News Archive: November 2016

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This week is national Alcohol Awareness Week

14 November 2016

​In January 2016, the guidance around recommended limits of alcohol was updated by the government's Chief Medical Officer. The new guidance states that the limits for both men and women are the same – which is to not drink more than 14 units a week, and spreading these units evenly over 3 or more days.

The theme of this year's Alcohol...

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HRH The Duchess of Cambridge attended Recovery Street Film Festival event

4 November 2016

We are thrilled to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cambridge attended a Recovery Street Film Festival event, at Working Title in London, the home of numerous highly acclaimed British films such as Bridget Jones, Notting Hill and Love Actually.

Her Royal Highness, who is Patron of Action on Addiction, one of the consortium of addiction...

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Mark’s Story - How supported housing helped me move on.

2 November 2016

I was street homeless for many years, after coming into contact with a charity called ‘No Second Night Out’ I was referred to Pagnell Street hostel in Lewisham, where I saw a doctor and underwent an alcohol detox, the detox would have been pointless if I wasn’t able to access secure accommodation as I would have...

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Recovery Begins at Home Survey - Your Help Needed

1 November 2016
Have you experienced housing that has helped, or hindered, your recovery?

As a substance misuse charity and specialist housing provider we want to ensure that individuals, families and communities can recover from drug and alcohol problems, and we know that appropriate housing...

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).