Adapting a US recovery programme for UK university students


Systemic racism in drugs policy and legal roadblocks to harm reduction


One year on from the UK Government’s gambling White Paper: Where are we now?

The Society’s aim is to advance the scientific understanding of addiction

Announcing the winner of the Fred Yates Prize for Early Career Researchers

The SSA is pleased to present Dr Katie East as the 2024 winner of the prestigious Fred Yates Prize for Early Career Researchers, in recognition of her “outstanding contribution, predominantly in the area of nicotine product use and perceptions”.

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The Society owns two academic journals – Addiction and Addiction Biology – and invests its journal income back into the sector to support people, projects, and research in addiction science.

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Addiction Audio is the podcast from Addiction journal, featuring interviews with authors about the findings and implications of their research.

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