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...
In Searching For Peace, Let's Not Ignore Crime's Impact

In Searching For Peace, Let's Not Ignore Crime's Impact

Yury Fedotov  25.07.2017
Conflict remains the world's greatest problem; conflict prevention our biggest hope, but if we do not face down crime and uphold justice,...
The Government's Drug Strategy Does Not Go Far Enough

The Government's Drug Strategy Does Not Go Far Enough

Yasmin Batliwala  17.07.2017
The Government has an opportunity to make a substantial contribution to the national wellbeing with this strategy, let's hope it can seize...
Davina McCall Admits She Will 'Never Be Recovered' From Past Addiction Issues

Davina McCall Admits She Will 'Never Be Recovered' From Past Addiction Issues

Ashley Percival  16.07.2017
Davina McCall has opened up about her previous addiction issues, admitting she will “never be recovered”.  The TV presenter...
Trump's Baffling Wall Description Addresses The Threat Of Lethal Flying Bags Of Drugs

Trump's Baffling Wall Description Addresses The Threat Of Lethal Flying Bags Of Drugs

Chris York  14.07.2017
Donald Trump has revealed his much-vaunted border wall with Mexico will be shorter than originally planned and... transparent.  Speaking...
Drugs Strategy Condemned For Ignoring These Radical Solutions, As Deaths Soar

Drugs Strategy Condemned For Ignoring These Radical Solutions, As Deaths Soar

Jack Sommers  13.07.2017
The Government’s new drugs strategy has been condemned as “business for usual” for failing to embrace radical...
Drug Death Surge May Be Worse Because Of Government Cuts

Drug Death Surge May Be Worse Because Of Government Cuts

Jack Sommers  11.07.2017
The Government has “urgent questions” to answer over whether the cuts to spending on drug treatment forced on councils by austerity...
Scared Of Needles? In The Future You Could Have Injections Without Them

Scared Of Needles? In The Future You Could Have Injections Without Them

Sophie Gallagher  28.06.2017
Booking a holiday is all fun and games until you remember the dread of visiting the GP to have a needle stuck in your arm before...
One Dead And Four Critical After Taking Highly Potent 'Pink Champagne' MDMA

One Dead And Four Critical After Taking Highly Potent 'Pink Champagne' MDMA

Steven Hopkins  26.06.2017
One man has died and four others are in a critical condition after taking what is believed to be a form of the drug MDMA over the weekend,...
Social Media Is As Harmful As Alcohol And Drugs For Millennials

Social Media Is As Harmful As Alcohol And Drugs For Millennials

Dr Tony Rao   22.06.2017
Addiction may seem a bit of a strong word to use in the context of social media, but addiction refers to any behaviour that is pleasurable...
Festival Fever? No Thank you, We're British....

Festival Fever? No Thank you, We're British....

Soraya Moeng  22.06.2017
Even though I'm glad to have experienced the unique vibe that is Glastonbury's own, I can't say I envy this year's crowd at all if it remains...
A View Of The Manifestos: Mental Health

A View Of The Manifestos: Mental Health

Danny Bowman  6.06.2017
The prominence mental health has played in the manifestos is a victory not just for those suffering from mental health problems and the...