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The Archers, Alice and Alcohol

Adfam Chief Executive Vivienne Evans discusses the latest alcohol dependency storyline on radio soap opera, The Archers. One of my childhood’s most enduring memories is...

It is the right time to highlight the link between alcohol...

Turning Point's Nat Travis examines the impact of alcohol on mental health. As we move out of lockdown and prepare for more freedom, it certainly...

We need to divert more young people from the criminal justice...

Diversionary schemes create better outcomes for young people and keep communities safer. Their time has come, says Jen Rushworth-Claeys. Diversion is a common sense approach...

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Alcohol deaths highest for 20 years

Deaths in England and Wales from alcohol-specific causes topped 7,400 last year, according to provisional data from ONS – almost 20 per cent higher...

Name change for SMMGP

Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP) is changing its name to Addiction Professionals, the organisation has announced. The grassroots GP network recently held...

Ireland to implement minimum pricing from next year

The Republic of Ireland will introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol from next January, according to health minister Frank Feighan. ‘MUP is a...

Right Place, Right Time

A stressful year is giving rise to a fresh approach to mental health at Phoenix Futures, as DDN reports. ‘People in treatment are keen to...

Be well aware

A powerful new national naloxone and overdose awareness campaign is using the faces of people with lived experience to get its message across. ‘For me...

A sporting chance

On his retirement from Change Grow Live, Chris Bruce reflects on the impact of trauma and the power of sport as a recovery tool. At...

Rehab Spotlights

Bosence farm residential addiction treatment

At Bosence we offer detox, 12-step based rehab and stabilisation to people aged 18 or over who need drug or alcohol treatment.

Delphi Medical

The Pavilion is a stunning residential drug and alcohol treatment centre situated in picturesque private grounds just outside Lancaster.

Residential Drug Treatment from Turning Point

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