One year on from the first lockdown we are all reflecting back on the year we have just been through.
Change Grow Live announce that from 2021 the National Service User Committee will now be called the National Lived Experience Group (NLEG).
The Forward Trust and Action on Addiction join forces to expand much-needed addiction recovery services in the UK
Iain Barnes, Recovery Worker (Outreach), With You in Bournemouth - how his experience over the last 12 months has highlighted how with concerted action homelessness isn’t inevitable.
Recovery workers in East Kent are now able to request postal Covid-19 tests on behalf of service users
Turning Point are piloting a new service in Nottinghamshire - Turning Point Connect.
More young people are affected by their parent’s drug and alcohol use. We need to support these families through this difficult time.
DDN regularly covers meetings of the Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group. Here are links to some recent reports.
The European Federation of Therapeutic Communities (EFTC) bought together professionals, to reflect upon lessons from COVID-19
Ahead of the Government's 2020 Spending Review Phoenix Chief Exec Karen Biggs calls for action on funding
Acorn Transformational Counselling service will be offering free sessions to those currently in recovery for drugs and alcohol addictions.
The More Than My Past podcast tells the stories of notable former prisoners and addicts, presented by film star Jason Flemyng. Jason’s guest on the latest episode is Alastair Campbell.
Change Grow Live celebrates Recovery Month. From poetry, to carpentry, film-making to walking, their services have been getting creative as they mark the occasion this year.
Leading drug and alcohol charity WDP has renewed its partnership with City Lit, one of the country’s top destinations for evening, weekend and daytime courses, for a third successive year.
Turning Point submission to the 2nd phase of the Dame Carol Black Review on the state of provision of treatment and recovery services for drug users.
We want everyone to know they’re welcomed and respected in our services. But for members of the LGBTQ+ community it’s not always that simple.
A surge in illicit prescription drugs has been linked to a number of overdoses in the UK, warns We Are With You.
On World Hepatitis Day, We Are With You in Lanarkshire says more needs to be done to meet the UK’s target of eliminating the virus by 2025.
The Humankind charity has launched a new national Hepatitis C Action Plan to mark World Hepatitis Day.
Service user involvement is about making sure people can influence decisions that will affect them.
WDP has partnered with Hermes, to provide its most vulnerable Capital Card users with a home delivery service.
EDP join Humankind as a subsidiary and two new services start in Staffordshire and the North East today.
Mark Moody, Change Grow Live CEO explains the decisions they have taken in relation to Medication Assisted Treatment during the coronavirus outbreak.
Broadway Lodge have today launched their brand new podcast called ‘Miracle Mansion Podcast’.
Dedicated to ensuring the best outcomes for children, Daffodil House places the child at the centre of its work with a trauma informed approach.
Humankind's CEO Paul Townsley talks about partnership working to have a greater impact and to support local delivery.
Change Grow Live share the lessons that they have learned from the launch of their new website.
For people with alcohol issues, abstinence isn’t the only answer. Forcing everyone down the same path means losing sight of many on the way.
WDP and Chester Football Club are teaming up to give people who access substance misuse services the chance to obtain tickets for home matches.
By improving optimised OST and access to harm reduction, along with the upscaling of Naloxone provision, we can have an impact on drug related deaths.
As a straight man I never thought I’d end up running a chemsex service but because of people like Joe it’s been the most rewarding experience of my career.
Stories told on social media by people with first-hand experience convey the reality of addiction with nuance and context.
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