DDN November 2020


Enough Excuses

On the Margins


Partner Updates

Phoenix Chief Exec Karen Biggs calls for action on funding

Ahead of the Government's 2020 Spending Review Phoenix Chief Exec Karen Biggs calls for action on funding

Alcohol Awareness Week 2020 with Turning Point

This year Turning Point have taken their Alcohol Awareness Week activities online, ensuring they are still able to recognise this important occasion.

Free counselling service, as relapse concerns increase

Acorn Transformational Counselling service will be offering free sessions to those currently in recovery for drugs and alcohol addictions.

Recent Posts

GHB should be reclassified, says ACMD

GHB, GBL and related compound 1,4-BD should be reclassified as class B substances, the ACMD has stated in a letter to home secretary Priti...

More than half of over 50s drinking at risky levels

More than 50 per cent of over 50s are drinking at levels that ‘could cause health problems now or in the future’, according to...

DDN readers’ survey 2020

Please take a moment to give us some feedback on DDN Magazine. It would really help to know what you like, what you find...

A week’s units ‘for the price of a coffee’

Drinkers in England can consume their entire weekly guideline amount of alcohol for the price of a coffee, according to new research from the...

Middlesbrough HAT pilot has ‘dramatic impact’

The Middlesbrough heroin assisted treatment (HAT) pilot launched last year (DDN, November 2019, page 5) has had a ‘dramatic impact’, according to the programme’s...

Campaigners hail ‘monumental’ victory for US drug policy reform

The divisive and controversial American presidential election has also seen Oregon become the first US state to vote in favour of decriminalising possession of...

Rehab Spotlights

Residential Addiction Treatment from Gloucester House

Whether you’re tired of the lifestyle of addiction or have reached a point of desperation, Gloucester House offers an opportunity to build a whole new sense of self based around the 12-step philosophy.

Residential Drug Treatment from Sefton Park

Sefton Park is a residential addictions treatment centre located by the beach in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare celebrating 25 years of helping people become free from addiction.

Residential Drug Treatment from Equinox Care

Equinox's residential alcohol treatment service staff at Aspinden Wood are on a mission to make sure every resident becomes stronger, happier and healthier.