Bournemouth resident claims drugs are still an issue for the area even after drug crime rates fall 3.6% from previous year. Christopher Spackman, a Charminster resident, lives with his wife and children and worries about the effects of an increasing drug problem near his home. I personally don’t have an issue. It’s my wife and […]
Dorset Police are increasing their efforts to combat drug use at local music events. This comes after 9,000 pounds of laughing gas was seized at New Forest festival Sound Clash in 2016. Across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset, there are likely to be around 40 drug related deaths in a year, 700 hospital admissions and during […]
Bournemouth, an area known for high levels of illicit substance use, is set to see a large amount of illegal drug activity in the upcoming weeks due to music events. Research from the Drug and Alcohol Governance Board for Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset reveals that there is an average of 40 drug related deaths over […]
Arresting Addiction is a television documentary exploring whether drug addiction should be treated as a criminal or health issue. Presenter Andy David discusses with recovering drug addicts in order to learn if criminalising drug addiction truly is the best form of tackling addiction. Production Team: Andy David, Joseph Reaidi, Haydon Stevenson, Astrid Johnson, Hannah Wigandt
Two Bournemouth fire stations have dramatic displays outside as part of a Dorset drink and drug driving campaign. Redhill and Springbourne fire stations in Bournemouth have placed crashed cars outside to look like they have collided with the outer walls. Banners next to them read “Drink, drugs, drive – don’t do it!” The stations will […]
Esther Ademiju explores what the term doctor-patient relationship means
Follow the journey of John Smallshaw, a former drug addict who was homeless. At the age of fifty he decided to turn his life around.