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Our new user-focused website – 10 things we have learned

Change Grow Live share the lessons that they have learned from the launch of their new website.

DDN Publication dates 2020

DRINK AND DRUGS NEWS (DDN) is the monthly magazine for everyone working with substance use issues. Since 2004 it has become established as the...

Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary group reports

DDN regularly covers meetings of the Drugs, Alcohol and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group. Here are links to some recent reports.

Recent Posts

Proportion of prisoners developing drug problem doubles in five years

The proportion of prisoners who say they have developed a drug problem while in custody has doubled to almost 15 per cent since 2013-14,...

Clinical Eye

Let’s get moving Exercise could become a valuable part of the treatment plan, says Ishbel Straker. I have recently started to work with a personal trainer,...

Northern Ireland records highest drug death total

Northern Ireland has recorded its highest level of drug-related deaths, according to figures published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). There...

Gambling on credit cards to be banned from April

Gambling businesses will no longer be allowed to let customers use credit cards to gamble, the Gambling Commission has announced. The ban will apply...

Better collaboration needed to tackle county lines properly

Efforts to tackle the activities of county lines drug gangs are being hampered by lack of a ‘fully integrated, national response’, according to a...

More action needed to avert US-style fentanyl crisis, says ACMD

Fentanyl and its analogues present a ‘significant ongoing risk’ to public health in the UK, according to an ACMD report, with more needing to...

Rehab Spotlights

Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment from ANA Treatment

Since 1998 ANA Treatment centres have provided detoxification and treatment for drug and alcohol dependency

Residential Alcohol Addiction Treatment from Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel is a centre of excellence for alcohol treatment, providing a safe, supportive, therapeutic and non-judgemental environment for men and women with serious alcohol problems.

Dayhab drug Treatment from Help Me Stop

A new Dayhab treatment centre sets out to make recovery available to everyone who needs it.