Drug Campaigners Applaud Prince William For Quizzing Recovering Addicts About Drugs Laws

Drug Campaigners Applaud Prince William For Quizzing Recovering Addicts About Drugs Laws

Steven Hopkins  20.09.2017
Drug campaigners have applauded the Duke of Cambridge for speaking to former addicts on the controversial topic of legalising drugs. William...
Chemsex Has Always Been With Us

Chemsex Has Always Been With Us

Gus Cairns  18.09.2017
Not before time, the gay press in London, realising we have a dangerous drugs-and-sex scene here that is killing gay men, has finally started...
Amy's Place: Inside The Women-Only Rehab Centre, One Year On

Amy's Place: Inside The Women-Only Rehab Centre, One Year On

Brogan Driscoll  13.09.2017
Little over a year ago, Amy’s Place opened its doors to women overcoming alcohol or drug addiction. The house, which was...
America Is Taking So Many Antidepressants They're Accumulating In Fish Brains

America Is Taking So Many Antidepressants They're Accumulating In Fish Brains

Sophie Gallagher  6.09.2017
Antidepressants being taken by humans to combat depression, are finding their way into the brains of wild fish through waterways...
The Government's Drug Policy Is in Crisis After The Collapse Of 'Laughing Gas' Prosecutions

The Government's Drug Policy Is in Crisis After The Collapse Of 'Laughing Gas' Prosecutions

Niamh Eastwood  1.09.2017
The Government's drug policy is shambolic and evidence-free. Ministers are obsessed with measuring success based on the numbers of people...
Asthma Medicine Has Been Found To Halve The Risk Of Parkinson's Disease

Asthma Medicine Has Been Found To Halve The Risk Of Parkinson's Disease

Sophie Gallagher  1.09.2017
Commonly prescribed asthma drugs have been found to reduce a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson’s disease by as much as...
Nitrous Oxide Convicts 'Should Challenge Their Cases'  Amid Legal High Review

Nitrous Oxide Convicts 'Should Challenge Their Cases' Amid Legal High Review

Steven Hopkins  31.08.2017
A drugs advice charity is urging anyone convicted for selling nitrous oxide since the Government banned legal highs last year to challenge...
Parents Release Heart-Breaking Warning Days After Daughter Died From Taking Drugs

Parents Release Heart-Breaking Warning Days After Daughter Died From Taking Drugs

Jasmin Gray  25.08.2017
The heartbroken family of a girl who died after taking a party drug have released an emotional tribute to their daughter in an...
Andy Burnham's First 100 Days

Andy Burnham's First 100 Days

Michael Taylor  17.08.2017
A politician can issue as many mission statements as they like. They can write a comprehensive manifesto that sets out a plan of action....
If Political Parties Want To Pick Up Young Voters, They Need To Change The Way They Talk About Drugs

If Political Parties Want To Pick Up Young Voters, They Need To Change The Way They Talk About Drugs

Cara Levan  7.08.2017
Calls for a truly fresh look at drug policy are not party political but political parties would do well to put themselves ahead of the...
Simon Cowell 'One Million Percent' Supports Ant McPartlin As He Speaks Out On Star's Rehab Stint

Simon Cowell 'One Million Percent' Supports Ant McPartlin As He Speaks Out On Star's Rehab Stint

Ashley Percival  4.08.2017
Simon Cowell has said he “one million percent supports” Ant McPartlin, after he checked into rehab for drug and...
A New Drug Strategy Is Long Overdue - But Is The Will There To Deliver?

A New Drug Strategy Is Long Overdue - But Is The Will There To Deliver?

Sam Thomas   2.08.2017
With the right political energy, the government could work with treatment agencies, their partners and people with lived experience of...
Steroid Use Increases Four-Fold In One Year, As More Young Men Take Muscle-Enhancing Drugs

Steroid Use Increases Four-Fold In One Year, As More Young Men Take Muscle-Enhancing Drugs

Sophie Gallagher  28.07.2017
Steroids have become the only drug to see increased usage in the UK over the last year, according to official data from the Home Office. Use...
BBC Panorama On Murder And Anti-Depressants Sparks Fears People Will Stop Taking  Medication

BBC Panorama On Murder And Anti-Depressants Sparks Fears People Will Stop Taking Medication

Jack Sommers  25.07.2017
Mental health campaigners fear a BBC Panorama exploring the potential link between violence and certain anti-depressants could stop people...