Addiction

I’ve spent Christmas in prison and on the street – finding recovery saved my life
Peter da Silva

I’ve spent Christmas in prison and on the street – finding recovery saved my life

Peter da Silva says spending Christmas behind bars reminds you of what you’re missing. Now he has a degree and a good job and will be spending it at home with his family. He says it’s time we stopped shrouding addiction in shame

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction
Qatar World Cup

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction

With the Qatar World Cup taking place during the cost of living crisis, experts share the early signs that someone may be struggling with their gambling

I’m an NHS psychiatrist – this is my advice to football fans who gamble during the World Cup
Dr Max Pemberton

I’m an NHS psychiatrist – this is my advice to football fans who gamble during the World Cup

With the Qatar World Cup coming during the cost of living crisis, Dr Max Pemberton has some words of advice for people who will be gambling

Alcoholism gave me two heart attacks and liver disease –  but since finding recovery I’m fitter than ever
Addiction

Alcoholism gave me two heart attacks and liver disease –  but since finding recovery I’m fitter than ever

UK organisations still taking millions from Sackler family as museums rush to cut ties over opioid crisis
Activism

UK organisations still taking millions from Sackler family as museums rush to cut ties over opioid crisis

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How graffiti artist Opake overcame addiction and homelessness and is now changing lives
Art

How graffiti artist Opake overcame addiction and homelessness and is now changing lives

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football
Gambling

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa
News

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa

London to get first detox unit to help homeless people beat addiction
Housing

London to get first detox unit to help homeless people beat addiction

Secret Drug Addict: ‘Lockdown has been on another level’
Opinion

Secret Drug Addict: ‘Lockdown has been on another level’

How do you get through social isolation when you’re an alcoholic?
Health

How do you get through social isolation when you’re an alcoholic?

Is there a quick fix to cure addiction?
Health

Is there a quick fix to cure addiction?

“Nobody else was quite like Sean Hughes”
Opinion

“Nobody else was quite like Sean Hughes”

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Mark Dempster: Let me use my experiences to help you through addiction
Opinion

Mark Dempster: Let me use my experiences to help you through addiction