Welcome to Addiction Today
Addiction Today is the global voice of abstinence-based recovery. We cover the very latest cutting edge approaches to addiction. Regular subjects range from addiction to drink and drugs through to legal highs, behavioural addictions and where to get help for addiction issues. Whether you’re a drink and drug sector/public health professional seeking out new thinking, you think you migh have a problem, or you have a family member with an addiction problem we aim to offer you the best information currently available.
The current issue of Intervene, Addiction Today’s regular publication – also available as a free app and in print and paper – offers fresh perspectives on sex and love addiction, post traumatic stress disorders, yoga and addiction, news from the best rehabs and treatment centres and trauma treatment.
A Personal Story By John Taylor
by John Taylor Music phenomenon and author of In The Pleasure Groove, John Taylor moved from the excesses of success to loneliness and depression, through the tough paths of recovery, to the joy of building relationships with family and friends. I am an alcoholic. A drug addict. I could not control my use of alcohol or drugs…Read More
‘Legal’ highs – what you need to know
So-called legal highs are as harmful and as addictive as illegal drugs – but information is minimal or inaccurate. Professor Fabrizio Schifano keeps readers in the loop Print-friendly pdf: Download Intervene150-Legal highs-Fabrizio Schifano Over the last 10 years, novel psychoactive substances – NPSs or ‘legal highs’ – have become increasingly available to those looking…Read More
Smart drugs or smart drug marketing?
Irresponsible marketing of drugs as ‘smart’, ‘new’ or ‘designer’ has led a new generation to believe that the old rules of addictive behaviour do not apply to them – the scientific and medical community has sat passively on the side for too long, warns Professor Oscar D’Agnone Print-friendly pdf: Download Intervene150-Smart drugs-Oscar D'Agnone We have…Read More
THE ECONOMICS OF CRIME: a discipline to be invented?
Antonio Maria Costa served an unprecedented two terms as director general of the United Nations Office in Vienna and executive director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime. Here he proposes a Nobel Prize for the best understanding of the economics of organised crime, including the role of drugs, and gives an authoritative…Read More