October 2016

Drink and Drugs News
Drink and Drugs News October 2016

It’s easy to take notice of those who shout the loudest, but where would we be without the everyday heroes who just get on with things? The article about Pat Lamdin’s retirement (page 16) is not just an appreciation of a jolly good bloke – the piece is bursting with frustration at the sector’s failure to cherish and retain good people.

Also in this issue – including our joyous cover picture! – we celebrate Recovery Month, take the opportunity to look at the origins of the term ‘recovery’, and note that in commemorating Recovery Month and International Overdose Awareness Day, communities are sharing the same goals, campaigns and demonstrating a unity of purpose that defies being categorised as belonging to one ‘movement’ or another.

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