Tim Leighton on Communities and Recovery

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Tim Leighton
Tim Leighton
Location: Wiltshire, UK
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Criminal Justice

Tim talks about people seeking to progress recovery, including reference to Tom McLellan and William White. 'People can't wait long enough for recovery to happen'.

1) UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) Recovery Consensus Statement


UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) Recovery Consensus Statement

2) Book: Alcoholics Anonymous as a Mutual-Help Movement [Klaus Makela et al 1996 University of Wisconsin]

Review:  A study in Eight Societies: Part of an international study of Alcoholics Anonymous carried out in collaboration with the World Health Organisation 1996. University of Wisconsin Press.

News and articles library
World Drug Report 2014 >>

3rd July 14 -  Drug use prevalence is stable around the world, according to the 2014 World Drug Report of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with around 243 million individuals, or 5 per cent of the world’s population aged 15-64, having used an illicit drug in 2012. Problem drug users meanwhile numbered about 27 million, roughly 0.6 per cent of the world’s adult population, or 1 in every 200 people.
The impact of the older generation on England’s healthcare system >>

26th June 14 - The government has produced a report looking at the impact people aged over 65 have on the NHS. This publication provides a compilation of information on older people living in England to give a broad picture of their health, care and wellbeing.
The Condition of Britain: Strategies for Social Renewal >>

19th June 14 - This report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), sets out a comprehensive new agenda for reforming the state and social policy to enable people in Britain to work together to build a stronger society in tough times.
European Drug Report 2014 >>

28th May 14 - The EMCDDA presents its annual overview of the European drug situation on 27 May in a multilingual, multimedia information package focusing on today’s rapidly shifting drug phenomenon.