Naomi Carr

Naomi Carr

Naomi Carr is a qualified mental health nurse with several years of experience working with children and adults in the UK. Naomi now lives in South Africa and uses her nursing experience to research and write information for websites about various diagnoses and treatments, with the aim to help spread awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use.

Latest guides

Drug and Alcohol Resources for Educators

17 May 2024

This resource provides information for educators on how to teach young people about substance abuse and mental health as well as how to identify issues in the classroom.

Creating a Drug and Alcohol Workplace Policy

13 May 2024

Creating and implementing a drug-free workplace policy can help prevent various issues in the workplace and improve productivity and performance.

Providing Employee Support: Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)

09 May 2024

Employee support can be an important aspect of drug-free workplace policies and can help in managing issues relating to substance use, mental and physical health.

Ibogaine: Origins, Effects, and Opioid Addiction Treatment

08 May 2024

Ibogaine is a substance that produces psychedelic effects in higher doses and has proven to be successful in treating opioid use disorders. Read here to find out more.

Drug and Alcohol Resources for Employers

08 May 2024

Developing and implementing policies, procedures, and education to ensure a drug-free workplace can help protect employers and employees. learn more here.

Latest articles

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

03 May 2024

Mental Health Awareness Month was created in 1949 to help increase understanding and support of people with mental health issues. Find out how to get involved here.

Federal Judge Rules Against Philadelphia Supervised Drug Consumption Effort

17 April 2024

On the third of April, 2024, US District Court Judge Gerald McHugh denied a lawsuit from the non-profit organization Safehouse, preventing the opening of a supervised drug consumption facility.

New Methadone Rules Are About To Take Effect: Here's how your treatment could change

16 April 2024

New changes will be implemented for the first time in over 20 years, intended to improve access and reduce restrictions for methadone treatment.

Oregon Set To Recriminalize Certain Substances

02 April 2024

Oregon’s Governor, Tina Kotek, intends to implement new legislation to recriminalize certain drugs, in an attempt to fight the state’s increasing overdose and drug abuse problems.

How To Understand Modern Drug Slang

26 March 2024

Over the years, slang terms for drugs have changed, with some falling out of popularity and use and new terms emerging. Here we explore contemporary drug slang terms and what they mean.