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Government launches new Drugs Strategy and Clinical Guidelines

The government has today launched it’s new Drug Strategy, to reduce illicit drug use and increase the rate of individuals recovering from drug dependence. Each year in the UK, drugs cost society £10.7 billion in policing, healthcare and crime, with drug-fuelled theft alone costing £6 billion a year. Research shows that for every £1 spent […]

Spectrum attends Connecting Recovery conference

On Wednesday 5th July, Spectrum will join healthcare partners across Yorkshire to attend the Aspire – “Connecting Recovery in the Community” Conference in Doncaster. This event is a great opportunity for professionals working in substance misuse to build relationships with partner providers across Yorkshire and learn more about the excellent work being done to build […]

Men’s Health Week 2017

From 12-18 June, Spectrum marked Men’s Health Week – a week to focus on health issues which more commonly affect men, and what we can do to reduce risk. This year’s campaign, led by the Men’s Health Forum, focused on abdominal obesity (belly fat) – this is the most dangerous type of fat, and most […]