'I Am A Recovering Drug Addict And This Is My Truth'

'I Am A Recovering Drug Addict And This Is My Truth'

Natasha Hinde  10.10.2014
When the word 'heroin' flashes up across your TV screen, it's often bad news. Earlier this year the tragic deaths of Peaches Geldof and...
Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

10.10.2014
With more than six million drug users and rising, can Pakistan win its fight against the billion-dollar narcotics trade?
A Crack Cocaine Addicts Life 10 Years Later

A Crack Cocaine Addicts Life 10 Years Later

10.10.2014
I entered rehab being told that I had a 3% chance of surviving the addiction. I had to dig so deep inside myself to believe that I would...
Where the Telegraph and Daily Mail Get It Wrong on Cannabis

Where the Telegraph and Daily Mail Get It Wrong on Cannabis

8.10.2014
Demonising drug users and manipulating research findings to sell papers serves only to avoid an open and honest debate on how to properly...
Girl, 4, Mistakes Mother's Heroin For Sweets And Gives To Classmates

Girl, 4, Mistakes Mother's Heroin For Sweets And Gives To Classmates

7.10.2014
A four-year-old girl handed out bags of her mother's heroin to other children at a daycare centre believing they were sweets. Several...
Drugs Are Illegal Because Of 'Prejudices Of Yesterday'

Drugs Are Illegal Because Of 'Prejudices Of Yesterday'

5.10.2014
The war on drugs cannot be won, crime prevention minister Norman Baker warned today as he called for a "more logical and compassionate"...
5-Year-Old Boy Tests Positive For Cocaine

5-Year-Old Boy Tests Positive For Cocaine

28.09.2014
A five-year-old boy has tested positive for cocaine after police found him in his parents car next to 200 grams of the drug. Marco and...
Kew Gardens Wants You To Explore Mind-Altering Drugs

Kew Gardens Wants You To Explore Mind-Altering Drugs

28.09.2014
Kew Gardens is hosting an 'Intoxication Season' where visitors are urged to explore the world of mind-altering plants and fungi ad sample...
Chinese Restaurant Owner Serves Opium-Laced Noodles

Chinese Restaurant Owner Serves Opium-Laced Noodles

Rachel Moss  26.09.2014
Sometimes, we have such a hankering for chicken chow mein, Szechuan pork and prawn crackers that we seriously wonder if we're addicted...
Antibiotics 'Failing To Treat Common Infections'

Antibiotics 'Failing To Treat Common Infections'

26.09.2014
Antibiotic resistance is becomingly an increasingly "real and worrying threat", according to new research. This comes after a health study...
Why I Don't Think that Depression Is a Disease

Why I Don't Think that Depression Is a Disease

10.09.2014
I would hear myself say the same old thing whenever I would go off the rails or be confined to my bedroom for days "there's nothing I can...
Could This Rid The World Of Hepatitis C For Good?

Could This Rid The World Of Hepatitis C For Good?

3.09.2014
It is estimated that around 215,000 people in the UK have chronic hepatitis C, but there may be some good news for those suffering. A...
Laughing Gas: Was The Government's Warning An Overreaction?

Laughing Gas: Was The Government's Warning An Overreaction?

Lucy Sherriff  2.09.2014
More than 500,000 young people used laughing gas last year, which was the second most popular drug of 2013, prompting the government to...
Is Our Key to Happiness Unlocking Who We Spiritually Are?

Is Our Key to Happiness Unlocking Who We Spiritually Are?

29.08.2014
That refusal arms us with the all-important key to unlock the gates of self-preoccupation and open our hearts to the health-giving joy...