Addiction recovery is far more than the removal of drugs from an otherwise unchanged life. Recent definitions of recovery transcend radical changes in the person-drug relationship and encompass enhanced global
Addiction recovery is best viewed as a process rather than an event, but the transition into recovery can sometimes be more a cataclysm than a product of incremental steps—more a
The Recovery games events aim to celebrate recovery and make recovery visible in the community as well as to create a common bond and to challenge exclusion and stigmatisation. When
Dianova International launches the “Bringing Addiction Stigma to an End” campaign on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, on June 26th The campaign’s objective
Campaigners are tragically misguided in claiming that decriminalisation will solve anything, Melanie Phillips warns in The Times. Normalising drug-taking increases the numbers taking illegal substances and the harm they do.
A growing body of research describes how the lives of dependent drinkers (and drug users) can change as they move from active addiction to recovery. Sheffield Hallam University, Alcohol Research
Professor David Best, who led a series of recovery-focused research studies in the UK, US and Australia, shared with us more details around Life in Recovery research. This research will
This article by DR. Gino Pecorado gives a clear picture regarding Medical Marijuana in Australia. The use of cannabis plant to treat medical conditions is not new. In fact it
As a continuation of our activities, RUN is happy to announce next RUN meeting, which will be held in the premises of the City of Gothenburg, on Friday 28 April.
Delegates from our network attended the Regional conference East Africa, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 10-11 February 2017. The conference was organized and hosted by World Federation Against Drugs-WFAD to
William L. White (“Bill”), Emeritus Senior Research Consultant at Chestnut Health Systems, past-chair of the board of Recovery Communities United and a volunteer consultant to Faces and Voices of Recovery,