Addiction – Am I Different? No matter how different you feel… No matter how ashamed you may be… Your experiences are familiar to… all recovering addicts.
Addictions UK Director of Casework, Simon Stephens, talks to ITV News about gambling addiction and treatment as a much-needed facility opens in the region. Watch the interview here.
Simon Stephens talks to BBC Look North about how difficult it is to form a real picture of the numbers addicted to drugs in our region. Watch the interview here.
The north east leads national league tables for opiate and cocaine addiction. Listen to Simon Stephens, Addictions UK director of casework discuss the complex issues surrounding addiction and treatment here.
2nd January 2019 Self-referrals predicted to reach record levels amid fears that cuts to drug and alcohol services are compounding problem. Addiction treatment centres are bracing themselves for a leap in people seeking help after the festive period, amid fears that cuts to drug and alcohol services mean some addicts are being cut adrift. The […]
5th March 2019 Simon Stevens, Addictions UK’s Director of Casework was invited to debate the issues surrounding the legalisation of cannabis use on BBC Radio Newcastle today. Click here to hear the debate.
Addictions UK are delighted to meet with our friends at the Hope Trust in Hyderabad and we will be convening a series of workshops between our respective staff groups. In particular we will be conducting training in 12 step facilitation, meditation and counselling. Rahul Luther, the Managing Director of the Hope Trust and James King, […]
This week’s slogan Addictions UK Contact us now on line or telephone 0300 330 30 40. You are just a phone call away from addiction recovery. Link to this article: www.addictionsuk.com/
Addictions UK are alarmed that almost £2 million will be axed from Merseyside’s addiction treatment services – despite Liverpool being named England’s drug abuse capital. Liverpool clinical commissioning group (CCG), which has an £855 million annual budget for healthcare in the city, announced it will stop giving mental health trust Mersey Care £1.9 million a […]
The importance of training and workplace development through further study is vital in the modern age. Not least for people in recovery from addiction. All the available research suggests that if recovering addicts stop working on their recovery then they are more likely to relapse. Simon Stephens, Addictions UK Director of Case Work, is now […]