As we approach the end of the year I’m looking back at some of the achievements I have been actively involved in. One aspect of my work I am very proud of is the Suicide Prevention Training Programme that I jointly deliver with Monika Gos, Clinical & Counselling Psychologist. This year we delivered three training events to over fifty members of staff from our service.
The NPS Summit held by change, grow, live on Thursday 27 May at Recovery Central in Birmingham was organised to create an approach together, and to make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable within Birmingham.
Christmas and New Year are times for celebration and while we need to relax and unwind over the festive period, it’s important to stay safe.
It's nearly Christmas. Isn't it great? Isn't it?
Drinking excessively has been linked to some mental health problems such as depression and memory loss.
If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you can still drink alcohol, but it’s a good idea to be aware of how alcohol can affect your diabetes management and know how you can minimise its potential harms.
It seems important to me that the new Drug Strategy balances the aspiration of recovery with the evidence of what works in promoting health and well-being.
We re-launched an organisation-wide approach to Naloxone provision, overdose aid and harm reduction last October.
Chemsex is a term commonly used by Gay men and Men who have sex with Men (MSM) to describe the use of certain drugs in a sexual context.