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Heroin in 1940s America: ‘the work of this era only served to heighten the division between good and bad drugs’
“The Urge” narrates the fascinating social history of addiction, mixed in with author Carl...
Created On: 02 July 2022   (Last updated: 02 July 2022)
Stigma test
The word, defining, muzzles; the drawn line Ousts mistier peers and thrives, murderous, In...
Created On: 28 June 2022   (Last updated: 28 June 2022)
The SSA talks to the Gay Men’s Health Collective about chemsex, harm reduction, and cultivating more LGBT+ inclusive drug services
Natalie Davies speaks with Patriic Gayle about the mission of the Gay Men’s Health...
Created On: 24 June 2022   (Last updated: 27 June 2022)
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The pan-American response to alcohol and violence against women
The SSA’s Natalie Davies talks to two colleagues from the Pan American Health Organization...
Created On: 09 June 2022   (Last updated: 10 June 2022)
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)
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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)
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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)
‘Dangerous data’: drinking after dependence part 7. Who takes the decision and how?
With both objectives on the care-planning table, shared decision-making between client and patient has...
Created On: 13 October 2021   (Last updated: 13 October 2021)
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‘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)
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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)
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