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QAADRANT Spring 2023

Posted on: March 17th, 2023 by nialldcrowley No Comments

Canada: Winds of change

  • Keeping Count – Should the UK be following
  • Canada’s new drinking guidelines?
  • British Columbia launches a three-year decriminalisation trial
  • Funding increased for treatment and housing support
  • The government plans to ban Nitrous Oxide
  • Being a QAAD Trustee

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QAADRANT Winter 2022

Posted on: December 7th, 2022 by nialldcrowley No Comments
  • QAAD responds to the Home Office’s consultation 
  • The Scottish government consults on alcohol advertising and marketing
  • Being a QAAD trustee
  • Women and Alcohol:  how the Women’s Independent Alcohol Service supported women in Bristol

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QAADRANT Autumn 2022

Posted on: September 8th, 2022 by nialldcrowley
  • No Blame, No Shame – A community-based approach to women’s alcohol issues
  • ‘Swift, Certain, Tough’ – The government publishes its White Paper on drug possession
  • Being a Trustee
  • The QAAD Director’s Annual Report from 2021

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QAADRANT Winter issue

Posted on: November 25th, 2021 by nialldcrowley
  • The Chancellor takes a step in the right direction
  • QAADNET meeting in December
  • Scotland extends police discretion to Class A Drug posession
  • Alcohol Change UK’s 2021 conference

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QAADRANT Autumn Issue

Posted on: September 9th, 2021 by nialldcrowley
  • “Not fit for purpose…” Dame Carol Black publishes her report on illegal drugs
  • QAADNET meeting at Britain Yearly Gathering
  • ‘Drink – the deadly relationship between women and alcohol’ – book review
  • QAAD Director’s 2020 report

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QAADRANT Summer issue

Posted on: June 19th, 2021 by nialldcrowley No Comments
  • The government reviews the 2005 Gambling Act
  • QAAD at Yearly Meeting Gathering 
  • Calming the ‘washing machine mind’ 

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QAADRANT Winter 2020

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by nialldcrowley No Comments
  • Dry Januaries
  • Save the date! QAAD’s first online event
  • The Aftermath
  • Prescription medication – unexpected harm

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QAADRANT Summer 2020

Posted on: June 16th, 2020 by nialldcrowley No Comments
  • Can we hope for a brighter future?
  • Drink, drugs and COVID-19 – an emerging picture
  • QAAD meets West Young Friends Area Network on Zoom
  • Out of the darkness into the light

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QAADRANT Winter 2019

Posted on: November 28th, 2019 by nialldcrowley
  • Gambling with credit cards – an end in sight?
  • What’s faith got to do with it? –
    A new report investigates faith-based treatment 
  • Minimum unit price in Scotland – promising signs

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QAADRANT Autumn 2019

Posted on: September 2nd, 2019 by nialldcrowley No Comments
  • Addiction and recovery: an inside story
  • Drug related deaths in Scotland
  • 580 days of recovery

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