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This Is How Scotland’s Recovering Addicts Organised To Fight Stigma: Buzzfeed

A community of Scots in recovery from substance abuse has grown rapidly over the past decade. At their first ever national conference, they told BuzzFeed News about their plans – inspired by the LGBT pride movement. Continue reading “This Is How Scotland’s Recovering Addicts Organised To Fight Stigma: Buzzfeed”

Suzanne Sharkey – It Was Never About the Drugs

As a serving police officer enforcing drug laws, did I make a difference? As a person in long term recovery does it matter? The drug laws were supposed to eliminate the supply and demand, creating a safer drug free world. How has the police force adapted in the past 50 years, what has actually happened and what can we do about it? Continue reading “Suzanne Sharkey – It Was Never About the Drugs”

Picture This: Drink and Drugs News

The day’s opening session heard a range of passionate presentations on the theme of getting your message across… ‘I didn’t know how long I’d had hep C. Continue reading “Picture This: Drink and Drugs News”

How Do We Help Create Peace After The War On Drugs?

On Saturday 13th August 2016 Recovering Justice held an event which staged a panel presentation and questions from an audience at Saltwell Park, Revive Festival Marquee in Gateshead NE9 5AX with… Continue reading “How Do We Help Create Peace After The War On Drugs?”