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DDN Conference 2020 Postponed – click for details

The DDN Conference 2020

Heroin Assisted Treatment – A helping hand

Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT) is showing dramatic progress in transforming lives. DDN reports. ‘Life was shit. I would rob Peter to pay Paul. I’d cry...

A change of heart

  When a ‘general in the war of drugs’ calls the campaign a complete failure, it’s time to listen. DDN reports from the GPs’ conference. ‘For...

Out of commission

With the government’s long-awaited alcohol strategy showing no signs of materialising any time soon, the newly launched Commission on Alcohol Harm is hoping to fill in some of the gaps.

Access all areas

Phoenix Futures’ Scottish Residential Service is transforming life for clients with disabilities

A crucial conversation

Change Grow Live’s National Naloxone Conversation event was a vital opportunity to keep up the momentum for widening access.

A glimpse of the future?

Canada’s opioid crisis may be less reported than that in the US, but the effects have been devastating. Is this where we are headed,...

National forum for action

Delegates at the National Needle Exchange Forum’s annual conference heard inspiring examples of taking harm reduction to the next level. James Pierce reports.  More than...

We need to talk about diamorphine

The new diamorphine programmes may not be the holy grail that some think, says Nick Goldstein. As I’m sure many of you have noticed, diamorphine...