Minimum Unit Pricing In recent weeks the Scottish Government won a historic court battle against the alcohol industry to enable it to bring in minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland, whilst the Welsh Government suffered […]
Talking About Suicide Laura Graham examines the recognised causes of suicide and outlines strategies for helping people deal with suicidal ideation The sad death of Robin Williams recently sparked a wide debate about suicide. Generally, […]
The last nine years have been a juggling act for me, in trying to balance the seeming polarities of the voluntary-sector treatment approach of harm reduction, where I have been working for nine years, with […]
So-called legal highs are as harmful and as addictive as illegal drugs – but information is minimal or inaccurate. Professor Fabrizio Schifano keeps readers in the loop Print-friendly pdf: Download Intervene150-Legal highs-Fabrizio Schifano Over […]
Irresponsible marketing of drugs as ‘smart’, ‘new’ or ‘designer’ has led a new generation to believe that the old rules of addictive behaviour do not apply to them – the scientific and medical community has […]
Antonio Maria Costa served an unprecedented two terms as director general of the United Nations Office in Vienna and executive director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime. Here he proposes a Nobel […]
We now have the tools to measure not only personal recovery from addiction, but also recovery readiness in communities – David Best writes from the cutting-edge of research underpinning practice. Print-friendly version: Download Intervene 3 […]
I Drink, Therefore I am: The UK’s alcohol dependence Want to find statistics on alcohol in the UK? And to put them in context? Professor Mark Griffiths BSc, PhD, CPsychol, PGDipHE, FBPsS, FRSA does the […]
MY RECOVERY JOURNEY: A PERSONAL STORY by John Taylor.
Music phenomenon and author of In The Pleasure Groove, John Taylor moved from the excesses of success to loneliness and depression, through the tough paths of recovery, to the joy of building relationships with family and friends.