For people battling addiction, social isolation can be a big problem. But one charity is rewarding users with fun activities every time they use recovery services
Three years ago, Arjun Patel (not his real name) found it almost impossible to leave his room.
Patel, in his 30s, was using drugs including sedatives and spice to help cope with severe mental health problems, and spent most of his days in a comatose state. “Part of me was like, ‘I’m developing a serious addiction,’ but the drug told me: “It’s fine, don’t worry about it,’” he remembers.