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Alcohol & Drugs

What’s life in recovery like?

The authors’ final conclusion notes that recovery is not just about stopping negative behaviour; it is also about making a positive contribution and engaging in society. 79.4% of survey participants reported having volunteered in community or civic groups since the start of their recovery journeys.

On Probation

A good life for people with complex needs

While overcoming difficulties was a part of their journey towards the good life, goals such as a home and healthy relationships were as important to these individuals as most people who don’t face their challenges. The report is enlivened by a range of collages which were the key tool used by participants to express their aspirations.

Alcohol & Drugs

Ambitious for recovery?

The report is engagingly direct in its criticisms of our drug treatment centre, saying that is still too focused on maintaining dependent users on methadone and other substitute drugs and failing to help them sustain recovery and life productive lives. It claims: “For years full recovery has been the preserve of the wealthy – closed off to the poorest people and to those with problems who need to rely on a public system.”

Commissioning

Drug Treatment in 2012

It’s nice to celebrate good news sometimes. The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse published their annual figures this week. The headlines make good reading:

Alcohol & Drugs

Drug Treatment 2.0

This post is a celebration of  the increasing range and variety of online resources developed by the drug treatment world. It’s great to report that

Mind the (social aspiration) gap

One of the most fulfilling side-effects of writing a Blog is that you are more aware of and tend to read more blogs yourself. I

PbR – a healthy proposition?

Last week I posted apoll to try to gauge attitudes to payment by results by those sufficiently interested in the subject to read this Blog. For

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