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Alcohol Awareness Week 2021: ‘Alcohol and Relationships’
Alcohol Awareness Week is upon us – a week of “awareness-raising, campaigning for change,...
Created On: 15 November 2021   (Last updated: 15 November 2021)
Blog Treatment & therapies
I drank because I was socially awkward, then I got sober and discovered I’m autistic
Lesser-known reasons why some people become dependent on alcohol
Created On: 26 October 2021   (Last updated: 26 October 2021)
Blog Interview Treatment & therapies
Addiction Treatment in India: Richard Velleman talks to the SSA
This is the first in a two-part interview with Professor Richard Velleman about his...
Created On: 21 October 2021   (Last updated: 08 November 2021)
Blog History Treatment & therapies
‘Dangerous data’: drinking after dependence part 6. Evidence accumulates and expert opinion converges
The heat dies down as it becomes clearer that neither controlled drinking nor abstinence...
Created On: 04 October 2021   (Last updated: 04 October 2021)
Blog News Research
Conference posters
Most academic posters are terrible. There, I said it, and feel better for having...
Created On: 13 September 2021   (Last updated: 14 September 2021)
Blog Research
Khat and the brain: the SSA talks to Ayan Ahmed
Ayan Ahmed talks about her research into the neurocognitive impact of khat use
Created On: 25 August 2021   (Last updated: 25 August 2021)
Blog News Policy
Blog: The cannabis industry and the term ‘medical cannabis’
Dr Bobby Smyth on prioritising cannabis treatment and questioning the industry’s choice of words.
Created On: 18 August 2021   (Last updated: 18 August 2021)
Blog History Research
Dangerous data: drinking after dependence part 3: The gloves come off; the Rand report
Support for the feasibility of controlled drinking in a 1976 US report was likened...
Created On: 16 August 2021   (Last updated: 16 August 2021)
Blog Research Treatment & therapies
‘Dangerous data’: drinking after dependence part 2: A gentlemanly start
Mike Ashton of Drug and Alcohol Findings continues his serialisation of the project’s essay...
Created On: 13 July 2021   (Last updated: 19 July 2021)
Blog Research Treatment & therapies
‘Dangerous data’: drinking after dependence: Part 1: Why the heat?
Mike Ashton of the Drug and Alcohol Findings Effectiveness Bank serialises the project’s essay...
Created On: 29 June 2021   (Last updated: 08 July 2021)