Overcoming Drug Addiction: Darren’s Recovery Story


Overcoming Drug Addiction: Darren’s Recovery Story – The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS) has been transforming lives for more than 25 years. Here is one true story about Darren, a young man from Grimsby, who has battled back from addictions to drugs to reclaim his life and rebuild relationships with family. Darren was supported in his recovery by The Junction, a service which The Alcohol & Drug Service delivers in partnership with Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust. If you have been affected by the issues raised in Darren’s Story, call our confidential helpline on 01482 320 606. Or visit www.ads-uk.org.



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Today these yellow or blue pills – tranquillisers such as Valium and Xanax, part of a group of drugs called benzodiazepines – are no longer viewed as the harmless "helpers" of old and the dangers of becoming addicted to them have been well documented …
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Drug users 'need better treatment'

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Ms Cunningham said: "Prescribed drug treatment has saved many thousands of lives in Scotland. It is the responsibility of the professionals to determine the most appropriate treatment for each person seeking medical help with addiction problems …
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