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Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill : Hansard Volume 811: House of Lords debate on Friday 16 April 2021

The £80 million investment into #AlcoholAndDrug services is designed to address the current system & pilot new treatment models.

See our position paper & blueprint specification to advise on commissioning #tier4 provision. Download via our website:

Drug misuse among people over 65 year olds is a hidden and growing problem globally, international experts say, and worrying trends are emerging among New Zealand's older people too #sedatives and #tranquilisers.| Otago Daily Times

PLEASE RT: We are looking at alcohol use in Middlesbrough during COVID. see below and link to survey is and literally takes less than five minutes....

Upcoming webinar : Shopping Addiction: Recognising the Threat of a Neglected Addiction and Creating Strategies to Deal with Compulsive Buying Disorders: Tuesday, May 4th 2021: 9:30 AM — 1:00 PM

Changes in Alcohol Use and Drinking Context due to the COVID‐19 Pandemic: A Multimethod Study of College Student Drinkers #WileyOnlineLibrary

Why your social media habit is probably not an addiction – new research via @ConversationUK