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.

A Tangled Web: drug purchasing on the darknet

The ‘darknet’ online marketplace has experienced significant turbulence lately, affecting the availability of different drugs. Be ready for the impact, says Kevin Flemen.

Helping families of former members of the UK Armed Forces

Family Force A new project is reaching out to families of former members of the UK Armed Forces with substance use problems, as Rob Stebbings...

Back to Nature: Recovery Project at Phoenix Futures Shipley Park

Phoenix Futures describe how guests at their recent Shipley Park open day were able to witness the positive impact a beautiful natural setting can...