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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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Posted on: June 23rd, 2022 by Alison Mather

‘Recovery is an ongoing process, not a destination.’
Highlights from our QAADNET meeting in April

Minimum Unit Price in Scotland – is it working?

‘Faith, Family and Recovery’ – our Director speaks at the ADFAM round table event

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Posted on: March 10th, 2022 by Alison Mather

  • Faith, trust and recovery – Personal insights by a Friend in recovery
  • ‘From Harm to Hope’ – the government’s drug strategy sets out its position
  • Faith in recovery? Reflections from our QAADNET meeting in December
  • The NHS declines further industry funding for gambling treatment 

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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 Spring 2021

Posted on: March 11th, 2021 by Alison Mather No Comments
  • A full and enlightening talk
  • The Government announces its review
  • of the 2005 Gambling Act
  • Another way of looking at prescription medication

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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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