A 39-year-old former substance misuser
, who we have agreed to name only as Rachel, is now a member of staff at the charity.
This article will compare the roles of two different addiction treatment systems, one in Stockholm County, including and surrounding the Swedish capital, and the other in a Northern California county (US), with urban, suburban and some rural areas, in relation to marginalized and socially integrated misusers
Service manager for the project Andi Johnson said: "Drug misusers
often get a raw deal and miss out on opportunities because of their problems.
After reading several articles and listening to radio reports on the issue, Greyeyes said the media misled the public by indicating Aboriginal people were the majority of prescription drug misusers
differ in their beliefs about health care as well as in the kinds and severity of problems for which care is sought.
Vocational adjustment patterns of alcohol and drug misusers
Having worked with misusers
for many years it became very clear that this must be one of the options open to our clients DEBRA OWENS: Stop the problem not encourage it RE YOUNG GWYNEDD FARMER LOST HIS HAIR AND WENT BLIND.
The cohort may include people who are homeless aged 16-24 and over 24 years old, substance misusers
, offenders, those with physical or sensory disabilities, mild learning difficulties or mental health problems, people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and people who have experienced domestic violence.
In a bid to help tackle the root of the problem the charity runs a project to train substance misusers
and their families as volunteers.
Speaking as he launched new guidelines for those working with substance misusers
, Prof Drakeford said that forms of substance misuse were constantly changing and used the example of controversial online drinking game neknominate to show how quickly new phenomenons could emerge.
Some people have more money, which gives them a status they don't deserve and some people are substance misusers
and can still develop mental health problems.