News Archive: June 2016

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International Day Against Drug Abuse

27 June 2016

June 26th marked the 29th International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The day serves as a reminder of the UN's determination to work towards a world free from drug abuse and a calling to all countries to continue to improve the lives of people blighted by drugs.This year the day is celebrated exactly a month after the...

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Phoenix congratulate Professor John Strang on his Knighthood

20 June 2016

Professor Strang, a leading addiction psychiatrist, has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016. Phoenix have had a long association with Professor Strang, who has worked in the field for more than 30 years and is currently Head of the Addictions Department at Kings College London.

John has made a significant...

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Celebrating 15 successful years working in partnership with Natural England!

16 June 2016

Natural England has been supporting Phoenix in providing the Recovery through Nature programme for the last 15 years. Last Friday saw the anniversary of this partnership where an event was held in the Peak District to mark the occasion.

The partnership with Natural England has...

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Calling all storytellers: Recovery Street Film Festival open for entries.

6 June 2016

Submissions are now open for The Recovery Street Film Festival, now in its third year the festival will take place during recovery month in September. Anybody who has a ‘recovery’ story to tell is encouraged to enter.

The aim of the festival is to empower people affected by addiction by giving them a voice, and providing a...