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Cycles of change: the latest research

PDF: RecoveryPlus Nov 2017 - Cycles of change James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente’s ubiquitous ‘five stages of change’ seems to offer a scientific system to guide...

Shadow Health Minister at Recovery Plus/Nacoa Awards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8x3b1JoSV8

How addiction occurs

DrugFam's series of interviews leading up to its event on 9 May - Westminster Abbey: A Service of Celebration and Hope, 'Lives Worth Talking About' - starts...

World’s most effective anti-alcohol ad

An Australian ad showing alcohol being absorbed into the bloodstream, spreading and causing cancerous cell mutations in the liver, bowel and throat, has been...

Catch up with today’s news

Welcome! Yes, you can read the latest news and developments in the drug and alcohol treatment and recovery field on a daily basis. You...

Demystifying rehabs

Sadly, too many myths about “12-step treatment” for addictive disorders are held by too many people, even drug- and alcohol-treatment professionals and policy makers...

Drug testing: maze + map

The maze. Treatment programmes – and the passionate men and women who work in these environments – have long struggled with the decision to...

1st government manifesto for children of alcoholics

Today sees the launch of the first ever manifesto for children of alcoholics at the House of Commons. Watch the moving video of...

Let’s celebrate lives in recovery

While recovery is without question a personal and individual experience, as unique to each individual as their finger print or their iris, there are...

Addiction and recovery at work

This article was originally published in Recovery Plus: Workplace, 2016 “Boozy businessmen on the at-risk list for alcohol time bomb,” the Mirror wrote of a...