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SURE Recovery App – two years on after its launch

In 2019, NIHR Maudsley BRC and the charity Action on Addiction launched the SURE Recovery App, designed to help people recovering from alcohol and other drug problems. To mark International Recovery Day 2021 on 30th September, we are taking a retrospective look at the creation of the App and how it has evolved over the last two years.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Sep 2021

The significant effect of lockdown on gambler’s mental health

King’s College London study assesses the potential impacts of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown on longer term depression, anxiety, and stress in gamblers in the UK.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Jan 2021

Growing numbers of alcohol related hospital admissions linked to local spending cuts

A new BRC supported study by King’s College London has shown an association between increases in alcohol related hospital admissions and decreases in spending on alcohol services since they came under the responsibility of local authorities in 2012.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 2 Jul 2020

Heroin injection associated with respiratory disorder

A single case study of an individual with longstanding heroin addiction has shown heroin-induced slow and ineffective breathing, as well as apnoea, in research from the NIHR Maudsley BRC.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Mar 2020

CRIS Blog: CRIS data demonstrates need for better physical healthcare for people who use heroin

Dan Lewer is an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow at University College London. He tweets from @DanLewer.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Oct 2019