Opportunity knocks

KCA chief executive Ryan Campbell talks to David Gilliver about how services can take advantage of the new commissioning landscape. ‘There’s a great deal of...

Support. Don’t punish

On 26 June 2013 – the UN’s International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – 26 cities around the world came together to...

Break free

With many service users struggling to find meaningful paid or unpaid employment, Peter Bentley tells DDN about a new educational course that encourages individuals...

On the frontline

‘I didn’t know that wasn’t what you were meant to do in the drugs field,’ says Mat Southwell of the participative approach he adopted...

Making alcohol services accessible

Avoiding the airlock Entering alcohol services can feel like a trap to the uninitiated. Mark Holmes looks at why technology may offer more people the...

In a spin: an insight into gambling addiction

With the depth of painful personal experience, Owen Baily explains why gambling treatment is still a lottery. Read the full article in DDN Magazine With sweaty...

Hep van man

With hepatitis C still massively under-prioritised, DDN hears how The Hepatitis C Trust’s testing van is taking services out on the road. ‘It probably adds up...

Specialist recovery housing

No place like home Phoenix Future’s new report Building recovery friendly communities makes the case for specialist recovery housing as a pathway to long-term recovery. Karen...

Recovery event in Leeds

Recovery Jam brought together workers, volunteers and clients from Leeds’ recovery community in a massively collaborative recovery event Early in 2014, a team of representatives...

What price life?

The failure to roll out naloxone distribution in England prompted a multidisciplinary group to meet in London to campaign for change. DDN reports Last year...