Founding Fathers of Contemporary UK Recovery Movement

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This article was published in Druglink, September/October 2011 As the organising principle for drug treatment, harm reduction was not rocket science. Provide needles and syringes to make contact with injection drug users and reduce the transmission of blood borne viruses. Provide maintenance medication to maintain that contact and cut crime. We did this and it […]

Why psychiatry?

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This piece was primarily stimulated by conference presentation by Dr Colin Drummond that you can find on Lifeline’s FEAD website. If Colin thought that psychiatrists were demonized by commissioners and the NTA, he really needs to look and see what the recovery lobby have got to say about them. Anyway, somebody raised the question of […]