Services Cut and Alcohol Use Increases

Services Cut and Alcohol Use Increases

Its Alcohol Awareness Week 19-25 November.  Naturally it’s a time to celebrate the work being done to help those who have been affected by alcohol, however its also a time to review service delivery and that’s where it all becomes rather sad…. Alcohol services are...
Employment and Recovery

Employment and Recovery

It’s a sad truth, however I am going to talk about it. Employers do not like employing addicts in recovery. It makes them twitchy.  Just talking about addiction makes both large and small organisations worried.  Either they have staff they know they need to deal with...
Residential Rehab – Use us or Lose us…

Residential Rehab – Use us or Lose us…

It’s a travesty of modern day Britain that this morning I learnt of another residential treatment provider closing its doors, this time in the North West. It sickens and saddens me that as austerity really starts to bite its our most disadvantaged, stigmatised and...