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Peer-led progress

Since founding Dear Albert four years ago, Jon Roberts has focused on developing recovery communities through peer-led interventions. He shares the latest exciting developments... It’s...

Moral Failure

When will we start listening to the evidence, asks Prof David Nutt ‘What are the prospects for an evidence-based drugs policy?’ Prof David Nutt was asked...

The Third Way

At a recent Volte Face/DDN event in London, Johann Hari interviewed Maia Szalavitz about her newly published thoughts on addiction. This is an extract from...

Reasons to be cheerful

 Paul Hayes is determinedly upbeat in the aftermath of Brexit The country currently has no government, no prime minister, no opposition, no friends, and may...

Letters July/August 2016

DDN welcomes your Letters   Please email the editor, claire@cjwellings.com, or post them to DDN, CJ Wellings Ltd, 57 High Street, Ashford, Kent TN24 8SG....

What next for prison reform?

The recent Prisons Bill promised the biggest shake-up of prisons since the Victorian era (DDN, June, page 5). At a VolteFace event in London,...

Letters and comment, June 2016

Lethal label Difficult though the challenge of the emergence of new substances is proving, and whether or not you agree with the recent legislation, I...

Letters, May 2016

Bull at a gate The ‘raging bull’ cover (March issue and Colin Miller-Hoare’s letter, April, page 12) was exactly what was needed to express the...

Media savvy

The Psychoactive Substances Act should have become law today, but its implementation has been delayed while ministers work out what they have banned… The...

View from the coalface

The work can be demanding and draining – so why do it? Keith Stevenson shares the highs and lows of working at the Mulberry Community Project I...