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DDN1102

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DEADLY SERIOUS Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research Drugs and capital punishment in the 21st century THE RIGHT TREATMENT Clouds House becomes more responsive to women’s needs ART COMES TO LIFE Occupational therapy and a creative way to recovery WE DID IT! Daren Garratt on the DDN/ Alliance service […]

DDN3march10

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[…] emphasis about recovery... and an emphasis on improving communities instead on improving communities instead of seeing treatment in isolation.’of seeing treatment in isolation.’ 29 March 2010 www.drinkand drugsnews.com HAPPY FAMILIES?HAPPY FAMILIES? Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research GET WITH THE TIMES Refocusing services to make them relevant to the […]

DDN1401

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[…] recovery NO HALF MEASURES Alcohol policy moves into the 21st century AWARD WINNERS The Home Offi ce honours the best of the best 14 January 2008 www.drinkand drugs.net " If you’re going to keep your sanity here, you have to get one thing straight from the very start. Get it fi rmly into your […]

DDN051031

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[…] MUCH TOO YOUNG Alcohol and pregnancy: do not mix DIVERSITY CHALLENGE The new-look Federation agenda for change HEPATITIS C AND ME An ex-user’s story and questions www.drinkand drugs.net News Round-up Strategy on underage drinking |Ex-prisoners need better suppor t |Addicted homeless need to get active |Specialist nurses prescribe wider range of drugs |In-volve launches […]

DDN1407

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14 Jul14 Jul y 20082008 www.drinkand drugs.net www.drinkanddrugs.net REACHING NEW HEIGHTS Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research How do you motivate your service user group? BREAKING THE CIRCLEBREAKING THE CIRCLE How How death can affedeath can affe ct the ct the dynamic of recovery groupsdynamic of recovery groups SMOOTH […]

DDN060313

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[…] es ss si ib bl le e – – A Ac cc co ou un nt ta ab bl le e DTL is a trading name of Drugtreatment Ltd. Registered in England, Company Number 4974786 DTL – 190 Camden High Street – London NW1 8QP T: 020 7485 8844 F: 020 7424 0984 E: […]

DDN2409

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RIDING HIGH Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research Italy’s pioneering drug-free community gives skills for life CHASING EVIDENCE How do we know that day programmes work? PUPIL’S VIEW A 14-year-old’s fi rst taste of drugs education KEEPING THE BENEFITS How easy is arranging user work experience? 24 September 2007 […]

DDN230407

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SAVING SMOKERS Replacing ‘quit or die’ with harm reduction RELEASE AT 40 Why we need the drugs users’ champion PRICE OF FREEDOM How addiction keeps us hooked ASIANS DON’T DO DRUGS Minority addiction and beating the stereotypes Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 23 April 2007 www.drinkanddrugs.net 23 April 2007 News Round-upNews Commission to tackle policy […]

DDN040607

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[…] | research Discovering the direct impact on those affected LICENCE TO CURE Should we buy the Afghan opium harvest? QUEST FOR EVIDENCE Roger Howard of the UK Drug Policy Commission BE A BETTER MANAGER New website aims to improve team working 4 June 2007 www.drinkanddrugs.net 4 June 2007 News Round-up£2m pledged for harm reduction […]

DDN091006

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PUSHING FRONTIERS Gerry Stimson talks about IHRA’s work for harm reduction WORKING LIVES Rehan Tariq is a drug worker in Luton’s Asian Community Employment after recovery is still an elusive goal – where are we going wrong? THE ROAD TO WORK From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 9 October 2006 […]

DDN050613

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[…] 12-step programme From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 13 June 2005 INSTITUTIONAL RACISM One step forward two steps back? NTA NEW STRATEGY Improving drug treatment effectiveness HEALING THE FAMILY Corekids holistic philosophy www.drinkanddrugs.net News Round-up Crime Bill cracks down on binge drinking | Doctors attack drug strategy for failures on […]

DDN050613

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[…] association with WIRED Y our fortnightly magazine | jobs |news |views |research 13 June 2005 INSTITUTIONAL RACISM One step forward two steps back? NTA NEW STRATEGY Improving drug treatment effectiveness HEALING THE FAMILY Corekids holistic philosophy www.drinkanddrugs.net News Round-up Crime Bill cracks down on binge drinking | Doctors attack drug strategy for failures ondrinking and smoking  |Happy bir thday AA!  | Repor ts from the Meeting Drug TreatmentNeeds Conference  |BBC wants views on cannabis 4 Features Cover story Ending the […]

DDN060409

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6 April 2009 www.drinkand drugsnews.com GROWING ROOTSGROWING ROOTS Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research ON THE CUSPON THE CUSP Are we about to see a new Are we about to see a new era in treatment and policy?era in treatment and policy? RECOVERY DISCOVERYRECOVERY DISCOVERY Bill White on treatment […]

DDN030706

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[…] |jobs|news|views|research 3 July 2006 COLOUR-CODED CARE Anchor Project – moving people through services TREATMENT EQUALITY Tuning in to learning disabilities COMMENT Is excessive mangement squandering resources? www.drinkand drugs.net 3 July 2006 News Round-up UN chief calls for European action on drugs | SDF director wants focus change on Scottish drugs policy |Edinburgh trials more […]

DDN 050404

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DDN 050404

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[…] fa ac ci in ng g a a s se er ri io ou us s h ha an ng go ov ve er r? ? www.drinkand drugs.net …simple and complete solutions for your drug testing requirements Complete Drug Testing Solutions Cozart plc Tel: +44 (0)1235 861 483 sales@cozart.co.uk www.cozart.biz On-site ... Immediate Testing […]

DDN_November_2023

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[…] DRAMATIC CHANGE Exploring trauma through theatre TAKE A BREATH Tackling high rates of smoking in services GETTING THE MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE WHO NEED IT Drink and Drugs News November 2023 ISSN 1755-6236 NOVEMBER 2023 • DRINK AND DRUGS NEWS • 3 WWW.DRINKANDDRUGSNEWS.COM U SIN G D R UG S? YOU are important Assume […]

DDN010609

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[…] we’d achieved,’ she says. ‘When you compare us to other countries, yes our prevalence of drug use is quite high and we don’t do so well on drug related deaths, but in terms of treatment penetration, waiting times and local areas having systems with the basic building blocks of harm reduction, opiate substitute therapy and access […]

DDN231006

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BUILDING CAPACITY Reversing the decline of residential rehabs SHARP COMMENT DDN attends the national conference on injecting drug use. Knowledge gaps and inappropriate training? What’s going on? CRISIS OF COMPETENCE From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 23 October 2006 www.drinkanddrugs.net FIREWALK WITH ME Unconventional therapy over a pit of hot […]

Another record high for England and Wales drug deaths

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[…] – the Health and Social Care Select Committee and the Scottish Affairs Select Committee – have called for drug policy reform in the UK in order to tackle drug related deaths, citing the need for investment in treatment and harm reduction, supporting calls for overdose prevention sites and calling for a review of the law to end […]

DDNjan10

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[…] of the poor quality of available ecstasy and cocaine.’ GET MOTIVATEDGET MOTIVATED Promoting behaviour change Promoting behaviour change with motivational interviewingwith motivational interviewing 18 January 2010 www.drinkand drugsnews.com LEGALLY HIGH?LEGALLY HIGH? Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research CRUNCH TIMECRUNCH TIME Making the case for recovery-Making the case for recovery- […]

DDN 050321

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DDN1707

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[…] CONNECTION Meeting the needs of dual diagnosis clients DIFFERENT VISION Hypnotherapy proves inspirational in York THE NEW ICE AGE Methamphetamine UK, how real is the problem? www.drinkand drugs.net 17 July 2006 News Round-up Alcohol hospital admissions reach record levels |New guidance to suppor t YOTs | Birmingham advises pregnant drug-users | Scottish ‘social contract’ […]

DDN0311

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3 November 2008 www.drinkand drugs.net BACK ON THE RADAR Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research TIME TO BE FRANK Innovation and good practice nominations 2009 Transitional services bring young people back into treatment BEAR NECESSITIES The essential read […]

DDN 050321

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DDN2104

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[…] for clients BARS TO PROGRESS Are criminal justice interventions working? CHAPTER AND VERSE The role of creative writing in addiction recovery POSTCODE LOTTERY Why some children of drug users are still missing out 21 April 2008 www.drinkanddrugs.net 21 April 2008 CJ Wellings Ltd, FDAP and WIRED do not accept responsibility for the accuracy of […]

DDN201106

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CONFERENCE REPORTS FDAP debates the future as the NTA go ‘full and frank’ COMPETENCE ROUTES Meeting targets is straight- forward with DANOS Drug education in schools – a more effective approach GETTING IT RIGHT Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 20 November 2006 www.drinkanddrugs.net COMMENT Back-to-work challenge for service providers 20 November 2006 News Round-upAlcohol Concern […]

DDNapril10

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TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM ‘By doing good quality drug treatment and harm ‘By doing good quality drug treatment and harm reduction within the criminal justice system we reduction within the criminal justice system we can not only protect the human rights of drug can not only protect the human rights of […]

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[…] clients and staff alike p12 Profile Adfam chief executive Vivienne Evans on the challenges facing family support p18 supporting Families is central to a healthy society www.drinkand drugsnews.com ISSN 1755-b23b April 2012 STILL THE BIGGEST – STILL THE BEST! ‘The number of families affected is certainly not going down. bften the numbers are eye […]

DDN060227

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PRESCRIPTION FOR LIVING Nurses learn the script on controlled drugs From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 27 February 2006 ALCOHOL STRATEGY Diary days bring the theory to life LOCAL CHALLENGE A RAPt initiative delivers services to the door COMMENT Giving up the weed – a priority for young people www.drinkanddrugs.net […]

DDN 050516

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DUAL DIAGNOSIS Getting through the maze From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 16 May 2005 GP DEBATE Should all drug users be treated in primary care? DANOS THREE YEARS ON Are standards making the grade? www.drinkanddrugs.net …simple and complete solutions for your drug testing requirements Complete Drug Testing Solutions Cozart […]

DDN 050516

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DUAL DIAGNOSIS Getting through the maze From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 16 May 2005 GP DEBATE Should all drug users be treated in primary care? DANOS THREE YEARS ON Are standards making the grade? www.drinkanddrugs.net …simple and complete solutions for your drug testing requirements Complete Drug Testing Solutions Cozart […]

DDN061106

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[…] journey through methadone withdrawal We ask what YOUwould like to put to the policymakers TELL IT LIKE IT IS Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 6 November 2006 www.drinkand drugs.net WORKING LIVES Service user involvement officer with Derbyshire DAAT 6 November 2006 News Round-upCall for higher alcohol taxes •Euromed bursary winner announced •Locals have say on […]

DDNmarch10

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[…] Birmingham – 600 people, a wide range of views, different a wide range of views, different journeys, one common goal.journeys, one common goal. 1 March 2010 www.drinkand drugsnews.com RIGHT HERE, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW!RIGHT NOW! Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research FEATURES 6 RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW!– COVER STORY […]

DDN0103

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[…] Birmingham – 600 people, a wide range of views, different a wide range of views, different journeys, one common goal.journeys, one common goal. 1 March 2010 www.drinkand drugsnews.com RIGHT HERE, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW!RIGHT NOW! Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research FEATURES 6 RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW!– COVER STORY […]

DDN1905

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[…] them are polydrug users, often injecting opiate users – most have mental health problems and many will suffer from infectious diseases. In Scotland, a large proportion of drug related deaths occur within this agegroup but we also strongly suspect that many lives are cut short due to the impact of bloodborne viruses and other chronic health […]

DDN1806

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[…] Keeping young people engaged and motivated BREAKING BARRIERS Vulnerable adults and learning disabilities CONSULTING FOR IDEAS Martin Barnes takes the grass roots approach 18 June 2007 www.drinkand drugs.net 18 June 2007 News Round-upYoung people and ‘hidden’ drinkers targeted in alcohol strategy • DTTOs ‘effective in reducing drug use’ • MEP suppor t for decriminalising […]

DDN250906

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FAMILY CONCERN Support for the children of alcoholic parents THE WAY FORWARD Drug education in schools needs a new direction Dual diagnosis – delivering effective services across a field in denial WHICH WAY TO TURN? From FDAP in association with WIRED Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 25 September 2006 www.drinkanddrugs.net METHADONE PIONEERS Drs Vincent Dole […]

DDN1911

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[…] language of racism SIX OF THE BEST? Matt shares his fi rst half-year in recovery LIFE BEYOND TREATMENT New academy inspires lasting change 19 November 2007 www.drinkand drugs.net Nothing aboutus without us! The first national service user involvement conference brought to you by DDN and The Alliance 31 January 2008, Birmingham Your opinions will […]

DDN2502

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[…] 500 service users in one place at the same time. Add a dash of professionals, academics and facilitators, and what do you get? 25 February 2008 www.drinkand drugs.net 25 February 2008 CJ Wellings Ltd, FDAP and WIRED do not accept responsibility for the accuracy of statements made by contributors or advertisers. The contents of […]

DDN0903

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9 March 2009 www.drinkand drugsnews.com PLAN TO SUCCEEDPLAN TO SUCCEED Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research HOLDING FAMILIES HOLDING FAMILIES Setting a joint agenda for Setting a joint agenda for support services in Burysupport services in Bury BODY TALKBODY TALK How clients can regain physical How clients can regain […]

DDN0505

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[…] were selected on a range of criteria including priorities for clinical treatment in prisons not yet receiving additional funds and prisons serving areas with a prevalence of drug related deaths above 7 in 100,000 population. IDTS commissioning plans will be jointly agreed with local DATs. Drugs and alcohol identified as today’s ‘social evils’ Drugs and alcoholwere […]

DDN2010

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20 October 2008 www.drinkand drugs.net LIFE CYCLESLIFE CYCLES Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR Getting families involved in their loved one’s treatment Energy, self-esteem and public awareness in east LondonEnergy, self-esteem and public awareness in east London COLOURS OF RECOVERY Harm reduction, hippies, and humanisation […]

DDN February 2020

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GO WEST DOES VANCOUVER’S RESPONSE TO ITS OPIOID CRISIS SHOW US THE WAY? PLUS – Is diamorphine prescribing really the holy grail? Drink and Drugs News February 2020 ISSN 17bb-6236 DDN NrsSkwksNk 1rr7isrnb See inside for arsNne Drink Tracker Build a picture of your drinking over time tohighlight unhelpful patterns and motivate a change. […]

DDN060424

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[…] DANOS training for career development ONE STEP AT A TIME 12-step recovery with Cocaine Anonymous SAFE AS HOUSES Finding the vulnerable a stable place in society www.drinkand drugs.net News Round-up Alcohol and mental health links ignored | Glasgow alcohol deaths to double in 20 years |Contact treatment agency honours Cass’s memory |RAPt calls for […]

DDN310706

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[…] Nurses get to grips with new legislation MENU OVERHAUL Introducing nutritious food to clients in recovery HIDDEN EXCESS Dr Chris Ford finds medical students surprisingly useful www.drinkand drugs.net PLUS: Residential Treatment Directory 31 July 2006 News Round-up Criminal justice system fails alcohol offenders |Drug drivers ignore risks |Flint launches smoke-free consultation |Baroness Scotland opens […]

DDNjan11

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17 January 2011 17 January 2011 www.drinkand drugsnews.com www.drinkanddrugsnews.com N EW LIFE T H R O U G H EM P O W ER M EN T – SIM P LE ST EP S A N D CO M M O N SEN SE NEW LIFE THROUGH EMPOWERMENT – SIMPLE STEPS AND COMMON SENSE […]

DDN090209

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[…] that time we have been able to organise training and attendance at conferences for service users on a range of subjects including advocacy, overdose prevention, safer injecting, drug related deaths and hep C. Just recently nine of us attended the National Service User Conference, Voices for Choices, in Birmingham – we thought it was superb, we […]

DDN 050207

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[…] in association with WIRED Your NEWfortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views 7 February 2005 Working in a wet hostel DDN visits Hopkinson House Needle exchange Up close in Glasgow www.drinkand drugs.net News Roundup Round-up reports from Release Drugs University |Addaction gets brewery sponsorship for schools pack | Glasgow report claims ‘ordinary’ heroin users |JRF report getting drunk […]

DDN 050207

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[…] in association with WIRED Your NEWfortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views 7 February 2005 Working in a wet hostel DDN visits Hopkinson House Needle exchange Up close in Glasgow www.drinkand drugs.net News Roundup Round-up reports from Release Drugs University |Addaction gets brewery sponsorship for schools pack | Glasgow report claims ‘ordinary’ heroin users |JRF report getting drunk […]

DDN060522

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[…] 22 May 2006 OTHER THERAPIES Breaking down barriers with acupuncture POSITIVE SERVICES Dynamic Hepatitis C networks in Bristol CLIENT TROUBLE Questions and answers from the frontline www.drinkand drugs.net 22 May 2006 News Round-up Alcohol indicators show problems worsening in North West |Edinburgh mobilises pregnancy support team |New Drugs Minister appointed | Scots merge drug […]

DDN110906

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[…] planning and commissioning drug services, possibly make informed decisions about strategies and service delivery without real-time, up to the minute information about local and national trends in drug related deaths? Some areas, such as Berkshire, have set up local multi-agency steering groups, including strong relationships with local coroners, Ambulance Trusts and emergency health services, to provide […]

DDN1711

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[…] accounted for between 50 and 80 per cent of all treatment demands, and drug overdoses were one of the leading causes of death for young Europeans. ‘Reducing drug related deaths is an explicit goal of most national drug strategies but our actions are yet to match our words,’ he said. ‘We must prioritise overdose prevention measures […]

DDN_October_2023

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DDN Magazine October 2023 - Our cover story explores moral injury – which traces a clear path from combat- related experiences to escaping trauma through substances. Other articles cover: a whole school approach to young peoples’ services, Recovery Month activities, recovery protection, The founder of Recoverist Month, 20 years of Kaleidoscope's harm reduction in […]

DDN1607

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[…] GOAL Sport in treatment, a missed opportunity? SLOTTING INTO PLACE Finding the right pieces for reintegration KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE Open forum on workforce development 16 July 2007 www.drinkand drugs.net 16 July 2007 News Round-upAgencies attack Tor y drug proposals • Wor k and boredom reduce heroin use • Unemployed youngsters more likely to self- harm […]

DDN120207

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[…] TIME TREATMENT BUDGET Paul Hayes explains the NTA’s sums FUTURE NAVIGATION Making the transition to work with Access 2 Your fortnightly magazine |jobs|news|views|research 12 February 2007 www.drinkand drugs.net BLOOMING WORK What do you need from your employer to thrive? 12 February 2007 News Round-upHidden Harm inquiry highlights much more to do •Quality care ‘should […]

DDN060130

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[…] 2006 CAREER PORTFOLIO How to get started on creating yours ALCOHOL CHALLENGE NERAF becomes service users’ champion TOBACCO SMOKING Q&A tackles the subject we all avoid www.drinkand drugs.net Launched in 2005, Drugs and Alcohol Today London was hailed a tremendous success, with 50 organisations exhibiting and over 1,500 visitors attending. This one-day event, comprising […]

DDN March2021

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A NEW APPROACH What can we learn from prison based therapeutic communities? ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS It’s more complicated than bWhy doesn’t she just leave?’ Drink and Drugs News March 2021 ISSN 17bb-6236 TRAPPED IN THE PAST CHILDHOOD TRAUMA AND DRUGS – TIME TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES MARCH 2021 • DRINK AND DRUGS NEWS • 3 […]

DDN220908

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22 September 2008 www.drinkand drugs.net THE LONG HAUL Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research CARVING NEW TRACKS Leaving drug use behind to seize life with both hands WHO’S LISTENING? After fi ve years of funding is FRANK cool enough for school? INNER DEVELOPMENT Equipping people to survive beyond treatment […]

DDN21sept09

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21 September 2009 www.drinkand drugsnews.com THE CALM WITHINTHE CALM WITHIN Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research Your fortnightly magazine | jobs | news | views | research ‘People don’t have to ‘People don’t have to go through assessments go through assessments elsewhere, they don’t have elsewhere, they don’t have […]