Drug Deaths Taskforce

  • From the Heart, Not the Text Book

    8th November 2019 by

    A Recovery orientate system of care from the heart, not the text book, can save lives I have had a week to reflect on the task forces’ second meeting. It has been difficult to do so as it landed on a particularly hectic week, not just with work but attending fantastic events such as the…

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  • Language Matters…

    6th November 2019 by

    At our first meeting of the Taskforce one of the members representing lived experience shared that one of the things we could do straightaway was to continue to challenge stigma for people who use drugs. We all know that stigma impacts on individuals and families and can make it difficult to take the step of…

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