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Grace House women-only rehab features on BBC radio

18 May 2017
BBC Radio 5 Live visits Grace House

On Thursday 18th May Grace House welcomed BBC presenter Sarah Brett to speak to residents and staff. Grace House is one of a small number of women-only rehabs in the UK that provides a safe environment for women who have experienced trauma and addiction. Sarah discussed the need for women-only services with...

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Karen's Blog: Game Changer or Life Changer – if we don’t take the lead who will?

12 May 2017

(Extended version of a speech delivered at the Tackling Multiple Disadvantage summit on the 9 th May in a session entitled

“What should frontline agencies, commissioners and people with lived experience be doing to ‘change the game’ for people with multiple needs?”

System failure is an all too common refrain when we talk about...

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Launching our new strategy – Confident about Recovery

5 May 2017

After developing this new strategy over the last 12 months in consultation with the people who use our services, our volunteers, funders and staff, we are delighted to launch it to the public. As a charity we have seen much change over the last 50 years. We know there is less money being spent on our services and other vital local services in...

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Sarah's Story

18 April 2017

I had a fantastic upbringing. I was blessed with a loving and supportive family and I was taught good values and morals and had an amazing role models in my parents and my sister.

Page Content I had always struggled with low self-esteem and self-belief. I was encouraged and supported although I could never find that for myself. I always...
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CEDA goes to Greece!

27 March 2017
Sharing learning from London School's substance misuse education across Europe

Pamela Cuthill and Tola-Maria Adeyinka of Foundation66's Creative Education for Drugs and Alcohol (CEDA) service recently went to Athens for 10 days to...

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Celebrating 6 years of conservation work in Barnsley

23 March 2017
Celebrating 6 years of conservation work in Barnsley

Whilst Recovery through Nature continues in other locations across the country, on 1 March 2017 Adrian Moran, Phoenix’s Recovery through Nature Leader, marked the last Recovery through Nature day in Barnsley. Over the...

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd visits Grace House

10 March 2017
Phoenix welcomed the Home Secretary Amber Rudd to Grace House on International Women's Day 8th March 2017

The Home Secretary visited the specialist rehab service and spent time speaking to service users about their experiences in addiction and recovery....

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Our Response to the Supported Housing Consultation

15 February 2017
Our response to the Supported Housing Consultation focused on Specialist Supported Housing for people in treatment or recovery from substance misuse.

As we continue to develop specialist housing provision for people in treatment and recovery, and...

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New Futures in Mind service launches in Essex

2 February 2017

Yesterday saw the launch of Futures in Mind, an inclusive, innovative and co-produced service that will encompass recovery and support throughout the mental health and substance agendas within Essex.

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The Evidence for Residential Treatment Services

25 January 2017

The effective treatment of alcohol and drug addiction must include access to residential treatment centres, according to a new review.

Carried out by Sheffield Hallam University's Helena Kennedy Centre...


Phoenix Futures is a registered charity in England and Wales (No 284880) and in Scotland (No SCO39008); Company Limited by Guarantee Number 1626869; Registered Provider of Social Housing with Homes England (H3795).