addiction

This paper discusses the language surrounding addiction and recovery and the New Recovery Advocacy Movement.

UK Drug Rehab is a directory of drug addiction treatment centres, drug rehab organisations and service providers within the United Kingdom. "UK-Rehab.Com is a privately funded, non-profit making project that aims to provide free, unbiased information on drug addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse and rehabilitation." The Drug Info section provides general facts on drug abuse and detailed information on specific drugs. There is also a section on the role of the family.

First of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture gives an overview of drugs and substance misuse, and introduces the WIRED Initiative, a grassroots agency in Wales. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website. This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.

Thirteenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture looks at ways in which practitioners can assist clients in their treatment for substance misuse using various strategies. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website. This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.

Tenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture is the second of two which look at research conducted by James McIntosh and Neil McKeganey, as presented in their book 'Beating The Dragon : The Recovery From Dependent Drug Use'. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website. This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.

Fifth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea.

This lecture gives an overview of how different drugs affect the body. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website. This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.

Guidelines developed for the Behavioral Health Recovery Management Project. Relapse Prevention Therapy is based on a cognitive-behavioural model of the relapse process. This approach focuses on the immediate precipitating circumstances of relapse as well as on the chain of events that may precede and set-up a relapse.

Fifteenth of 17 lectures comprising David Clark's Substance Misuse course for 3rd year psychology undergraduate students in Swansea. This lecture looks at the prescription of methadone as a treatment for opiate addiction and withdrawal. Each of the 17 lectures is linked to separately in the Learning Exchange, along with the main About Drugs website. This resource is available as full colour slides in PDF format, and as simple black and white printouts.

This news item from the Vancouver Courier reports on an argument between drug treatment and prevention and a supervised injection site.