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Neil was facing an uphill road back to a normal life after failed suicide attempts but broke out of his own hell with help from Turning Point's Rochdale and Oldham staff.

Time for safer injecting spaces in Britain?

Drug consumption rooms provide hygienic and supervised spaces for people to inject or otherwise consume illicit drugs.

Inspired by possibility

Neil was facing an uphill road back to a normal life after failed suicide attempts but broke out of his own hell with help from Turning Point's Rochdale and Oldham staff.

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UK drug policy failing, say MPs

Drug policy in the UK is ‘clearly failing’ and requires radical change, says a report from the Health and Social Care Committee. With rates...

PHE to produce ‘orange book’ for alcohol treatment

Public Health England (PHE) is working to produce the first UK-wide set of clinical guidelines for alcohol treatment, the agency has announced. While the...

‘Biggest ever’ drugs importation operation busted

Thirteen men have been arrested as part of an investigation into what the National Crime Agency (NCA) is calling the largest UK drugs importation...

SNP votes to back decriminalisation 

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has given ‘overwhelming support’ for the devolution of drug laws to Scotland to allow decriminalisation of drug possession. Delegates at...

Middlesbrough launches heroin-assisted treatment programme

A pilot heroin-assisted treatment (HAT) programme is being launched in Middlesbrough, the local police and crime commissioner (PCC) has announced. The programme will concentrate...

More than my past

A new campaign is tackling stigma head on, says Asi Panditharatna. Read the full article in DDN Magazine ‘We believe everyone has the ability to...

Journeys of recovery

A team of cyclists made up of staff from Humankind’s services across the country completed an epic 170-mile Ride for Recovery from Manchester to...

We need to talk about Brexit

The implications of the political turmoil caused by Brexit are dangerous for service users says Nick Goldstein.

Up close and interpersonal

Interpersonal group therapy has huge potential to help people in their recovery. However, ongoing supervised practice and support are critical in training effective facilitators, says Dr Tim Leighton.

The power of naloxone

As soon as Harbour Housing introduced naloxone a life was saved. A decade on they are looking back on one of their best decisions

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