13 Drink Drivers Arrested Every Day In Manchester Area M.E.N. Article Link Punish The Behaviour or Treat The Condition? We think BOTH! There are more background stories and reasons as to why someone will drink drive than pebbles on a beach, and for anyone who has lost someone to a drink driver, not one reason is […]
Archives for December 2012
Suspended Prison Sentence – Less Effective Without Specific Treatment Today’s headlines show former EastEnders and Shameless star, Jodie Latham, has pleaded guilty and received a suspended sentence for growing cannabis in Lancashire. Latham explained that he grew the cannabis through concerns about buying from local drug dealers and risking his celebrity status. It seems the threat of prison […]
Drug statistics are showing an increase in drug use and drug related deaths in Portugal in many areas, but the facts are being spun out to support political arguments. “Drug-induced deaths in Portugal that decreased from 369 in 1999 to 152 in 2003, climbed to 314 in 2007 – significantly more than the 280 deaths […]
According to local media reports, Amsterdam’s city council plans to introduce a ban on smoking cannabis in school premises. Furthermore, 44 of the 250 coffee shops in Amsterdam will have to close as they are situated less than 250 metres from a school.
Co-Dependency & Fear. The Pain Continues For 75% 95% of Family Interventions result in a loved one going into effective treatment. Treatment outcomes are just as successful or unsuccessful regardless of motivation to engage. 75% of family members who inquire about or hear about Family Interventions take it no further. Families slip into codependency and fear in-line with […]
Bill Stevens – Speaks on BBC 5Live Legalise or Decriminlise Drugs BBC 5LIve Tony Livesey Bill Stevens Go to the 16minute point to listen to the discussion We spoke on the topic of drugs and the law in context of the recent discussions on changing the law. This link is good for a week. […]
Legalise Cannabis – Legalise Drug Induced Mental Health Issues Families around the world know the nightmare of a young person who develops mental health issues as a direct result of too much drug use. Legal or not legal, some people just can not handle, or stop at, recreational drug use. Cannabis is of particular concern […]