Drug Rehab

Should Ex-Drug Addicts Be Made Magistrates?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Former drug addicts should be appointed lay magistrates to sit in specialist courts dealing with substance abuse-related crimes, a think tank said. ...

Help Me to Help Drug Addicts

Danny McCubbin | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

I am having a rather challenging time convincing various charities and so called experts in this country that the answer to drug addiction is simple and it is available to anyone in the UK at any time.

Simple Minds

Danny McCubbin | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

This morning I received a call from my friend in Australia letting me know that one of our friends had taken his life over the weekend. I have suffered grief and loss before and today I did not know what to do - go to work and carry on? Stay at home and take it easy? I went to work and whilst there I listened to every early 80s tune that reminded me of my friend who I now will never see again.

A Lasting Relationship With a Special Community in Italy

Scott Forbes | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Forbes

We got talking about a community that Danny had just visited in Italy called San Patrignano. It is arguably the world's best drug rehabilitation centre for young people, with a huge success rate of 72%.

Why Are More Women Dying From Drug Abuse?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK

Women dying as a result of drug abuse, poisoning or addiction is on the rise in England and Wales, but the number of male deaths has declined, new sta...