DDN Magazine November 2019

‘We loved becoming the new forum for debate’ FIFTEEN YEARS AGO we published our first issue of DDN. I interviewed the drugs minister Caroline Flint, who...

DDN Magazine October 2019

More than my past For a long time now we’ve been involved in initiatives to help remove barriers for those seeking to get back into...

DDN Magazine September 2019

Harm reduction is not the preserve of one community September is a glorious opportunity to celebrate recovery month and we’re delighted to hear about the...

DDN Magazine July/August 2019

Facing the facts It's time to challenge stigmatising language on social media Back in 2010, the UK Drug Policy Commission analysed newspaper coverage and produced a...

DDN Magazine June 2019

Greeks bearing gifts DDN Magazine June 2019 Twenty years ago substance misuse treatment was a government priority, with a 400 per cent increase in investment (page...

DDN May 2019

‘There is no one-size-fits all in addiction treatment... every person needs to find what gives their life a direction, fulfilment and purpose, and the...

DDN April issue

DDN April 2019 ‘Recovery is not just an issue of personal motivation, but is also about acceptance.’ Our cover story (page 6) examines the thought...

DDN March 2019

Speakers at the DDN conference embraced the theme ‘Keep on Moving’. What came out very strongly was that we need to take others along...

DDN February 2019

‘We need to challenge the narrative on homelessness’ The rising rate of homelessness in this country is a scandal that shames our society. Furthermore, we...

December 2018

‘How difficult, when stigma adds to the pain’ It’s harder than usual at this time of year for any of us who have lost loved...