Rat Park was an important experiment, but not entirely accurate. It misses one key factor.
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Ben Nelson-Roux and Chris Nota: Two tragic tales of systemic failings
This article was Co-Authored by Tanya Adkin and David Gray-Hammond Trigger Warning: Death, drug and alcohol use, suicide, systemic failure, mental health crisis, inpatient psychiatric care. The 13th of SeptemberContinue reading “Ben Nelson-Roux and Chris Nota: Two tragic tales of systemic failings”
Back to the corner: Psychoactive drug use, my Autistic experience
Some 4(ish) years ago, my debut blog post on this website was Standing on the corner: Where autism and addiction meet shortly covered by Recovery services as an Autistic adult.Continue reading “Back to the corner: Psychoactive drug use, my Autistic experience”
Autistic Substance Use Survey 2022
Below is a survey on Autistic people and substance use. The aim is to collate data anonymously on the use of drugs and alcohol in the Autistic community, and useContinue reading “Autistic Substance Use Survey 2022”
Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober
Today I am 6 years sober from addiction. During those six years I have learnt many lessons, but in this reflection I would like to consider something that has playedContinue reading “Addiction advocacy and the inspiration paradox: A reflection at 6 years sober”
Autism, addiction, and my need for control
I have learned a great deal about myself through self-reflection over the last 5 years of sobriety, but one lesson was considerably difficult to learn. I like to think ofContinue reading “Autism, addiction, and my need for control”
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