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10 September 2019

Time to re-think our relationship with pain

Dr Simone Yule, Clinical Lead at Clouds House, argues that we need to re-think our relationship with pain if we want to better manage substance abuse and avoid the opioid pandemic that is fast approaching the shores of the UK.

13 June 2019

HRH Duchess of Cambridge attends gala dinner

A speech by HRH Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of Action on Addiction, at the first Addiction Awareness Week Gala Dinner on 12 June 2019 at Somerset House.

10 June 2019

Addiction widespread in society with more than half of Britons knowing a victim, new poll finds

Addiction widespread in society with more than half of Britons knowing a victim, new poll finds.
Some 60 per cent of adults say they know an addict, with relatives being the people most identified as victims (27 per cent say they have a relative who has ever suffered from an addiction), the YouGov poll finds.

7 May 2019

Action on Addiction to participate in the inaugural King's Cup regatta

Action on Addiction has been selected as one of eight charities to participate in the inaugural King's Cup regatta, which has been created to raise awareness and funds for charitable causes that are close to the hearts of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

17 April 2019

Bikers’ fifth annual charity ride a success

Another successful annual fundraising bikers event for Action on Addiction organised by John and Wendy Bramble.

31 December 2018

OBE awarded to Action on Addiction trustee

Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, a trustee of Action on Addiction, receives an OBE in the New Year Honours.

20 December 2018

Clouds House rated Good by CQC

Clouds House, the residential treatment centre located in Wiltshire and run by national addiction charity, Action on Addiction, has been rated Good in an inspection report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

19 December 2018

Action on Addiction supports alcohol advice campaign

Action on Addiction spoke to BBC Look East yesterday (18 December 2018) following advice from Essex County Council about alcohol dependency and risking drinking over Christmas.

27 November 2018

Free family support sessions this Christmas

Action on Addiction is offering free family support sessions in the run-up to Christmas for adult family members that are struggling with a loved one's addiction.

26 November 2018

The Brink appears on ITV Granada

As part of Alcohol Awareness Week, ITV's Granada spoke to Carl Bell, Manager of our community dry bar The Brink, located in central Liverpool.

23 November 2018

Annual reunion celebrates five years of community recovery Essex

Action on Addiction celebrated five years of its Essex community recovery programme for people addicted to alcohol and drugs at its annual reunion in Chelmsford on Friday, 23 November 2018.

21 November 2018

Dr Tim Leighton: Children gambling is a real problem

Dr Tim Leighton spoke to LBC radio this afternoon (21 November 2018) about the Gambling Commission's report Young People & Gambling 2018 which has shown that more children are at risk of being harmed by gambling

18 November 2018

The Brink marks Alcohol Awareness Week with Merseyside candlelight vigil

The Brink is set to host the eleventh annual Merseyside Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Evening on November 30 to remember those who have lost their lives to addiction.

8 November 2018

Graham Beech speaks about residential and community addiction treatment models

Chief Executive of Action on Addiction Graham Beech spoke to BBC Points West on Wednesday 7 November to discuss the changing landscape of addiction treatment in the UK.