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‘Words matter’: from pejorative to people-first, stigmatising to strengths-based
Natalie Davies writes about why it might be time to...
Created On: 25 April 2022   (Last updated: 25 April 2022)
Blog Policy
Stigmatising language, drugs, twitter and tea-breaks
Talking about language can involve having difficult conversations with yourself.
Created On: 31 March 2022   (Last updated: 07 April 2022)
Insights from experience – alcohol and suicide
In this blog, Sarah Marsay from Samaritans and Robin Pollard from With You...
Created On: 02 March 2022   (Last updated: 02 March 2022)
Blog Research Treatment & therapies
How to design a drug consumption room
Cubicles, location, queues and staffing: design essentials for drug consumption rooms
Created On: 17 February 2022   (Last updated: 17 February 2022)
Blog Research Treatment & therapies
February 2022 reading list: alcohol, opioids, COVID-19, pregnancy, and more
Every month the SSA website team selects and highlights some of the most interesting...
Created On: 02 February 2022   (Last updated: 02 February 2022)
Blog Help/Advice Links
New landing pages on the SSA website
The SSA’s new treatment pages are designed to help everyone access...
Created On: 14 January 2022   (Last updated: 20 January 2022)
Highlights of 2021
In 2021, Dr. Rob Calder became Editor of the SSA website, and Natalie Davies...
Created On: 22 December 2021   (Last updated: 22 December 2021)
Blog Research
News and research: December 2021
Each month, the SSA’s Rob Calder and Natalie Davies keep you up-to-date with a...
Created On: 20 December 2021   (Last updated: 20 December 2021)
Blog Research Treatment & therapies
Who drives the complex evaluation research agenda?
New guidelines on evaluating complex interventions recommend that research focus on the questions that...
Created On: 17 December 2021   (Last updated: 17 December 2021)
Blog Events News
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2021
Natalie Davies blogs about violence against women, which is a major cause and consequence...
Created On: 25 November 2021   (Last updated: 25 November 2021)