Sunday, 31 August 2008
We continue our series by looking further into the important components of recovery from substance misuse. There are many separate pieces that have to fit together to make sustained recovery possible and we look at some of those factors here.
Sunday, 24 August 2008
Sunday, 17 August 2008
Part 2 of 'Wanting to change' in our series - 'Recovery from heroin addiction'. We know look further into the importance of the addict actually wanting to change their behaviour for themselves.
Sunday, 10 August 2008
Following on from the 'Life as a heroin addict' series we know focus on recovery from such addiction. In this first part we look specifically how 'Wanting to change' affects the chances of sustaining long term recovery.
Friday, 1 August 2008
In this installment we look at the correct practice surrounding methadone prescribing, including maintenance and reduction prescriptions. We hear what the people receiving this treatment would like to see happening and we also hear about an individuals experience of a controlled methadone detox.
Friday, 25 July 2008
In this installment we hear about how addictive methadone is and how this affects the detox process. We also look at the problems faced when detoxing from methadone and the tendency to rush this process and the implications this can have.
Friday, 18 July 2008
This installment continues to look at the role of methadone in an addicts life. Firstly a short clip on how the correct dose for an individual is reached and then we go on to hear about how having to pick up their methadone everyday affects the individual.