June 2016

We’re all too familiar with the revolving door to prison. Now it seems that prison culture is to be reformed from the top, with...

September 2016

Research shows that Korsakoff’s syndrome can occur in many dependent drinkers, yet the condition is rarely acknowledged and understood. Glenn Barnett explains the syndrome,...

DDN November 2016

Welcome to our latest issue... There is an absolute moral imperative on all of us to tackle the ‘outrageous discrimination’ against people with mental health...

October 2016

It’s easy to take notice of those who shout the loudest, but where would we be without the everyday heroes who just get on...

July and August 2016

‘Experiencing significant trauma in childhood considerably increases the risk of misusing drugs/and or alcohol. 'Research tells us that our early life experience programmes the brain...

May 2016

There was plenty of expectation around UNGASS – result of a 20- year wait for a global drug policy summit meeting – with a...

March DDN 2016

Our speakers at Get the Picture, our ninth service user involvement conference, underlined how engagement was everything. You can read all about the event...