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Blog: what does Recovery Month mean to you?

16 September 2015

National Recovery Month is in full swing and at Phoenix we have seen the launch of the Recovery Street Film Festival , the Voyage of Recovery set sail, and hundreds of people take part in the UK Recovery...

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Blog: The future of residential rehab services

3 September 2015

We need you to help shape the future of residential rehab services!

As part of our Recovery Month activities we’re launching a consultation we’re calling the ‘Conversation’. We want your thoughts about residential services for example, how do we reduce barriers to access? or how should we develop aftercare services?

We have lots...

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News: Celebrate National Recovery Month

2 September 2015

Every year in September, the Phoenix Futures group comes together with the recovery community to celebrate Recovery Month. Recovery Month is an opportunity to increase awareness and understanding of substance misuse issues and more importantly to celebrate all of the people in recovery. Across the Phoenix Futures Group we will be running and...

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News: Recovery Street Film Festival

25 August 2015

Join us for the Recovery Street Film Festival

The Recovery Street Film Festival is now closed for entries and a shortlist will be announced soon. During Recovery Month we will be putting on 6 pop-up cinema events across the country to...

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News: Scotland's Recovery Culture events

25 August 2015

Phoenix Futures Scotland wants to celebrate recovery culture with you over the next year through events and activities, uniting people in recovery in Scotland. Recovery means passion, strength and courage, a community which will always welcome you, and a way of life which has for many built a brighter future.

Through arts, sport and...

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News: Grace House Open Day Success

24 August 2015

Foundation66, part of the Phoenix Futures Group, celebrated with dozens of special guests on Friday at the launch of its new female-only specialist service for women with complex needs.

Grace House provides a flexible 24 to 48 week residential programme specially designed for women with substance misuse problems and multiple...

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News: Paul Hayes appointed to lead substance misuse sector ‘Collective Voice’ project

27 July 2015

A group made up of third sector providers including Addaction, Blenheim, Cranstoun, CRI, Lifeline Project, Phoenix Futures, Swanswell and Turning Point have appointed Paul Hayes, to lead and develop the “Collective Voice” Project to ensure the voice of the drug and alcohol sector and those who uses its services are adequately heard.

The...

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News: New Kennels Open at Wirral Residential

6 July 2015

We are thrilled to be opening the first Phoenix Futures kennels at our Wirral Residential service.

Our Wirral Residental team are getting ready to welcome some new residents to the house. From Tuesday 7 th July those looking for residential support will be able to bring their four-legged friends with them when they enter the house...

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News: Phoenix Graduate Donates Money from Album Sales

22 June 2015

Adam Norrie is a Phoenix Futures graduate. He is now using music to tell his story, which he hopes will help others on their journey of recovery. Adam’s debut album, Pros and Cons, will be out soon and 2% of gross sales will be donated to Phoenix. Adam tells us how Phoenix helped him turn his life around.

I arrived up the...

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News: Bringing Communities Together in Trafford with The Big Lunch

21 June 2015

“There was a heart-warming atmosphere on the day and it was lovely to hear the conversation and laughter that took place.”

In June our teams in Trafford held Big Lunch events, bringing together the people that use the service, their friends and families and the wider community.

The Big Lunch encourages communities across the UK...

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