P.A.I.N Press Release

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

PAIN Press release Feb 2017 The Painkiller Addiction Information Network (PAIN) charity welcomes the report ‘Highways and Buyways’ released today by DrugWise, which highlights the ‘elephant in [...]

Street Drug Survey

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Street drug survey final pdf 25th Jan INTRODUCTION Beginning in 2004, DrugScope produced an annual survey of the UK drug scene. This continued until 2014 (published in [...]

  • OPAAD

Opioid Painkiller Addiction Awareness Day (OPAAD)

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

LONDON – Today marks the second annual Opioid Painkiller Addiction Awareness Day (OPAAD) which was established to raise awareness about the risks associated with opioids including the [...]

  • Australia

Australian Doctors and pharmacists at odds over plan to make codeine prescription-only

July 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The story in the Guardian online today  reveals that in Australia there is a move to restrict codeine [...]

  • BMA

BMA calls for much needed action to tackle prescription drug dependence

July 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Click here for full report PAIN welcomes the publication of the analysis report by the BMA’s Board of [...]

  • OPD Alliance

Launch of new Alliance for Opioid Painkiller Dependency

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Launching the new Opioid Painkiller Dependence Alliance which is an ‘umbrella’ body forming an alliance of organisations involved in [...]