NEW FUNDING FOR FAMILY SERVICE IN STAFFORDSHIRE

Posted on 6 August, 2018

We are pleased to announce that in partnership with Staffordshire County Council we have been awarded £1.89m from central government to deliver an integrated family support service across Staffordshire. The Intensive Family Support Service (IFSS) works with families where parental substance misuse is causing significant concern to the extent where consideration is being given to…

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Binge Drinking

Posted on 19 March, 2018

On Wednesday 14th March 2018 Chris Judge, Strategic Development and Innovation Director spoke with ITV about binge drinking, it’s history, how to deal with peer pressure and the dangers of drinking to excess. If you are in one of our service areas and are concerned about the amount you drink or worried about a loved one,…

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ADS responds to West Midlands Drug Policy Recommendations

Posted on 16 February, 2018

This week saw the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands, David Jamieson release recommendations for local drug policy. Following a consultation summit eight recommendations were outlined in an effort to further reduce harm and crime locally: • Diverting people away from the Criminal Justice System • Regional Drug Interventions Programme • Heroin Assisted Treatment…

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CQC success for Bury

Posted on 23 January, 2018

The drug and alcohol service, One Recovery Bury has received a glowing report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) who independently monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of care and quality. The inspection of Addiction Dependency Solutions’ (ADS) service, One Recovery Bury took place in November and though the CQC…

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Alcohol Awareness Week – Bereavement

Posted on 15 November, 2017

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

Posted on 14 November, 2017

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

Posted on 13 November, 2017

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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Addiction Dependency Solutions Impact Report 2016/17

Posted on 3 November, 2017

Our impact report details the positive influence Addiction Dependency Solutions have had in helping people address their substance misuse, health, and well-being needs across our services in 2016/17.  

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Prescribed drug addiction needs national support

Posted on 25 August, 2017

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

Posted on 19 December, 2016

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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