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

Agents of change

We urgently need to become activists once more, argues Nick Wilson in his contribution to The Vision Project. Read the full article in DDN Magazine The...

Case dismissed

Why are recommendations to improve custody-community transitions being routinely ignored when so many lives are at stake? DDN reports. As drug-related death rates continue to...

A prescription for pain

Paul was prescribed OxyContin after an industrial injury. But that was just the start of his problems. My name is Paul. I’m 51 and live...

Thanks for Sharing

Testing and treatment for hep C may have improved, but data sharing is lagging dangerously behind, warns a new LJWG report. Read the full article...

Upping their game

The sixth annual Recovery Games were the biggest and best yet, says Stuart Green. Ahead of September’s Recovery Month, people from across Britain gathered to...

Another Story – Social media is stigmatising drug users

Social media is full of stigmatising language about drug use. We should be using powerful first-person stories to create a more positive picture.

Hepatitis C Peer Education

As we approach Hepatitis Awareness Day, Ignatious Harling shares his progress as a hep C peer educator.

Roger Howard pens an open letter to the new recovery champion...

Roger Howard pens an open letter to the new recovery champion Ed Day, in response to our interview with him last month.