This paper discusses the language surrounding addiction and recovery and the New Recovery Advocacy Movement.
Report summarising the results of research into the views and experiences of young people in the UK with regard to sexual health and the reasons why some young people engage in risky sexual behaviour.
Mixing alcohol and cocaine is probably one of the most common drug combinations in modern culture. But is the mix a recipe for violence? Max Daly investigates.
Information and advice booklet aimed at helping parents discuss the risks posed by alcohol with their children and young people.
This resource is one of the units on the Open University's OpenLearn website, which provides free and open educational resources for learners and educators around the world. This unit looks at study skills and covers giving presentations; developing thinking skills; a guide to the web; learning online and the importance of interpersonal skills.
An essay on the definition of 'recovery' in substance misuse.
A learning resource on alcohol and drugs. This handout is used as pre-course reading for the STRADA course 'Working with Drug and Alcohol Users'.
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.
Paper analysing the links between alcohol and elder abuse, looking at the global scale of the problem and discussing the role of public health in prevention.
Document containing interim guidance intended to start the process of laying out nationally agreed minimum competency standards (knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes) needed by staff in order to deliver alcohol brief interventions.