Tag Archive for Recovery

Druglink article 2011 – Under one roof by Sam Hart

Michaela’s life reached a crossroads when her daughter was born two years ago. She loved her child, but a serious drug problem meant she was incapable of looking after her. Sam Hart on a specialist residential rehab unit for families that helps drug using…

Druglink article 2011 – The Knowledge by William Butler

The Substance Misuse Skills Consortium is a sector led initiative tasked with delivering ‘an inspirational, recovery-orientated workforce’. The Consortium’s chair, William Butler, describes how it came about and why it is vital that treatment providers now step up and demonstrate their support for its…

Druglink article 2011 – Culture shift by Joy Barlow

Joy Barlow on the impact of the recovery agenda on workforce development. The drug policy landscape and its focus on recovery, enshrined initially in the Scottish drug strategy in 2008 and then the UK strategy in 2010, required a sizeable shift in workforce development. For…