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SIG launches newly designed website

The Social Interest Group launches new User-friendly website that gives clear signposts to all the services on offer.

Be kind to yourself

Kindness is all around us lately. But how do we be kind to ourselves?

Recent Posts

‘Resilient’ organised crime groups adapting to pandemic conditions

‘Active and resilient’ organised crime groups have been successfully adapting their drug trafficking routes, transportation models and concealment methods during the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

The Benzo Trap

Improving our understanding of benzodiazepines would save many lives, says Kevin Flemen. Non-medical use of benzodiazepines creates big challenges for treatment services. There need to...

Commissioning Quality

The new national substance misuse commissioner forum will play a vital role in responding to future challenges, say Chris Lee and Prof Jim McManus. Even...

Gender imbalance

The lockdown may be having a disproportionate effect on female service users, warns Gordon Hay. The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown impacts on all...

In the Picture

The parliamentary group discussion moved to Zoom for its first meeting since the crisis hit services.

Staying Alert

The sector has risen admirably to the challenges of COVID-19. But it needs to remain vigilant when it comes to what happens next

Rehab Spotlights

Residential Drug Treatment from Turning Point

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

Kenward Trust Residential Treatment

The staff at Kenward Trust are dedicated to helping their residents transform their lives from the misery of addiction, homelessness and crime.

Residential Addiction Treatment from Hebron Trust

Hebron Trust offers a safe, nurturing and supportive community environment where clients can rehabilitate from drug and alcohol dependency and their associated problems.