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DDN magazine is a free publication self-funded through advertising.

We are proud to work in partnership with many of the leading charities and treatment providers in the sector.

Below are links to their sites and latest news and blog posts.

CZAR GAZING – How do we harness political support?

How do we harness political support when priorities lie elsewhere? In the sixth of his series of articles, former deputy drug czar Mike Trace...

Can Housing First help homeless people address their drug and alcohol...

The Housing First approach aims to support people with multiple complex needs such as repeated homelessness, mental and/or physical health issues and substance use.

Matt Wigley – Outreach Worker

An interview with Matt Wigley - Outreach Worker at West Yorkshire Street Outreach Service Tell us about your background When I was younger a friend of...

What it’s like to run a needle exchange service

The people I see come from all walks of life. The key is getting to know them properly without judgement By Cilicia Wyman, Harm Minimisation...

Turning Point Jobs

Why Turning Point? Everyone has their own reason for choosing Turning Point. It might be our passion for investing profit back into our services. It...

Take a breath

As part of our focus on mental health this week, here are some tips on how to practice deep breathing and become more relaxed.   We...

Time for safer injecting spaces in Britain?

Drug consumption rooms provide hygienic and supervised spaces for people to inject or otherwise consume illicit drugs.

Redressing the Balance: How to Reduce Drug-Related Deaths.

By improving optimised OST and access to harm reduction, along with the upscaling of Naloxone provision, we can have an impact on drug related deaths.

International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT)

May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia - or IDAHOBIT.   May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia...

‘It’s like two different people going through a battle you can’t...

Why it’s so important families and friends don’t give up on their loved ones.