16th July issue

The heavy burden on carers hits home in our cover story, but the terrible edge to this grandmother’s story is that through all the hardship and...

June issue

Beyond definition  Recovery can mean whatever it needs to  With recovery sounding more mainstream every minute, GPs began their two-day conference in Harrogate eager to know what...

16th June issue

Redefining recovery Can the drug and alcohol field agree on a definition? We’ve got an interesting question for you this issue: can you redefine what recovery...

January issue

Treatment first – why prison should always be the last resort The difficulties of accessing appropriate treatment are acknowledged in NOMS’ recent review of Drug Rehabilitation...

25th February issue

Reactions to our first DDN/Alliance service user conference have been illuminating, interesting and inspiring for the next attempt. Most of the responses to our office and to...

10 April Issue 2006

  In this issue: rebuilding service delivery from the ground up. Click on the link below to read more, and don’t forget to join the discussion...

February 2015 DDN

In this month’s issue of DDN… Welcome to the ‘new look’ DDN! In this month’s issue, we look at why technology may offer more people the...

‘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...

2nd July issue

Release’s 40th anniversary conference last week gave a fascinating – and deeply disturbing – look back to the beginning of the ‘war on drugs’. The artist Caroline...

April issue

Family Ties – services can gain much from sticking together With everyone feeling so cash strapped at the moment, it’s good to hear about genuinely...