In the first in our series of case studies focusing on how Phoenix Futures is responding to the challenges presented by the rise of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS), we see how our B-Chilled Barnsley service is tackling the issue head on.
The speech the Chancellor made on Wednesday made much of the (welcome) investment in the health service – £6 billion being made available in the first year of the Spending Review, and £600 million specifically to improve mental health services.
What wasn’t in the speech but emerged later was a decision to reduce the size of the public...
Jamie completed treatment at Phoenix Futures Hampshire Residential Service in 2013 after using heroin for 20 years. He explains why suitable housing options available to people in the early stages of their recovery are so important:
This is the first in a series of real case studies. Paul completed his treatment at Hampshire Residential and then went on to live in our Bridge Housing in Portsmouth. Here he talks about how important housing was for his recovery: