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:
Karen Biggs, Phoenix Futures Chief Exec, talks about increasing challenges for people in recovery to find stable homes.
A perfect storm of factors affecting the UK rental housing market risks the chances of people affected by substance misuse in maintaining their long term recovery. A housing policy focused on home ownership and the...
The Phoenix Futures group has developed the following report which highlights some of our best practice in building recovery friendly communities as the only specialist substance misuse provider and Housing Association. The report is a case for specialist housing that supports people in recovery from problematic substance misuse.