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Why We Need to Change Our Stories About Addiction

Why We Need to Change Our Stories About Addiction | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Why are we so reluctant to let go of outdated ideas and concepts, terrified that we will relapse if we don't maintain the status quo?
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Drug-related mental health admissions in NHS hit record high | Society | The Guardian

Drug-related mental health admissions in NHS hit record high | Society | The Guardian | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
82,135 hospital admissions had a primary or secondary diagnosis of drug-related disorders
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Why is heroin killing so many people?

Why is heroin killing so many people? | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Heroin deaths in the UK are rocketing - is it time for a radical solution?
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Lifesaving drug is not offered due to budget

Lifesaving drug is not offered due to budget | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
DRUGS to help heroin users in the event of an overdose are no longer issued in Yorkshire, according to a report.
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Even moderate drinking can damage the brain, claim researchers

Even moderate drinking can damage the brain, claim researchers | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Moderate alcohol consumption can impair cognitive function, says study, countering suggestions that low levels of drinking can help protect the brain
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Manchester police deal with 31 Spice-related calls in 24 hours - BBC News

Manchester police deal with 31 Spice-related calls in 24 hours - BBC News | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Police in Manchester launch a crackdown on anti-social behaviour, which has been linked to the drug.
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Drug addiction isn't going away so why are treatment centres being slashed?

Drug addiction isn't going away so why are treatment centres being slashed? | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Our most desperate clients lead chaotic lives and this hurts our performance targets - they now have to jump through hoops before getting any help
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Opioids are driving increase in cocaine overdose deaths

Opioids are driving increase in cocaine overdose deaths | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it

An examination of national trend data shows that heroin and synthetic opioids are driving a recent increase in cocaine-related overdose deaths.

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Britain’s shame: the people who are homeless, even though they’re in work | Aditya Chakrabortty

Britain’s shame: the people who are homeless, even though they’re in work | Aditya Chakrabortty | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
So many of those on the minimum wage and zero-hours can’t afford a place to live. Yet ministers gloat
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Born addicts: The babies starting life in rehab - BBC News

Born addicts: The babies starting life in rehab - BBC News | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Three babies are born addicted to drugs every day because of their mother's dependency, but some experts believe it is better to allow mother and baby to detox together.
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Regular Marijuana Use Is Associated With Differences in Brain Gray Matter and Connectivity

Regular Marijuana Use Is Associated With Differences in Brain Gray Matter and Connectivity | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
A NIDA-funded brain imaging study has shown that regular users of marijuana have less gray matter than nonusers of the drug in the orbitofrontal cortex
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Apps to Help With Addiction Recovery

Apps to Help With Addiction Recovery | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
The glut of smartphone apps targeting addiction and behavior modification can itself be overwhelming to sort through.
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Alcohol 'more harmful than heroin or crack' | Society | The Guardian

Alcohol 'more harmful than heroin or crack' | Society | The Guardian | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Sacked government drugs adviser David Nutt publishes investigation in Lancet reopening debate on classification
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Drugs services: commissioning failure after funding cuts | The Bristol Cable

Drugs services: commissioning failure after funding cuts | The Bristol Cable | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Cuts make Bristol one of a growing number of local authorities who received no bids from service providers.
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Spending on drug and alcohol treatment slashed by £105m in four years

Spending on drug and alcohol treatment slashed by £105m in four years | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Spending on drug and alcohol support services across England has been slashed over the past four years, The Independent can reveal, as death and ill-health linked to substance abuse soars to record levels. Exclusive figures show that local councils have had to reduce budgets by tens of millions of pounds since 2013, which experts say is creating a “vicious cycle” that is leaving the needs of seriously vulnerable addicts unmet.
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Fentanyl deaths: Warning as drug kills 'at least 60' - BBC News

Fentanyl deaths: Warning as drug kills 'at least 60' - BBC News | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Fentanyl, the drug that killed pop star Prince, has been found in batches of heroin.
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As overdose deaths hit record levels, drug and alcohol services face massive cuts | Caroline Turriff

As overdose deaths hit record levels, drug and alcohol services face massive cuts  | Caroline Turriff | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Investigation finds cuts-hit councils in England are slashing budgets and access to treatment, despite the UK being Europe’s drugs death capital
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Police could soon remotely disable your phone, even if no crime has been committed

Police could soon remotely disable your phone, even if no crime has been committed | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
UK police could soon have the power to remotely disable mobile phones, even before the user actually commits a crime. The Digital Economy Act, which has just passed into law, contains a section stating that officers will be able to place restrictions on handsets that they believe are being used by drug dealers. The Home Office has told The Independent that UK police haven't gained the powers yet, as "the introduction of powers included within Acts are often staggered and further details will be developed by the next Government".
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Government considering plans to house addicts who sleep rough

Government considering plans to house addicts who sleep rough | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
A project pioneered in Finland offers homes to troubled people before they begin treatment for addiction and mental illness
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Bad News Buried As Government Axes Housing Benefit For 18-21s

Bad News Buried As Government Axes Housing Benefit For 18-21s | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Old enough to fight for their country, but not to get housing help
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Seattle will be first in nation with site for legal heroin use

Seattle will be first in nation with site for legal heroin use | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
It's official: Seattle plans to be the first city in the United States to open a site for users to inject illegal drugs – without police intervention.
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Baclofen: alcoholism 'cure' pill no better than counselling – study

Baclofen: alcoholism 'cure' pill no better than counselling – study | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
Dutch researchers caution againts ‘premature’ use of medication, which is being prescribed in France and taken unofficially elsewhere
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True or False? Cannabis Users May Not Know the Difference | Brain Blogger

True or False? Cannabis Users May Not Know the Difference | Brain Blogger | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
To explore this consequence of cannabis use, researchers used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to assess whether abstinent cannabis users could distinguish between real and false memories.
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US election: California voters approve marijuana for recreational use - BBC News

US election: California voters approve marijuana for recreational use - BBC News | TLP Addiction Training News. | Scoop.it
California, Nevada and Massachusetts back recreational marijuana use in state-wide polls.
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