Whilst many embark on a Dry January to detox from the excess that has become synonymous with the festive period many others use this time to gather stock, recover from the uncertainties that are associated with supporting addiction and find comfort and support for themselves when supporting a loved one who has an alcohol problem.
This report by Drink Wise, Age Well – Alcohol Use and the over 50s in the UK – is based on initial study findings from the Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team at University of Bedfordshire and compiled by the International Longevity Centre UK.
This guide has been prepared by Drug Watch to explain the Psychoactive Substances Bill which is expected to become law in April 2016.
#GivingTuesday (1st December in 2015) is a global day of giving. After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping season, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.