Alcohol Awareness Week – Bereavement

Alcohol in the family This week is Alcohol Awareness Week, with a focus on Alcohol and Families. We have picked a theme for each day to share facts and information about the impact and harm alcohol can have on relationships and families. Bereavement Losing someone you love and care about is one of the hardest […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week – CRAFT

Alcohol in the family This week is Alcohol Awareness Week, with a focus on Alcohol and Families. We have picked a theme for each day to share facts and information about the impact and harm alcohol can have on relationships and families. CRAFT Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is a programme we offer across […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week – Families and Addiction

Alcohol in the family This week is Alcohol Awareness Week, with a focus on Alcohol and Families. We have picked a theme for each day to share facts and information about the impact and harm alcohol can have on relationships and families. Families and Addiction Most of the time our focus is on the individual […]

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Prescribed drug addiction needs national support

Last month SKY news visited our One Recovery Oldham service to speak to staff and service users about their experiences with prescribed drug addiction. The news piece was part of a national growing concerns that prescribed drug addiction is a hidden crisis which may effect many more people in the UK than are currently known. […]

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Naloxone Saving Lives in Bury

For the past few months Naloxone – a specialist drug that can reverse the effects of an overdose once administered http://www.naloxonesaveslives.co.uk/what-is-naloxone.asp – has been available to residents of Bury.  Since Naloxone’s availability in Bury, three people have benefited from its use, literally saving lives. The bank holiday period can be a difficult time for those […]

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Raising Awareness of Domestic Abuse

Throughout the last few months we have been supporting a number of campaigns highlighting domestic abuse, including the White Ribbon Campaign and the Greater Manchester Police & Crime Commissioner Campaign, ‘Sitting Right with You’.  This is an important issue, affecting many in society, and which can have a severe impact on the lives of our […]

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#RecoveryXmas – An alternative take on our Christmas Appeal

An alternative, but just as important, take on our Christmas Appeal – read on to read this funny and thought provoking piece by Brian Rooney, a volunteer from One Recovery Bury and part of the service user run Klick Klak film production group in Bury. The following is a conversation overheard in a Manchester department […]

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One Recovery Bury Channel Their Inner Hitchcock

One Recovery Bury Film Screening Our inspirational One Recovery Bury-based film collective Klik Klak have made two short films. They will be shown at 7pm Monday 5th December at Nexus Arts Café – 2 Dale St, Manchester M1 1JW. The shorts will be followed by a Q&A which will cover the writing, production and content […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week – Alcohol & Hypertension

Alcohol, do we know the facts? Every day we see the impact of hazardous, dangerous and dependent alcohol consumption – we see lives severely affected by addiction, its health and social impacts and the devastating harm it causes to families and relationships.  However, our services work to change this. Educating people on the dangers of […]

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