Today (16th November), the charity Drugscope has reported a rise in the number of people seeking help for problems with ketamine. http://www.drugscope.org.uk/ourwork/pressoffice/pressreleases/Druglink-survey-2011 Simon Antrobus, Chief Executive of Addaction says: "Drugscope is right to draw...
Despite an ageing population and growing alcohol consumption among older drinkers, only five dedicated treatment centres in the UK are working with those who become addicted. In time for Alcohol Awareness Week (14-20th November), one of the UK’s leading charities is calling for this problem...
Absentee dads fuelling addiction, anti social behaviour and crime, says new report from leading charity
Absentee dads are fuelling high levels of addiction, anti-social behaviour and crime, according to a major new report from one of the country’s top charities. The report 'Dad and Me', from drug and alcohol charity Addaction reveals the full impact that absentee fathers have on young...
Today (6th October), the National Treatment Agency has published figures on the number of people in treatment for drug problems. It states that the number of people in recovery has risen and that the number of young adults under 30 in England who are being treated for addiction to the most...
Today (28th July) is World Hepatitis Day, coordinated by the World Hepatitis Alliance (http://www.worldhepatitisalliance.org/WorldHepatitisDay/WhoWhatWhereWhenHow.aspx), a non-governmental organisation that represents hepatitis B and hepatitis C patient groups from around the world. One in 12...