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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Raising Awareness of Domestic Abuse

Posted on 13 December, 2016

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

Posted on 8 December, 2016

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

Posted on 29 November, 2016

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

Posted on 22 November, 2016

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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Alcohol Awareness Week – Alcohol & The Brain

Posted on 21 November, 2016

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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Alcohol Awareness Week – Alcohol & Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on 18 November, 2016

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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