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...

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...

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...

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...

April 2016 DDN

Thirty years after his graphic harm reduction campaigns burst onto the scene, Michael Linnell’s work still has the capacity to shock. Is it the...

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...

May 2016

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