Search News Stories




News Researchers
Dr Sarah Jackson wins the Fred Yates Prize
We are delighted to announce that Dr Sarah Jackson has been awarded the 2021...
Created On: 18 March 2021   (Last updated: 17 March 2021)
News Treatment & therapies
Introducing the SMART Recovery Global Research Network
SMART Recovery is committed to evidence-based practice by ensuring that all SMART programs are...
Created On: 05 March 2021   (Last updated: 05 March 2021)
News Research
Gambling and mental health during lock-down: Dr Steve Sharman talks to the SSA
It will be a long time before we know how the lockdowns of 2020...
Created On: 04 February 2021   (Last updated: 04 February 2021)
News Treatment & therapies Uncategorised
Annual UK Drug Recovery Champion report from Dr Ed Day
The SSA president, Dr Ed Day, has completed his first report as the UK...
Created On: 01 February 2021   (Last updated: 01 February 2021)
News Policy
Scottish government announces £250 million for drug treatment
The Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced an extra £50 million per year...
Created On: 21 January 2021   (Last updated: 21 January 2021)
News Policy
UK government announces £148 million to cut drug-related crime
The UK government has announced £148 million of new investment to cut crime associated...
Created On: 20 January 2021   (Last updated: 21 January 2021)
News Research
New Editor-in-Chief at Addiction Journal
After 16 years, Professor Robert West has retired as Editor-in-Chief of Addiction Journal. From...
Created On: 05 January 2021   (Last updated: 05 January 2021)
News Researchers
Professor Kathleen M. Carroll, 1958 to 2020
Professor Kathleen M. Carroll died on 28 December 2020 following a short illness. Professor...
Created On: 04 January 2021   (Last updated: 04 January 2021)
Links News
SSA membership renewal on 1 January 2021
Membership / Associateship Is your membership up to date? All memberships expire with the...
Created On: 21 December 2020   (Last updated: 21 December 2020)
News Policy
UK government to review gambling legislation
The UK government has launched a review of gambling legislation intending to ensure that...
Created On: 08 December 2020   (Last updated: 08 December 2020)