Helping With International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

We are working with homeless and rough sleeping charities and organisations across Bournemouth & Poole on the 31st August to firstly, provide urgently needed support and assistance and secondly but just as importantly, raise awareness about overdosing on illicit drugs, prescription drugs and/or alcohol.

Overdose Awareness

With overdose awareness day coming up on 31st August 2020, it’s vital that we share this vital information with everyone you know so that you can do your bit to save a life!

What Are The UK Drug Laws And How Does The Drug Classification System Work?

The laws controlling drug use are complicated but there are three main statutes regulating the availability of drugs in the UK: The Misuse of Drugs Act (1971), The Medicines Act (1968) and The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016).
Understanding how these UK laws impact your life because of drugs, alcohol and addiction. Find out all you need to know here in this guide to UK drug and alcohol laws and the classification system that revolves around it.
You will also be able to find help and support if you are currently involved in any criminal investigations, criminal punishment or concerned for others involved in the world of drugs, alcohol and addiction.

Summer, Alcohol And Prescription Medication: A Deadly Cocktail!

Barbecues, beaches, bonfires and booze. Just a few of the things we think of when we mention summertime! With the longer days and warmer weather, many feel inclined to indulge in alcoholic drinks with friends, family or alone when we think we want to relax and cool down. A cold drink on a hot dayContinue reading “Summer, Alcohol And Prescription Medication: A Deadly Cocktail!”

Are You An Addict?

This article will guide you through a range of traits that addicts may display when their using or drinking becomes unmanageable.
Taking this quick, simple test may help you to better understand whether your drinking or drug use is becoming unmanageable and whether you may want to look into getting some help and support for your drinking or drug use?

The Second Stage Of Recovery – Early Abstinence From Substances

The toughest part of trying to recover from alcohol and/or drug problems comes during this stage when a number of issues make it difficult to focus on learning to live a life of abstinence and recovery and make trying to stay clean and sober a struggle. It is the second of four stages of the recovery process as defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. You can find the tools, techniques and information you need to overcome these obstacles here in this article!