Tag Archive for treatment

Treatment – tobacco

Stop smoking interventions and services, 2018 This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12. It aims to ensure that everyone who smokes is advised and encouraged…

Treatment/Recovery – drugs

European Drug Report 2018 What are the latest drug market trends and what are the factors driving them? What drugs are causing the most concern today? What are the most recent developments in drug prevention, treatment and policy? These, and other,…

Heroin and other opiates

Boy, brown, china white, dragon, gear, H, horse, junk, skag, smack, diamorphine, morphine, methadone, opium, codeine, pethidine, dihydrocodeine (DF118), palfium, diconal, temgesic, physeptone What is heroin? Heroin (medical name diamorphine) is one of a group of drugs called ‘opiates’. These…

Druglink in 2015

In 2015 Druglink changed format to become a website. Below are the articles published before DrugScope closed in March 2015: Further down a stony road: reporting on the 2014 Street Drugs Trend Survey; Love me tender: the state of the…

What’s the Government doing about drugs?

Drug strategy 2017 The drug strategy 2017 sets out how the government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harms it causes | Home Office, UK Here are the…

What types of treatment are there?

People who have problems with drug use can access help and treatment either through the health and welfare system. (via drug advice services or GP referral) or through the criminal justice system if they have committed an offence. Health and welfare…

Where can I get help?

There are different kinds of help available for people who have problems with drugs or need advice and information. Below we briefly describe the different types of help that are available across the country. Please see our Find a service…

Does treatment work?

There are many types drug treatment in the UK… Which ones work best and for who are hotly debated topics. Finding evidence to prove which ones work is difficult. For example, do we judge success by people in treatment completely…

State of the sector

State of the Sector – by DrugScope on behalf of the Recovery Partnership DrugScope conducted an annual appraisal of the drug and alcohol treatment sector on behalf of the Recovery Partnership; taking a snapshot of the conditions for and adaptation…