

MUP cut alcohol-related deaths by 13 per cent, says study

There was an estimated 13 per cent reduction in deaths and a 4 per cent reduction in hospital admissions ‘wholly attributable to alcohol consumption’...

Executions for drug offences up 850 per cent in two years

There were at least 285 executions for drug offences worldwide in 2022, according to the latest report from Harm Reduction International (HRI). This represents...

Global cocaine production sees ‘dramatic’ increase, says UNODC

Worldwide production of cocaine has ‘jumped dramatically’ in the last two years following an initial slowdown as a result of the COVID pandemic, according...

Almost 300 suspected Scottish drug deaths in final quarter of 2022

Scotland saw 295 suspected drug deaths recorded between October and December last year, according to the latest Police Scotland management information. The number is...

Rehab Spotlights

Residential Alcohol Addiction Treatment from Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel is a centre of excellence for alcohol treatment, providing a safe, supportive, therapeutic and non-judgemental environment for men and women with serious alcohol problems.

Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment from ANA Treatment

Since 1998 ANA Treatment centres have provided detoxification and treatment for drug and alcohol dependency

Residential Drug Treatment from Turning Point

How a unique partnership between Turning Point and Community Rail Cumbria is transforming the lives of service users...