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...

‘Never forget kindness in a results-driven age’

Never under-estimate the power of kindness and a safe space. The SWOP project featured in our cover story showcases the best kind of outreach...

‘We’re in danger of undervaluing vital healthcare’

Personal stories are the essence of DDN. They speak volumes about good (and bad) practice and they also serve to inspire; and that’s vitally...

DDN September 2018

‘The call for support on gambling has to be heard’ You’re in the casino chasing the big win. Everything you ever wanted could be yours....

DDN July/August 2018

‘Partnerships have brought a culture change’ Tackling stigma is always a challenge, so we were interested to hear of Double Impact’s strategy to connect with...

DDN June 2018

‘There was no suggestion of being silenced’ We could be about to see a big upsurge in crack use – but are we ready for...

DDN May 2018

‘It’s a mismatch between prison and complex needs’ We need a new dialogue and thinking, says police and crime commissioner David Jamieson, talking about his recommendations...