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UKESAD 2010 - Intervention, Ken Seeley


George talks to Ken Seeley about intervention and its success in the USA, and how the technique helps individuals to confront their addictions by involving their families and helping to find the right treatment. Ken is CEO of Intervention 911,…

US Healthcare Reform and Recovery


White House drugs adviser and Stanford University professor Keith Humphreys opened this year’s UKESAD with an incisive presentation on the fundamental changes arising from President Obama’s healthcare reforms and the new National Drug Control Strategy. The reforms will extend access…

Intervention with John Southworth


UKESAD 2010 gave us the opportunity to catch up and interview international interventionist John Southworth. With both personal and professional experiences in the field of substance abuse and mental health for more than 40 years, he continues to use this…

UKESAD 2010 Highlights


UKESAD 2010 was an inspiration, our highlights capture the spirit of the conference with a selection of clips from the key presentations and interviews, including White House drugs adviser Keith Humphreys, as well as news and views from delegates and…

Dual Diagnosis


Inexcess producer Roger Appleton joins Brendan Georgeson at Walsingham House in the heart of Bristol, to discuss complexities of Dual Diagnosis. Many people trapped in addiction have problems more than the substances they use; many suffer with mental illness/disorders as well.…

What a week


What a week its been and all for the good. I’m still charged up with energy form the Road to Recovery 3 weeks ago. I followed my instincts with Byron Katie and feel so proud to have brought her from California to Liverpool.…

Phil Fox, David Charkham, Jimmy Page interview; Outside Edge – 10 Years on the boards.


In December 2009 Inexcess TV had the opportunity to film the Outside Edge Theatre Company’s ten year celebrations. This was fantastic night with over five performances of drama and music, displaying the fascinating and powerful work the Outside Edge performers…

I predict a riot… In Staffordshire


Last but not least of our interviews from UKESAD comes George’s conversation with James and Michael from RIOT – Recovery Is Out There. They share their thoughts on recovery in Burton, Staffordshire. The conversation ranges over their own personal journeys and…

David Burrowes MP - Politics of addiction


David Burrowes spoke at UKESAD outlining his own perception of the political context of addiction, treatment and recovery. He is Shadow Minister for Justice and Member of Parliament for Enfield, Southgate, after a career as a solicitor specialising in criminal…

Johnny Graaff - Montrose Place


George is joined at UKESAD by our first ever South African guest, Johnny Graaff, of Montrose Place which specialises in the treatment of addiction, chemical dependence, and compulsive behaviours. Johnny talks about eating disorders and the environmental factors, such as the…