Find out more about our exciting developments in drug and alcohol treatment and rehabilitation across London and the South East of England
May 2013Charity bridges gap between drug treatment and mental health services
WDP's dual diagnosis article is featured in Public Sector Executive.
March 2013Chair of WDP responds to NTA report about alcohol treatment in England
Chair of WDP Yasmin Batliwala responds to the NTA’s annual report on alcohol treatment in England during 2011-12, in an article published in the Health Services Journal.
In the UK, cases of TB have been on the rise since the 1980s and around 8,500 people are diagnosed with the infection each year. World TB Day, marked every year on 24 March, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness and encourage more people to get tested if they are showing any symptoms of the disease.
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins has visited a local drug and alcohol treatment service in Bedford to learn about its work in reducing drug-related crime across the county.
Robert Halfon, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Harlow, visited a local drug treatment facility today to meet and speak with staff and service users.
February 2013Government’s proposed ‘Transforming Rehabilitation’ is a step backwards, warns charity Chair
Yasmin Batliwala, Chair of Westminster Drug Project (WDP), today hit back at the Government’s proposed ‘Transforming Rehabilitation’ saying:
January 2013Chair of WDP speaks out on the war on drugs
Chair of WDP Yasmin Batliwala is quoted in The Guardian, calling for politicians to tackle drug dependency within a health and social care framework rather than a criminal one.
Chair of WDP Yasmin Batliwala responds to the new report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Policy Reform.
Chair of WDP Yasmin Batliwala comments on the UKDPC report that calls for a review of the way UK drug policy is made.
December 2012Home Affairs Committee report on drugs policy
WDP welcomes the report by the Home Affairs Committee published on 10 December.
Most of our services will run as normal during the holiday period, with limited service on some days. This page will provide you with all the details you need for your service.