Dying with their rights on?

Should we be doing more to protect people from harmful drinking, asks Mike Ward. Read the full article in June 2018 issue of DDN Some people...

Back to reality – treating ARBD

Getting the right treatment can reverse effects of alcohol-related brain damage, says Alyson Smith. Read the full article in June 2018 issue of DDN Alcohol-related brain...

Bang for your buck

The launch of the ‘Decency, safety, security’ strategy for prisons was greeted with mixed reactions by the Drugs, Alcohol, and Justice Cross-Party Parliamentary Group....

A Winner’s Tale

Last year Kelly’s Story won the Recovery Street Film Festival. In 2015, Kelly Judge was sleeping rough on the streets of London with no...

Straight to the point – NNEF conference

The National Needle Exchange Forum focused on some vital harm reduction issues, as DDN reports. Photography by Nigel Brunsdon. Read the full article in May...

Déjà vu

While numbers of crack users may be on the increase, the basics of providing an effective service for them haven’t changed, says Danny Hames. I...

Access for autism

Are alcohol services meeting the needs of adults with autism? Alcohol Concern and the University of Bath are working to improve support for this...

Media Savvy

The news, and the skews, in the national media. The history of prohibition proves it fuels gangsterism and forces up potency, from moonshine replacing beer...

Resounding Victory

National judo champion Stuart Pascoe thought his sports career was over as his alcohol use spiralled. But with help from Addaction the 46-year-old has...

The Fear Inside

A study of people who used heroin in prison gives vital clues on reaching out to this significant and vulnerable cohort. Lana Durjava shares...