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02 Mar 2016: New drugs and risk podcasts from our ESRC Belfast seminar on NPS and risk here. Session summary here.


18 Feb 2016: Briefing paper on 'psychoactive substances bill, law enforcement and NPS in prisons'. Here


18 Feb 2016: Health Minister, Simon Hamilton, today officially opened the new £25million Ballymena Health and Care Centre. Here


18 Feb 2016: JAMA Psychiatry journal article highlights increased risk for several substance use disorders. Belfast Telegraph article


16 FEB 2016: EXPLORING END-OF-LIFE CARE & SUBSTANCE USE Substance use & palliative care researchers are joining forces with five charities to explore end-of-life care for people with drink or drug issues through a comprehensive new study. Read more


15 Feb 2016. Pictured: a few of the rsun crew, with their certificates in hand, received for training (‘Homelessness & the Housing Selection Scheme Points System’). Keep up the good work!


15 Feb 2016: Sharp rise in number using stimulant ADHD drug - as students 'try to stay awake and cram for exams' Read more at Daily Mail site.


10 Feb 2016: Five-Factor Model Personality Profiles of Drug Users. Here


10 Feb 2016: Legal highs: what are the risks and should they be banned? Read at ‘The Week’ site


09 Feb 2016: Professor Green - hidden and homeless. Professor Green looks at the modern face of homelessness in this BBC documentary.


20 JAN 2016: COULD THE PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES BILL TRIGGER THE END OF DRUG PROHIBITION? More info at politics.co.uk


11 JAN 2016: YOU’RE NOT HALLUCINATING, MPS REALLY DID PASS CRAZY, BAD, DRUG LAW A new ban on psychoactive substances in the UK is a catch-all backward step. Read more at New Scientist site.


08 JAN 2016: NEW ALCOHOL GUIDELINES New alcohol guidelines show increased risk of cancer Gov UK site


06 JAN 2016: DRINK & DRUGS NEWS MAGAZINE Drink & drugs News Magazine (Dec 2015) Drink & Drugs News (DDN) site.


14 DEC 2015: MOST OF US ARE CLOSER TO BEING HOMELESS THAN WE REALISE Newsletter article online, here


13 DEC 2015: LIFELINE, Lifeline is the regional crisis counselling helpline service available free from all landlines and mobiles, 24/7/365.


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08 DEC 2015: CALLS TO OPEN VACANT BELFAST BUILDINGS TO HOMELESS UTV article here.


05 DEC 2015: WHY WE NEED TO LEARN LESSONS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS FROM CRISIS IN REPUBLIC Belfast Telegraph