DDN 13 June2005

Working with clients to break up a lifetime’s relationship with substances can never be easy – but it’s hard to imagine many more difficult...

DDN 30 May 2005

When you’ve got an out of control drug or alcohol user in the family, the last thing you want to do is talk about...

DDN 16 May 2005

A very warm welcome to SMMGP this issue, who join our merry band of partner organisations. The ten-year-old organisation for Substance Misuse Management in...

DDN 5 May 2005

There’s been no shortage of opinion on the rights and wrongs of drug testing in schools, and the concept of ‘sniffer dogs’ brings with...

DDN 18 April 2005

The effect of drink and drugs on the children of substance misusing parents scarcely cuts across the news media’s radar, says Rosie Brocklehurst, in...

DDN 04 April 2005

Going over to Chelmsford for an Essex Drug and Alcohol Service Users Conference last week, turned out to be an interesting experience. For starters,...

DDN 21 March 2005

‘I’m still very much in the listening phase,’ Alcohol Concern’s new(ish) chief executive Srabani Sen told me, when I interviewed her for this issue. Talking...

DDN 07 February 2005

The page about health risks from our drinking epidemic seems to have dropped out of the government’s alcohol strategy, so we’ve devoted a few...

DDN 24 January 2005

Asking for opinions on cannabis a year on from reclassification was an interesting experience. Views range from ‘why is it taking so long to...