Tag Archive for Recovery

Druglink article 2011 – Reality TV by Liz Blackender

Outreach worker Liz Blackender on how the offer of a pair of new trainers and a flash TV eventually persuaded Martin, a long-term heroin and alcohol user, to relinquish his life on the streets and get off drugs. Reality TV (PDF) Additional keywords: incentives

Druglink article 2012 – A Bridge Not Far Enough by Paul Wells

Walk the line (Druglink July/August) clearly demonstrated the vulnerable position that service users can be placed in when the recovery agenda is poorly understood or implemented. The change of emphasis in the 2010 Drug Strategy has done more than simply shake the complacency of some drug services who…