A grand day out\r\n\r\nHow did Glasgow's drug and alcohol services join together to strengthen their pull on the community? Read our cover story and be inspired. GRANDweek has set in motion some highly effective partnership working.\r\n\r\nThis issue we looked at a bunch of crucial issues. What is the government's new report promising to improve for homeless people with a dual diagnosis? Our News Focus investigates. Why are stigma and prejudice standing in the way of progress on AIDS? We hear from Dr Chris Ford at the recent international conference in Washington. And what's the latest version of the debate on abstinence v maintenance? Read this month's Soapbox, Post-its column, and a thought-provoking piece from Bill Nelles who set up The Alliance back in 1998 and now offers a challenging perspective from his home in Canada. \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0Claire Brown, Editor\r\nRead the\u00a0Magazine:\r\nVirtual Magazine Version\u00a0|\u00a0PDF Version\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\nMagazine Features\r\nNEWS FOCUS\r\nA new government report pledges to stop the slide into homelessness, particularly for those with drug and alcohol issues. But are these empty words in the context of welfare cuts?\r\n\r\nGRAND IDEAS\r\nBy using partnerships to create an imaginative week of activities, Glasgow is successfully involving the community in drug and alcohol awareness, as Stephen Birrell explains.\r\n\r\nVIEW FROM AFAR\r\nGalvanising the service user movement in the UK before returning to Canada\u2019s inferior drug and alcohol treatment system has given Bill Nelles a unique perspective on treatment policy.\r\n\r\nALL THE WORLD\u2019S A STAGE\r\nThe arts can play a vital and powerful role in recovery, says Katrina Lahmann.\r\n\r\nFRONTLINE CHALLENGE\r\nStigma and prejudice still stand firmly in the way of achieving an AIDS-free generation, says Dr Chris Ford, who shares her observations on the 19th International AIDS Conference.\r\n\r\nVITAL FUNCTION\r\nAs liver disease rates continue to rise, David Gilliver talks to British Liver Trust chief executive Andrew Langford about awareness and taking on the drinks industry.\r\n\r\nA SIMPLE REVOLUTION\r\nRecovery coaching is quietly transforming the world of recovery, says Anthony Eldridge Rogers.