Category: Alcohol & Drugs


A new alcohol tax to help addicts


Multiple changes in drug & alcohol treatment have left a mixed picture…


Legalisation seems to have increased demand for cannabis in US


Why it’s hard to help heroin users maintain recovery.


Remote alcohol monitoring could be a useful tool in the future.


Marcus is positive about the ambition and potential of TR but has a number of concerns…


The new drug treatment stats reveal some surprising trends…


Naloxone saves lives. It has revived many thousands of people from opiate overdoses all over the world…


In 2011, fewer than half of all violent crimes in the USA found any resolution. An alarming 59% of rape cases and 36.2% of murders in the United States are…

Drug recovery PbR outcomes

The drug recovery PbR pilots have plenty to teach those thinking about reducing reoffending contracts. Hasty implementation, data analysis and reputational management issues look to be common across both sectors.

Drugs 2 point zero

The internet has revolutionised the way that drugs are created and sold. There is an increasing number of online drug dealing sites and now treatment is getting in on the…

Brighton drugs

Coverage of the controversial recommendation to establish a drug consumption room in Brighton.